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. She is Associate Clinical Director of the Lifespan Psychological Center affiliated with UCLA and served as the Spiritual Counselor and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner of ReConnect Integrative Trauma Treatment Center’s Residential facility in Malibu, CA. She is Chair of the Clergy Education Committee of the International Trauma-Healing Institute, and assists the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute at all levels of Somatic Experiencing training. 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 and Integrated Somatic Psychotherapy, Dr Rabbi Arielle Hanien earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology 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. She was ordained by the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies with honors in Talmud in 2006, and holds degrees in Philosophy, Sociology, and Physical Sciences, from Brandeis University.