Peter A. Levine, PhD

Dr. Levine is the originator and developer of Somatic Experiencing®. He holds doctorate degrees in Medical Biophysics and in Psychology. During his thirty five-year study of stress and trauma, Dr. Levine has contributed to a variety of scientific and popular publications.

Dr. Levine was a stress consultant for NASA during the development of the Space Shuttle, and has taught at treatment centers, hospitals and pain clinics throughout the world, as well as at the Hopi Guidance Center in Arizona. Peter served on the World, Psychologists for Social Responsibility, presidents’ initiative on responding to large scale disasters and ethno-political warfare. He is presently a distinguished faculty member at the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute. His best-selling book, Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma, is published in 12 languages.”