Peter  Levine , PhD

Developer of Somatic Experiencing® a naturalistic and neurobiological, approach to healing trauma which he has developed during the past 45 years. This work has been taught to 30,000 therapists in 43 countries. Dr. Levine has received the Lifetime Achievement award from the US Association for Body-Oriented Psychotherapy, and an honorary award as the Reiss-Davis Chair in Los Angeles for his lifetime contribution to infant and child psychiatry. In addition, he has recently also received the lifetime achievement (from the Association for Training on Trauma and Attachment in Children) for his lifelong commitment to healing children through research, education, and outreach.  Dr. Levine has doctorates, both in Biological and Medical Physics (Biophysics) from UC Berkeley and a doctorate in Psychology from International University. Dr. Levine is currently a Senior Fellow and consultant at The Meadows Addiction and Trauma Treatment Center in Wickenburg, Arizona. He is the author of several best-selling books on trauma, including Waking the Tiger, Healing Trauma (published in 28 languages), In an Unspoken Voice, How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness, as well as Trauma and Memory: Brain and Body in a Search for the Living Past.