Susie’s original background is in Counselling and Hypnotherapy.
BA (Hons)

Post Advanced Somatic Experiencing Practitioner

BASE SEP Body Awareness Somatic Education Practitioner

Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT)

Post Induction Therapist (PIT)

DARe Therapist (Dynamic Attachment Re-patterning Experience) 


Somatic Experiencing Training

SEP (Somatic Experiencing Practitioner) – Certified with Maggie Kline and Dr. Raja Selvam

BASE  SEP (Body Awareness Somatic Education) Practitioner – Certified with Dave Berger SEP, PT, MFT, LCMHC

Somatic Experiencing Body Work and Touch Therapy – Certified with Dave Berger


Best Practices In Treating Adults Enmeshed With A Parent

Certified Therapist – October 2022

Overcoming Enmeshment – Dr Keneth Adams


Post Advanced Somatic Experiencing Training with DR. Peter Levine

Fear Courage and Dignity – A Heros Journey

Sexual Healing – Transformation of a deep wound – with Dr. Peter Levine

Healing Energy Wells – with Dr. Peter Levine

Healing Archetypes – with Dr. Peter Levine

Through the Eye of the Needle, part 1 & 2 (working with coma, anaesthesia and near-death states, Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with Dr. Peter Levine) – Denmark 2012

Through the Eye of the Needle, part 1 & 2 (working with coma, anaesthesia and near-death states, Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with Dr. Peter Levine) – Switzerland 2015/2016

Through the Eye of the Needle, parts 1, 2, 3 & 4 (working with coma, anaesthesia and near-death states, Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with Dr. Peter Levine)

Bones and Viscera – with Dr. Peter Levine

Emotion, Memory and Identity – with Dr. Peter Levine

Aggression and Depression – with Dr. Peter Levine

Working with Chronic Pain – with Dr. Peter Levine

Pre and Peri-natal Trauma, Attachment and Bonding – with Dr. Ray Castellino, Thomas Harms, Maggie Kline and Dr. Peter Levine

Trauma Compulsivity and Addiction – with Dr. Peter Levine

Working with Motor vehicle accident and Whip Lash – Kathy Kaine

Sensory Motor Processing Disorder and the Trauma Continuum, Paediatric Roots of Trauma –

with Ana Du Valle and Dr. Bob Scaer

Clinical applications of the Polyvagal Theory – with Prof. Stephen Porges

The Polyvagal theory – with Prof. Stephen Porges

The Oxytocin Concept – with Dr. Sue Carter

Working with Stress and Trauma with Greater Efficiency- with Dr. Raja Selvam SEP

Master Advanced I & II- with Dr. Peter Levine, Switzerland 2014

Trans Generational Trauma – with Dr. Peter Levine & Dr. Franz Rupert (DE), Switzerland 2014

False Memory/True Memory – with Dr. Peter Levine, Switzerland 2014

Sexual Healing/Transformation of a deep wound- with Dr. Peter Levine & Marianne Bentzen (DK) 2015

Chronic Pain – with Dr. Peter Levine & Maggie Phillips 2015

Eye Of the Needle – with Dr. Peter Levine 2015

Post Advanced Training with 
Dr. Peter Levine:

1. Intro-ceptive Awareness and the Body.

2. Eye Work, Bones and Viscera.

3. Shame and Pride.

4. Medical Trauma.

5. Case Consult and Supervision with Dr. Peter Levine, Zurich, 2017.



Other Somatic Experiencing Training

Breath of Life Conference – The Body Bears the Burden 2011 and 2013 – both Dr. Peter Levine


DARe (Dynamic Attachment Re-patterning Experience ) Certifications – with Dr. Diane Poole Heller Ph.D

Susie is in the assistant programme for DARe/ SATe (Somatic Attachment Training)

Trauma and Attachment Advanced Series

1. Healing Attachment Wounds

2. Creating Healthy Adult Relationships

3. The Neurobiology of Loving Relationships

4. Victim Perpetrator Dynamics (The End of Us and Them)

5. Intergenerational Trauma – Cologne

Brainspotting – BSP – Dr Mark Grixti

PIT-Post Induction Therapy Training – with Pia Mellody, Meadows Treatment Centre, Arizona USA

