Peter A. Levine

Peter A. Levine

Peter A. Levine, PhD, has spent 45 years studying and treating stress and trauma. He holds a doctorate degree in medical biophysics from the University of California at Berkeley and in psychology from International University. He is the developer of Somatic Experiencing®, a naturalistic approach to healing trauma. He has practiced and taught at treatment centers, hospitals, and pain clinics throughout the world, and has dealt with a wide range of trauma, including accidents, rapes, assaults, abuse, and invasive medical procedures. Peter was a stress consultant for NASA during the development of the Space Shuttle program. He served with the Institute for World Affairs Task Force for “Psychologists for Social Responsibility” and the American Psychological Association “Presidential Initiative on Responding to Large-Scale Disasters and Ethno-Centric Warfare.” He is also the bestselling author of Waking the Tiger (published in 22 languages), as well as several other books and audio programs that teach people how to use the body as a tool in resolving trauma. Peter is the founder of the Foundation for Human Enrichment, based out of Boulder, Colorado, which now has a membership of 5,000 Somatic Experiencing® training practitioners worldwide. His current interests include prevention of trauma in children, for which he has published two books, his most recent being Trauma-Proofing Your Kids: a Parent’s Guide to Instilling Confidence, Joy, and Resilience.

In Fall 2010, he published his master opus In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness. In October 2010 he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the United States Association for Body Psychotherapy (USABP.org).

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Meditation for Pain Relief

Peter A. Levine

Maggie Phillips

Mindfulness techniques for pain relief by reconnecting with the body and changing focus.
Audio Download: US $4.99

Healing Trauma

A Pioneering Program for Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body

Peter A. Levine

A concise book-and-CD course with guided somatic practices to free yourself from trauma.
Enhanced Digital Book: US $10.72
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Softcover Book/CD: US $11.21
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Freedom from Pain

Discover Your Body's Power to Overcome Physical Pain

Peter A. Levine

Maggie Phillips

Chronic pain relief—a complete program that targets emotional and physical trauma.
Softcover Book/CD: US $13.46
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Freedom from Pain

Guided Practices to Overcome Physical Pain

Peter A. Levine

Maggie Phillips

Guided practices for chronic pain that target emotional and physical trauma.
CD: US $14.96
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Audio Download: US $11.18
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CE Credits: US $8.00

The Healing Trauma Online Course

A Step-by-Step Program for Restoring the Wisdom of the Body

Peter A. Levine

An online course on somatic experiencing—a revolutionary method for releasing trauma.
Self-Guided Video Course: US $49.00
CE Credits: US $32.00

It Won't Hurt Forever

Guiding Your Child Through Trauma

Peter A. Levine

Help your child recover from a frightening event with this two-hour program.
CE Credits: US $16.00
Audio Download: US $11.18
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CD: US $14.96
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Healing Trauma

Restoring the Wisdom of Your Body

Peter A. Levine

A complete course on somatic experiencing—a revolutionary method for releasing trauma.
CE Credits: US $24.00
CD: US $52.46
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Audio Download: US $39.18
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Sexual Healing

Transforming the Sacred Wound

Peter A. Levine

Release past sexual trauma and restore your sacred inner space with body-based practices.
CD: US $18.71
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