“I feel so blessed and fortunate to learn from those that have spent thousands of hours cultivating a craft through discovery and exploration and are able to distill there wisdom into an articulate form for me to digest. My teachers are many, and those featured here are the ones that have directly shaped my practice into something not only built off of intellectual knowledge, but also infused with heart, compassion and deep care for humanity.”

— Brett

Judith Johnson

Judith Johnson is the founder and developer of PsychoNeuroEnergetics.

Judith was a maverick in the early movement for body-oriented therapies. Her greatest passion has always been in the development of methodologies and programs that transform hearts and minds, and optimize wellness. Before PsychoNeuroEnergetics (PNE), she trained in Transactional Analysis, Gestalt therapies, and body-oriented psychotherapies such as neo-Reichian and Radix Therapy.

After years of training in various modalities, Judith was still in search of a breakthrough therapy that would integrate the body, emotions, and mind. Her further training in Body Electronics with John Ray and study of Somatic Experiencing with Peter Levine gave her the context for the development of PNE.

Judith’s has studied and integrated Stephen Porges’ Polyvagal Theory and his work on the Social Engagement Theory with her teaching and practice of PNE. This led her to Stanley Rosenberg, author of The Healing Power of the Vagus Nerve, and Thor Philipsen, founder of Human Systems, who she sponsored in the U.S.

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Melissa Brown

Melissa is a Certified Hellerwork Structural Integration Practitioner. She studied in Victoria, BC for a 1.5-year program.

Melissa completed her 2-year training with Dr. Sharon Stanley’s course Somatic Transformation Body Centered Counselling and now continuing with Sharon’s advanced Somatic Training.

She also trained at Twin Lakes College of the Healing Arts, where she studied various forms of healing, including Deep Tissue, Acupressure, Shiatsu, Reflexology, Hot and Cold Stone Healing Massage, Swedish massage and Chair Massage.

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Dan Bienenfeld

Dan Bienenfeld is a world renowned Hellerwork Structural Integration trainer and practitioner with over 40 years of experience. He is past president of the Hellerwork Practitioner’s Association, and a senior training director of the Hellerwork® Program. Dan was co-founder of Los Angeles Healing Arts Center, one of the nation’s largest multi-specialty alternative medical centers.

Prior to founding the Center, Dan built a strong foundation for his work from many years of facilitating programs in Structural Integration oriented ergonomics for large corporate clients such as Johnson and Johnson. Dan’s commitment as an author and teacher ultimately springs from his deep passion and love for his work, and his desire to effect a positive healing transformation for as many people as possible in conjunction with his personal practice.

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Catalina Ureta

A certified Kinesiologist and Cranial Sacral worker, Catalina has trained in multiple healing modalities including, PsychoNeuroEnergetics™ (PNE) developed by Judith Johnson, and “Body Electronics” therapy developed by Dr. John Whitman Ray N.D., M.D. (M.A.).

She was one of the first practitioners to be certified in trauma resolution in Somatic Experiencing® with leading expert Dr. Peter Levine. Her incredible knowledge of the body’s subtle energies and neurological system make her work both penetrating and powerful. For over 20 years Catalina has continued to refine Somatic Experiencing and is credited with developing The Points Holding Process™ and creation of the Somatic Institute™.

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Michael Brian Baker

Through online and highly sought-after live experiences, Michael Brian Baker, shares ancient wisdom teachings which seamlessly merge the sacred traditions of Eastern Yogic Pranayama and Western Physiology with South American Enthneogenics, Harmonic Frequencies, and Spiritual Sciences.

Michael Brian Baker is a student of compassion and humility and the founding member of The Breath Center. He travels extensively facilitating groups and individuals in the realization of self-mastery through somatic release, breathwork, and natural plant-based detox.

He holds certifications from Upledgers, Suzanne Scurlock Durrana, HFTC L1, HT levels 1-4 David Elliott, C.H.A.P Certification – Wendy Allamby C.HT, AACP and Medicine Wheel – Dream Time interfaced with the Four Winds Society.

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