I believe our bodies are designed to protect us and carry us to safety – and then relax into a place of ease, connection, and joy.

Nkem Ndefo’s career began in the late 1980s, providing community health education to distressed populations including IV drug addicts and youth in foster care and inner-city schools. She witnessed intense suffering in these communities; her desire to relieve this suffering spurred her pursuit for the knowledge, understanding, and skills necessary to bring health at its deepest level to all age groups.

Certified as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Midwife, Nkem also has extensive post-graduate training in complementary health modalities and emotional therapies, including direct training and collaboration with David Berceli, the creator of TRE®.

She has worked as a clinician, educator, and researcher in settings ranging from large-volume hospitals to small community clinics, and has maintained a busy holistic health private practice in Los Angeles since 2001. She is the founder of TRE Los Angeles, LLC and the TRE Training Institute. Additionally she chairs the Global TRE® Research Workgroup and serves on the advisory board for Living Ubuntu, a non-profit focused on holistic trauma recovery.

As a Certified TRE® Trainer, Nkem provides:

  • Private instruction
  • Group instruction
  • Program planning and implementation for agencies and organizations
  • Lead faculty at TRE Training Institiute
  • Languages: Spanish
  • Location: Northeast Los Angeles