This section includes articles, webcasts, videos, etc. to support you on your journey. Many of them have been written or produced by me, Cherionna Menzam-Sills, PhD. Others are highly are highly recommended and have benefitted me and my clients and students on our paths. May they benefit you also!

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The Breath of Life: An Introduction to Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy

 North Atlantic Books (April 2018)

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Useful Links

Craniosacral Biodynamics

Karuna Institute: The school of Franklyn Sills in the UK. The site includes additonal information about this therapy and how it is taught.

Craniosacral Biodynamics: The website of Franklyn Sills, who developed the approach to teaching Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy this training is based on. I assist and co-teach with Franklyn in NYC and Europe. The site includes additonal information about this therapy and how it is taught. http:/

Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Association of North America (BCTA/NA):
This organization represents Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy as taught by Franklyn Sills. The site includes some informative articles about this therapy.

The Craniosacral Therapy Association of the UK: This organization represents craniosacral practitioners of various styles.



Embryo in Motion: The site of Jaap van der Waal, an unusual Dutch embryologist whose views support the Biodynamic approach. The site includes some fascinating, very readable articles.

Embryology.Med.UNSW: Excellent source of images, videos, etc. on human embryo development, including models from Erich Blechschmidt:


Continuum and Somatic Movement

Continuum Teachers Association: The site of teachers who have been authorised by founder of Continuum, Emilie Conrad.

Continuum Movement Inc: Previously the website of the late Emilie Conrad, it currently offers a training directed by Donnalea Goelz, and provides a source for purchasing her online classes at and articles about Continuum at

Books on Continuum: 

BodyMind Psychotherapy: The work of Susan Aposhyan, which integrates BodyMind Centering (BMC) into psychotherapy. The training I took with Susan profoundly influences the way I work with movement, the body, and the psyche.

International Somatic Movement Education & Therapy Association: Association representing a variety of approaches, including Continuum, BodyMind Centering and Somatic or Dance/Movement Psychotherapy, to the process of awakening awareness in the body (soma) in movement.


Prenatal and Birth Psychology and Therapy

Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health (APPPAH):
This site includes many informative articles and other resources.

Castellino Trainings: Information on research underlying Prenatal and Birth Therapy and the trainings, workshops and family clinic of Ray Castellino. I assisted and trained with Ray for four years and am deeply influence by his work in all the work I do.

Myrna Martin: Pre and Perinatal Attachment Professional Trainings and clinical work based on the training model of Ray Castellino.

Dr. William R. Emerson: Information on the work and writings of Dr. Emerson. I studied extensively with Dr. Emerson and have assisted him in his workshops. 

International Society for Pre- and Perinatal Psychology and Health (ISPPM): International non-profit society registered in Germany (site is in German but can be read in English through Google translate) on scientific research and therapies related to this early phase of life.