Franklyn Sills

Having originally studied medical sciences, Franklyn Sills has a long history of training and clinical practice in both psychotherapy and craniosacral therapy. Co-founder in 1987 of the Karuna Institute, he lectures on Buddhist psychology, object relations, shock, trauma, pre-natal and birth psychology. His recent studies include the neurophysiology of stress and trauma. His published books include The Polarity Process (Penguin Random House, 2001), Craniosacral Biodynamics (North Atlantic Books, 2001), and most recently, Being and Becoming, Psychodynamics, Buddhism and the Origins of Selfhood (North Atlantic Books, 2008). Franklyn teaches internationally in America, Germany and Switzerland.


Past and Current Confer Events


Pre and Perinatal Emotional Health
Saturday 8 December 2018

A 5-Day Summer School – The Therapist’s Well-Being
Sunday 1 July to Thursday 5 July 2012

The Mindful Practitioner
Saturday 31 March 2012 – Edinburgh

Working with Borderline Psychopathology Seminar Series
Tuesday evening seminars 17 January – 3 April 2012

Psychotherapeutic Skills Summer School – Working with ‘Borderline Patients’
Tuesday 28 June to Saturday 2 July 2011

The Mindful Psychotherapist
Saturday 26 March 2011

Spiritual Narratives in Psychological Therapies III
Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 October 2010