Susan San Tara, M.A., M.F.T. is a licensed psychotherapist, Certified Hakomi Therapist, and Certified Hakomi Teacher. Susan has been in private practice seeing couples and individuals since 2000. In 2007, Susan co-founded Anam Cara Healing Center, a community based therapy center in Berkeley California. Susan teaches to both clinical professionals and the general public, and also has served as adjunct faculty for The California Institute of Integral Studies, in San Francisco. Susan received a Masters Degree in Transpersonal Counseling from John F. Kennedy University. In addition to body-centered and mindfulness-focused psychotherapy, Susan has studied eco-psychology, Amazonian shamanism, energy systems, and Earth based healing approaches for over 20 years. Weaving wisdom from the natural world, the poetry embedded in the body, a love of the divine mystery, and a profound respect for the human creature are the cornerstones of her work. Essential to Susan’s therapeutic and teaching work is her warm, nurturing, and friendly style, which sets the tone for a dynamic growth environment.


  • Counseling Psychology -Holistic


Diagnosis and Assessment – The Hakomi Character Map
The Hakomi Method of Somatic Psychotherapy