Detailed Curriculum Vitae


  • Born July 22, 1943 in the Netherlands, Oldenzaal, 2nd child of 10 in a catholic family; father pharmacist and social, mother nurse and musical
  • 1962: High-school baccalaureate
  • 1962-1967: Secretary-school in Schoevers; director assistant in KRO-TV documentaries; Institute for Journalism; journalist in Utrecht at „De Stem”
  • 1967-1970: French studies at the „Ecole de Français Moderne”, University of Lausanne
  • 1970-1972: Interim-teacher, French
  • 1970-1972: Assistant of summer-courses of the International Musical Youth, Weikersheim Castle, Germany
  • October 17, 1970 (- August 1977): married to Cornelis Hoek, tapestry/artist and singer/tenor; birth of daughter, Fleur: December 22, 1974
  • Working and living regularly in the South of France from December 1980 till July 2004
  • Languages spoken and written: Dutch, German, French, English


  • 1971/72: Participation in group-therapy, Limmen
  • 1972-1974: Group dynamics: Institute for Drama and Studio “Art and Movement”, Amsterdam


  • 1975-1979: Gestalt-training by Walter Kempler (scholar of Fritz Perls), Diana Shapley (Florence), Hogie Wyckoff (FORT: feministic groups based on “radical therapy”) and at the Humanistic Institute of Utrecht; + transactional analysis, co-counseling, bodywork and communicative skills
  • 1976-1981: Intervision/supervision and co-training with Ada Wolvius, Gestalt-therapist at the Institute for Communication, Rotterdam
  • 1983: Gestalt-week „Life, Death and Transition’” by Swiss-American psychiatrist, Elisabeth Kübler Ross, Hoeven, Holland
  • 1987/1988: „Voice Dialogue” (Gestalt-variation): workshops in Amsterdam by the founders Hal Stone and Sidra Winkelman
  • 1991: „Dreams and Death”- one week with Brazilian psychiatrist and Gestalt therapist Leo Matos
  • 2002: „Non-violent communication” with scholar of Marshall Rosenberg
  • 2003: Bert Hellinger’s Family/Systemic-Constellation, training by Hellinger-scholars


  • 1979: INDIA Poona, ashram Bhagwan (Osho): Gurdieff’s concentration exercises, training in meditation, „Rebirthing”-sessions
  • 1980: USA San Francisco: „Rebirthing”- university by Leonard Orr, Orcas Island: „Polarity”, holistic method of Dr. Randolph Stone

FROM 1990:

  • Gnostic studies: theosophy (Alice Bailey/DK, the Tibetian Master, Templars (member of OSTI and CIRCES: 1992-1994, with grand master Raymond Bernard), Lectorium Rosicrucianum, escorting Albertine van Battenberg
  • August 1990: participation in the 2nd spiritual psychiatry world conference in Strasbourg, as member of ITANT/ITAS (Dutch Transpersonal Association, president Rumold Mol†), member of EUROTAS (European Transpersonal Association)
  • 1992: USA, New Mexico: „intensive regression” sessions by the Deva Foundation, Glorieta and in Chris Griscom’s Centre, Galisteo
  • 1993: Cyprus, Strovolos: readings of Daskalos; visit to Israel – Jerusalem and the desert
  • 1993: France: Avatar-NLP – 3 weeks private-course by Michel Leterrier
  • 1993: membership of the Dutch Association of Astrologers’ (NGPA – Nederlands Genootschap Praktizerende Astrologen)
  • 1994: India, Puttiparthi: ashram Sai Baba
  • 1998-1999: Paris: spiritual psychiatry (Spiramed) training – weekends by Jean-Marc Mantel, French – Jewish psychiatrist
  • 1999-2004: weekend participations in the yearly European round trips of Amma (Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Hindu-representative in UN, and guru of Universal Love)


