Rae Johnson

Rae Johnson


  • Ph.D., Curriculum Teaching and Learning, University of Toronto
  • M.A., Education, University of Toronto
  • M.A., Independent Studies, Lesley University


  • Registered Somatic Movement Therapist
  • Registered Social Worker

Rae Johnson, Ph.D., RSW, RSMT, BCC is a scholar/activist and registered somatic movement therapist who chairs the Somatic Studies specialization in the Depth Psychology MA/PhD program. The author of several books – including Elemental Movement, Knowing in our Bones, and Embodied Social Justice – Rae presents internationally on embodied activism, somatic research methods, and the poetic body.  They teach Embodied Depth Teaching and Learning, Body, Soul, and Social Justice, Dissertation Development, Integrative Seminar, Introduction to Somatic Studies, and Research Methods III: Somatic Depth Research Skills.