Not only will this journey benefit your clients, but it also includes your own wellbeing as a primary tool for supporting your clients!

TISI Level Two -Schedule and Curriculum
Trauma Informed Somatic Intelligence

Vernon dates TBA

28 hrs in person, 8hrs online live class time, and 8-15 hrs online self directed

Live Online Group Classes x4

Bi-weekly Mondays 6-8pm.

Online Components - x4
 8-15 hrs. at your own pace

Two Weekends of In Person Weekend Experiential Workshops
Saturday/Sunday 10am-6pm


Additional Practice Requirements
It is highly recommended you concurrently have weekly private sessions with a skilled Somatic Therapist while you take this course. Integration of this material deep into your own unique nervous system is vital for becoming truly trauma informed in your work with others. Completion of all levels and certification in TISP or TISI will require a min of 6 hours of private sessions logged per TISI Level.

Listening Buddy Sessions:
You will be instructed to take another student as a practice buddy so you can have weekly listening explorations together and keep the learned material alive.


Total Cost for TISI LEVEL 2

One Time payment: $2570
4 Monthly Installments of $699
5 Monthly Installments of $560

Installments must be completed by final class of the Level.


TISI Level 2: Understanding Trauma Through Somatic Intelligence

Bringing the somatic skills learned in the last model we will begin to explore the application of our somatic sensing when working with traumatized clients to ensure a deeply felt experience of safety for them regardless of which modality or technique we use.

Level 2 Course Outline

  • Physiology of survival responses
  • Incomplete survival responses, disruptions in homeostasis
  • Postural patterns and trauma

  • Physiology of fight, flight, freeze, fawn
  • Disruptions in cycles of exp/contract…
  • intro to basic trauma postural patterns

  • Startle respsones and the path to homeostasis-phsiological responses
  • Physiology of shock
  • Polyvagal theory of hyperarousal

Hyper arousal and overwhelm

The Healing Vortex meeting trauma from resource utilizing Resourcing for self and to support client

  • Emotional states and
  • Stress and
  • Hyper/Hypoarousal and

  • The Psoas
  • Vagus nerve
  • The hackles
  • Fight Flight
  • Containment and Protective layers

  • Attachment systems and Attachment Styles Theory
  • Concepts of Developmental Trauma

  • Meeting Attachment styles Self and Client
  • transference/countertransference
  • Framework of developmental trauma

  • In attachment
  • In therapeutic relationship

  • Acknowledging the relational therapeutic role
  • Team building within the medical profession for self and client

  • Tracking, sensing, boundaries
  • Attunement vs Entrainment
  • Resourcing
  • Using the therapeutic framework/integrity to support rupture and repair

  • Case studies
  • Self care
  • Professional Resources
  • Team building resources
  • Clinical Resources

  • Protection of self
  • Caring for self and field