Be prepared to feel a sense of interest, synergy and readiness for something new, gentle and pleasurable with Dr. Michael Picucci’s holistic healing approach.

Dr. Picucci draws on 30 years of experience in a wide variety of healing and treatment practices, including psychology, psychotherapy, alcoholism and addictions recovery, trauma healing, sexual healing, grief counseling, somatic experiencing and other holistic, complementary healing paradigms.

His whole person approach and unique style, along with a diverse clientele have established Dr. Picucci as a preferred therapist by many prestigious mental health and addiction treatment centers. Dr. Picucci’s research, experience and somatic (body awareness) expertise have been internationally recognized. His work has been published in numerous media, and his colleagues recognize him as a pioneer in intuitive healing.


Nadya Peeva asked Dr. Michael Picucci about seven aspects of his work as a practicing therapist. His answers were captured on video by documentary film-maker Casey Meade and may be viewed separately below and in the video section of this site.

Getting Unstuck

Focalizing Benefits

Whole Person Approach

Intuitive Healing Pioneer

Online Therapy Option

For those who cannot visit Dr. Picucci at his offices, Dr. Picucci offers expert sessions at a distance with use of web conferencing technologies like Skype. The video below shows clients speaking about what it's like to work with him online.


Dr. Picucci is thrilled to announce that the Focalizing Institute will be holding a weekend retreat and training this summer. This deeply experiential course will train participants how to lead Focalizing sessions and how the approach can be applied for profound personal and interpersonal healing. Learn more.


Focalizing Source Energy: Going Within to Move Beyond introduces a holistic human technology that helps us move to resolution for what ails us on personal and societal levels. To buy the book and see reviews, please click here.

Focalizing Interview

Dr. Picucci is featured in this brief Focalizing Institute Introduction Video. The Focalizing Institute community has participated in and supported Michael's somatic research for decades.


Dr. Picucci's blog will give you a sense of what's on his mind, what he's reading and recommending.