What Will Achieve?

  • Examine the different categories and causes of traumatic shock and approaches to treating each case including:

    • Global High Intensity Trauma: electrocution, hallucinogens, drowning, suffocation, strangulation, fetal distress, traumatic birth, intrauterine stress, and invasive medical procedures in utero
    • Inescapable Attack : wild animals, rape, war, bombings, physical abuse, mugging, incest, molestation
    • Physical Injury : surgery, anesthesia, burns, poisoning, hospitalizations, stabbing, gunshot wounds
    • Failure of Physical Defense : falls, high impact accidents, head injury
    • Emotional Trauma : severe neglect and abandonment, severe loss, ongoing abuse
    • Natural Disasters : earthquakes, fires, tornadoes, floods, social dislocation from the natural world and community
    • Horror : seeing an accident (especially with blood, gore), watching someone else be abused, raped, killed or tortured, killing or hurting someone yourself
    • Torture and Ritual Abuse : war torture, repeated rape in war, concentration camp, and systematic abuse (sometimes with the person drugged)



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 the Hotel Fuerte El Rompido (Cartaya, Huelva)

Next Dates

Fourth Class

Modules Place Dates Instructor
Module 1 (I/II) El Rompido May, 25th to 31st, 2020 Pedro Prado
Module 2 (I/II) El Rompido October, 5th to 11th, 2020 Pedro Prado

Intermediate Level – Mod. 1 (I y II) – Prom.4

25 May 2020 to 31 May 2020 from 10:00 to 18:30

Intermediate Level – Mod. 2 (I y II) – Prom.4

5 Oct 2020 to 11 Oct 2020 from 10:00 to 18:30

Fifth Class

Modules Place Dates Instructor
Módule 1 (I/II) Madrid September  27th to October 3rd, 2021 Lael K. Keen
Módule 2 (II/III) Madrid February 2022 Lael K. Keen

Sixth Class

Modules Place Dates Instructor
Módule 1 (I/II) El Rompido September/October 2022 Pedro Prado
Módule 2 (II/III) El Rompido May/June 2023 Pedro Prado