Upcoming Training Transforming the Experience-Based Brain
In New York City

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New York – 2022 – Module 3

Skill Building Experience:
July 27 - July 29 & 31st, 2022

New York – 2023 – Module 1

November 16-20, 2022

New York – 2023 – Module 2

April 19-23, 2023

New York – 2023 – Module 3

July 19-23, 2023

Assistants for New York City

Assistants are available for Sessions!  A great way to experience Transforming Intentional Touch.

Ellen Keating

Somatic Healer and Trauma Therapist

Ellen Keating is a licensed psychologist in Wheaton, IL, who works with Developmental Trauma and Transforming Touch. She originally trained in emotion-focused therapy and noticed how clients would go from accessing deeper emotions directly into their traumas. Thus, she became interested in the healing of trauma. She explored Gestalt therapy, focusing, EMDR, and working with parts of the self. Ultimately, she discovered somatic healing and saw the power of touch for the healing of trauma. In particular, when she began to work with Transforming Touch, she noticed that her clients came into an even greater possibility for healing, resolving trauma, and having a full and satisfying life. This developed into her belief that through attunement, attachment, and regulation, even the “oldest” wounds can be helped and healed!

Ellen is a lead assistant for the Transforming the Experience-Based Brain trainings and does extensive consultations for touch therapists. She has conducted thousands of Transforming Touch sessions with clients and believes wholeheartedly in the power of this healing work.

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Somatic Healer and Trauma Therapist

Estelle Fineberg, LCSW, LMFT, LMT, SEP, TEP


As a Somatic Psychotherapist, I specialize in Transforming Touch®. I work with adults with early trauma and attachment issues. During sessions the power of adding touch helps to soothe the nervous system, restoring a sense of safety and trust in the moment. Transforming Touch brings a sense of comfort that can allow for the story to
unfold with or without words and a reorganization and a repatterning of the nervous system can occur. Attachment patterns are enabled to shift. I completed my SEP in 2013. Since then I have studied Touch Skills for Trauma with
Kathy Kain and Somatic Resilience and Regulation: Early Trauma with Kathy Kain and Steve Terrell, and Transforming Experience Based Brain I consult with and assist Steve

I love to learn. I am licensed in Social Work, Marriage and Family therapy and Massage Therapy. I am a Trainer in Psychodrama, Sociometry, and Group Psychotherapy. I also studied Family Systems, Gestalt Therapy, Inner Child Work, Addiction, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy, NonSomatic Extraordinary Vessel therapy (an aspect of Chinese Medicine), CranioSacral therapy and Lifespan Integration. All of these trainings inform my work.