Faculty

Boaz B. Feldman, PgC, SEP, MSc

NeuroSystemics Co-Founder & Faculty

Boaz is an experienced psychologist, keynote speaker and trauma trainer acting for worldwide positive change. He has worked with numerous international organisations (UNHCR, UNOCHA, WHO, Doctors Without Borders) in a variety of humanitarian contexts such as conflict-affected regions (Afghanistan, Burkina Faso), low-income contexts (Eastern Europe) and natural emergencies (Thailand). Trained in Mindfulness for over 15 years, Boaz first ordained as a Buddhist Monk in Thailand, and then studied at the University of Bangor. Based in Switzerland, he has been assisting  therapist  trainings in  Somatic Experiencing and taught as the  main faculty in  Europe for Organic Intelligence. Boaz is currently undertaking a 2-year silent meditation retreat (with some breaks!).

Heath Wilson, BA, SEP, OIX

NeuroSystemics Associate Faculty

Working over 25 years, Heath weaves his expertise as a psychologist, trauma healer, rolf practitioner, craniosacral therapist, enneagram consultant, dating/relationship coach, and has been trained  in Somatic Experiencing. Heath has a long-standing Vipassana meditation practice and has completed several 10-day retreats. In Germany, he runs his 5aspects® center, where Body, Sexuality, Heart, Mind and Spirit can heal, grow and flourish. He leads Noble Man® and Beyond Resilience® groups as well as trains women in self-defense. Heath leads professional trainings for therapists in personality psychology based on the psycho-spiritual model of the 9 Types of the Enneagram. His aim is to transform people’s lives for sustainable social and environmental change. He’s also a happy vegan for 33 years.

Monica Feldman, PhD, MAS, MMAth

Mindfulness Teacher & Retreat Leader

Monica trained in Mindfulness at the University of Bangor. Her approaches stem both from long term and deep personal practice with world renown teachers in the USA, UK and Switzerland over the past 10 years and from sound scientific foundations from The ETHZ (Switzerland) and University of Manchester (UK). Alongside her training in Mindfulness, she works in medical research with international biomedical organisations. Monica’ is currently undergoing her Dharma teacher training with guy Armstrong (USA) and Rob Burbea (UK).

Prof. Benoît Chappuis, PhD

Mindfulness Faculty &  Community Advisor

Benoît practices as a lawyer at the Geneva Barrister and teaches law at the Universities of  Geneva and Fribourg as an associate professor. He was chief barrister at the Geneva Bar Association and managing Partner for Lenz & Staehelin, Switzerland. He has been co-teaching meditation classes for lawyers and conflict resolution mediators for the last 5 years in canton Geneva and Vaud.

Martine Batchelor

Dharma Teacher & Community Advisor

Martine lived in Korea as a Zen nun under the guidance of Master Kusan for ten years. She is the author of Meditation for LifeThe Path of CompassionWomen in Korean Zen and Let Go: A Buddhist Guide to Breaking Free of Habits. Her latest works are the The Spirit of the Buddha, What is this? and The Definition, Practice and Psychology of Vedana. She is a member of the Gaia House Teacher Council.  She teaches meditation retreats worldwide and lives in France. Recently she has been involved with the Silver Sante Study, teaching meditation, mindfulness and compassion to seniors in France to see if this could prevent ageing decline.

Irvin Yalom, MD

Consulting Faculty

Emeritus professor of psychiatry, Stanford University

Cedar Landsman & Lucién Demaris

Community Advisors & Coaches

Relational Uprising founders & directors (USA)

Molyn Leszcz, MD, CGP, DFAGPA

Consulting Faculty

Psychiatrist & President of the American Group Psychotherapy Association

NeuroSystemics Mentors

Deniz Bağan

Turkey Mentor

Deniz is a meditation teacher, Organic Intelligence facilitator, and keynote speaker for mindfulness and self-compassion. She is the content creator and voice of Meditopia, the mental wellness app (10M members), with over 800 mindfulness meditations. Deniz is lead trainer and co-founder of Yogatime studio in İstanbul since 2009.

Banu Ceçen, MSc

Turkey Mentor Council Delegate

Banu is an experienced Mindfulness Coach and giving coaching sessions. She has been studying neuroscience, focusing on the effects of meditation-based Mindfulness programs. She has brought ICF accreditated Mindfulness Coacing  training to Turkey and teaches actively within the program. She has also trained in Organic Intelligence, Meditation and Yoga.

Danny Cohen

Swiss Mentor

Danny Cohen lives in Israel and is endlessly fascinated by the human experience and transformative possibilities of healing, growing and opening the heart / mind. He works with clients and teaches workshops and retreats, drawing from trainings Hakomi, Organic Intelligence, Nonviolent Communication, and over a decade of meditation practice.

