Dr. Peter Levine, Ph.D. is the founder and pioneer of Somatic Experiencing® (SE®)and has made it his life-time’s work to continue developing it. He holds a doctorate in Biophysics from UC Berkeley and a doctorate in Psychology from International University.
He has taught at the University of California, Berkeley; Mills College; Antioch University; the California Institute of Integral Studies; and the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute. He served as a Stress consultant for NASA in the early space shuttle development and has served on the American Psychological Association task force for responding to the trauma of large-scale disasters and ethno-political warfare. Dr. Levine is currently a Senior Fellow and consultant at The Meadows Addiction and Trauma Treatment Center in Wickenburg, Arizona and continues to teach trauma healing workshops internationally. During his thirty five-year study of stress and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Peter has contributed to a variety of scientific and popular publications. His best- selling book, “Waking the Tiger” – Healing Trauma, is published in 20 languages.