July 1997 - Present
Richard Popp CranioSacral Therapy & Alternative Healing,
Des Plaines, Illinois
Owns a private practice in CranioSacral Therapy, Massage and Bodywork, teaches classes and workshops and a CranioSacral Teacher Assistant for the Upledger Institute.
January 2000 - March 2004
Alternative Medicine Integration
Highland Park, Illinois
Performed CranioSacral Therapy, SomatoEmotional Release, Muscle Energy Techniques and various bodywork techniques on a large variety of clients. Successfully treated a number of symptoms and issues including: TMJ, sciatica, headaches, autism, childhood speech dysfunctions, hearing loss, physical trauma, head trauma, emotional trauma, sexual abuse, neck pain, back pain, fibromyalgia, vertigo, eye problems, leaky bladder, hiatial hernia, stress and childhood hyperactivity. Experienced with all age groups including babies and senior citizens.
March 1982 - December 1999
Computer Programmer, Systems Analyst, Project and Team Leader
at the University of Illinois, AT&T and US Cellular organizations.
Nov. 1994 National Board Certified in Massage and Bodywork
May 1999 Upledger Certified in CranioSacral Therapy Techniques
State of Illinois
State of Wisconsin
March 2009 University of Metaphysical Sciences
Bachelor of Divinity
December 1981 Northeastern Illinois University
B.A. in Information Science GPA 3.8/4.0=A
March 1979 University of Illinois at Chicago
B.A. in Accounting
Since 1994 American Massage Association
Since 1996 International Association of Health Care Practitioners
Since 2004 Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce