SE™ Practitioner Directory » Jennifer Slater Details


  • USABP Directory Member   USABP Directory Member


Portland, Oregon, 97211
United States of America

About Jennifer Slater

Jennifer Slater is a Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner, certified to work with trauma, stress, and its debilitating symptoms. She has a Masters degree in Somatic Psychology and is currently working towards her Ph. D, researching how trauma affects shy personalities. Jennifer also has training in Hakomi, Sensorimotor psychotherapy, Body Mind Centering, Mindfulness, Interpersonal Neurobiology, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Hanna Somatics, and other body/mind disciplines. She has also studied anatomy and physiology, holistic nutrition therapy, trauma release for yoga therapy, and Zen meditation mindfulness training. She love her work and how much it has benefited her own healing and she is honored to share it with others in their own journey.Her Somatic Experiencing® certification comes from years of training in Trauma Resolution with Dr. Peter Levine, Dr. Diane Poole Heller, Ariel Giarretto, Robert Scaer, Bessel van der Kolk, and Somatic Experiencing Touch Training with Kathy Kain. Informing her work also comes from participation in years of inquiring how the body holds trauma.Jennifer has also been a yoga practitioner and registered teacher for almost over two decades believing that the anatomical pathways of the body and the postures within work to show hidden traumatic patterns. She specializes in yoga therapeutics believing that nervous system regulation is the key to unlocking held patterns in the body and mind.Jennifer is a registered holistic nutritionist (RHN), prajna yoga therapy teacher (CYT), cranial sacral practitioner, and professional counselor (MA). She is a registered member in the Yoga alliance with over 1000 hours, International Association of Yoga Therapists, American Vini Yoga Institute Member, International Alliance of Health Care Educators, Upledger Institute Registered Therapist, Foundation For Human Enrichment Member, also a registered with the United States Association of Body Psychotherapy.


  • Eating Disorders
  • Motor Vehicle Collisions
  • Adults
  • LGBT
  • Victims of Sexual Abuse
  • Victims of Mass Disaster
  • Grief and Loss
  • Chronic Pain/Fibromyalgia
  • Medical Procedure Trauma
  • Prenatal/Birth Trauma
  • Adults abused as children
  • Complex PTSD
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Developmental Trauma

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Post Advanced Certificates:

Touch Skills Training, BASE Trainee (Bodywork and Somatic Education for trauma therapists), Eye of the Needle

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