Keeping the Body in Mind


bio photoKristi Magraw Bio

Kristi Magraw is known for having developed a unique synthesis of Eastern healing
(Five Element theory) and Western ways of working with the mind called The Magraw Method, which she established in 1979. The Magraw Method uses metaphoric language and release techniques to help her clients heal physical and emotional pain.

Kristi Magraw is a certified Director of Psychodrama and a Registered Massage Therapist with additional certificates in Reflexology, Shiatsu, Polarity, Cranial Sacral therapy and LENS (Low Energy Neurofeedback System). She also integrates Tai Chi, Kung Fu, Qi Quong and Yoga in her private practice. A gifted teacher, she has conducted training and supervision groups for over twenty years. Her communications courses for the Kikkawa massage school became the template for curriculum in massage schools in Ontario. She is a member of OMTA (Ontario Massage therapists Association) and a clinical provider of LENS. She is also a retired member of ASGPP (American Society for Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama) and OSP (Ontario Society of Psychotherapists) and a former member of College of Psychotherapists of Ontario.

Kristi is also a musician and composer. She has received several songwriting awards, and has had her songs covered by other artists. Her CD “Everybody has the Gift to Heal Themselves” inspires clients to trust themselves and their creative processes. She is a member of NSAI (Nashville Songwriters Association International), SAC (Songwriters Association of Canada) and SOCAN, Canada’s performing rights organization.