ICPIT Accredited Trainers and Assistants of Postural Integration®, Energetic Integration® and Pelvic-Heart Integration® - Members of our Teaching Staff

Dirk Marivoet (B)

Director Institute for Bodymind Integration - Trainer

Dirk is a registered psychotherapist (member of EAP, EABP, BVP-ABP, WAPCEPC), and a licenced Psychomotor Therapist and PT in mental health (member of VVPMT). He is the general-secretary at ICPIT and director of this professional Training (Postural, Energetic and PHI psychotherapist Trainer). He worked at the University of Leuven for many years (Psychiatric Centers and Faculty for Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences). He also studied under John Pierrakos, co-founder of Bio-Energetics and Core-Energetics and is a teacher and supervisor at the Netherlands Institute for Core-Energetics (NICE).

Elisabeth Renner (A)

Staff Member - Trainer

Mag Elisabeth Renner is a Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Body Psychotherapist living in Graz, Austria. She graduated from University of Vienna where she did her post graduate clinical work and later studied with Jack Painter for more than 10 years. She is an accredited ICPIT-TRAINER for Postural Integration®, Energetic Integration® and Pelvic-Heart Integration®. Elisabeth has her private office in Graz and offers annual trainings and workshops through out Europe in PI, EI and PHI. Every year Elisabeth also offers a body & nature wisdom seminar in Hawaii… when on island, she loves to swim with wild Spinner dolphins and Humpback whales!

Raffaele Cascone (I)

Staff Member - Trainer

Ph.D. Psychology. Certified ICPIT-Trainer. State registered systemic and family psychotherapist.Health Psychology and Medicine Research Group - Dep. Experimental Biomedicine and Clinical Neuroscience. Univ. Palermo (It). Trained with Robert Ollendorf M.D., W.Reich’s brother in law, Ola Raknes, (W. Reich’s senior collaborator and Karen Horney’s trainee) and studied “biologie des comportements” with Henri Laborit M.D. Member. Scientific coordinator of ICPIT. Member of the American Accademy for the Advancement of Science.

Massimo Soldati (I)

Staff Member - Trainer

Massimo is a Psychologist - Psychotherapist. He is an ICPIT accredited Trainer for Postural Integration®. He is the President of the AIPT- Association of Transpersonal oriented Postural Integration®. He is a professor at the post university school Scuola Superiore di Formazione di Psicoterapia, Cremona, Italy. Wrote the book Corpo e Cambiamento (Body and Change), Tecniche Nuove Editrice, 2000, Milano, Italy.

Silke Ziehl (UK)

Staff Member - Trainer

Silke is an experienced bodyworker and body psychotherapist and a member of the European Association of Body Psychotherapy. As the founder and director of the Entelia Institute for Creative Bodywork in London and Munich, she has trained many of the current generation of bodyworkers. Silke is a founder member of the Open Centre in London and has been running bodywork groups and professional trainings in England, Germany and Greece since 1982. She is also a Psychologist, Acupuncturist, Trainer for Pulsing, and an Hawaiian Huna bodyworker . She brings a light touch to deep work, assisting primary processes through attention and non-interference.

Rosa Maria Sevilla Padron (Mex)

Staff Member - Trainer

Rosa María Sevilla Padrón is a Psychologist (ITESO), Jungian therapist, Sexual Grounding Therapist (FSGT) and an accredited Energetic Integration® and Postural Integration® Psychotherapist Trainer (ACPI / ICRI). Rosa Maria has been practicing Psychoaroma therapy since 1990. She resides and has a private praxis in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico where she teaches ‘Characterology and Aroma’, Energetic Integration® and Postural Integration®.

Bernhard Schlage (D)

Staff Member - Trainer

Bernhard Schlage has given workshops since 1980 in most European countries and has run a private body psychotherapy practice since 1984. He has given lectures at international congresses f.i. in San Francisco, Paris and Sydney. In 1986 he co-founded an adult-education-centre for health care in northern Germany and later was in charge of a mental health centre until 2008. He has been a trainer for Postural Integration® since 1999 and ECP-holder since 2001. Specialised in treating psychosomatic disorders, he is now focusing his work on training the next generation of health care practitioners in body psychotherapy. Bernhard is author of more than 100 articles about body psychotherapy and has written four books.

Paula Moreau-Smith (UK)

Staff Member - Helper-Trainer

Paula completed a four-year training in Deep Bodywork and Postural Integration® and a one year apprenticeship in Group Process Work at Entelia Institute at The Open Centre in London under the guidance of Silke Ziehl. She also did advanced training with Jack Painter and has continued this advanced work with Dirk Marivoet, Bernhard Schlage and Elisabeth Renner. She also trained with Nick Totton, a leading voice in body psychotherapy in England, and has a diploma in Embodied Relational Therapy. www.paulamoreausmith.com www.embodyment.co.uk

A survey of the European Association for Body Psychotherapists (EABP) in 2010 showed that 10% of all members had received Postural Integration® training. We want to grow the numbers...