Rabbi Dr. Arielle Hanien, PsyD, SEP



Integrated Somatic Psychology (Certified)

Somatic Experiencing (Certified Practitioner)

Spiritual Counseling


Stress Reduction

Intergenerational Trauma

Pre- and Perinatal Support

PTSD and Anxiety

Parenting & Couples Counseling

GLBTQ Identity & Sexuality

Existential Psychology

About Arielle

Rabbi Dr. Arielle Hanien, PsyD, SEP brings expertise in integrative somatic approaches to resolving trauma and enhancing resilience. Interweaving the fields of interpersonal neuroscience, psychology, conflict resolution, and Jewish tradition, she supports clients in attuning to their personal healing experiences within their embodied being and within the larger subtle energy body of the collective.

The only rabbi worldwide certified in both Somatic Experiencing (SE) and Integrated Somatic Psychotherapy, Rabbi Dr. Hanien is Associate Clinical Director of the Lifespan Psychological Center and Chair of the Clergy Education Committee of the International Trauma-Healing Institute. Until the Woolsey Fire in 2018, she served as Spiritual Counselor and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner at ReConnect Integrative Trauma Treatment Center’s Residential facility in Malibu, CA.

Rabbi Dr. Hanien earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Ryokan College in 2018 and is a doctoral fellow in the executive doctoral program in Jewish Education at the Davidson Graduate School of the Jewish Theological Seminary. Ordained by the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies with honors in Talmud in 2006, she holds degrees in Philosophy, Sociology, and Physical Sciences from Brandeis University.

Rabbi Dr. Hanien provides consultations in Somatic Experiencing to students, practitioners, and fellow clinicians. Her private practice in Somatic Experiencing and Spiritual Counseling is located in West LA and in Beverly Hills.