Faculty | Bio
Av. Dr. Arnaldo 1644
0125-100 Sao Paulo, SP Brazil
SE Level: Body oriented psychotherapist, Rolfer and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner
Professional Description: Pedro Prado, 62 born in Brazil, graduated in clinical psychology in 1971 and worked and taught body oriented psychotherapy, in a neo-reichian somatic approach. In 1981 he got trained as a Rolfer and added the Structural Integration perspective into his practice. He was the first Rolfer in Brazil and dedicated himself to making Rolfing available in his country. Founded the Brazilian Association of Rolfers, and became an Advanced Rolfing and Rolf Movement Instructor for the Rolf Institute, in Boulder Colorado, where he has been teaching since 1991.
In 2000 the Brazilian Association of Rolfers brought Peter Levine in and he followed his inquires into the somatic dimension of the psyche and incorporated SE into his practice and eventually became an Instructor for The Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute, where he's been teaching Begining and Intermediate levels since 2005. He developed a methodology named "Structural Stretches" that integrates the Structural work and the S. E. approach. Currently, besides carrying his private practice and teaching for both Institutions, In 2006 he got a PhD in Psychosomatics.