About Joshua Sylvae
Joshua Sylvae has been involved in Somatic Experiencing® since 2004. His study of nervous system regulation has incorporated inquiry into many disparate fields including ecology, philosophy, and neurobiology. He holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology (with an emphasis in somatic psychology) and is a marriage and family therapist. Joshua’s clinical practice is grounded in SE™, and he also integrates psychodynamic perspectives, mindfulness approaches, a systemic orientation, and a good deal of humor in his work.Joshua’s background includes participation in social change efforts, movements for social equality and ecological sustainability, and he maintains a passion for encouraging and assisting communities working toward the creation of a just and healthful society. He envisions Somatic Experiencing becoming an integral part of healing and transforming our world, and feels greatly inspired when helping professionals integrate these simple principles for treating and transforming trauma and distress.Joshua resides in Portland, Oregon, where he maintains a private therapy and consulting practice and shares life with his partner and young daughter. Together, they enjoy music, unstructured play, and spending time outdoors.
- Grief and Loss
- Complex PTSD
SE™ Practitioner – SE™ Faculty
Somatic Experiencing Practitioner
Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, Trauma First Aide