- Daniel J. Siegel, MD, clinical professor of psychiatry at UCLA School of Medicine
Pat Ogden is a pioneer in somatic psychology and Founder of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute®, an internationally recognized school specializing in somatic–cognitive approaches for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder and attachment disturbances.
She is co-founder of the Hakomi Institute, a clinician, consultant, international lecturer and trainer, and first author of Trauma and the Body: A Sensorimotor Approach to Psychotherapy. Her second book, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Interventions for Trauma and Attachment (2015) is a practical guide to integrate Sensorimotor Psychotherapy® into the treatment of trauma and attachment issues.
Dr. Ogden is currently developing Sensorimotor Psychotherapy™ for children, adolescents and families with colleagues.