  • 1973-1974: teaching communicative, socio-cultural skills to young (handicapped) people in training centre, Gorinchem
  • 1975-1980: leading female “discussion” groups
  • 1976-1980: leading 11 therapeutic FORT-groups (Breda, Bergen op Zoom, Utrecht, Nijmegen, Twente and other countrywise training centres in Holland)
  • from 1976 on: active relational/holistic psychotherapist, first in co-trainership with Gestalt-therapist Ada Wolvius (see above)
  • organization of therapeutic-ecologic “holidays” in France:
  • 1980-1982: in „Ada Wolvius” House, Mouillac
  • 1984 and 1986: in the medieval castle of Brousse-le-Chateau
  • 16 October, 1984: Limburg, Belfeld: founding of the Association De Kruiscirkel (Chamber of Commerce North and Mid-Limburg, dossier 41063298, donations tax-free), in cooperation with Mette van Rijsewijk, philosopher. Goal: creation of an ecologic life/work-center with awareness activities
  • 1984-1987: organization of a therapy – ecology center in De Leonardushoeve, Belfeld Monastery, Limburg
  • 1989: visit to the anti-drug centers of „Le Patriarche” in France, Spain and in Majorca accompanied by founder Lucien Egelmajer
  • 1995-1998: La Plane, Bouriège, France: workshops for Association Unité. Since 1996 in cooperation with Maryannick Cornou, painter and frescoist
  • 1 April, 1998: for a symbolic 1 franc participation in the renovation of a renaissance house, in Alet-les-Bains
  • 1997-2000: active participation in the board of the French Network for Eco-Villages (REV), member of GEN (the Global Ecovillage Network), created to stimulate world-wide ecology. Publishing the Guide for French eco-centers
  • 2001: Australia – New Zealand (via Thailand): study-trip, visit of eco-(permaculture)-villages
  • 2002: „Non-violent communication” with French groups
  • March-July 2004, Breda, ARTEMIS – leading weekly family constellation and intuitive development groups for integration of women (Artemis ceased to exist in July 2004 due to termination of government aid)
  • 2016 March/April: Holland: 2 weekend-workshops for the 3rd Year-group of Academie for Coaching and Counseling of Loek Knippels en Peter-Jan In der Rieden
  • 2017 (May 1 – August 8): 100 days rebirth-sessions in DAMANHUR, SPIRITUAL ECO-COMMUNITY, ITALY (N of Torino), nearly 100 (mostly private) sessions. Introductor there: Anaconda Papaya, hypnose-therapist.


  • July 2005, invited by MTE (Hungarian Transpersonal Association, member of EUROTAS) facilitating workshops on “Inner Marriage” at the July Summerschool in Kecskemét and Budapest
  • 2006: workshops Budapest, Szeged and Pécs; demonstration at the universities of Szeged and Pécs (method of Byron Katie, Gestalt, constellation work)
  • 2007: workshops Budapest, Pécs, Komló, Szeged and Debrecen; Seven-Ray workshop co-facilitator Ágota Ruzsa; introduction-demonstration in MONÁSZ, now Integral Academy, director: Bence Gánti; workshops on “Crisis”, at the MTE Summerschool in Horány
  • 2008: workshops + residential workshop Non-violent communication with Éva Hava Jónai; Alternative Summerschool for MTE in Budapest
  • 2009: workshops + demonstration of family constellation in Eger at the Birth Week; 1st Intensive Summer-week in Parádfürdő, Mátra mountains
  • 2010: 1st Intensive Spring-weekend Domaszék; workshops Budapest, Pécs, Szeged and Debrecen; 2nd Intensive Summer-week in Domaszék; three-day training module with 65 students in the Hungarian Hellinger Institute of Dezső Pálmai†
  • 2011: 2nd Intensive Spring-weekend Domaszék; 1st REBIRTHING FACILITATOR TRAINING organized by Anmatis Ltd. in Budapest, 12 students, 140 hours; 3rd Intensive Summer-week Domaszék, workshops
  • 2012: 3rd Intensive Spring-weekend Domaszék; 2nd Rebirthing Facilitator Training organized by Anmatis Ltd. in Budapest, 9 students, 144 hours; 4th Intensive Summer-week in Bükk Mountains; workshops + open, experiential Gestalt-classes in Budapest and Pécs
  • 2013 (March-October): 3rd Rebirthing Facilitator Training; workshops in Budapest, Debrecen, Veszprém and Keszthely; week-workshop with international group of social workers for minorities from Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, Canada, organized by Yana Ziferblat of HOME (International Center for Holistic Healing and Training, Budapest); experiential Gestalt-classes
  • 2014: workshops + Gestalt-classes
  • 2015: 4th rebirth-training + workshops + Gestalt-classes
  • 2016 (July-August): workshops Budapest and Debrecen + Gestalt-classes
  • 2017 and 2018 (Sept/Okt): workshops + Gestalt-classes


  • 2012 (September):  Rebirthing-group, Diodos Center, Athens
  • 2013 (January, March, June): Rebirthing, Gestalt, Hara-work, Higher Self, Inner Couple workshops, Diodos Center, Athens; June: Rebirthing workshop and sessions, Chania, Crete, organized by Vivian Karavanou
  • 2014 (February/March): Rebirthing and „Conscious Parents, Conscious Children” workshops, Chania, Crete
  • 2015 (July): same program as 2014
  • 2015-2016 (November to March): workshops + 2 Modules Gestalt-training in Orizon Center for Life & Creation, Chania, Crete, director Ingrid Margarita
  • 2017 (January to April): workshops in Iraklio and Orizon Center
  • 2018 (January) + 2019 (December): Breathing-group-sessions in the Yurt of Joelle Soulon


  • 2017 (October 26-November 7): 2 weekend-workshops + private consultations in Bucharest. Organiser: Sabina Satyamayi Preda
  • 2018 (April 21-May 20): 4 weekend-workshops in Bucharest and 1 in Sibiu + First Gestalt Module (=4 weekends)