Upcoming Events


“Love, Sex & Self-Respect: Your Body Holds the Keys” Fall Bioenergetic Conference, Essex, MA

Learn about working with the body in therapy. Workshops, keynote talks, experiential groups. Earn 17 CEUs, meet colleagues and enjoy the setting! Continue reading

Level One Focusing

5 Tuesdays, September 19 to October 17, 2017. 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM Pacific Time – In the Focusing Training Program for Healing Professionals, you’ll discover an experiential, body-oriented process of self-awareness and emotional healing that you can immediately bring into your work with clients. Create Better Therapeutic Relationships Continue reading

The Rock and the Hard Place: Exploring the Gifts of Pain

September 19 to October 3, 2017 – Pain and the struggle to not be in pain can dominate our daily reality. The thoughts: “What if this goes on forever?” and the feelings: worry, anxiety, depression, despair – compound the pain itself and sap our energy. Emotional pain can be as bad as physical pain, dragging us down and fogging our brains. When our clients are in pain, it can be much harder to do the work of therapy. Continue reading

Accelerated Learning Day: AST Model®’s 3 Hidden Keys to Shame Resolution

Shift Your Practice From Stuck to Deep Satisfaction with 3 Hidden Keys – Leave the Shame Equation Behind Go home… Continue reading

Focusing in Daily Life Series: The Urge to Indulge

Webinar: July 25, 2017, 11:00AM – 12:30PM Pacific Time – “Why did I eat that cookie?” “Why did I take that third glass of wine?” “Why did I stay online so long and get to bed so late?”

Despite careful plans and good intentions, the urge to indulge can hijack us into doing something that we are sorry for later. For me, it’s usually when I am tired, at the end of a long day, that I can’t resist that bag of potato chips. I eat it all – and then instead of feeling good, I feel angry at myself for “pigging out” – and despairing of this habit ever changing. Continue reading

Hakomi at Esalen: Journey to the Depths of the Psyche – Essentials of Hakomi Mindfulness-Based Experiential Therapy – August 9

This workshop will provide an experiential overview of Hakomi Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy.It is designed to offer in depth skills of assessment and intervention using present-moment experience in elegant and gentle ways to approach and transform core material. The Hakomi Method illuminates how we organize and embody core beliefs at the most fundamental levels of our experience. Through a combination of the awareness that mindfulness offers, the wisdom held in the body, and the safety of the therapeutic relationship, core issues can be explored. Continue reading

Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy: An Introduction to the Hakomi Method – Princeton, NJ 8/24/2017

This workshop is designed for therapists, counselors, social workers, healing professionals and students in these fields. We will experientially learn Hakomi skills and approaches that are immediately applicable, and the workshop also serves as the prerequisite for the Comprehensive Training in Hakomi Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy. Continue reading

Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy: An Introduction to the Hakomi Method – Boulder, CO

The dynamic use of mindfulness is a foundation of the Hakomi Method. When introduced with Hakomi techniques, it creates a rapid, experiential access route to the unconscious “blueprints” and implicit
memories which invisibly shape our lives. When unconscious, this material creates projections, conflict and disharmony in our relationships and self-perceptions. Once conscious and directly experienced, it is available for transformation and the healing of attachment issues. Continue reading

An Introduction to the Hakomi Method: Mindfulness, Loving Presence and Embodiment – Siler City, NC

Hakomi Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy is an elegant and highly effective form of body centered therapy designed to support self-discovery through experiments done in mindfulness. The goal is the discovery and transformation of unconscious motivations, beliefs, and outdated “blueprints” that are causing unnecessary suffering. Hakomi is based in the creation of a safe, non-judgmental atmosphere, where therapists extend a loving attitude to help guide clients’ attention to their whole being, not just their thoughts. The warmth, presence, flexibility, and intelligence of the therapist create the foundation for this life-changing work. Continue reading

EMBODIED WISDOM: An Introduction to the Hakomi Method – Oakland, CA

By bringing mindful awareness to the body – our own and our client’s – we begin to develop an exquisite sensitivity and attunement to others. We learn to listen and support the deep intelligence of our client’s physical experience. By slowing down and creating physical experiments in mindfulness, we bring awareness and healing to habitual and limiting patterns. In this one-day workshop, discover key principles of the Hakomi Method through talks, demonstration and experiential learning. Continue reading

*Free* Focusing in Clinical Practice Training Program Open House

I believe that a client holds the keys to her/his own best way forward and that a healing professional who knows how to help clients unlock the inner doorway to change is a priceless resource in the transformation process. I’ve created this program to help people like you facilitate shifts from the inside out – with presence; gentle, even radical acceptance; and a clear focus on the client’s intrinsic wholeness. Continue reading

Realization Process Spiritual Psychotherapy Certification Training

Los Altos Hills, California – This training teaches the main Realization Process practices along with specific practices for applying foundational consciousness to psychological and relational healing. The Realization Process approaches recovery from trauma in two ways: by directly facilitating body-mind integration through inhabiting the internal space of the body, and through practices that, along with verbal dialogue and insight, release the trauma-based constrictions in the fascia that obstruct our ability to inhabit our body. Continue reading

Realization Process Embodiment Teacher Certification Training – 2 five-day modules

Woodstock, New York – These practices deepen and integrate our capacities for understanding, emotional reponsiveness and physical sensation. They cultivate balance, fluidity, vitality, openness and self-contact. A certificate is awarded at the completion of the training, authorizing you to teach the Realization Process Embodiment practices. Continue reading

Realization Process Meditation Teacher Certification Online Training

Twelve online classes with Judith on Zoom – This training teaches the main Realization Process practices for embodied nondual awakening. When we inhabit our body as a whole, we uncover a subtle, unified experience of foundational consciousness pervading our body and environment at the same time. This is experienced as the authentic ground of our individual being, and the basis of our oneness with our surroundings, and with other people. This means that we can know ourselves and mature as individuals, at the same time as we transcend our individuality. Continue reading

Are you an SE™ Professional looking to earn 18 Somatic Experiencing Post Advanced Credits?

Get this training and earn 18 Somatic Experiencing Post Advanced Credits with the AST Model for SEPs course. Spring Semester re-opened and the first class is June 6th. Continue reading

Pay to Stay – AST Model for SEPs class 1 on Tuesday June 6th

AST Model for SEPs is a specialty curriculum born out of Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute’s Post Advanced Learning Program. It is uniquely designed to integrate with SE™ interventions and offer the powerful lens of AST Model® shame-shifting principles and techniques so SE™ professionals can begin applying and harnessing the synergy of these two gold star models in trauma recovery and shame resolution immediately in sessions with clients. Continue reading

AST Model’®s Rainstick Technique™ for SE™ professionals

How would you feel if you had a simple and reliable technique that could gently yet powerfully calm or juice up your anxious or depressed client while they are in your office?? I have blended AST Model® and SE™ in my AST for SEPs course. Learn my AST Model® Rainstick Technique™ so you CAN be EMPOWERED! Continue reading

SE Case Consultation and Demonstration – October 30, 2017

This event is open to any previous or current participant of the 3-Year Professional Somatic Experiencing Training and SEPs. This event is NOT OPEN to the public, you must be in a current training or an alumni. Continue reading

San Diego Trauma Workshop – Peter Levine FACES Conference

A unique opportunity to train for two days with Peter A Levine, Ph.D., working on the transformation of trauma. Earn 10 CE’s Continue reading

Seattle School of Body-Psychotherapy 2017-18 Training Dates

Our New cohort Meets YEAR ONE: October 30- November 3, 2017 February 26- March 2, 2018 May 21- 25, 2018 Continue reading

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