William Smythe

About William Smythe

William Smythe, M.A., is a pioneer in the fields of Somatic Psychology and Rolfing® Structural Integration.

He has over 33 years of clinical and teaching experience and has taught Rolfing and somatically based workshops and trainings internationally.

An early collaborator with Dr. Peter Levine, the originator of Somatic Experiencing®, Bill has a diverse resume of the healing arts. He holds a master’s degree in Somatic Psychology with extensive training and influences from Somatic Experiencing, Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, Visceral Manipulation, Ericksonian Hypnotherapy, and Native American Shamanism.

 His unique contribution to the field is informed by his practice of Aikido. For over 30 years he has been involved with this martial art and is the Chief Instructor (Sensei) of the Aikido Arts Center. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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