About Riki


With 40 years experience as a body-centered therapist & educator, Riki is the senior Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner in the Washington, DC area.

Focusing on trauma recovery, nervous system stabilization, and the restoration of joy and wholeness, Riki is an AmSAT certified senior teacher of the Alexander Technique, an ISMETA Registered Somatic Movement Therapist, and a USABP member (US Association for Body Psychotherapy). She incorporates Arny Mindell's Process Work & Authentic Movement into her practice.

Riki's greatest joy lies in supporting each client's unique personal process, trusting the creative self-regulation of every nervous system to proceed along its own healing path. In addition to a private practice in DC working with individuals and couples, Riki has been a long-time primary assistant on Somatic Experiencing® trainings. She is an approved provider of required personal sessions, case consultations and supervision for SE students at all levels of training. She provides sessions via Skype & phone for clients from all over the country.