Sharon Stanley, PhD. Forgetting Everything We Know About Trauma
Dr. Sharon Stanley has educated thousands of healthcare professionals internationally in the principles and practices of somatic psychotherapy. Building on her research on empathy with traumatized youth, Sharon founded Somatic Transformation (ST), a trauma model and professional curriculum. ST is based on emerging research in Interpersonal Neurobiology and a phenomenological, intersubjective approach to transform relational and shock trauma.
Sharon participates in Dr. Allan Schore’s Seattle Study Group, and her work with First Nations, the study of Afro-Brazilian healing with on-going research into clinical practice has led to a fluid convergence of neurological research and professional skills.
Sharon has a clinical practice on Bainbridge Island, Washington.
- Sharon’s book: Relational and Body-Centered Practices for Healing Trauma: Lifting the Burdens of the Past