At the cutting edge
of Craniosacral practice
Now celebrating our
34TH anniversary year!


UK non-profit limited company no. 4444311


About The Craniosacral Therapy Educational Trust

The Craniosacral Therapy Educational Trust was founded by Michael Kern and Franklyn Sills in 1989, and is established as a school of excellence offering in-depth courses in a clear and accessible way.

Our trainings emphasise the development of practical skills to provide the required foundations to effectively practice Craniosacral Therapy in a professional capacity. Student learning is comprehensively supported by supervision and feedback from tutors, and clinical experience is gained during the latter stages of the training at the Trust’s unique teaching clinic in London.

Within the school’s “biodynamic” approach there is an emphasis to work in cooperation with the underlying forces that govern our health. This involves taking a whole person and patient centred approach to treatment that incorporates an appreciation of body, mind and spirit.

We have been at the cutting edge of the development of biodynamic Craniosacral practices and have a very experienced team of tutors including some of the leading teachers in the field.

Successful completion of the course leads to a professional diploma in Craniosacral Therapy and all graduates are awarded the designated letters BCST (Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist). The BCST award comes from the Trust as part of its membership of the International Affiliation of Biodynamic Trainings. Graduates will be automatically entered onto the register of the International Affiliation of Biodynamic Trainings.

CTET is fully accredited by the  Complementary Medicine Association (CMA) and graduates are also eligible to join the International Cranial Association (ICrA)Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) and many other international Craniosacral practitioner associations. CMA is a well-established professional body that maintains standards in the UK and protects both Craniosacral Therapy practitioners and their clients, and CNHC is a regulator for complementary healthcare practitioners set up with government support, setting standards for practitioners to meet.

The Trust also offers:

  • a comprehensive programme of continuing professional development courses with leading teachers of Craniosacral Therapy and allied fields.
  • regular ‘taster’ introductory weekends in Craniosacral Therapy.
  • an interactive and experiential Living Anatomy Course.
  • a teaching clinic in London providing low cost Craniosacral Therapy treatments.
  • landmark ‘Breath of Life Conferences’.
  • lovely room hire facilities for classes and seminars.

Click on links at the top of the page for further details.

Upcoming Events
and Training

Comprehensive course with a holistic biodynamic approach with leading teachers Michael Kern, Nicolaj Jespersen, Caroline Monthelie and team, providing a comprehensive foundation to practice Craniosacral Therapy in a professional capacity. International students can attend the first four seminars online, and all participants will participate in table sessions and receive great support. This course is fully accredited by many professional associations.

Do you want to learn anatomy and physiology in a fun, interactive and embodied way? This nine-weekend course will explore the body from a holistic perspective, with experiential work designed to facilitate your own body awareness. Open to anyone who wants to deepen their understanding and experience of the body, and particularly suitable for those wishing to study Craniosacral or other complementary therapies. Video recordings are also available. Accredited by the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT).

An online weekend with renowned teacher Dr. Jaap van der Wal exploring the significance of embryonic times. Open to all.

Facebook / YouTube

Follow our Facebook page to receive regular updates and articles of interest. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to view a range of great videos and podcasts.

Please enter your name and email address below and we’ll be happy to keep you informed about future courses and events

Please note that your contact details are never shared with other organisations and we take the security of your information seriously. Please click here to view our Privacy Policy.

Warm Wishes
Michael Kern