As a leader in the Somatic Psychology field, Steve has mentored and trained thousands of professionals in North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East in the art of the compassionate treatment of trauma. Steve was Professional Training Faculty for the Somatic Experiencing® Trauma Institute for 17 years and is currently Adjunct Faculty for JFK University’s Somatic Psychology program.
Steve is a founding member of the Northern California Society for Integrative Mental Health and the International Transformational Resilience Coalition and served on the Global Training and Education Council for the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute.
in what distinguishes us
from the rest of life,
but rather in what we share.
From 2007-2015, she worked at the VA Medical Center providing support to Veterans experiencing homelessness, PTSD, mental health and substance abuse issues, chronic pain, adjustments to medical diagnosis and more. In 2010 she began studying somatic therapy, including Organic Intelligence.
Marisol Colette is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and an Organic Intelligence (OI) and Somatic Experiencing® (SE™) Practitioner with a private practice Sol Reflection. She offers professional and organizational trainings in the Asheville, North Carolina area. Additionally, she teaches in the Social Work Department at Warren Wilson College.
we heal the past by living fully in the present.
She has been exploring how to restore physiological, spiritual, and psychological resiliency through Organic Intelligence®, Somatic Experiencing®, and meditation.
She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Arizona with an MA in Counseling Psychology and an MS in Biomedical Engineering as well as advanced studies in Neuroscience at the Vollum Institute for Advanced Biomedical Research in Portland, OR.
She is currently a meditation student of Upasaka Culadasa’s and has appreciated his emphasis on a path to awakening that includes cultivating a joyful mind. Living in the mountains and spending time in the ocean have helped Robin cultivate that moment-to-moment joy.
Sean teaches OI, Buddhism, and Haṭha Yoga with a focus on the integration of meditation, philosophy, and self-inquiry with trauma resolution and social justice. He has studied in Zen, Tibetan, and Theravāda Buddhist lineages, trained as a monk in Burma, and was authorized to teach Insight Meditation by Jack Kornfield in 2010.
Sean Feit Oakes teaches at East Bay Meditation Center, Yoga Garden SF, Piedmont Yoga, Yoga Tree, and Spirit Rock Meditation Center, where he completed the Dedicated Practitioner, Mindfulness Yoga and Meditation, and Community Dharma Leader trainings.
Boaz is an engaged contemplative committed to make positive social, environmental and spiritual changes in the world.
Every year, Boaz Feldman spends at least 3 months in silence doing intensive Insight Meditation practice with various teachers, including Joseph Goldstein and Sayadaw U Tejaniya. Boaz has worked as a trainer with bio-psychosocial capacity building methodologies in humanitarian emergencies including conflict-affected regions in Afghanistan and Myanmar.
Boaz Feldman is Founder and Chief Engagement Officer (CEO) of the Swiss Institute for Mindfulness Practice and Life Education (SIMPLE®), a Geneva-based socially progressive organization. He teaches Mindful Leadership at the Trinity College Dublin Executive MBA program, has founded the Corporate Mindfulness Training Series PRO-X: Performance and Resilience for Organisational eXcellence, and teaches Mindfulness to lawyers in collaboration with the Geneva Barrister.
I only attempt to provide
the conditions in which they can learn.