is a physician psychiatrist and Gestalt therapist.
He is the director of the training institute for Gestalt therapy of Trieste IGT
in Italy. A focal point of his work is individual and group Gestalt therapy
and the facilitation of healthy communication in the society.
He collaborates on a regular basis in the SAT programs coordinated by
Claudio Naranjo in Italy, Spain and Germany.
...is the founder of the "Teatro d'Almaviva"
in Florence in Italy. He has always explored theatre as a way of awakening
unknown potentials. In a creative and researching way, he uses masks
as instruments of transformation to reach the hidden faces.
As a student of Claudio Naranjo, he participated in several SAT courses
in Italy and Mexico as well as the Balzac Symposium 2015 in Montpellier
and "Character and self-realization" 2018 in Bremen.
is from Columbia and has been living in France for several
years. Keen to reconnect her inner self with her professional path, this
lawyer by profession turned to the Enneagram, the SAT program and the
Hoffman Process. Seeking to “humanise” conflicts and to support balanced
psychological, physical and emotional growth, she became a Mediator with
a Non Violent Communication approach and is currently completing her
training to become an instructor of Body-Mind Techniques of the “Rio
Abierto” system. Today, she is participating in the organisation of the
Relais Paris and supports us in our public relations.
is a traveling musician, writer and composer. Trained
in various traditional music genres (India, Japan), he combines practicing
music with anthropological research. He is currently president of the
International Centre for Music Therapy in Paris and author of two books
about the symbolism of sound and music ("le diabolus des sages" and "la
prière du serpent", éd. Signatura) - www.trouveurdor.com
Anik Billard †
Anik (Senka) Billard
passed away on April 6th
For many years she was part of our team in SAT II as a therapist and Zen teacher.
Maria Grazia Cecchini
is a psychologist and psychotherapist trained
in psychodynamic, gestalt and systemic therapy. She is the director of the
training institute for systemic counselling, ATMOS
in Rome. She has studied
and worked with Claudio Naranjo for many years, and offers SAT courses in Italy,
Spain, Germany and South America on a regular basis.
is a mathematician and body therapist following the Wilhelm
Reich tradition who particularly emphasizes the development of mindfulness in movement and
breathing. He has developed a specific process around birth experiences.
His biographical background incorporates influences of Egyptian, French
and Mexican culture. He has been a student and collaborator of Claudio Naranjo for over
30 years and is one of the founders of body, movement and breath work within the
international SAT School. He teaches Seminars in Europe and Latin America and
collaborates with the Hoffman Institute France
Antoni Aguilar Chastellain
is a physician and psychotherapist trained
in gestalt and integrative body therapy, NLP and solution focused brief therapy.
He has been practicing Vipassana following the Dhiravamsa tradition for several years and he
is a student of Claudio Naranjo. He is the founder and head of the
Espai Gestalt training institute
Spain, which combines gestalt, body and artistic expressive therapies.
was born in Paris and lived in Madrid for 30 years. She
is a Gestalt therapist, trained by the Spanish Society for Gestalt therapy
(A.E.T.G). She co-founded the Institute for Gestalt therapy training
in Madrid and works at the Centre for Psychotherapy
in Madrid. As a disciple and collaborator
of Claudio Naranjo, she is also author of "El de Berlín Perls: El espíritu
vanguardista en el arte y la terapia gestalt". (Editions Mandala, Madrid.
Montse de Pablo
... originally trained as a lawyer, she has been a systemic
family and body psychotherapist for over 30 years. Born and raised in
Spain she has been living for many years in Mexico, where she conducts
seminars on family reconstruction and parental images and, being a student
of Claudio Naranjo, she collaborates in the SAT program in Mexico. She
is also a meditation teacher in the Buddhist tradition and finds the
essential inspiration for her personal and professional life in the quiet.
is Speech Therapist, Yoga teacher and integrative
Body therapist. She studied Hakomi and Core Energetics. Focal points
of her work are psychosomatic problems. She lived 16 years in Mexico
where she was a collaborator of Claudio Naranjo. She works presently in
her private practice in Düsseldorf (www.koerpertherapie-duesseldorf.de
is a psychotherapist, supervisor and teacher. He
is trained in Gestalt therapy and Transactional Analysis. He is recognized
by the Italian Gestalt School’s Federation and by the International Association
of Transactional Analysis. He is founder and director of the Postgraduate School
of Psychotherapy IGAT
based in Naples, Italy. He has been collaborating for more
than 20 years as a supervisor in SAT programs coordinated by Claudio Naranjo,
both in Italy and abroad.
holds an MA in Peace Studies from the University of Innsbruck
and works with young people on peace and conflict transformation through
skateboarding in Germany, and previously also in Afghanistan, Costa Rica
and Switzerland. After completing her own SAT cycle, she started training
in Integrative Gestalt Therapy. Since 2016 she has been working at the
SAT Institute Germany France, where she accompanies the ongoing SAT groups.
