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Formative Embodiment (FE), developed by Dr Jim Feil DC, RPT, BCST, is a novel approach to key yet under-appreciated elements of successful therapy. FE integrates and uses these elements in a specific way which can be integrated into various kinds of practices, including somatically oriented practices such as Somatic Experiencing, manually oriented practices such as Craniosacral approaches or Polarity Therapy, and classic psychotherapeutic practices with an interest in somatic and formative principles. More information…..

First Expression Training and the Craniosacral Therapy Educational Trust are pleased to offer a

Post Graduate Course in Formative Embodiment

over three seminars with Jim Feil:

Starts 8th - 11th April 2021. NOTE 3 MODULE NEW START DATE  More information….

Formative Embodiment Podcast with James Feil

Jim Feil was interviewed by Mark Walsh of Embodiment Freedom Course and they discussed Randolph Stone of Polarity Therapy, Cranio work and Franklyn Sills, Stanley Keleman and formative psychology, how we’re present at the moment of conception, “insults to form”, defaults of being, the foundations of his own work, what works and what doesn’t, catharsis, “the pause”, constitutional types, cultural resistances and boundaries. He also offers a few simple yet powerful exercises. A veteran sharing some real experience. Open the Jim Feil Formative Embodiment podcast


These Formative Embodiment 2-day and 3-Module courses are now accepted as primary CPD for the UK Craniosacral Therapy Association.



January 2020 CSTA Journal Article by

Jim Feil

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200123 The Fulcrum Issue 79 Jim Feil with Fulcrum Ref no advert.pdf