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Certified Hakomi Faculty Teaching in Universities

(All are graduate programs unless otherwise noted)

Current Placements

California Institute for Integral Studies (CIIS), San Francisco, CA: Susan San Tara, MFT, and Dominique Lando, MFT, teach Hakomi Therapy in the Integral Counseling Program; Rob Fisher, MFT, heads the Mindfulness and Compassion in Psychotherapy program in which Julie Murphy, RAC, Shai Lavie, MFT, and Manuela Mischke Reeds, MFT, also teach; and Scott Eaton, MFT, is a Group Supervisor for the counseling center and has served as adjunct faculty.

John F. Kennedy (JFK) University, Orinda, CA:  Rob Fisher, MFT, teaches Individual and Family Case Studies Seminar, and Manuela Mischke Reeds, MFT, and teaches classes in Trauma and in the Buddhist Psychology emphasis program, and has taught classes in individual development and family systems.

Institute for Transpersonal Psychology (ITP) Palo Alto, CA: Manuela Mischke Reeds, MFT, currently teaches Body-Mind Approaches (includes Hakomi) and an online class on this subject and on Trauma, has also taught trauma/attachment and movement therapy classes.

Naropa University, Boulder, CO: Hakomi faculty have taught in the graduate programs in Somatic Psychology (Jaci Hull, LMFT), Transpersonal Counseling Psychology (Cedar Barstow, M.Ed., Mukara Meredith, MFT), and led group process in these programs (Melissa Grace, MA). Deepesh Faucheaux, M.Ed, retired Hakomi trainer, currently teaches in the undergraduate program.

Portland State University, Portland, OR: Donna Roy, LPC, has been an adjunct instructor since 2004, teaching Introduction to Counseling and the Experiential Training Clinic (a mindfulness-based group developed by Donna, now a required part of the counseling graduate program.) She has also taught the Clinical Mental Health capstone course, Advanced Therapeutic Interventions, and regularly guest lectured in the advanced Theories and Interventions in Counseling Course.

AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine, Austin, TX: Lorena Monda, MS, OMD, LPCC, teaches Hakomi-based Clinical Communications classes.

George Fox University Seminary, Oregon: Greg Johanson, Ph.D., is a D.Min. Dissertation Advisor.

University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada: Greg Johanson, Ph.D., is Adjunct Faculty of Education and Project Advisor in the Master’s Counseling Program and serves on the dissertation committee.

University of Marburg in Germany: Halko Weiss, Ph.D., has co-developed and teaches Hakomi and body psychotherapy.

Previous Placements

Dominican University: Rob Fisher, MFT, has taught Innovative and Alternative Psychotherapies.

Cambridge College Graduate School of Education: Maya Shaw Gale, M.A., taught in this program for 8 years.

Drew University, Madison, NJ: Greg Johanson, Ph.D., served as Adjunct Professor of Pastoral Counseling.

Loyola University of Chicago Graduate School: Greg Johanson, Ph.D., taught Developmental Psychology for the Institute for Pastoral Studies.

Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL: Greg Johanson, Ph.D., served as Adjunct Faculty in the Graduate Department of Counselor Education.

National College of Naturopathic Medicine: Portland, OR: Greg Johanson, Ph.D., taught Body Centered Psychotherapy for Health Care Professionals.

Western States Chiropractic College, Portland, OR: Greg Johanson, Ph.D., taught Body Centered Psychotherapy for Health Care Professionals.

Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham, OR: Greg Johanson, Ph.D., taught General Psychology.

Santa Barbara Graduate Institute (SBGI): Hakomi training was part of the Ph.D. program. Greg Johanson, Ph.D. served on the dissertation committee and Dyrian Benz, Hakomi Institute co-founder, was Dean of the program.

Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) in New Zealand sponsored the Hakomi training in N.Z. for many years as part of their graduate program.