Achiel van Tienen – teacher
ACHIEL VAN TIENEN finished his Core Energetics training in Berlin in January 2001 and right after he started his practice as a CE therapist. Before that he worked for 20 years in public health care as a nurse and a manager. He now works with individual clients, groups, couples and he is a supervisor and learning therapist and teacher. It feels as a privilege to him to share his knowledge, experience, intuition and of who he is with his cliënts and students. Core Energetics changed his life drastically in a very positive way. To work with the unique potential of energy and pleasure that is given to each and every one of us and to challenge, invite and activate that; for him it is an honour. His saying: My heart is my Core (I am happy it is a big one) and I love to give from that place !
Ala Konopko – teacher
ALA KONOPKO-ULANECKI is a one of the directors of Core Energetics Institute in Poland. She has been involved with Core Energetics for about 25 years as a therapist, teacher and supervisor. Ala finished her training in New York, working closely with John Pierrakos. She teaches also in Greek and Italian Core Energetics Institutes. Ala’s passion is working with women, helping them to break stereotypes, find their leadership and stand in their true power as the world needs them today.
Anna Timmermans – teacher
ANNA TIMMERMANS is director of Netherlands Institute of Core Energetics (NICE). Since 1982 she is a methods teacher and has her own practice. Anna is certified by the European Certification of Psychotherapy. She followed the Bio Energetics Analysis training and is trained in Core Energetics by John Pierrakos. She is co-owner of Cordium, center for growth and development in Nijmegen. Anna teaches also at other institutes, like in Mexico, New York and California. Her passion is to train Core Energetics therapists and to make Core Energetics blossom in The Netherlands and Europe.
Annick Schuerman – assistant
ANNICK SCHUERMAN was trained in Core Energetics at NICE, including the post-graduate training. She has a professional healing practice where she uses her training at the Barbara Brennan School of Healing and her skills as a Core therapist to help people unwind and find clarity and renewed life force. Especially when they struggle with psychosomatic disorder. She is also a passionate yoga teacher. She worked as a veterinary surgeon before her enthusiasm changed to working with people, their wonderful consciousness and potential.
Daniela Zambrana Weymann – junior teacher
DANIELA ZAMBRANA WEYMAN is a Core Energetics Practitioner in private practice. She has graduated from the Core Energetics Institute in Greece and holds a certificate in Psycological Counceling. She has also studied international Business Management, Coaching, Facilitation and solution-orientated short term consulting. She facilitates process groups and workshops in Core Energetics and Animal Communication internationally. She is committed to help people find the beauty of their true self through experiencing “All What Is” in the body, as the body is the vessel for our souls journey. Her guiding principle: “Feel it all – Do it all!”
Dirk Marivoet – teacher
DIRK MARIVOET is the director of the Institute for Bodymind Integration in Ghent (B). He studied Core-Energetics under John Pierrakos, Postural Integration®, Energetic Integration and Pelvic-Heart Integration under Jack Painter, PhD (+ is a certified trainer/supervisor since 1999). He also worked extensively with native shamanism both in Europe and North America. Earlier in the 80s and 90s he was adjunct faculty Psychomotor Therapy at Leuven University where he still teaches.
Erena Bramos – teacher
ERENA BRAMOS studied psychology at Adelphi University. She is a Certified gestalt Therapist, as well as a Certified Core Energetics Practitioner having graduated from the Core Energetics Institute in New York. She has also studied Psychosynthesis and has completed a training in Past Life regression. She works with people to help them dissolve blocks which prevent them from creating to their true potential by addressing the emotional, energetic, and spiritual dimensions of their being. Erena currently trains therapists. In addition she teaches at the Core Energetic Institute in Brasilia and is developing a new program in Greece which will be based on Core Energetic and Pathwork Principles.
Evelien Bus – assistant
Evelien Bus was trained in Core Energetics at NICE. She has had a professional practice for the past 10 years. She loves the fullness of Core Energetics, as body, emotions, mind, energy and soul can come together. In her practice she interconnects Core Energetics with more subtle energy work (energy reading, (family) constellations, shamanism). She loves to help people get more awareness on the energetical and spiritual level, so that we can enjoy the richness and support that is there for us. Embracing life can be quite pleasurable.
