Karuna Institute
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The Karuna Institute

The Karuna Institute, founded by Maura and Franklyn Sills in 1984, is an international residential Training and Retreat Centre. All the activities of the Institute are based on mindfulness practice. As such, Karuna is one of the oldest Centres worldwide to integrate and teach mindfulness practices as professional healing skills in the west. We offer trainings in Core Process Psychotherapy and Craniosacral Biodynamic Therapy with both streams leading to professional qualifications.

Core Process Psychotherapy
About The Karuna Institute
Craniosacral Biodynamics
Other Courses and Overseas trainings
We also offer retreats for silence and re-connection with ourselves; time for just 'being', with all the possibilities that can unfold from that experience. The combination of the stunning position and the uniqueness of the teaching has made Karuna Institute renowned throughout the world as a centre for residential training and retreats. The Institute provides opportunities for deepening embodied awareness and cultivating presence and open-heartedness in relationship.
DEVON SECOND INTAKE: 22-27 November 2015 and 28 February-4 March 2016
SCOTLAND: 9-13 May and 27 Jun-1 July2016 (non-residential)
Tutor: Maura Sills, Karuna Founder and Director
*Attendance at both Modules is required*
The Diploma constitutes 80 CPD hours
4-year MA Mindfulness Based Core Process Psychotherapy and 3-year MA Mindfulness Based Psychotherapeutic Practice.

 *Dates and Details to be announced soon*
Next retreat: 8-10 January 2016

Tutors: Maura Sills and Cheryl Allen

(For those who have already completed the Kum Nye Foundation Training)
1-6 MAY 2016

CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Course for Accredited Cranial Practitioners : this course counts towards the Advanced Cranial Diploma
with Maura Sills, co-Founder of the Karuna Institute
Sunday 3 – Friday 8 April 2016

A two day conference exploring the place of Silence in Psychotherapy, Society and our World
Regent’s University, Regent’s Park, London
16 - 17 April 2016
Five-day residential course at the Karuna Institute, Devon UK
7 - 12 August 2016

Teachers: Maura Sills Founder and co-Director of the Karuna Institute and Akincano M Weber, Swiss Buddhist teacher and psychotherapist
Five-day residential course at the Karuna Institute, Devon UK

12 - 16 September 2016

Tutors: Ajahn Sucitto The Sanghathera and senior incumbent of Cittaviveka monastery in West Sussex.
Workshops &
2016 :
Friday 4 - Sunday 6 March 2016 (fully residential)
Friday 1 - Sunday 3 July 2016 (fully residential)
2016 DATES
DEVON: 29-31 Jan and 19-21 February 2016 (fully residential)
LONDON: 23&24 April and 21&22 May 2016 (non-residential)
SCOTLAND: 1-3 April and 8-10 July 2016 (non-residential)
8-10 April 2016; 8-10 July 2016 and 2-4 September 2016.
Friday (evening) - Sunday (lunchtime)

Taught by Franklyn Sills with members of the teaching team.

Cost: £185 per workshop fully residential
Starting October 2016

Franklyn Sills
, Founder and co-Director of the Karuna Institute, and Cherionna Menzam-Sills, senior biodynamic teacher.
William Emerson
Resolving Early Developmental Trauma with Spiritual and Psychological Approaches
2016 : Sunday (eve) 17 - Friday (lunchtime) 22 July 2016
Cost: £865 Deposit : £465 required to secure your place (non-refundable and non-transferable)
Residential Seminars
Composed of six five-day residential seminars over two years at the Karuna Institute, Devon UK

Bi-monthly seminars from March 2017

Taught by Franklyn Sills MA UKCP, BCST; and Cherionna Menzam-Sills PhD, RSMT, RCST

The Karuna Institute has long been a home to students coming to attend our courses from outside of the United Kingdom.
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