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Karuna Institute

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Natsworthy Manor, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Nr Newton Abbot, Devon TQ13 7TR, United Kingdom

Independent Higher Education institution accredited since 30/01/2014

Head of Institution
Maureen Sills and Franklyn Sills

01647 221457

01647 221457



Over the years Karuna Institute has offered professional training which has evolved into Masters Degrees. The MA in Core Process Psychotherapeutic Practice is accredited at the point of graduation with the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, validated by Middlesex University. It is offered as modules over three years part-time comprising seven residential weekend modules and two five-day residential modules each year. The Post-Qualification MA in Mindfulness Based Psychotherapeutic Practice is offered to those who have pre-existing qualifications/training, as modules over two years as five, five-day residential modules each year. Professional training in Craniosacral Biodynamics is a post-graduate training course, and is offered as modules comprising five, five-day modules and five, four-day modules over two years. The Institute also offers Continuing Professional Development Courses between one and three weeks part-time and Meditation Retreats and some Foundation Trainings, all of which are offered as modules.


Karuna Institute - College scheme - Interim Visit Report - May 2015

Karuna Institute - Independent Higher Education scheme - Re-accreditation Inspection Report - April 2018

Karuna Institute - Interim Inspection Report - March 2020

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