Fernando Aguiar – teacher
FERNANDO AGUIAR has a master degree in Clinical Psychology and has been a Core Energetics therapist since 2009. He is a spiritual counselor at the New York Region Pathwork, TRE Level 2 provider, teacher and supervisor in Core Energetics, and author of the book Surrendering to the Flow of Life: beyond character defense structures. He offers online therapy and supervision both in Portuguese and English and has facilitated workshops and retreats in Brazil, Israel, Australia, Nepal, Thailand, Mexico and India.
Gyasi Bramos Hantman – assistant
GYASI BRAMOS HANTMAN is a trained Core Energetics therapist living in Athens Greece. As a licensed social worker from New York City, he spent most of his career working with impoverished adults with psychiatric disorders. Witnessing the beauty of the human spirit in all its variations has deeply influenced his approach to working with people. Since graduating Core Energetics Greece in 2019, he maintains a private practice and co-leads a men’s group. Let’s take this journey together, in brotherhood and sisterhood.
Ina Colletti – teacher
Looking for work that takes the heart as a center of being and where the wisdom is flying through, INA COLLETTI found Pathwork in 1981 and later on Core Energetics. John Pierrakos brought her to a place where she could realize who she is. Since 1988 she works as a therapist and since 1994 in her own office. As she says: ‘The teaching and also my learning is the way to bring Core Energetics in life and in the first years also to Germany’.
Ioanna Portolou – assistant
Ivan Sebastiani – teacher
IVAN SEBASTIANI is the director of the Instituto Italiano Core Energetica. He was trained by John Pierrakos and he teaches Core Energetics in Italy, Greece, Poland, UK, Mexico, The Netherlands and USA. Ivan is committed to bring into the world John and Eva Pierrakos teachings, helping people to remove the obstacles around the heart.
Klaus Stinshoff – teacher
KLAUS STINSHOFF has his own Core Energetics psychotherapy practice since 1987. He was trained in Core Energetics by John Pierrakos, founder of the New York Core Energetics Institute. He lives and works in Berlin and is specialized in working with clients dealing with cancer. Klaus is a surgeon, psychotherapist and sexual therapist. He loves to address people in their loving core and to inspire them to grow in their own capacity to love.
Ramon Garcia Mora – assistant
RAMON GARCIA MORA is trained as a Core Energetics therapist and also in somatic centering, yoga and massage. He has a private practice as a Core therapist. Next to that he works at a psychiatric hospital were he specializes in working with children with psychiatric disorders and their parents. He loves to bring love to the lower self and to have fun in doing so. From there on, let’s see what happens ?
Riet Mellink – junior teacher
RIET MELLINK was trained in Core Energetics at NICE. She has her practice in Amsterdam and in her sessions she starts primarily from what the body has to say. The aim of her sessions is healing large and small traumas, in addition to finding more energy, lightness and authenticity. Safety, slowing down and humour are important aspects in relating to her clients. Besides her work as a therapist, she is an experienced coach in artistic processes and creates site specific art and theatre projects on different locations in NL.
Sanjay Kevin Evran – assistant
Sophie de Lacaze – junior teacher
SOPHIE DE LACAZE is trained in Core Energetics, Somatic Bodywork and Contemporary Dance. She is working with individuals, couples and leading therapeutic process groups in Berlin for the last 7 years. Together with her partner Nuno Salema she created the Holistic Embodiment for Authentic Leadership (H.E.A.L.) project, a Self-Empowering Program combining Authentic Leadership practices with the main principles of Core Energetics. Sophie is passionate about guiding people to fully express themselves and bringing their unique gifts to the world.
Tanja Konig – teacher
TANJA KONIG is inspired to work with the body as a gateway to consciousness and growth. She has her practice in Nijmegen as Registered Psychologist Labour & Health and as Body Oriented Psychologist since 2004. Since 2012 as Core Energetic Therapist. She always explores new approaches, i.e. the polyvagal theory, Sensorimotor psychotherapy and Neuro Affective Relational Model. She is excited about the neurobiology as a substantiation for the work. Together with Francis Welten she leads the CoreEnergetic Womans Group, also available as learning therapy for NICE. She loves to teach/coach students in their proces to become therapist.