Dr. Synthia Andrews

andrews healing artsDr. Synthia Andrews is a Naturopathic physician and energy intuitive. She graduated in 2008 from the University of Bridgeport, College of Nauropathic Medicine after a 30 year career as a body worker and massage therapist.  Dr. Andrews combines technical training with clinical experience and intuitive insight. She considers the underlying spiritual and emotional aspects of health to be essentially important and incorporates a broad spectrum of modalities to meet a patient’s individual need.

Andrews is the author of The Path of Energy (New Page Books, 2011), The Path of Emotions (New Page Books, 2013) and The Path of Presence (New Page Books, 2016). She is co-author of four additional books on healing, subtle energy and consciousness. She taught for 15 years at the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy, Connecticut’s premier massage training facility, and developed a course in massage pathology for the certification program at the Kripalu Yoga Institute in Lenox Mass. She holds multiple certifications, is an authorized teacher of Jin Shin Do® Bodymind Acupressure®, is a Reiki Master-Teacher and provides instruction in energy awareness for personal and professional development.



Individual Trainings and Certifications

Swedish Massage, Michael Loomis, 1981

BA in Ecology & Political Science,
University of Connecticut, 1986

Massage Therapy
Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy, 1991

Personal Totem Pole Process
Margaret Vassington, 1991

Reiki I, II & III
March-September, 1992

Clinical Hypnotherapy Beginner-Advanced
Hypnotherapy Guild, 1994

Jin Shin Do® Bodymind Acupressure® JSD Foundation
Certification, 1994
Teacher Training, 1996

Myofascial Release I
MFR Seminars, May 1995

Myofascial Unwinding
MFR Seminars, May 1995

Myofascial Release II
MFR Seminars, May 1995

Myofascial Enhanced Skill Clinical Seminar
MFR Seminars Dec. 1995

Pediatric Myofascial
MFR Seminars, Sept. 1997

Sound Healing
Biosonics, October, 1999

Medical Massage Certification
Hartford Hospital CCMT
March, 2000

Medical Massage for Cancer Patients Sloan-Kettering
October, 2000

Visceral Maipulation I-a
Upledger Institute, March 2001

Visceral Listening
Upledger Institute, August, 2001

Visceral Manipulation I-b
Upledger Institute, October 2001

Visceral Manipulation II
Upledger Institute, October 2001

Practial Visceral Manipulation Integration
Upledger Institute, November 2002

Advanced Visceral Manipulation
Upledger Institute, February 2003

Visceral Manipulation Cadaver Dissection
Upledger Institute, June 2004

Craniosacral Therapy I
Upledger Institute, March 2004

Skenar Therapy Life Energies,
Level I, Dec 2000,
Level II, October 2001

Color Breathwork Method
Pat Berry, May 2001

Neurofascial Release
Dr. Steven Myles Davidson, May, 2004

Naturopathic Medical Degree
University of Bridgeport, 2008

Lymphatic Drainage level 1
Upledger Institute, 2013