SE Training

The complete SE-training programme consists of three levels – Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced.
Each level consists of 2 modules of 6 days each. An Introduction workshop is the prerequisite for the 3 year SE Training.


– Understanding the physiological basis of trauma.
– The function of the nervous system.
– Identifying signals and signs in body and nervous system
– Teaching of basic SE techniques
– SE Exercises for grounding, boundaries and containment
– Practicing establishing defensive orienting responses
– Working with sensation, impression, behaviour, affect, meaning
– Working with fight, flight and freeze
– Resource
– Symptoms
– Skills to avoid pitfalls of re-traumatization and false memory
– Somatic first aid

Examination of the different categories and causes of traumatic shock and approaches to treating each case:
– global high intensity trauma (early trauma, fever, drowning, foetal distress, traumatic birth).
– Inescapable attack (rape, physical abuse, mugging, incest)
– Physical injury (surgery, anaesthesia, burns, poisoning)
– High impact accidents, head injury
– Emotional trauma i.e. severe neglect and abandonment, severe loss, ongoing abuse
– Natural disaster (earthquakes, fires, floods, social dislocation)
– Horror i.e. seeing an accident, watching someone else be abused, raped, killed or tortured
– the difference between shock-trauma and developmental-trauma

– Working with Coherence
– Polyvagal Theory and SE
– Working with syndromes (chronic. fatigue, fibromyalgia, asthma, migraine)
– Deepening of the practical work and techniques
– Working with the eyes
– Working with touch
– Working with joints, diaphragms, viscera


Costs: € 1895 per year, excl. food and lodging and excluding individual sessions and supervision.

Dates and location of group started in 2016:

(P) = De Poort Groesbeek    (M) = Mennorode Elspeet

GROUP G Module Trainer
 24-29 Oct 2016 (M) Beginning 1 Anne Janzen
06-11 March 2017 (P) Beginning 2 Anne Janzen
18-23 Sept 2017 (M) Intermediate 1 Doris Rothbauer
02-07 Feb 2018 (P) Intermediate 2 Doris Rothbauer
31 Aug-5 Sept 2018 (P) Advanced 1 Sonia Gomes
15-20 Feb 2019 (P) Advanced 2 Sonia Gomes


Dates and location of the next starting group. Location: de Poort, Groesbeek

GROUP H Module Trainer
01-06 maart 2018 Beginning 1 Doris Rothbauer
10-15 november 2018 Beginning 2 Doris Rothbauer
04-09 mei 2019 Intermediate 1 Doris Rothbauer
26-31 oktober 2019 Intermediate 2 Doris Rothbauer
13-18 februari 2020 Advanced 1 Sonia Gomes
24-29 augustus 2020 Advanced 2 Sonia Gomes


Tel. +31 (0)10-4667625