Dr. Hanien brings to Community West a wealth of experience and expertise in integrative somatic approaches to resolving trauma and enhancing resilience. Interweaving the fields of interpersonal neuroscience, psychology, and conflict resolution, she supports clients in attuning to their felt sense experience and to discerning and drawing upon resources in their embodied being. The only rabbi worldwide certified in both Somatic Experiencing (SE) and Integrated Somatic Psychology, Dr. Hanien is Chair of the Clergy Education Committee of the International Trauma-Healing Institute. She has served as Spiritual Counselor and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner at ReConnect Integrative Trauma Treatment Center’s Residential facility and has lead groups and provided individual Somatic Experiencing services in multiple treatment centers in Southern California. She consults on trauma and healing for initiatives in the fields of chaplaincy, education, and interfaith dialogue. Dr. Hanien earned a doctorate in Clinical Psychology and is a fellow in the executive doctoral program in Jewish Education at the Davidson Graduate School of the Jewish Theological Seminary. Ordained by the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies with honors in Talmud in 2006, she also holds degrees in Philosophy, Sociology, and Physical Sciences from Brandeis University. Dr. Hanien provides consultations and trainings in Somatic Experiencing, and maintains a private practice where she sees individuals and couples for Somatic Experiencing and Spiritual Counseling.