What Will Achieve?

  • Understand the physiological basis of trauma

  • Learn about containment, resourcing and empowerment
  • Study tracking skills, titration and establishing continuity through the felt sense
  • Practice establishing defensive orienting responses, completion and discharge.
  • Explore coupling dynamics, the elements of internal experience (SIBAM), and integrating experiential polarities, in order to restore creative self-regulation
  • Be able to identify, normalize, and stabilize traumatic reactions.

  • Attain skills to avoid pitfalls of re-traumatization and false memory
  • Learn to uncouple fear from immobility; re-establish and maintain healthy boundaries.
  • Investigate the transformative qualities of trauma.
  • Integrate trauma work into ongoing therapy
  • Acquire short-term solutions to acute and chronic symptoms.
  • Learn and practice establishing guiding responses, defending and completing the download



It consists of 2 modules of 6 days each. The course will be taught in English with Spanish translation.

Each module consists of three days of work, a day of rest and three days of work.

Somatic Experiencing® formation takes place in:

  • El Rompido: Hotel Fuerte El Rompido (Cartaya, Huelva)
  • Madrid: Casa de retiro Cristo de el Pardo.

Next Dates

Fifth Class

Módules Place Date Instructor
Módule 1 (I/II) Madrid From February 8th to 13th, 2021 Doris Rothbauer
Módule 2 (II/III) Madrid From October 10th to 15th, 2021
Doris Rothbauer
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Sixth Class

Módules Place Date Instructor
Módule 1 (I/II) El Rompido September 16th to 22nd, 2021 Pedro Prado
Módule 2 (II/III) El Rompido May 2022 Pedro Prado
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