Cherionna Menzam-Sills, Ph.D.

Cherionna Menzam-Sills, PhD, ISMETA RSMT/E, RCST, BCST

Cherionna has been a somatic psychotherapist and prenatal and birth therapist for almost thirty years. She is also a biodynamic craniosacral therapist and teacher and has her PhD in Pre- and Perinatal Psychology. She has studied and worked extensively with leaders in the field, Dr. William Emerson and Ray Castellino, and has taught graduate students in Somatic Psychology and Prenatal and Birth Psychology at Naropa University and the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute in the USA, as well being senior tutor at Karuna Institue in the UK. She is also informed by additional training and experience in BodyMind Psychotherapy, Authentic Movement, Vipassana Mediation and many forms of bodywork and massage. Authorised by founder Emilie Conrad in 2007 to teach Continuum, she teaches this mindful movement practice, which facilitates moving beyond conditioned form by accessing deeper embryological potential and fluidity. Cherionna has taught embryology through movement since the early 90s. She has authored the book, The Breath of Life: An Introduction to Craniosacral Biodynamics and the soon to be published Spirit into Form: Exploring Embryology and Prenatal Psychology. Her precise understanding of Craniosacral Biodynamics has been augmented by her relationship with her husband, biodynamics pioneer Franklyn Sills. They live in Devon, UK where Cherionna has a private practice primarily focused on supervision and mentoring, along with facilitating small womb surround process workshops. She and Franklyn also teach via their online school at

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