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BT12 Clinical Demonstration 09 - Somatic Psychotherapy - Peter Levine


Topic Areas:
Psychotherapy |  Clinical Demonstration
Category:
Brief Therapy Conference |  Brief Therapy Conference 2012
Faculty:
Peter Levine
Duration:
59 Minutes
Format:
Audio Only
Original Program Date :
Dec 08, 2012
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Description

Somatic Experiencing® - a short-term naturalistic approach to the resolution and healing of trauma. Levine addresses the issues at the heart of trauma and attachment; the upcoming DSM-5 Diagnoses and Disorders and the most effective and promising treatment modalities available to clinicians today.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe somatic psychotherapy for treating traumatic disorders: specifically Levine's own Somatic Experiencing.
  2. Apply somatic techniques to calm the body and amygdala as preliminary work for processing traumatic memories

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Peter Levine's Profile

Peter Levine Related seminars and products: 21

PhD


Peter A. Levine, PhD, holds doctorates in both medical biophysics and psychology. He is the developer of Somatic Experiencing®, a naturalistic, body-awareness approach to healing trauma, and founder of the Somatic Experiencing® Trauma Institute, which conducts SE™ trainings throughout the world and in various indigenous cultures. Some of Dr. Levine’s other achievements include being a stress consultant for NASA during the development of the space shuttle project, as well as a consultant to the Sandia Labs during their report on preventing terrorism commissioned by the Department of Homeland Security in 2002. Dr. Levine was a member of the APA Task Force: Psychologists for Social Responsibility in developing responses to large-scale disasters and ethno-political warfare. He is currently a Senior Fellow and consultant at The Meadows Addiction and Trauma Treatment Center in Wickenburg, Arizona.


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