Joshua Sylvae, PhD, LMFT

Somatic Experiencing Faculty

Joshua Sylvae has been involved in the field of somatics for over two decades, also incorporating inquiry into many disparate fields including ecology, philosophy, and neurobiology. He holds an MA in clinical psychology (with an emphasis in somatic psychology) and a PhD in Higher Learning and Social Change, and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Joshua’s clinical practice is grounded in somatics, and he also integrates psychodynamic perspectives, mindfulness approaches, a systemic orientation, and a good deal of humor into his work. He is a faculty member at Somatic Experiencing International, leading the SE Professional Training in locations around the world, and is also Legacy Faculty for Peter Levine’s Ergos Institute for Somatic Education. Joshua’s background includes participation in social change efforts, movements for social equality and ecological defense, and he maintains a passion for encouraging and assisting communities working toward the creation of a just and healthful society. In 2019, Joshua launched The (r)evolve Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to educating the general public about human origins; he currently serves as the organization’s director. He envisions somatics becoming an integral part of healing and transforming our world.