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Interpersonal Neurobiology, Somatics and Action Methods Instructors


Kate Cook, M.A., LPCC, TEP
Kate Cook, M.A., LPCC, TEP
Program Director

Kate is a licensed professional clinical counselor and nationally board-certified trainer and practitioner of psychodrama, sociometry and group psychotherapy. She joined the faculty of Southwestern College in 1990. Since 1994, Kate has been providing training…
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Bonnie Badenoch, Ph.D., LMFT
Bonnie Badenoch, Ph.D., LMFT

Bonnie Badenoch is an in-the-trenches therapist, supervisor, teacher, and author of Being a Brainwise Therapist. She has spent the last five years integrating the discoveries of neuroscience into the art of therapy. She co-founded the…
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Christine Caldwell, Ph.D., LPC, ADTR, NCC, ACS
Christine Caldwell, Ph.D., LPC, ADTR, NCC, ACS

Christine Caldwell is the Founder and former Chair of the Somatic Psychology Department at Naropa University. Her work began twenty years ago with dance therapy, Aston-Patterning and Gestalt, and has evolved over the years into…
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Lorin Hager
Lorin Hager

Lorin Hager is a Somatic Experiencing (SE) Practitioner in private practice in Santa Fe, NM. He is on the faculty of Trauma First Aide Associates, and has taught in post-Katrina New Orleans, and Fort Hood,…
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Diane Haug, M.A., LPCC
Diane Haug, M.A., LPCC

Diane Haug is a licensed professional clinical counselor and a senior member of the Grof Transpersonal Training staff. She has worked for many years with adults and children facing life threatening and terminal illness. …
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Kristi Kennen, LISW
Kristi Kennen, LISW

Kristi Kennen is a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner and Certified Trauma Therapist. Her studies include Reichian work, Bioenergetics, the Hakomi method, Soft Energy Work, and Somatic Experiencing taught by Peter Levine. …
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John Olesen, M.A., PAT
John Olesen, M.A., PAT

John Olesen is a Psychodramatist living in San Franciso, CA. He is the Clinical Supervisor of the Shanti L.I.F.E. Program, a PNI-based experiential intervention for HIV+ people. John trains L.I.F.E. facilitators around the country. …
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William Smythe, M.A.
William Smythe, M.A.

William Smythe is a pioneer in the fields of somatic psychology and Rolfing® Structural Integration. He has over 33 years of clinical and teaching experience and has taught Rolfing and somatic therapy workshops and trainings…
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Robert Weisz, Ph.D.
Robert Weisz, Ph.D.

Robert Weisz is a clinical psychologist, consutant and life coach. He is the director of the Brainspotting and Hypnotherapy Clinic, as well as the Milton Erickson Institute of New Mexico. Interest in the healing potential…
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