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Hakomi Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy: An Experiential Introduction

  • 9 Dec 2023
  • 10 Dec 2023
  • Online

Hakomi Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy: An Experiential Introduction
(instructed in English language)

Faculty: Julia Corley, MA, LCHMCA, NCC, SEP, Certified Hakomi Trainer

December 9th-10th, 2023 Online – Live

Hakomi is a body-centered (somatic) approach. The body is viewed as a “map of the psyche” - a door that can be opened to reveal the entire unconscious belief system of the individual. The body’s habitual patterns can become a powerful access route to deeply held core material.

This workshop provides an immersive introduction to the Method, this includes lectures from the faculty, experiential exercises, demonstrations, discussion, group process sessions, and supervision.

Current neuroscience research has confirmed the basis for many foundational aspects of the Hakomi Method, including the effectiveness of mindfulness, loving presence, empathic attunement, limbic resonance, and memory reconsolidation.

We develop exquisite sensitivity and attunement, using empathic skills to read and contact subtle, unconscious cues. When integrated into the session with unique Hakomi techniques, it creates a rapid, experiential access route to unconscious core beliefs and implicit memories that invisibly shape our lives and behavior. Once conscious and directly experienced, these are available for memory re- consolidation and transformation, including the healing of attachment issues.This experiential process evokes a powerful “felt sense” for the client, allowing them to take ownership of core patterns as they emerge, and to integrate new options.

Hours: Saturday: 9:30am-12:45pm & 1:45-5:15pm

Break times: 10:45-11am, 12:45-1:45pm, 3:15-3:30pm

& Sunday: 9:30am-12:45pm & 1:45-5:15pm

Break times: 11:30-11:45am, 12:45-1:45pm, 3:15-3:30pm

All hours are Eastern Standard Time (EST)

Cost: Early Registration $295 by November 9th, 2023, $335 thereafter. Last day to register & pay December 5th, 2023

Refund & Cancellation Policy: Refunds only on cancellations made at least 3 business days prior to the workshop (less $75 non-refundable registration fee)



  • Introduce the unique application of mindfulness that supports access in therapeutic settings
  • Practice skills to enhance the therapist's self-regulation & embodiment & therapeutic relationship.
  • Utilize Hakomi principles, e.g. nonviolence in therapy, to create safety for the client
  • Discover the importance of the exploratory (experimental) attitude as a key component of the Hakomi Method.
  • Recognize the power of noticing the subtle somatic cues of the body & using this as the basis to build on the therapeutic relationship.
  • Observe the application of Hakomi skills & principles in the experiential process as a way to access unconscious core material.

Instructor Bio

Julia Corley, M.S., L.C.H.M.C.-A, is a Certified Hakomi Trainer and Therapist. She received her M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC, and has a private practice in Hillsborough, NC. Julia has done healing work since 1998, first as a massage therapist with a passion for the mind/body connection and now as a somatic psychotherapist and educator. She is also a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner and a Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist.

Target Audience

This workshop is designed to provide experiential learning in the Hakomi Method and is also a prerequisite to the Hakomi Comprehensive Training.

For Program Description, Objectives, and CE Information, download the flyer

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