Patrice Hamilton, MEd, CMT. Somatic educator and counselor


Patrice Hamilton has worked in the fields of education and counseling for over 20 years. She moved to California from the Midwest in 1996.

Patrice has been providing somatic education and counseling on the Central Coast of California since 1999.  With a Masters of Education Degree in Clinical and School Counseling, and is certified as a Practitioner in The Refined Method of Hakomi, Patrice completed a three year certification program in Cortical Field Reeducation®, a movement education and body awareness practice in 2000, and is certified in Esalen® Massage.

Helping others discover new possibilities through both individual and group work continues to inspire her and her work. Patrice’s own journey of personal growth and healing fuels her desire to assist others on theirs, she is passionate about teaching others to be more aware of their bodies as a doorway to growth, healing and lasting change.


"Patrice brought a reverence to the work, and I felt she honored our individual journey." "This has been the best (program) I can remember. Patrice is so committed to her work and her students, so loving and kind, such a good teacher." "I can already feel the positive effects of this practice (CFR) in my Continue Reading...

5/5 Stars.

Workshop Students - Esalen Institute

I believe that a sense of humor as well as a sense of curiosity are essential components on any journey of self-exploration. I invite you to bring these, and all other aspects of yourself, as together we explore what is possible. All of you is welcome here.