Program

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Two-Year Training Program

The Center for Somatic Studies provides:

  • Ongoing classes (New York City)
  • Ongoing supervision courses for psychotherapists, body workers, yoga teachers (New York City)
  • Weekend workshops (New York City and elsewhere)
  • Training Programs: Developmental Somatic Psychotherapy™ (New York City and Mexico City)
  • Infant/Caregiver psycho-educational groups (New York City and elsewhere)
  • Consulting services to educational facilities (anywhere)

Supervision New York City

Ongoing Supervision

Theory and Supervision
With Ruella Frank
Dates to be announced.

Visit our Theory and Supervision page for further information.


Workshops 2020

Webinar Series:
Embodied Relational Gestalt: A Developmental Perspective

With Russian Translation
Mondays: 1:00-2:30 Eastern Standard Time
August 17, 2020
September 21, 2020
October 19, 2020

To Register: email Rezeda or Julia at Center Stupeni.


Two-Year Training Program New York City

Training Schedule 2020 – 2021

Program Filled

Trainings meet Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri & Sat: 9:30am – 4:30pm
Thu: 9:30am – 1:00pm

Module OneSpring 2020March 9 - 14
Module TwoFall 2020November 2 - 7
Module ThreeSpring 2021March 8 - 13
Module FourFall 2021October 11 - 16


European Training Program Stockholm

Training Schedule 2019 – 2021

Program Filled

Trainings meet Fri – Mon 9:30h – 16:30h

Module OneSpring 2019May 10 - 13
Module TwoFall 2019October 11 - 14
Module ThreeSpring 2020May 8 - 11
Module FourFall 2020October 9 - 12
Module FiveSpring 2021May 7 - 11


Child-Parent Somatic Psychotherapy International Training Program Toronto

Training Schedule 2019 – 2020

Class Filled

Trainings meet
Level One: Apr. 12-14, 2019 & Sep. 20-22, 2019
Level Two: Jan. 10-12, 2020 & Jun. 19-21, 2020

Module OneSpring 2019April 12 - 14
Module TwoFall 2019September 20 - 22
Module ThreeSpring 2020January 10 - 12
Module FourSummer 2020June 19 - 21


Two-Year Training Program New York City

Training Schedule 2017 – 2019 (filled)

Trainings meet Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri & Sat: 9:30am – 4:00pm
Thu: 9:30am – 1:00pm

Module OneFall 2017September 25 - 30
Module TwoSpring 2018March 5 - 10
Module ThreeFall 2018October 15 - 20
Module FourSpring 2019March 25 - 30


Completed Workshops 2009 – 2020
New York City, and elsewhere

Webinar: Moving into Presence Online
75 Minute Webinar

June 26, 2020

Webinar: Exploring the Root of Developmental Trauma
December 13, 2019

Open Workshop: Stockholm: Exploring the Root of Developmental Trauma
May. 15-17, 2019
Stockholm, Sweden

NYC: The Genesis of Intergenerational Trauma
January 26-27, 2019
New York City, USA

Edinburgh: The Evolution of Subjectivity
November 16-18, 2018
Edinburgh, UK

Webinar: The Evolution of Subjectivity
September 21, 2018
Live Video Webinar

Bilbao: Moving Towards the Edge
July 23-29, 2018
Bilbao, Spain

Stockholm: Embodied Intersubjectivity
April 28-29, 2018
Stockholm, Sweden

NYC: Self in Motion/ Self en Movimiento
July 10-13, 2017
New York City, USA

New York City: DSP Introductory Workshop
January 21-22, 2017
New York City, USA

London: Embodied Intersubjectivity
February 24-25, 2017
London, UK

Kiev: The Flesh and Bones of the situation
June 14-16, 2016
Kiev, Ukraine

Moscow: Flesh and Bones of the Situation
June 10-12, 2016
Moscow, Russia

Open Workshop: Traumatic Attaching
March 17-18, 2016
Milan, Italy

Open Workshop: Movement in Awareness
September 9-12, 2015
Madrid, Spain

DSP Introductory Workshop
June 8-11, 2015
Edinburgh, UK

Open Workshop: Traumatic Attaching
June 13-15, 2015
Edinburgh, UK

Introductory DSP Workshop NYC
February 20-22, 2015
New York City, The Feldenkrais Institute

DSP Advanced Workshop
June 13-16, 2014
New York City, The Feldenkrais Institute

The Situation in Flesh and Bones
May 5-7, 2014
Paris, France

Kinesthetic Resonance
January 24-26, 2014
New York City, The Feldenkrais Institute

Unfolding Kinesthetic and Relational Awareness
June 13-14, 2013
Oslo, Norway

Postgraduate Workshop: Developmental Somatic Psychotherapy
June 10 – 12, 2013
Oslo, Norway, Norsk, Gestaltinstitutt

Introductory DSP Workshop
April 13-14, 2013
New York City, Meta Center

Introductory DSP Workshop
November 2-4, 2012
New York City, Shetler Studios

Introductory DSP Workshop
October 6-7, 2012
Montréal, Canada, IQGT

Moving towards Intimacy: All-day Workshop for Couples
April 14, 2012
New York City

Discovering our Embodied History
January 30 – February 1, 2012
Madrid, Spain, Centro de Terapia y Psicología

Supervision: Kinetic Resonance
January 29, 2012
Bordeaux, France, IFGT

Gestalt Therapy
A Somatic and Developmental Approach

January 26-28, 2012
Bordeaux, France, IFGT

Open Workshop: Discovering Embodied History
March 17 – 18, 2011
Oslo, Norway, Norsk, Gestaltinstitutt

Postgraduate Workshop: Developmental Somatic Psychotherapy
March 14 – 16, 2011
Oslo, Norway, Norsk, Gestaltinstitutt

Advanced Supervision for Graduates of DSP
March 12, 2011
Oslo, Norway, Norsk, Gestaltinstitutt

Introduction to Developmental Somatic Psychotherapy
February 25-27, 2011
New York City, Center for Somatic Studies

September 6 – 7, 2009
Oslo, Norway, Norsk, Gestaltinstitutt
Follow-up Workshop: Developmental Somatic Psychotherapy

September 3 – 4, 2009
Oslo, Norway, Norsk Gestaltinstitutt
Introductory Workshop: Developmental Somatic Psychotherapy

April 28, 29, 30, 2009
Madrid, Spain, Spanish Congress
Introductory Workshop: Developmental Somatic Psychotherapy

February 20-23, 2009
New York City, USA, Center for Somatic Studies
Advanced Workshop: Developmental Somatic Psychotherapy

February 1-2, 2009
Paris, France, Institut Français de Gestalt-thérapie
Leaders Workshop: Developmental Somatic Psychotherapy

January 29-31, 2009
Paris, France, Institut Français de Gestalt-thérapie
Introductory Workshop: Somatic and Developmental Approach to Gestalt Therapy