|Faculty | Bio
Heike S. Gattnar
Munich, Germany D-81249
SE Level: Somatic Experiencing Practitioner & SE Trauma Institute Faculty Member
Professional Title: Body-oriented Psychotherapist; Counselor Educator
Professional Description: Heike Gattnar started off as a research assistant in the
field of Neurophysiology at the Max-Planck-Institute of Psychiatry in Munich,
and MIT, Cambridge,Mass. Since 1978 she has been trained in body-, voice- and art-therapy
and has been strongly influenced by Jungian Psychology, meditation and holistic healing
approaches. In 1995, she became an assistant trainer and supervisor in the Feldenkrais-Method
and has worked in many Feldenkrais-Trainings throughout Europe since.
In 1997, she met Peter Levine and continues to study with him. It is her desire to help
spread SE and, born herself during World War II, to resolve the trauma of wars in Europe,
especially in the 2nd and 3rd generation. She teaches a SE-training program in Northern
Germany and Introductory courses in Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Norway and Sweden. Heike
lives in Munich, where she has had a practice for more than 20 years as a somatic psychotherapist.