TRE® (Tension and Trauma Release Exercises)

TRE® is a simple, body oriented technique that when applied skilfully can result in a profound inner change that will ripple through your personal, professional and social life. Developed by Dr David Berceli, TRE® has helped bring relief from stress, tension and trauma to people all over the world - to those involved in wars, natural disasters, those in the helping professions, and to those dealing with everyday stresses and strains. The TRE® process helps to calm the nervous system, to bring us out of states of activation and dissociation, becoming less reactive, and increasing our capacity to be present to our experience.

At TRE Centre, we pride ourselves in teaching these skills safely and with integrity.

  • Individuals and groups

  • Professional Trainings across the UK.

  • Advanced workshops, ongoing supervision and CPD for TRE Providers

  • Stress relief and Resilience building programs for businesses / charities across the UK.

  • In-house trainings uniquely tailored to the needs of your organisation.

Our desire is to empower and educate as many people as possible through the TRE framework, to help individuals enjoy life more fully and excel in all aspects of their life.




Steph and Cheda have been working together in the TRE® world for the past 5 years, and decided to create TRE® Centre in order to meet the growing need for quality TRE® trainings in the UK.

Cheda Mikic is a Craniosacral Therapist, a Naturopath and a TRE Certified Trainer. He has been studying and lecturing in the complementary therapy world for over 20 years, in the UK, USA and Europe. Cheda uses mindfulness, emotional awareness, body awareness, body work and other methods to support, resource clients and to allow for transformation and integration to evolve.

Steph worked for many years as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner, then training in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy at the Karuna Institute, with Franklyn and Maura Sills, and in Prenatal and Birth Therapy with Ray Castellino and William Emerson. She is also a TRE Certified Trainer, and has been teaching and supervising TRE trainees for the past 5 years.


TRE® and Embodied Self Awareness

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In this new and exciting class we will be exploring how to embody self awareness and how to reconstruct the original body schema with new resources, safety and contact, through TRE, spontaneous and involuntary movements and more.

Through the integration and restoration of original body schemas, safety and embodied resources, the individual can engage and expand into:

• Deeper sense of peace

• Deeper states of concentration

• Deep creativity

• Meditation

• Flow states

• High performance

This is a start of a regular monthly class in which we will be exploring different inner states and body systems, senses and experiences.
Each class will have a specific theme, eg: Breath, seeing, touching, voicing etc...

Full price - £30. Concessions and TRE students/providers £20. Non refundable deposit £10 to keep your place and the rest at the door.
Limited number of 10 participants only.

Date: Saturday 21 September, 10.00 - 13.00.
Venue: HQ Therapy rooms, Haggerston, 324 Kingsland rd. N8 4DE
For more information contact Cheda Mikic:TRE trainer, Craniosacral therapist, Naturopath and QEC practitioner at

Embodied self awareness must be developed, actively maintained, cultivated and re- newed to sustain well being.
Embodied self awareness is as fundamental to health as breathing and eating.

Alan Fogel

Neuroscience research shows that the only way we can change the way we feel is by be- coming aware of our inner experience and learning to befriend what is going on inside


Bessel van der Kolk



The Primary Purpose of TRE   - Cheda Mikic January 2019




The primary purpose of TRE is to allow as much movement, embodiment and presence as possible in any given moment.

In the TRE process, the release of tension, stress and trauma follow as an inevitable result of that primary purpose.

From a neutral attention and listening, from allowing an open space for movement and presence, resolutions will emerge.

The focus of the work is to facilitate a non-judgmental space and the freedom for a person to be seen and heard; to express who they are and what they feel.

Lacking this, we moved away from who we are and took up defence mechanisms in order to feel less pain, less restraint, less isolation.

These ways of adapting may have served us initially, but not any more.  

Given appropriate and timely presence, space and engagement, authentic movement and stillness can once again be re-established.

The aim of TRE is to provide that re-connection.

Cheda Mikic,  January 2019