Patrice Hamilton, ACSW has worked in the fields of education, counseling, and bodywork for over 30 years - teaching classes, groups, and workshops in personal growth, awareness practices, and movement education. With a love for learning, she holds Master’s Degrees in Education and Social Work, and is certified in Hakomi, Cortical Field Reeducation®, and Esalen® Massage. Her Esalen experience began as a Workscholar in 1996, followed by involvement in longer residential programs, the job as Work Scholar Coordinator from 2000-2002, and opportunities to lead both residential programs and public workshops. Patrice has also led residential programs at Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY. Since 2015, she has led several Body Centered Awareness workshops in Guangzhou, China. While at Esalen she truly discovered the joy of experiential learning and was motivated to share with students and clients a felt experience of the mind/body/emotion connection.
Patrice Hamilton has worked in the fields of education, counseling, and bodywork for over 30 years. She feels fortunate to have lived and worked at Esalen from 1996-2002, followed by opportunities to lead residential and public programs.