Staci K. Haines

Director of Methodology, Strozzi Institute

Staci K. Haines is a national leader in the field of Somatics, specializing in social leadership. Staci has worked extensively with organizational leaders, including corporate executives, non-profits, and social entrepreneurs. She is a senior teacher at Strozzi Institute and the Director of Methodology, having studied and worked with Strozzi Institute since 1995.

She is the founder of generative somatics, a nonprofit ally organization of Strozzi Institute, bringing Somatics to social and environmental change leaders. She is also the originator of Somatics and Trauma, and leads courses teaching psychologists, social leaders, and other practitioners to effectively transform the impact of individual and social trauma and violence. Staci is the author of Healing Sex (Cleis 1999, 2007), a how-to book offering a somatic approach to recovery from sexual trauma and developing healthy sexual and intimate relationships. She also released Healing Sex (SIR Productions 2004), representing diverse men and women healing from the impact of sexual trauma. Staci is the Founder of generationFIVE, a community leadership organization whose mission is to end the sexual abuse of children within five generations.

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