About Dr David Berceli, Founder of TRE
Dr David Berceli is the founder of Trauma Recovery Assessment and Prevention Services. For the past 22 years he has lived and worked in more than 30 war torn countries of Africa and the Middle East. Along with individual trauma counselling, he has provided specialised trauma recovery assistance to the US military personnel, national and international relief agencies, and government and non-government organisations whose staff are living and working trauma inducing environments. David is a Clinical Social Worker (PhD), licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) Certified Bioenergetics Therapist (CBT) Certified Field Traumatologist (CFT) and Spiritual Director (MS).
Through his work he has become an international expert in the areas of trauma intervention and conflict resolution. David has lived and worked extensively in Israel/Palestine, Sudan, Uganda, Kenya, Yemen, Egypt, and Lebanon. Fluent in English and Arabic, David brings a keen understanding of the intertwining dynamics of religion and ethnic customs and has developed specific processes to enable people to manage personal trauma as well as bring healing and reconciliation between diverse groups.
He is the creator of a revolutionary and unique set of Trauma Releasing Exercises (TRE) that help release the deep chronic tension created in the body during stressful or traumatic experiencs. David continues to be involved in trauma recovery programs not solely for the sake of reducing the suffering caused by trauma but because he has recognized globally that trauma possesses unique possibilities of transformation in the individual if they pursue their recovery process to its ultimate end.
Trauma as a paradigm shift - The human animal is designed to experience, endure and survive traumatic episodes leading to growth and resilience.
For more information on David, visit the TRE International Website
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