Michel Schittecatte is a Belgian PhD Psychiatrist consulting at the Erasmus University Hospital of Brussels and in private practice in Paris. He also teaches a course on victimology at the University of Brussels and is appealed as a forensic expert. He previously worked as head of a psychiatric hospital in Belgium. He specialized in sleep disorders and published many physiological and pharmacological studies in world-renowned journals.
He started training in Somatic Experiencing in 2004 in Holland. Then he assisted several SE trainers in Belgium, France and Switzerland. He was mentored as a SE-trainer by Dominique Desgranges and Larry Heller. Michel has translated three books of Peter Levine and one of Larry Heller in French and made them be edited. In 2009, he co-founded the Association of French speaking SEP (APFSE) and was its representative for EASE.
Michel co-founded in 2013 a training institute (CEFoRT) in Paris, aiming to promote SE™ in France. He started teaching the first year of SE™ training in France and Belgium in 2016. His wish is to bring SE™ to French speaking therapists in their mother language.