Anna Timmermans - founder, academic director and teacher
ANNA TIMMERMANS started her own practice as a therapist in 1982, besides her work as a method teacher. 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 in Mexico, Italy, Greece and Poland. Her passion is to train Core Energetic therapists and to develop Core Energetics as an autonomous method of therapy in the Netherlands.
Cees van Loon - managing director and teacher
CEES VAN LOON graduated from the New York Core Energetics Institute in 2010. Since then he quitted his job as a consultant and started his private practice. Main reason for him was to get rid of the “head stuff” and the desire to explore the world of “not knowing”. He focused himself on Leadership and working with young adults. He loves the aliveness of the work and committed himself fully to bring Core Energetics more into the world. He is He is also co-owner of Cordium, center for growth and personal development in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
Erena Bramos - senior 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.
Ina Colletti - senior 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'.
Jorge Galindo - senior teacher
JORGE GALINDO is the director of CORPORE Institute in Mexico City. His calling as therapist nurtures in two main paths. As body psychotherapist he has been trained in Bioenergetic Analysis in the Wilhelm Reich Institute. Later he graduated as Core Energetics therapist in the first generation given by John Pierrakos in Mexico City. Also he is trained as Hakomi Method practitioner. In the other path, he has made a master Degree in Humanistic Psychology and done a certification in Gestalt therapy. Both paths have integrated as a way of life, and have been enriched by the practice of meditation.
Ala Konopko - senior 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.
Lisa Loustaunau - senior teacher
LISA LOUSTAUNAU is director of education at the New York Institute of Core Energetics. Lisa trains Core Energetics practitioners in Brazil, Australia and the United States. She also works in her private practice in Norwalk Connecticut, where she fosters the growth of individuals, couples, and groups. Lisa is also an Ordained Spiritual Counselor and a registered Hypnotherapist bringing passion and presence to her work.
Dirk Marivoet - senior 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.
Ivan Sebastiani - senior 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 - senior 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.
Achiel van Tienen - senior teacher
ACHIEL VAN TIENEN worked in different fields of the health sector for 20 years. In his own personal search, he came in contact with Core Energetics and it grabbed him, because it brought him freedom of movement. Literally - because of his diminishing back problems that had been recurrent - and by way of speaking. Achiel studied Core Energetics at the Berlin Institute and opened his own practice in 2001 in Huissen and Nijmegen. He works with individual clients, groups and couples, leads workshops. He considers his own body as the compass to work by.
Roge Canto - junior teacher
ROGE CANTO. Certified Core Energetics Practitioner. Gestalt Therapist. Excepcional Marriage Mentor, Reiki Master, Subdirector of Core Esencia Guadalajara. Invited Teacher in Mexico, Holland, United States and Costa Rica. Private Practice since 2008. Facilitator Groups. Co-facilitator in Holotropic Breathing workshops. His approach to personal development arises from, he says: ''the Great need to find answers that would show me a path to my own recovery and freedom''.
Tanja Konig - junior teacher
TANJA KONIG works since 1993 as an psychologist with people in organisations. Her focus is how to find your place in work and society, to give the best of yourself. After been trained as an Core Therapist (2010) she broadened her focus to how to become the leader of your life, by working through trauma’s and by learning on a deep level from “not ideal” situations. She loves the life energy and connection that comes up with this work! Tanja works in her own practice ReSpect.
Samo Božič - assistant
SAMO BOŽIČ is a certified Core Energetics practitioner in private practice in Slovenia. He is deeply invested in developing therapy work in individual and group settings, connecting issues of manhood, fatherhood, sports, nature, and grounded spirituality. He also has more than fifteen years of experience in the field of education. He is a devoted husband and proud father of two teenage girls.
Margo Bolenius - assistant
MARGO BOLENIUS has more than 30 years of experience in helping people in different professions and companies. Since 2012 she does this work in her own practice. Since her graduation at NICE in 2017, she adds core energetic therapy to her ways of working with individual clients and groups. She also brings core energetic work in business organizations in order to help employees having more energy and pleasure in live and work. Her slogan: let go of control for more flow and grow!
José van Hal - assistent
JOSÉ VAN HAL has worked in the field of education for 35 years. She was headmaster of a primary school for 21 years. After her graduation at NICE in 2017 she took on working as a therapist, besides her job. In 2018 she participated in the post graduate training. In 2019 she decided to quit her headmaster job to dedicate her full attention on working as a therapist in her practice 'Coresse' (meaning: to be in your core). With compassion, enthousiasm, humor and cheerfulness she helps clients to find their balance and strenght.
Nuno Salema - assistant
NUNO SALEMA is a Psychologist with a Master Degree in Clinical Psychology and a Certified Core Energetics Practitioner since 2018, when he graduated from the Netherlands Institute of Core Energetics. Currently based in Berlin, his practice is dedicated to work with individual clients, couples and groups. Because of his background in Theatre and Expressive Movement, he combines his therapeutic approach with creative and spontaneous self-expression methods which he applies in his practice and as a consultant in corporations and social institutions.
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, her extensive Reiki II experience and her skills as a Core therapist to help people unwind and find clarity and renewed life force, individually and in groups. She is also a passionate yoga teacher. She worked for five years as a veterinary surgeon before her enthusiasm changed to working with people, their wonderful consciousness and potential.
Daniela Zambrana Weymann - assistant
DANIELA ZAMBRANA WEYMANN 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 an 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 it is the vessel for our souls journey. Her guiding principle: "Feel it all - Do it all!"