Elsa Asher, MS, CD(DONA)


I am a somatic therapy practitioner and bodyworker; healing and reproductive justice workshop facilitator; and professor of Narrative Medicine. I was born on Duwamish land in Seattle, Washington and I live on Ohlone land the San Francisco Bay Area, California.

I hold a Masters of Science degree in Narrative Medicine from Columbia University, and I completed the Pre and Perinatal Psychology 700-Hour practitioner training program. I am also a Certified DONA Doula, an ordained ritual leader in the Hebrew tradition, and am currently in the Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy 700-Hour practitioner training program at Colorado School of Energy Studies, and Body into Being Advanced Bodywork training. I teach Narrative Medicine at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, MFA in Creative Writing program at Dominican University, and Columbia University. 

For more information about integrated bodywork, somatic therapy and trauma resolution, visit the Prenatal Birth & Attachment Clinic.

For more information about ritual officiation, visit Kehunah.