PIT Training with Pia Mellody

Feeling Reduction Intensive Training with Pia Mellody

Inner Child Intensive Training with Pia Mellody

Love Addiction/ Love Avoidance Workshop 5 days

Survivors Trauma Resolution Workshop 5 Days

Meadows Pioneers in Recovery Conference – with Pia Mellody, Claudia Black, Maureen Canning, Bessel Van der Kolk, Dr. Peter Levine and John Bradshaw

Meadows Alumini Retreat ‘Rocketed into the 4th Dimension’ – with Pia Mellody and John Bradshaw

The Meadows Family Week March 2011

PIT Review with Pia Mellody and Sara Bridge May 2014, Scotsdale AZ

PIT Review with Pia Mellody and Sara Bridge Jan 2015, Scotsdale AZ

Couples Boundary Workshop Training led by Pia Mellody – Feb 2015

Your Love Keeps Me Alive:
Understanding and treatings love addiction an the triggers that sets it up – Oct 2022 – Havi Kang – LPC, CSTAT, CPTT



Terry Real  – Relational life – Couples Training

New Rules for Couples

Grandiose Women/Shutdown Men

Working With Love Avoidant’s

Coming Back From Infidelity

Relational Life Institute Couples Practicum Training 1 & 2 – with Terry Real, Boston, USA

Working with difficult Leaders – Terry Real

Relationship Boot Camp, Couples Workshop – with Terry Real, USA

Relationship 9/11 – with Charlie Risien – Pine Grove Treatment Centre, Forest General Hospital, Hattesberg, Mississippi, USA

Understanding Couples – with The Tavistock and Portman Clinic

Introducing Psychoanalytic Ideas on Sexual Perversions, Delinquency and violence – with The Tavistock and Portman Clinic

The Therapeutic Impact of working with men who have experienced sexual violation – Survivors UK

Lust, Anger, Love, Understanding Sexual Addiction and the Road to Healthy Intimacy – Maureen Canning, Meadows Treatment Centre

Cruise Control, Understanding Sexual Addiction in Gay Men – with Rob Weiss

Advance Case work in Sexual Addiction – with Rob Weiss

Clinical Practice with Sex Addicts – with Rob Weiss

Rupture and Repair – 10 Seminars with Confer

Think Body, Embodied awareness with Roz Carroll Jan – Dec 2011

Life Works – Treatment of Eating Disorders Conference 2008

Psycho Neuro-Immunology and Psychotherapy, Finding the Interface – with Confer, Dr. Michael Ash 2012

Feeding Our Minds, what we Need to Know about Nutrition and Mental Health – with Confer

John Bowlby Memorial Conference 2010 – Attachment in the 21st Century

Is there such a thing as the Impossible patient? – with Confer 2010

Contemporary views on working with Transference 2010

One Case 3 Perspectives – with Confer 2010

Brain Mapping – with Confer 2010

Counter Transferences, Intersubjective Fields and Enactments – with Confer 2010

Psychotheraputic Skills Summer School – Working with Borderline Psychopathology 2011

Why Psychotherapy Works – with Confer/ Dan Siegal – 2011

The Emotional Development of the Infant – with Dr. Amanda Jones (Confer and Tavistock Clinic) 11/2011

The Theraputic frame – Seminar Series with Confer 10/1 – 21/3/2011

Making Trauma Therapy Safer – with Babette Rothschild 2012

Neuroplasticity and the Emotional Processes of the Brain – with Dr. Jaak Panksepp 2012

European Association of Body Psychotherapists Conference 2012 Cambridge

The Clinical assessment of Attachment patterns – with Dr. Steye Farnfield 2012

The assessment and Treatment of Patients suffering from Complex and Developmental PTSD –

with Dr. Felicity de Zulueta 2012

Assessment and Protocols for working with Dissociative Clients – with Remy Aqurone 2012

Yoga, the Brain and Mental Health – with Confer 3 Day Conference

The Dynamics of Attachment in Adult Life seminar – with Dr Una McCluskey, London, November 2013


Effective Therapy for Personality Disorders – Dr. Gwen Adshead

Dr Adshead is the Forensic Psychotherapist and Psychiatrist for Broadmoor

Attachment from theory to therapy

Dr Gwen Adshead

Dr Christopher Clulow

Professor Jeremy Holmes

Dr Una McCluskey


Medicating with food and sex

When disordered eating and intamacy disorders collide – Dr Stehanie Carnes


The Vulnerable Narcissist

Understanding the impact of gender and attachment – Dr Gwen Ash