Manuela Mischke-Reeds MA, LMFT, is a somatic & trauma psychotherapist and international teacher and director of the Hakomi Institute of California.  She has been training and coaching professionals in the methods of Hakomi therapy and Somatic Trauma Therapies for the past 20 years.  She consults professionals in varied fields, including health professionals, first responders and business leaders.  She integrates Hakomi Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy, somatic trauma therapies, and trauma mental health approaches for business leaders and first responders.  Her embodied therapeutic approach includes Ketamine assisted-psychotherapy with First responders and trauma clients.

Manuela is the founder Innate Somatic Intelligence Trauma Training Approaches integrating 20+ years of in-depth clinical practice and teaching.

Manuela is the author of several books, including 125 Somatic Psychotherapy Tools for Trauma and Stress (PESI 2018), 8 Keys to Practicing Mindfulness: Practical Strategies for Emotional Health and Well Being (W.W. Norton 2015).  Visit Manuela’s website to find out more about her work:



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Manuela Mischke-Reeds is a co-director and teacher with Hakomi Institute of California. She maintains a private practice and receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Manuela Mischke-Reeds is a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.