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Peter Levine's Body as Healer Online Course

Peter Levine's Body as Healer Online Course


Peter A. Levine, PhD has made significant contributions to trauma with his research on the underlying causes of chronic pain. He is the developer of Somatic Experiencing®, a naturalistic and neurobiological approach that has helped many individuals alleviate pain and unnecessary suffering.

In this online course Body as Healer: Freedom from Chronic Pain, Dr. Levine provides guidance through experiential exercises and offers live question-and-answer sessions to assist in resolving the underlying issues associated with these challenging conditions and achieving long-term relief from the debilitating symptoms.

This program includes

Practical exercises are effective methods for individuals of all ability levels to alleviate chronic pain.

You will have lifelong access to this innovative work, which will be stored in your online library for you to access whenever you want.

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For individuals experiencing chronic pain, even after undergoing surgery, rehabilitation, and medication, the primary concern is finding a solution for long-term relief. In their book "Freedom from Pain," Dr. Levine and Dr. Maggie Phillips discuss the importance of addressing unresolved emotional trauma within the body for long-term healing.

The online course, Body as Healer, is led by Peter A. Levine, PhD, and spans six months, offering an engaging and transformative experience. With his extensive experience spanning decades, Dr. Levine explores the underlying cause of chronic pain, which can often be elusive and challenging to identify. Peter, the founder of the Somatic Experiencing® approach to healing trauma, has extensive experience working with numerous individuals to address their most complex healing issues.

What you’ll learn

Participate in an in-depth immersion with a respected teacher to explore the life-changing insights of Somatic Experiencing® and chronic pain relief.

During the Body as Healer: Freedom from Chronic Pain course, Dr. Peter Levine is a guide who helps us explore the depths of our bodies to discover their beauty, wisdom, and healing capabilities.

The practices he offers include noticing your breathing, feeling your feet on the ground, and gently opening and closing your jaw. Each exercise allows for a profound sense of solace on a felt level.

Informed by unique insights gleaned from decades of clinical success, Dr. Levine will provide instructions on how to:

Use targeted somatic interventions to assist with long-term healing.

Reduce the body's response to chronic pain.

Trauma can be healed through a heightened awareness of the body.

Practice mindfulness techniques and breathwork.

Enhance your self-care routines and cultivate long-lasting well-being.

This course provides somatic practices for pain relief, suitable for any experience level in Somatic Experiencing, whether you're new or have been practicing for five years.

Let go of the fear, frustration, and depression that may have been intensified by past traumas.

Developing inner resilience and self-regulation can be beneficial for personal growth and well-being.

Rediscover your authentic self and find freedom from pain.

Additionally, Dr. Levine will be available for 6 live sessions to assist with integrating your learning and addressing any inquiries.

Somatic Experiencing methods can assist in finding the answers your body needs. If you are interested in this program, we welcome you to join us below.

About Peter A. Levine, PhD

Dr. Levine developed Somatic Experiencing, a naturalistic and neurobiological approach to healing trauma and resolving stress. He has earned doctorate degrees in both biophysics and psychology. He holds the positions of founder and president for the Ergos Institute of Somatic Education and founder and advisor for Somatic Experiencing® International. Dr. Levine is the author of multiple best-selling books on trauma, including Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma, which has been published in over 29 languages. He has been honored with multiple Lifetime Achievement awards, including ones from Psychotherapy Networker and the US Association for Body Psychotherapy. His work has been taught to a large number of therapists in many different countries. He currently holds a position as a Senior Fellow and consultant at The Meadows Addiction and Trauma Treatment Center in Wickenburg, Arizona. Additionally, he conducts trauma healing workshops internationally.

Course Curriculum

Body As Healer: Freedom From Chronic Pain

1. Exploring the connection between pain and trauma in the body.

Dr. Levine provides information about his Somatic Experiencing method, which is a body-based awareness technique for addressing stress and healing chronic pain.

  • Examine the various dimensions of pain and their overlapping connections.
  • Identify the factors contributing to your pain and impeding the healing process.
  • Engage in a simple exercise to potentially alleviate discomfort.

2. Examining the internal structure of the human body.

Enhance the healing process by accessing your natural wisdom and fostering a connection between your body and mind.

  • Examine the felt sense as a means for the transformation of pain and suffering.
  • Engage in exercises specifically created to interrupt the cycle of chronic pain.
  • Establish boundaries and cultivate a strong sense of safety and security within your body.

3. Studying the power of the nervous system.

Discover techniques for calming the nervous system, relaxing muscles, and soothing anxious thoughts or an overactive mind.

  • Developing a positive relationship with your emotions can lead to increased self-acceptance and improved inner regulation.
  • Examine the correlation between chronic pain and the fight-or-flight response.
  • One can practice visualization and breathing techniques to release tension.

4. Heading towards discomfort.

Explore the mind-body connection and the brain’s natural response to pain, and discover how you can minimize discomfort by changing the way you relate to your body.

  • Utilize the healing rhythm of "pendulation" to reduce the intensity of pain.
  • Discover effective exercises that can help alleviate feelings of anxiety and stress.
  • Develop a constructive outlet for any emotions that may arise as you make progress.

5. Exploring the release of suppressed emotions.

Learn about the connection between suppressed emotions and negative physical and emotional symptoms, and discover strategies for finding relief.

  • One can find a sense of safety by trusting the natural rhythm of contraction and expansion.
  • Bring together separate experiences that have been disconnected or dissociated.
  • Discover techniques for grounding yourself and returning your focus back into the present moment.

6. Repair, Renew, Restore

Let go of past patterns and unresolved trauma, and return to the world with a sense of wholeness, renewed energy, and clarity.

  • Take time to consider any recurring patterns that may be hindering your progress and impacting your life.
  • Address and overcome emotions of fear, grief, shame, and humiliation.
  • Utilize these transformative teachings in your everyday life to their fullest potential.

Who this course is for?

This course offers somatic pain relief practices suitable for individuals at any experience level, whether they are new to Somatic Experiencing or have been practicing for five years.


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