Somatic Resources

Trauma Vidya |
Trauma Vidya was set up to support trauma occurring in large populations, such as in earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, and terrorist attacks. Working in collaboration with local organizations they increase awareness of Somatic Experiencing practices in first-aid professionals, as well as prevent trauma symptoms from forming in the affected populations. Through education and ground level intervention they provide relief to those suffering from symptoms of traumatic stress.

Trauma First Aide |
Trauma First Aide is a group of social workers, trauma therapists, nurses, and mind/body practitioners skilled in working with trauma survivors and educating Trauma First Aide. Dedicated to minimizing the effects of trauma through trauma education to diverse populations. Through trauma education and early intervention they prevent secondary traumatization by building resilience in the nervous system of affected populations.

International Trauma-Healing Institute |
The mission of the International Trauma-Healing Institute (ITI) is to promote peace at the community, national, and international level by bringing awareness to trauma as a root cause of suffering, conflict, and violence and to the resources available for trauma’s resolution and healing.



somatic experiencing

Internalized tension from a past difficult experience remains stuck in non-cognitive regions of the brain.

Somatic Experiencing includes the felt-sense of the body, releasing the tension patterns contributing to physical and emotional symptoms.


Emotional abuse or neglect in early relationships affects our capacity for communication, intimacy, and healthy boundaries later on.

Psychotherapy allows the working through of relational challenges in the presence of a safe and caring guide.