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Tara Brach & Peter Levine – 2020 Symposium Virtual Experience: Nourishing the Soul of Psychotherapy

Tara Brach & Peter Levine – 2020 Symposium Virtual Experience: Nourishing the Soul of Psychotherapy

Tara Brach & Peter Levine – 2020 Symposium Virtual Experience: Nourishing the Soul of Psychotherapy

Discover how to Offer Healing During These Unprecedented Times

Featuring keynotes and workshops from Esther Perel, Peter Levine, Bessel van der Kolk, Dan Siegel, Tara Brach, Sue Johnson, Janina Fisher, and Lori Gottlieb, and more!

We’re experiencing a global mental health crisis beyond anything we’ve seen in our lifetime. Even after the COVID-19 pandemic passes, many will continue to suffer long-term PTSD symptoms. Clients need our help, and we need each other!

That’s why we’ve brought together the field’s leading innovators to discuss how we can offer healing (for ourselves and our clients) during these anxious times.

What You’ll Learn In 2020 Symposium Virtual Experience

  • Internal Family Systems (IFS) in Action with Richard Schwartz
  • Compassionate Inquiry with Gabor Maté
  • Polyvagal Theory in Action with Deb Dana
  • Couples Therapy for Treating Trauma using the Gottman Approach with John and Julie Gottman
  • Applying Mindfulness in Therapy with Jack Kornfield and Trudy Goodman
  • The Art and Science of Presence with Dan Siegel
  • Becoming Solution Focused in Therapy with Elliot Connie

2020 Symposium Virtual Experience is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for therapists looking not only for clinical insight, but a forum in which to reflect on how we can help ourselves and our clients navigate difficult and uncertain times like these.

About The Authors

About Tara Brach, Ph.D.

Tara Brach is a founder and senior teacher of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington D.C. A clinical psychologist and leading Western teacher of Buddhism, Brach is nationally known for her skill at integrating psychotherapy with a range of meditative and mindfulness practices. Her books include Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha and, most recently, True Refuge: Three Gateways to a Fearless Heart. To learn more about Tara Brach, visit

About Peter Levine, PhD

Peter A. Levine, PhD, holds doctorates in both medical biophysics and psychology. The developer of Somatic Experiencing®, a body-awareness approach to healing trauma, and founder of the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute, which conducts trainings in this work throughout the world and in various indigenous cultures, with 26 faculty members and over five thousand students. Dr. Levine was a stress consultant for NASA on the development of the space shuttle project and was a member of the Institute of World Affairs Task Force of Psychologists for Social Responsibility in developing responses to large-scale disasters and ethno-political warfare. Levine’s international best seller, Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma, has been translated into 22 languages.

His recent interests include the prevention of trauma in children, and he has co-written two books, with Maggie Kline, in this area: Trauma Through a Child’s Eyes and Trauma-Proofing Your Kids. His most recent book: In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness, was recently released to rave reviews. Levine’s original contribution to the field of Body-Psychotherapy was honored in 2010 when he received the LifeTime Achievement award from the United States Association for Body Psychotherapy (USABP).

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