William Smythe, M.A., is a pioneer in the fields of Somatic Psychology and Rolfing®. A Certified Advanced Rolfer, he has practiced over 30 years. An early collaborator with Dr. Peter Levine, the originator of Somatic Experiencing® and Director of the Foundation for Human Enrichment, William Smythe, has a diverse and profound resume of the traumatic healing arts. He holds a masters degree in Somatic Psychology from the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute with extensive training and influences from Somatic Experiencing, Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, Visceral Manipulation, Ericksonian Hypnotherapy, and Native American Shamanism. For over 25 years he has been passionately involved with the martial art of Aikido and is the Chief Instructor (Sensei) of the Aikido Arts Center . He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. http://williamsmythe.com

William speaks with Joanna about interpersonal neurobiology (first human bond:mother/child ), the somatic psycho-archeology, bridging feeling and imagery, the body as shadow…