Ursula Fürstenwald is a psychologist accredited by the Danish Psychologists Association as a specialist in psychotherapy and psychotraumatology. In addition, she is trained in system-oriented family therapy, and in Energy and Consciousness which is a mixture of Bioenergetics and Core Energetics. Before entering private practice in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2003, Ursula worked for 10 years with children and families as a school psychologist and then for another 10 years with severely traumatized refugees at a treatment and counselling centre for traumatized refugees.
After becoming a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP) in 2003, Ursula has since participated in and assisted at the post-advanced workshops offered by different SE faculty members in DK as well as assisting Peter Levine’s post advanced workshops in Switzerland for many years. As a senior assistant for SE Professional Training, she has assisted in Denmark, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Brazil, South Africa, and Greece. She co-organizes SE trainings and workshops in Denmark and Greece and was on the board of the SE professional association in Denmark for 6 years.
In Denmark, Ursula has been presenting 3-day introductions to SE since 2006. She has participated in outreach programs with SE faculty member, Raja Selvam, in India and training programs for psychotherapists and counsellors in India and Sri Lanka. In working with symptoms of shock as well as developmental traumas in clients from different cultures, Ursula sees her current clinical approach as primarily SE based, but enriched by all of her prior trainings. She became an SE Trauma Institute faculty member in 2013.
Offers Individual Case Consults to SE Students