Advanced Craniosacral Therapy Training

Take the plunge! Our Advanced Craniosacral Therapy Training Program and Somatoemotional Release is for you if you are looking for an exciting healing journey or a career-expanding adventure. Under the direct supervision of GRCTI founder, Dr. Ron Wish, you will receive the most personalized, in-depth training available.


Great River Craniosacral Therapy Institute, 112 Highmount Ave, Nyack, NY 10960, USA


For more information or to register, please call the Great River Craniosacral Therapy Institute at 845-358-4815 or email

About the Training


Our advanced training program in Craniosacral Therapy and Somatoemotional Release extends over a six month period. It consists of four Friday-Sunday intensive sessions. In this training you will learn:

  1. Additional craniosacral therapy bodywork techniques including fascial glide, energy cyst localization and release, and regional unwinding
  2. Dialoguing techniques to help you access the wisdom of the unconscious mind
  3. Full body Somatoemotional Release (SER) — the advanced form of CST, SER integrates an elegant form of bodywork with the healing power of the mind, emotions, and spirit
  4. Small group SER — an amazing experience that will transport you through time and space into new realms of healing, feeling, and consciousness

This life altering training will help you mature as a healer in ways you'd never anticipate.

Program Prerequisite

Successful completion of one, introductory, three-day GRCTI Craniosacral Therapy Workshop.

2022-2023 Advanced Training Dates (four three-day weekends)

  • December 9, 9:30 AM - December 10, 5:00 PM, 2022 (Fri-Sat)
  • January 27, 9:30 AM - January 30, 5:00 PM, 2023 (Fri-Mon)
  • March 24, 9:30 AM - March 26, 5:00 PM, 2023 (Fri-Sun)
  • April 28, 9:30 AM - April 30, 5:00 PM, 2023 (Fri-Sun)

Four Session Cost: We offer a sliding scale - $2500-$5000 for the entire Advanced Training; discounted to $2250-$4500 with 30-day advanced registration and payment in full.

Sliding scale payment plan available: $1000-$2000 two weeks prior to the December session and $800-$1600 two weeks prior to both the January and March sessions- total cost $2600-$5200.

Register Early - Class size is limited to 15 people.

Additional Resources

Suggested Reading

  • And There Was Light - Jacques Lusseyran
  • Of Water and The Spirit - Malidoma Some
  • Your Inner Physician and You - John Upledger
  • Meetings With Remarkable Men - George Gurdjieff
  • The Magus of Strovolos - Kyriacos Markides
  • The Art of Hearing Heartbeats - Jan-Philipp Sendker
  • Hands of Light - Barbara Brennan
  • Life On Land - Emilie Conrad
  • Animal-Speak - Ted Andrews
  • Messages from Water Vols. 1 & 2 - Masaru Emoto
  • Guided Imagery for Self-Healing - Martin Rossman
  • Working with The Dreaming Body - Arnold Mindell
  • Somatoemotional Release and Beyond - John Upledger
  • Sitting in the Fire - Arnold Mindell
  • Secrets of the Talking Jaguar - Martin Prechtel
  • The Biology of Belief - Bruce Lipton
  • In the Dark Places of Wisdom - Peter Kingsley
  • Sacred Path Cards - Jamie Sams
  • Shamans, Mystics and Doctors - Sudhir Kakar

Suggested Movies

  • Continuum: A Conversation with Emilie Conrad
  • The Octopus Show
  • Meetings With Remarkable Men Directed by Peter Brook
  • Like Stars on Earth Directed by Aamir Khan

To listen and follow with hands, heart and mind is the essence of Craniosacral Therapy.