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“Trauma is epidemic among veterans and civilians alike. Understanding trauma is the first step to healing and becoming resilient.” Listen. Share. Heal. The Resilience Cafe will be held Tuesday, the 11th 2014 at the Palms Grill, 100 South McDowell.
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At the Institute

Acute and Chronic Physical Pain »

Pain is how your body reacts to trauma. It occurs when nerve endings called pain receptors are activated by injury, illness or stress. At the Bernstein Institute for Trauma Treatment we don’t just treat the symptom, we treat the causes.

Reichian-Myofascial Release Therapy »

The Bernstein Institute’s method of Reichian-Myofascial Release Therapy produces unprecedented results, without the use of drugs.

Team Treatment »

At the Bernstein Institute, we use the team approach in all aspects of treatment including counseling and psychotherapy with patients as well as all bodywork.


Improve your physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual health through our resilience training workshops. We also provide customized training packages for organizations.

Therapeutic Services »

The Institute offers a broad range of therapeutic treatments and modalities in its attractive suite of offices near Petaluma’s picturesque Foundry Wharf.