Jennifer Ianniello

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"Jennifer Ianniello, MFT is a somatic psychotherapist specializing in trauma recovery. Curious about the impact of trauma on the body, she began studying somatics in 1996 and started on the Generative Somatics path in 2004. Jennifer received her Masters degree in Somatic Psychotherapy from the California Institute of Integral Studies. She continues ongoing coursework in leadership and somatic bodywork at Strozzi Institute. She is an ongoing, committed learner in the intersection of somatics and social justice. Jennifer joined the Somatics and Trauma teaching team in 2008.

"Passionate about the use of skilled touch in psychotherapy, Jennifer co-authored a research paper on touch interventions in somatic therapy in 2005 and presented on the effectiveness of the Generative Somatics discourse in her Masters thesis on healing trauma. Previously, she worked as a therapist at Holos Institute and Alvarado Elementary School in San Francisco. She had a bodywork practice for 11 years and believes strongly in the relevance and potency of informed touch to deeply heal ourselves, our relationships and our communities."[1]


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  1. Generative Somatics About, organizational web page, accessed June 16, 2013.