Understanding "sensations" and how they locate trauma in the body
Peter Levine, PhD Author of Trauma Proofing Your Kids, explains the manic experiencing approach and how it helps people experiencing trauma in their body
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Peter A. Levine, PhD
Author of Trauma Proofing Your Kids & Developer of Somatic Experiencing
Peter A. Levine, PhD, holds doctorates in both medical biophysics and psychology. He is the developer of Somatic Experiencing, a body-awareness approach to healing trauma, and founder of the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute, which conducts trainings in this work throughout the world. Dr. Levine was a stress consultant for NASA on the development of the space shuttle project. Levine’s international best-seller, Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma, has been translated into 24 languages. Levine’s contribution was honored in 2010 when he received the Lifetime Achievement award Recognizing Outstanding Professionals in the Field of Child/Adolescent Mental Health from the Reiss-Davis Child Study Center.