Jacqueline A. Carleton, PhD has been in private psychotherapy practice in Manhattan since the 1970’s. Since the ’80’s she has taught both somatic psychotherapy and principles of psychodynamic psychotherapy internationally. She is on the Executive Committee of the Integrative Trauma Treatment Program of the National Institute for the Psychotherapies (NIP) in New York City, Dr Carleton is the founding editor of the International Body Psychotherapy Journal, The Art and Science of Somatic Praxis and is currently co-authoring a book applying Somatic Experiencing (*a neurologically based treatment for trauma.) and relational psychoanalysis to medical trauma affecting both doctors and patients.