Scottsdale, AZ - Beginning III & Group Case Consult - February 17- 20, 2017

Summary & Registration Information

This four-day Beginning III training module is the 3rd of 8 modules constituting the Somatic Experiencing Professional Training.

Beginning III Course Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate understanding of, and skills in working with, the elements of internal experience as presented in SIBAM model: Sensation, Image, Behavior, Affect and Meaning.
  2. Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills in working with coupling dynamics (under- and over-coupling). Begin to understand how coupling dynamics can relate to the elements of SIBAM.
  3. Distinguish between joining and merging with client experience.  Identify the signs of merging and demonstrate the establishment of healthy joining/attunement with client.
  4. Identify different types of touch common in Somatic Experiencing® sessions.
  5. Help facilitate the re-regulation of the ANS by restoring gentle cycles of sympathetic and parasympathetic interplay.
  6. Expand a client’s tolerance of their bodily sensations; begin to uncouple the fear response to the traumatic event.


Students are STRONGLY encouraged to attend the first six modules (Beginning and Intermediate-levels) at the same training location to support a strong and cohesive group learning environment. If you are unable to attend one of your local training modules, you may request to take a module in an alternate location (if space is available) or to make up one of your Beginning or Intermediate modules by DVD.


Required Reading during Beginning Year:

Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma by Peter A. Levine, PhD
In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness by Peter A. Levine, PhD

Purchase these books during the registration process, or visit our store.

Membership Information

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Group Case Consult Information:

This training has a Group Case Consult on February 16, 2017 from 6-9pm.  The fee for he Group Case Consult is $75.00, if you register online.  You can register in person, the day of the Case Consult, but the price will increase to $80.00.  

If you participate in this Group Case Consult you will receive 1 hour towards your required Faculty Group Case Consult hours.  There are no CEs for the Group Case Consult.  

This is an optional event.  If you would like to Register online, select the box next to the Group Case Consult in the Option Items section during your Registration. If you do NOT wish to Register for this Group Case Consult, please skip this box.


  • When

  • Friday, February 17, 2017 - Monday, February 20, 2017
    9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Mountain Time

  • Where

  • Spirit in the Desert
    7415 E. Elbow Bend Road
    Carefree, Arizona 85377
    (480) 488-5218

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