Arielle Schwartz

Arielle Schwartz, PhD, is a psychologist, author, internationally sought-out teacher, and leading voice in the healing of PTSD and complex trauma. She is the author of four books: The Complex PTSD Workbook: A Mind-Body Approach to Regaining Emotional Control and Becoming Whole; EMDR Therapy and Somatic Psychology: Interventions to Enhance Embodiment in Trauma Treatment; The Post Traumatic Growth Guidebook: Practical Mind-Body Tools to Heal Trauma, Foster Resilience, and Awaken Your Potential; and A Practical Guide to Complex PTSD: Compassionate Strategies to Begin Healing from Childhood Trauma. She offers workshops for therapists on EMDR and somatic therapy for the treatment of trauma and complex trauma. Dr. Schwartz has a depth of understanding, passion, kindness, compassion, joy, and a succinct way of speaking about very complex topics to lay audiences. She maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Boulder, Colorado, and is a longtime meditation and spiritual practitioner, which she incorporates into her work. Learn more at