Level Three: Clinical Supervision and Practice 

If you're a therapist or helping professional looking for in-depth transformation and a new way of working with trauma, From Trauma to Dharma will provide the inner and outer tool sets for you. Our Level 3 From Trauma to Dharma training is the third in a series of three comprehensive trainings offering a unique somatic approach to resolving trauma. 

View a detailed description of our full three-module From Trauma to Dharma training 

From Trauma to Dharma Level 3 is a three-weekend supervisory course allowing you to work on your edges as a trauma therapist and receive personalized feedback to strengthen and deepen your somatic trauma therapy skills. Each intensive weekend will provide ample room for supervised practice in the therapist’s seat.  

For Whom

This training will benefit psychotherapists, counselors, interns, health practitioners, and other helping professionals who want to learn precise techniques for healing trauma and maintaining their own sense of health and well-being when working with trauma.  


From Trauma to Dharma Level 2  

Class Schedule

1:30-3:00   Learning activities
3:15-4:45   Learning activities
4:45-5:00   Break
5:00-6:00   Learning activities

10:00-11:30   Learning activities
11:30-11:40   Break
11:40-1:20   Learning activities
1:20-2:30   Lunch
2:30-3:30   Learning activities
3:30-3:40   Break
3:40-5:00   Learning activities

All teaching is experiential and includes time for practice and feedback. Schedule subject to change. As an approved continuing education provider, Hakomi Institute of California is required to award CE credit for instructional time only; no CE credit will be granted for lunches and breaks. To receive CE credit for a given weekend, you must attend the entire weekend and submit a signed class evaluation form.

Continuing Education

Psychotherapists: This course meets the requirements for 28.5 hours of continuing education credit (9.5 hours per weekend) for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. CE approval agency: CAMFT. Provider number: 82187.


Nov 15-16, 2019; Dec 6-7, 2019; and Jan 24-25, 2020

Fridays 1:30-6:00; Saturdays 10-5

Rudramandir, 830 Bancroft Way, Berkeley, CA 94710

 $1,100 if enrolled by 10/4/19; $1,300 thereafter
If you register for all three modules ofFrom Trauma to Dharma by 12/7/18 you'll receive an additional $200 discount for the entire series. To benefit from this savings, use discount code TR3-127-DC when registering for our Level 3 training.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations accepted via email or phone. If you cancel by October 1, you will receive a full refund less a $25 administrative fee. If you cancel between October 2 and October 16, you will receive a 50% refund less a $25 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted after October 16. No refunds will be granted for non-attendance.  


Please apply early as space is limited. 

Registration deadline: November 8, 2019

For More Information

For further details, including accommodation of special needs and information about our grievance process, please contact our administrator at 415-839-6788 or


ManuelaPicManuela Mischke-Reeds, MA, MFT (LMFT 40823) is an international Hakomi trainer and somatic psychotherapist, Dharma teacher and author. She trains, consults and coaches professionals in varied fields, including health professionals and business leaders. Her trainings in the United States, Australia, Germany, China and Israel bring together 25 years of in-depth practice and teaching in Hakomi Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy, somatic trauma therapies, attachment and infant mental health work, Buddhist meditation practices and movement therapies. Manuela's work with trauma is grounded in an inside-out approach that utilizes the depth of the body's knowledge. Applying Buddhist perspectives and practices to her work, she weaves together specific mindfulness practices with core somatic techniques to create a unified approach to trauma resolution. Her unique teaching gifts inspire people to live their lives from the reverence and awareness of interconnection. Manuela is the author of two books: 8 Keys to Practicing Mindfulness: Practical Strategies for Emotional Health and Well Being and Somatic Psychotherapy Tool Box: 125 Worksheets and Exercises to Treat Trauma & Stress. Visit Manuela's website to find out more about her work.


ShaiShai Lavie, MA, MFT, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Certified Hakomi Therapist and Teacher with a private practice in San Rafael. He is also certified in the Somatic Experiencing method of working with trauma. Shai serves as adjunct professor at Sofia University (formerly the Institute for Transpersonal Psychology), and is on the faculty of John F. Kennedy University. He also teaches in the Mindfulness and Compassion Certificate Program at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Shai leads transformational groups that integrate Hakomi, Somatic Experiencing, group process, ritual and dream work. Shai has led therapeutic groups in Marin County and San Francisco schools for over 10 years. He also has led over a dozen wilderness Rites of Passage programs for youth. Shai has been practicing Vipassana meditation for 25 years. Since 2001, Shai has taught meditation in the Teen and Family Program at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. Please look for Shai's articles in the September/October 2011 issue of Psychotherapy Networker (“In Search of a Lost Self”) and in the September/October 2011 issue of The Therapist (“Mindfulness-Based Family Therapy”.)