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Remembering the Language of our Bodies: Basic Principles of Somatic Experiencing for Sexual Health Practitioners 

This course will provide an introduction to Somatic Experiencing and provide practical skills on how to use SE as a form of self-care for the provider as they work with clients with a history of trauma.
*This on-demand content was originally presented live in 2021
  • Lifetime Access
  • Available 24/7
    • Intermediate Level
    • No Prerequisites Needed
      • ASSECT & APA Approved 
      • Accessible on Mobile

        What You’ll Learn in this Course

        Explain the four survival functions of the autonomic nervous system.
        Describe the importance of encouraging nervous system regulation to promote healing from trauma.
        AASECT Certification

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        What Our Students Say

        Thorough, kind and knowledgeable. One of my favorites.
        Crystle P. 
        Licensed Clinical Psychologist
        Mariana's presentation on SE was really interesting and felt very applicable to some of my clients. I also thought the polyvagal chart was useful.
        Krista C.
        Licensed Mental Health Counselor
        Great slides to refer to, good exercises.
        Elizabeth S.
        Nurse Practitioner
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        —   About the Instructor

        Mariana Lopez, M.A., LPC, SEP

        Licensed Professional Counselor, Yoga Instructor and Founder of Yoga Tolteca

        Mariana Lopez, daughter of courageous Mexican immigrants, is a  mental health practitioner, body-centered trauma therapist, circle-keeper, scholar-activist, yoga educator, and community organizer based out of her hometown, Chicago.
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