Andrea Axt
Polarity/Craniosacral Associates of Montreal

Andrea Axt researches the use of holistic, complementary therapies in the treatment of autism in infants, children, and adults. She trains therapists, caregivers, and parents of autistic individuals. Her autism research is aimed at identifying the underlying cause of autism and the development of effective therapies for autistic individuals.


Andrea Axt has had forty years of experience with autism. She received her Ph.D. in chemistry and a degree in psychology with specialization in child and adolescent psychology.

During the last forty years she has completed numerous training programs in Polarity Therapy and Craniosacral Therapy, including a specialized program in the use of Craniosacral Therapy in pediatrics.

Andrea has practised Polarity Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy, the Prenatal Metamorphic Technique and Sandplay Therapy for over forty years, and has taught Polarity Therapy, Energy-based Craniosacral Therapy, and special techniques for working with children on four continents.

She is the author of many papers and has given presentations of her work with children as well as workshops at professional conferences. In her current research, she is endeavouring to uncover the causes of autism.

Andrea Axt is a member of  the International Polarity Education Alliance (EPEA), the Quebec Federation of Massage Therapists (FQM), the Autism Society of America, the Canadian Association for Sandplay Therapy (CAST), and the Quebec Association of Natural Therapists (AQTN)..