Carolyn B. Cooper, MS, LMFT, SEP, SAP

SE™ Practitioner


Carolyn B. Cooper, MS, LMFT, SEP, SAP

Somatic Experiencing takes healing to a deeper level, in a way that continually moves me. Combined with ‘top-down’ approaches, it helps identify strengths and intentions beneath painful survival patterns. Shame, fear and anger often transform into vital life energy, which enables a shift to more dignified, masterful thriving.


As a private practice psychotherapist based in SF & Marin, I primarily work with adults, but also love to assist children in turning core wounds into core gifts. To do so, I integrate SE, CBT, Therapeutic Touch, EMDR, Solution-Focused Therapy, Stages of Change, Motivational Interviewing, Drama, Art & Play Therapy techniques. I am comfortable working with a range of challenges: Trauma, mood & anxiety disorders, relationship issues, substance abuse &/or process addiction (compulsive gambling, shopping, sex), codependency, life transitions, career-related decisions, existential questions.


SETI-approved provider of sessions for credit toward the Somatic Experiencing certificate to students at all levels of he professional training program and consultations to individuals at the beginning level.


  • Addiction
  • Adults
  • Adults abused as children
  • Children
  • Chronic Pain/Fibromyalgia
  • Complex PTSD
  • Couples
  • Developmental Trauma
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Families of Veterans
  • Grief and Loss
  • Hospice
  • Medical Procedure Trauma
  • Motor Vehicle Collisions
  • Veterans
  • Victims of Domestic Violence
  • Victims of Mass Disaster
  • Victims of Sexual Abuse

SE Level

SE™ Practitioner

Professional Title

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Professional Certifications


Post Advanced Certificates

  • Touch Skills Training
  • Eye of the Needle