Is the co founder and director of Conscious Embodiment Trainings. He was also co-founder of the Institute of Craniosacral Studies and a co-director and senior teacher with the Institute for 12 years. Matthew is a registered Craniosacral Therapist and psychotherapist living and working in Bristol. He trained in Body Psychotherapy at the Wilhelm Reich Institute of Integrated Therapy in Germany and in Core Process Psychotherapy at the Karuna Institute in Devon. He further trained in Pre and Perinatal Education with Karlton Terry in Switzerland and assisted Karlton in the UK. He is a senior co-teacher with the Institute of Pre and Perinatal Education and a member of the International Society of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Medicine. For ten years he worked as a houseparent at A. S. Neill’s famous democratic school Summerhill and his book ‘A Free Range Childhood’ (1999) based on his experiences at Summerhill has been published in several languages. A second book ‘Transitions to Wholeness. Integrating Prenatal, Transpersonal and Somatic Psychology’ (2020) draws from more than 30 years of clinical work with adults, children and babies. He has more than 20 years experience of lecturing and facilitating workshops in the UK, Europe, South Africa and America. His work is also informed by ongoing studies in Jungian psychology and work with indigenous elders and Buddhist teachers. Drawing from these influences, he has developed a form of embodied dreamwork called ‘Dream Gestation’.