Trauma III


Level III: Clinical Supervision and Practice

This training has been postponed due to COVID-19. We hope to be able to offer it in 2022. Please check back for details in the autumn of 2021. Details will also be announced in our newsletter, once they become available.


If you're a therapist or helping professional looking for in-depth transformation and a new way of working with trauma, Dharma of Trauma will provide the inner and outer tool sets for you. Dharma of Trauma Level 3 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 Dharma of Trauma training 

Dharma of Trauma Level 3 is a two-module 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.  

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. 


Dharma of Trauma Level 2  

Class Schedule

1:00-2:15   Learning activities
2:15-2:30      Break
2:30-3:45   Learning activities
3:45-4:00   Break
4:00-5:00   Learning activities

9:30-11:00   Learning activities
11:00-11:15   Break
11:15-12:30   Learning activities
12:30-2:00   Lunch
2:00-3:15   Learning activities
3:15-3:30   Break
3:30-5:00   Learning activities


9:30-11:30   Learning activities
11:30-12:00   Snack/lunch break
12:00-1:30   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 five-day session, you must attend the entire session and submit a signed class evaluation form.

Continuing Education

Psychotherapists: Hakomi Institute of California is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and/or LCSWs. Hakomi Institute of California maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. This course meets the requirements for 47 hours of continuing education credit (23.5 hours per module) for LMFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. CE approval agency: CAMFT. Provider number: 82187. We will email CE certificates within 30 days after each session of the course ends.

SCA LogoPsychologists: You will earn 36 CE credits for this training (18 hours each for modules 2 and 3). CE credits for psychologists are provided by the Spiritual Competency Academy (SCA) which is co-sponsoring this program. The Spiritual Competency Academy is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Spiritual Competency Academy maintains responsibility for this program and its content. For questions about receiving your Certificate of Attendance, contact our administrator at For questions about CE, visit or contact David Lukoff, PhD at






Cancellation Policy

Cancellations accepted via email or phone. If you cancel 45 days in advance of the first day of training, you will receive a full refund less any non-refundable, transferable deposit you paid and a $25 admin fee. If you cancel 30 days in advance of the first day of training, you will receive a 50% refund less any non-refundable, transferable deposit you paid and a $25 administrative fee. No refunds will be granted less than 30 days before the first day of training. No refunds will be granted for non-attendance.  


Registration will open once the training dates have been set. Please apply early as space is limited. 

Registration deadline: TBD

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 Toolbox: 125 Worksheets and Exercises to Treat Trauma & Stress. Visit Manuela's website to find out more about her work.