Somatic Psychology Program
School of Professional Psychology and Health (SPPH)
PhD, Ohio State University
MSW, Catholic University of Social Sciences, Munich, Germany
Theresa Silow, Ph.D., LPCC is Professor and Core Faculty (former Chair) in the Somatic Psychology Program at California Institute of Integral Studies. She holds a PhD in Somatic Studies from The Ohio State University. Theresa joined the CIIS Somatic Psychology faculty after having been Core Faculty and Director of the Somatic Psychology Specialization at John F. Kennedy University for 11 years. A native of Germany, Theresa also teaches Somatic Psychology courses as adjunct faculty at Steinbeis Hochschule, Germany. Her private somatic psychotherapy practice in Santa Rosa is informed by somatic, developmental, attachment, psychoanalytic, and trauma theories and practices. Theresa has explored the integration of body, mind, and spirit for several decades. Her studies with pioneers Anna Halprin, Emilie Conrad, and Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen continue to inform her teaching, her psychotherapy practice, and her research.