is a psychologist, Gestalt therapist and writer. He is
a founding member of the Institut Gestalt de Barcelona (www.institutgestalt.com
where he has been developing his work as a therapist, trainer and supervisor
since the 1980s. As a student and collaborator of Claudio Naranjo, he
has contributed to the integrative psychotherapy within the SAT program
and since the late 90s he has been decisive in bringing up systemic constellation
work for families, couples and organizations in Spain and Latin America
is a naturopath trained in traditional Chinese medicine,
homeopathy and osteopathy. Since the 90s he has been working intensively
with systemic constellation work and has developed his own approach to
symptom constellations, which is described in his book "Even if it costs
my life – systemic constellations and serious illness”. He currently
leads international therapy and training groups in various countries
After several years of experience as a job counselor and adult guidance,
as well as a trainer in learning methodology and preparation for qualifying
examinations, Marie-Claire created her own training organization «Optimum»
in Ardèche. Coach certificate holder, she offers personal and professional
coaching sessions and runs personal development courses.
She attended many courses including the Training Programme of the Hoffman
Institute and Dr. Claudio Naranjo’s teaching of the Enneagram. Marie-Claire
joined the Hoffman teaching team in December 2011, and runs the south
relay (Relais Sud).
died on 23 December 23rd 2017 on a trip to Sri Lanka.
For many years she worked as a translator for Claudio into German at SAT.
On many videos she can be seen and heard next to Claudio
was born in Catalonia (Spain) and presently lives and
works in many places, including Barcelona, Madrid, Mallorca and Berlin.
She is an actress on the stage, in film and in television, and directs
and teaches in various theatres and Gestalt institutes. She has years of
experience as a Gestalt therapist and coach, and is a member of the
teaching staff of Dr. Claudio Naranjo’s SAT programs.
Assumpta Mateu Domènech
is a psychologist and psychotherapist, with
a specialization in palliative and bereavement counseling. She is the
director of the treatment and training center Gestalttransformacio
in Palma de Mallorca. Trained in gestalt, systemic family and couples
therapy, as well as strategic short term therapy, she works as an instructor
and supervisor for therapy training institutes in Spain and abroad. She
has been for many years student and collaborator of Claudio Naranjo within
the international SAT School.
, Director of Dervish Society of America, is a writer,
dancer, and Founder of the healing movement system Dancemeditation™
specializing in opening the wonderment
of deep, subtle, embodied self-perception. She has been a Sufi practitioner
and guide since 1980. Juilliard graduate and NEA Choreography Fellow,
her extensive teaching credits include Princeton University, Swarthmore
College, and New York University. She is the author of Skin of Glass:
Finding Spirit in the Flesh, a memoir about dance as a spiritual path.
She has been collaborating with Claudio in South America for the past
two years, a gift she finds magical and deepening.
is a marriage and family therapist and a practicing somatic
psychotherapist. She has taught the Hoffman Process for twenty years
and she has been a student and collaborator of Dr. Claudio Naranjo since 1989.
Also a student and practitioner of Dr. Peter Levine, she engages in both
the SAT and the Somatic Experiencing (SE) work in the US, South America,
China and Europe. Cynthia invites people into a deeper more embodied
authenticity and self-acceptance.
is a psychologist and psychotherapist,
trained in cognitive-behavioural, family and hypnotherapy. She works
as psycho-oncologist and group therapist in research, training and private
practice. She is the director of the Hoffman Institute France
2007 she collaborates with Claudio Naranjo and the international SAT
school by coordinating the SAT programs for Germany and France.
is a native Frenchwoman and has
lived in Berkeley, California for many years. She is
an artist and painter and she has a special talent
for accessing intuitively the personal and collective
unconscious. She is a long-time companion
of Claudio Naranjo and provides her insights to
people who are in an intense development process.
has been practicing
yoga and Buddhism since the 70s. He lived as a monk for several years
in monasteries in India, Nepal and Thailand. Long-time student of V.R.
Dhiravamsa and Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, he is dedicated to Vipassana
and the Dzogchen of the Tibetan tradition of Bön Buddhism. He is meditation
teacher in the Ligmincha International School, director of Milarepa meditation centre
located in the Canary Islands, and engaged in integrative medicine.
After participating as a student in the SAT he is now working in the
is a clown and theatre director. Born in France, he lives
since 1989 in Spain, where he runs the Theatre „La Stravagante“
. He teaches
clown therapy in the frame of art and drama therapy trainings and works
for the international organization “clowns without borders”. As a student
of Claudio Naranjo he cooperates in the international SAT programs.
is a sociologist, political scientist and an actress.
She worked with the street theatre “Tá na Rua” for 20 years in Rio de
Janeiro. She is trained as a body therapist following the Reich tradition and to
the system “ Rio Abierto”. She teaches internationally expressive dance
and Authentic Movement and is an instructor at the Drama School Corazza
in Madrid. Since 1992 she collaborates with Claudio Naranjo in Spain
and in South America.
is a dancer, actor and choreographer. Hi is the founder
and director of „ALAS Artes en Movimiento”
in Barcelona which is a
training institute for dance theatre with the aim of making use of movement
and art for transformative processes. He has been teaching Authentic Movement
for 10 years in Spain, Italy and recently also in Germany and works
within the SAT programs.