Assistant Professor in the MA in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Somatic Psychology at CIIS Jean-Paul Eberle

Program Chair, Assistant Professor
Somatic Psychology
School of Professional Psychology and Health (SPPH)

MA, Naropa University

BA, Boston College

Jean-Paul Eberle, MA, CMT, RYT-500, LMFT has been in the expressive and healing arts for over two decades. Jean-Paul possesses an undergraduate degree in philosophy and theater arts, is a certified massage therapist and a registered yoga teacher, and he possesses a post-graduate degree in somatic counseling psychology from Naropa University.

He has undergone extensive training at the Hakomi Institute of California in body-oriented mindfulness-based psychotherapy with ongoing equal specialization in dance movement therapy, yoga therapy, and the diamond heart approach. 

He has previously been an adjunct professor for a number of years at both Naropa University and CIIS. He currently presents workshops throughout the Bay Area to direct care providers on ways to incorporate somatic therapy and movement therapy principles, as well as techniques of mindfulness, into working with youth and families involved in the foster care system. 

Jean-Paul is a licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice in Mill Valley where he works with individuals, couples, and families. He specializes in developmental work with youth and adolescents with acute and/or chronic mental health challenges as may be related to complex trauma and attachment challenges. He actively incorporates somatic work in efforts to support and reinforce an increased coherent, resilient, and resourced narrative sense of self in his clients.

Jean-Paul is the founder and sole proprietor of “Body Psychology Today,” whose mission it is to empower individuals of all ages and backgrounds with the resources needed to live life in a more empowered, embodied and meaningful way and to make “The Wisdom of the Body, Accessible to All.

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