Carmela Bennett

Carmela Bennett is a licensed therapist of 35 years and maintains a successful psychotherapy practice for individuals and couples in NYC. She integrates Somatic Experiencing to work with trauma, PTSD, addiction, and other anxiety disorders and is on the faculty of Columbia University where she teaches Embodied Leadership.

Carmela’s lifelong participation in the expressive arts, especially dance and movement, inspires her passion for integrating creativity and imagination into all aspects of her work. A true ENFP, she is focused, intuitive and creative in her approach to all areas of her life and work. She considers our basic human need for connection and individual purpose a fundamental resource for meaningful change.