ALICEN HALQUIST is a Licensed Psychotherapist with a Masters Degree in Somatic Psychology. She has 23 years of experience facilitating and assisting in the training of the Somatic Experiencing (SE) model through the Foundation for Human Enrichment (FHE, formerly SETI). She has extensive experience integrating SE with the DARe model. Alicen has served as a Faculty Instructor, a Senior Lead Assistant, and supervises trainings through the advanced level for FHE. In addition, she is Adjunct Faculty in the graduate somatic psychology program at Naropa University, in Boulder, CO, and has also been trained in Psychobiological therapy by Stan Tatkin.
Her approach integrates deep mindfulness, is informed by eastern philosophy, a personal meditation practice, yoga, dance/creative arts therapy, and a belief that healing trauma can give us direct access to spiritual expansion.