Training / Continuing Education

I am first and foremost a student of the healing process, continually adding knowledge and experience to my toolkit. I am also actively engaged in my own healing process, and make every effort to ‘walk my talk’, so to speak. Here is a list of most of the trainings I’ve been through:

– Brian Utting School of Massage 1999-2000, 1000 hour Massage Therapy Program including extensive Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Communication and Ethics.

– Craniosacral Therapy I, II, III – Bastyr University 2002-2003

– Intelligent Heart, Compassionate Mind – Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Certification program, 2005-2006 (Completed, Certified)

– Teachers Assistant in that program 2007-2008, and 2009-2010

– Craniosacral Approaches to Embryology – Organizing Principles – 2006

– Craniosacral Techniques for Treating Birth Strain Patterns in Adults – 2006

– Craniosacral Approaches to Embryology – Organization of the Midline – 2006

– Craniosacral Approaches to Embryology – Structural and Developemental Relationships – 2007

– Sacred Geometry applied to Craniosacral Therapy – 2007

– Craniosacral Embryology 1 – 2007

– Craniosacral Embryology 2 – 2008

– Craniosacral Embryology 3 – 2009

– Certification in Craniosacral Approaches to Embryology – “The Original Matrix” – October 2010-March 2011

– Somatic Experiencing training, with Steve Hoskinson’s Organic Intelligence approach, through the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute, 2011-2013

– Somatic Experiencing Intensive with Peter A. Levine at Esalen January 15-20, 2012

– Love and Lineage, Trauma through the Lens of Our Ancestry, Organic Intelligence Training, with Steve Hoskinson – August 2012

– Touch Skills for Motor Vehicles and High Velocity Shock, Somatic Experiencing, with Kathy Kain, Training November 2012

– Craniosacral for Babies and Children – January 2013

– Organic Intelligence Expert (OIX) – 2015

Coordinating for the 2012-2014 Somatic Experiencing Training in Seattle

Coordinating for the 2015-2017 Somatic Experiencing Training in Seattle

Touch Skills for Trauma Therapists, Somatic Practice with Kathy Kain – 2016-2017

Assistant in the Organic Intelligence Human Empowerment and Resiliency Training (HEART), Oahu, HI 2015-2018

Many one-day or weekend massage workshops as well – including deep tissue specificities, intra-oral work training, abdominal work, etc.