Transforming lives through healing trauma.
Somatic Experiencing International is the leading authority on the SE™ method and is a major provider of training and educational programs. SE is a body-oriented therapeutic model that helps heal trauma and other stress disorders. Developed by Peter Levine, Ph.D., it is the result of the multidisciplinary study of stress physiology, psychology, ethology, biology, neuroscience, indigenous healing practices, and medical biophysics, with more than 45 years of successful clinical application.
Explore professional training and education programs designed to enhance the skills of professionals working with traumatized or stressed individuals.
Learn how SE, a body-oriented approach to the healing of trauma and other stress disorders, is helping thousands of people resolve trauma and the resulting mental and physical health concerns.
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Read, listen, watch, use. Our Resources section offers important content in different media on how professionals are using Somatic Experiencing, research on the effectiveness of SE, and Crisis Stabilization and Safety tools such as SCOPE. In addition, you’ll find COVID-19 and Anti-Oppression resources, as well as our archived SE Community Conversations.
NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS
We are very excited to welcome Dr. Kenefick and extremely pleased to have someone of her professional and academic caliber to join SEI!
SEI is thrilled to announce its newest faculty member Magna Su-Chen Tung from Taiwan. Magna is a first generation born in Taiwan whose connection
Check out the current and past issues of SE™ Today, the official newsletter of Somatic Experiencing International.
SEI recently talked with the 2021 Peter Levine Student Research Award winner, Dr. Madeleine Lowman, who developed a screening tool for mental health counselors
There are so many exciting changes and shifts happening at Somatic Experiencing International (SEI). There also remains significant heaviness in the world. And those
SEI recently talked with the 2021 Peter Levine Professional Research Award winner Didem Caylak, and her all-volunteer team that used Somatic Experiencing
The Peter Levine Somatic Experiencing® Research Awards are annual awards for research excellence into the Somatic Experiencing model.
As more places around the world begin to open back up, I am noticing a common theme amongst folks – they are feeling overwhelmed
April 5, 2021 : Today is a big day for all of us in the global trauma healing world: We have a new name,
“I have patients who are off all of their medications….who no longer suffer from panic attacks….who are no longer haunted by traumatic visions. I am trained in other techniques…. SE is the only method I have found that consistently helps people reorganize their nervous systems and greatly reduce, if not completely erase, trauma symptoms. Although I understand that the SE™ techniques are grounded in biology, the results are nothing short of miraculous.”