Somatic Experiencing(SE) is based on the work of Peter Levine PhD.
Here he explains its origins.
Books on SE
Aims of Ireland SE
The purpose of Ireland SE is to add skilled SE-trained practitioners to the pool of people working with trauma in Ireland.
The training programme, curriculum and assessment, follow the requirements of EASE (the European Association for Somatic Experiencing) and SETI, (the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute).
"More needs to be done to treat [trauma] to help improve the collective mental health of post-conflict communities." ISE Director Brid Keenan in a recent presentation entitled: “Impact of Trauma in Ireland”
Steve Hoskinson lead our first training.
Here he explains the impact of trauma.
The students of the 2013/2015 course commissioned Patrick Davey to compose this piece of music as a gift to IrelandSE and its organisers, trainers and assistants.