About Pat Donohue


Pat Donohue is a Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist and Nationally Certified Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Therapist. In private practice since 1991, Pat is licensed by the State of North Carolina (LMBT #554). Her warmth and humor emanate from the stillness and compassion forged from her own life experience. Her client-centered approach supports safety and trust within the therapeutic relationship. Having found the value of Craniosacral Therapy and Therapeutic Massage in her own life, Pat feels inspired to make these therapies available to others. Pat is a supervision provider for Bodywork Therapists.


In addition, Pat is a Nationally and Internationally approved Educator. She has served as the Board Vice President and Ethics Committee Chair of the Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Association of North America. Pat has worked on the Hearing Panel for the American Polarity Therapy Association Ethics Committee. In addition to teaching her own courses, Pat has worked as a Teaching Assistant in three-year foundation courses and advanced courses in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy.


Professional Training

  • Carolina School of Massage Therapy, Carrboro, NC
    Completed the certification program for Massage Therapy
  • Listening Hands Polarity Program, Chapel Hill, NC
    Completed the Associate Practitioner program
  • Karuna Institute, Devon, England
    Completed the Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy practitioner program
  • Studies with Mike Boxhall, USA and England
    Advanced courses in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy


Formal Education

  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
    Master's level studies in Cognitive Psychology (Memory and Learning)
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
    Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Foreign Languages
  • Kant Gymnasium, Berlin, Germany
    Gap year abroad attending the 13th grade
Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Raleigh, NC