Silke Foegele

Swiss Mentor

Silke is a certified complementary therapist and has been trained both as a CranioSacral therapist and as a physiotherapist. Her further training comprises prenatal and birth therapy, mediation, Organic Intelligence, yoga and qigong. She lives in Basel with her family. She focuses on increasing her clients’ resources and joy.

Marie-Theres Gombert, MD

Swiss Mentor

Marie-Theres pursued her medical studies in France and Germany, and now she works as a specialist in psychiatry and psychotherapy in Switzerland. She has a psychoanalytical background and expertise in psychotraumatology. Her passion is opening life-doors for trust and gratitude.

Rebekka Haas Cetin

Turkey Mentor

Rebekka is married with 4 children. She facilitates Resiliency Circles in the Neurosystemics program founded by Boaz Feldman, teaches yoga and Meditation, mentors in Organic Intelligence and was trained in Family Constellations, an alternative, systemic approach to therapy by Bert Hellinger. Rebekka founded and co-partners Cihangir Yoga School in Istanbul. She is also a filmmaker and cinematographer.

Bianca King, MSc

Swiss Mentor

Trained in Australia and the UK, Bianca is an experienced meditation and MBSR-MBCT teacher, psychological counsellor, and assists on EMDR trainings. She combines both Eastern and Western perspectives on psychology to help guide the therapeutic process.

Ariane Korth

Swiss Mentor Mentor Council Delegate

Ariane Korth lives in Germany and cares about contributing to a Life-serving flow of connection on all levels of experience – within herself, in personal interactions, with her clients, in society and on our planet. Her work as a therapist and group leader has been influenced by Organic Intelligence, IFS/parts work, Co-Regulating Touch and NVC.

Fulya Nanba

Fulya Nanba

Fulya is an experienced yoga and meditation teacher, and since 2015 she offers individual and group sessions for therapy and meditation, and retreats in Turkey. She has completed trainings in Family Constellation, Working with People, Leading Groups and Organic Intelligence, and attends long term meditation retreats annually in Buddhist Centers in Asia.

Ciğdem Öcal, MD

Turkey Mentor

Çiğdem is trained as a medical doctor as well as in complementary medicine, subconscious mind therapies, energetic healing methods, and Organic Intelligence. Çiğdem is also a tango dancer and trainer and puts spiritual development at the center of her life. She aspires to support her clients reach in discovering their full potential.

Nazli Sariyildiz

Turkey Mentor Council  Delegate

Nazli has been immersed in contemplative sciences for the last 15 years, deepening her journey everyday, fascinated by the interconnectedness of life. She is an experienced mindfulness/meditation teacher and giving in person or group sessions. Nazli is also trained in Organic Intelligence and Yoga currently living in Belgium.

Bas Snippert, MSc, SEP

Swiss Mentor Council Delegate

Bas is an integrative counselor, coach and trainer. He has trained in cutting-edge modalities such as Somatic Experiencing, Organic Intelligence and the NeuroAffective Relational Model. Bas attends meditation retreats annually in Thich Nhat Hanh’s Plum Village.

Buğu Türkoğul

Turkey Mentor

Buğu is a Biology graduate, a Mindfulness instructor, and a certified coach giving both Organic Intelligence and Mindfulness-based life coaching sessions. Buğu’s 11-year journey through yoga, education and therapy groups inspired her to facilitate Resilience Through Community groups based on creating safe social circles that values spontaneity, authenticity and openness

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Coordinators

Mehpare Johnson

Turkey CARE Coordinator

Mehpare is a PR and Advertising specialist with an extensive global marketing and intercultural experience. She is a keen believer of mind-body harmony and trained as a Shadow Yoga fairy warrior and an Organic Intelligence facilitator. Spiritual development and ethics are her core values to create a sustainable environment for future generations, supports organic living through various NGOs in Turkey.

Ezgi  Karateki

Turkey CARE Coordinator

Graduated from sociology, Ezgi worked several years in a global advertising agency as an account executive. Alongside her training in yoga, she is a certificated Mindfulness-based coach giving in person coaching sessions and meditation group sessions. She is passionate about self discovery and creating places where she feels safe.

Susana Jeque MPM, MArch

Program Coordinator, Mozambique

Susana supports NeuroSystemics as a project manager for all NeuroSystemics activities in Mozambique. Alongside her career as an architect, Susana is passionate about leading inspiring projects from inception to fruition. She has lived and worked in Africa, Latin America and Europe and traveled extensively in Asia to pursue sustainable development trainings as well as mindfulness and Yoga practice.

Coordinator Vacancy

Swiss CARE Coordinator

This coordination position is an essential role to help contribute to promoting and. gathering participants together to create a compassionate and soulful personal and community.

Please find the Coordinator brief here.

If you would like  to join our team, please contact Ariane here.

 

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