STAFF

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.

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.

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.

Roge Canto - 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''.

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'.

Jorge Galindo - 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.

Ken Goldberg - teacher

KEN GOLDBERG M.D. is a Preventive Medicine Specialist and has been a Core Energetics Therapist since 1994 and part of the International faculty since 1998. He enjoys teaching and has taught at the graduate level in Allopathic, Naturopathic, and Chiropractic Universities, and currently is the director of the Core Energetic training in Portland, OR. and co-teaches with his wife Kathleen. Current passions include integrating the teachings of Energy Medicine, Human Development, and Spirituality, as well as rock climbing, whitewater kayaking and mountain biking.  

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.

Lisa Loustaunau - teacher

LISA LOUSTAUNAU is the former 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 - teacher

DIRK MARIVOET, MSc. is the founder and director of the Int’l Institute for Bodymind Integration in Ghent (B). Developer of Core Strokes™ -  a deep embodiment-method he teaches worldwide. He was formerly adjunct faculty Psychomotor Therapy at the University of Leuven (1984-1994). In exploring the mythic realms, he became a Bard and an Ovate in the Druid tradition, a sweatlodge apprentice in the Lakota Tradition, and a certified Firewalk instructor. Core Energetics he studied under John C. Pierrakos, MD and graduated in 1999 (teacher and supervisor since 2008); Bodymind Integration (Postural, Energetic and Pelvic-Heart Integration) he trained under Jack W. Painter, PhD. in the 80s and 90s (Certified trainer and supervisor since 1999). Dirk teaches from a place of compassion, connection, aliveness, wisdom and knowledge in its broadest sense.

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.

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! 

Angel Buster - assistant

ANGEL BUSTER is trained in Core Energetics, and holds an MSc in Existential Psychology and Psychotherapy and an MA in Health Research. She has her own private practice where she supports individuals and couples seeking aliveness, authenticity and real connection.  Before that she worked for 15 years as a leadership coach, consultant and facilitator.  She has also developed an integrative Resilience & Resonance diagnostic tool, which blends key principles of Core Energetics - dialogue, somatic psychology, and eastern philosophy - into a therapeutic resource for making a client’s energy patterns visible.

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 🙂

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.

Sophie de Lacaze - assistent

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.

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.