The research and experience of leading trauma experts make it clear — to fully overcome deep trauma wounds, you must address trauma's impact on the body.
But too many clinicians have not been trained to work with the subtle cues of posture, facial expression, eye gaze, and movement that can serve as our guides to deep healing.
That's why we've gathered some of the world's leading somatic therapy experts for this unique and highly practical online course.
Join world-leading trauma experts Janina Fisher, Pat Ogden, Resmaa Menakem, Abi Blakeslee, and Manuela Mischke-Reeds to master skills from some of the field's most powerful somatic therapies — including Somatic Experiencing®, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, and Hakomi.
Through exclusive dialogues, real-world therapy demonstrations, and experiential training sessions, you'll learn key interventions that work with today's complex cases...
...including early developmental trauma, collective trauma, racialized trauma, trauma numbing and shutdown, and more.
unify the body and mind in the treatment of trauma."
but became a major player in the world of the mainstream psychotherapies."
orientations that represent the best that psychology has to offer."
- Apply SE® interventions to create a vibrant experience of resilience and wholeness
- Integrate Sensorimotor Psychotherapy skills to masterfully resolve traumatic memory
- Work with your client's nervous system to rebound from trauma and overwhelm
- Leverage Hakomi's gentle interventions to overcome emotional defenses from trauma
- Recognize the stress signs and symptoms of racialized trauma
- Identify emotional and somatic numbing as a trauma survival skill that can be overcome with compassion and care
- Expertly identify and reduce traumatic triggers
and Somatic Experiencing®
- Help clients separate depressive thoughts from physical symptoms so that each can be treated separately
- Counter-cognitive beliefs that reinforce depressive states by experimenting with new words, new actions, and new habits
- Use body-centered interventions, such as movement, to increase energy and focus in depressed clients
- Facilitate the development of an “antidepressant lifestyle” rather than habitual engagement in the opposite
Janina Fisher, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and a former instructor at Harvard Medical School. An international expert on the treatment of trauma, she's an advisory board member of the Trauma Research Foundation and the author of Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors: Overcoming Self-Alienation, Transforming the Living Legacy of Trauma: a Workbook for Survivors and Therapists, and The Living Legacy Instructional Flip Chart.Click here for information about Janina Fisher.
Pat Ogden, PhD, (she/her), Is a pioneer in somatic psychology, the creator of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy method, and founder of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute. Dr. Ogden is a clinician, consultant, international lecturer, and the first author of two groundbreaking books in somatic psychology: Trauma and the Body: A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Interventions for Trauma and Attachment (2015). Her third book, The Pocket Guide to Sensorimotor Psychotherapy in Context, advocates for an anti-racist perspective in psychotherapy practice. Her current interests include couple therapy, child and family therapy, social justice, diversity, inclusion, consciousness, and the philosophical/spiritual principles that underlie her work.Click here for information about Pat Ogden.
Resmaa Menakem, MSW, LICSW, SEP, is a Senior Fellow at Meadows Behavioral Healthcare where he has built an intensive training curriculum for staff on cultural somatics and racialized trauma.
As a Community Care Counselor, he managed the wellness and counseling services for civilians on fifty-three US military bases in Afghanistan. Resmaa studied and trained at Peter Levine's Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute, as well as with Dr. David Schnarch (author of the bestselling Passionate Marriage).
He currently teaches workshops on Cultural Somatics for audiences of African Americans, European Americans, and police officers. He is also a therapist in private practice.Click here for information about Resmaa Menakem.
Manuela Mischke-Reeds, MA, LMFT, CHT, is a somatic psychotherapist, international teacher of Somatic Psychology, author, and consultant. She is the founder of Embodywise and co-director of Hakomi California. Manuela is the founder of ISITTA trauma training. Her trauma teachings are grounded in an inside-out approach that utilizes the depth of the body's innate healing capacity. Manuela is the author of several books, including 125 Somatic Psychotherapy tools for Trauma and Stress (PESI 2018) and 8 Keys to Practicing Mindfulness: Practical Strategies for Emotional Health and Well Being (W.W. Norton 2015).Click here for information about Manuela Mischke-Reeds.
Abi Blakeslee, PhD, MFT, CMT, SEP, is the founder of Implicit Psychotherapy. She's faculty at the Somatic Experiencing International and additionally legacy faculty for Dr. Peter Levine's Ergos Institute for Somatic Education. She's the co-founder of Relationship Repair.Click here for information about Abi Blakeslee.
We're confident you'll find this learning experience to be all that's promised, and maybe even more than you expected. But if you're not completely satisfied with the course, call us at 800-844-8260.