Jacqueline A. Carleton, PhD, founding editor of the USA Body Psychotherapy Journal and recently of the International Body Psychotherapy Journal, The Art and Science of Somatic Practice and member of the USABP Board of Directors, has been in private psychotherapy practice in Manhattan since the 1970’s. She attended Smith College, MIT, and holds a PhD from Columbia University. Since the ’80’s she has taught both body psychotherapy and principles of psychodynamic psychotherapy internationally. For the past 10 years she has utilized Somatic Experiencing, a neurologically based treatment for trauma. She practices and lectures on Somatic Experiencing in the United States and in Europe and the Middle East. She is on the Executive Committee of the Trauma Program of the National Institute for the Psychotherapies (NIP) in New York City, where she works on curriculum development.