Peter Levine, PhD
Peter Levine, PhD, is a psychologist, researcher, and former stress consultant with NASA. He specializes in working with trauma and stress-related disorders.
Peter developed Somatic Experiencing, a body-oriented approach to treating trauma which focuses on processing traumatic memory, calming the nervous system, and releasing traumatic shock from the body. The approach was inspired by Peter’s observation of trauma recovery behaviors in nature.
He is the author of several books on the treatment of trauma, including Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma and In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness.
Check out a course featuring Peter Levine, PhD:
How to Work with the Part of Trauma That Can’t Be Verbalized
2.5 CE/CME Credits Available
Expert Strategies for Working with Traumatic Memory
2.75 CE/CME Credits Available
The Treating Trauma Master Series
10 CE/CME Credits Available
Working with the Pain of Abandonment
4.25 CE/CME Credits Available
Find out more about how Peter Levine, PhD works with trauma here:
When a Client Is Stuck in the Freeze Response
What triggers the freeze response? We tend to think . . .
One Common Mistake Practitioners Make That Can Heighten a Client’s Shame
Working with Traumatic Memory That’s Held in the Body
Our work often centers on our clients’ feelings and sensations . . .
Two Simple Techniques That Can Help Trauma Patients Feel Safe
One of trauma’s most insidious effects is . . .