Resources

Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute:
Dedicated to resolving trauma through professional training and public education in Somatic Experiencing, as developed by Dr. Peter Levine; includes an international directory of practitioners.

Dr. Peter Levine:
Additional info about Dr. Levine, Somatic Experiencing, and trauma.

Dr. Stephen Porges
Author of the Polyvagal Theory, linking social behaviors to the autonomic nervous system.

Stress Less Guide
Audio series by Somatic Experiencing practitioner Anthony Twig Wheeler with practical suggestions for managing the stress response. These recordings were produced for local radio in north-central Washington during the Carlton Complex Wildfire.

The Breathe Network:
Connecting survivors of sexual violence with sliding-scale, trauma-informed, holistic healing arts practitioners.

The Hakomi Institute:
Extensive information about Hakomi, including an international directory of practitioners, a calendar of workshops and trainings, an online professional journal, and many other resources.

Mindful Experiential Therapy Approaches (META):
A local educational organization, counseling clinic, and association of practitioners.

Wise Heart:
Local and online workshops for individuals and couples seeking practical communication, dialogue, and relationship skills, taught by LaShelle Lowe-Chardé.