KATE HOLT, RN, ACCEPExecutive Director
Kate Holt, RN, ACCEP, CTP is the Executive Director of the Institute of Core Energetics and teaches Core Energetics internationally. She has a private practice, working with individuals, couples, and groups. Kate provides supervision, coaching, and consultations for practitioners and leaders. Kate has a deep love for the work of Core Energetics and its ripple effect in the world.
JIM JOHNSTON ACCEPAcademic Director
In Practice for 10 years, Jim began as a Core Energetics client and found tremendous personal transformation leading him to a practice in NYC, positions at ICE, NYC Living Core, Nyack Living Core, international teaching, and co-founding Corevolution NYC. He believes in the power of this work to change lives.
SHERRI BROWN, ACCEPFaculty Member
Sherri has taught at Nyack Living Core and is the co-creator and co-facilitator of Corevolution: The Bridge Process, a 2-year personal transformation program. She has a full-time practice in NYC working with individuals, couples (EMM Certified), and facilitates group process. She approaches her work with intuition, creativity, passion and love.
BRIAN CAMERON, ACCEPFaculty Member
Brian completed his certification in Core Energetics at the NY Institute of Core Energetics and has a private practice in NYC. He has held faculty positions with Corevolution and the Art of Intimacy programs, also in NYC. He has over 20 years of experience coaching and managing teams in business. He is dedicated to group process work, particularly creating space where men can find strength in their vulnerability.
CLARE CARR ACCEPFaculty Member
Clare Carr is an Advanced Certified Core Energetics and Helix Healing Works Practitioner in New York City. Clare helps individuals recognize and navigate the pathway to their lives' fullest potential. Clare's practice focuses on individual, couples and powerful group experiences. She specializes in helping with the challenges of self-acceptance and helps her clients evolve as they move through the stages and ages of life.
CHARLES CORLEY, LMHC, ACCEPFaculty Member
Charles is a senior teacher at the Institute, teaches internationally and is Co-Director of Core Academy in Rhode Island. He has 30 years of experience facilitating groups in areas including substance abuse, actor support, and men’s and adolescents’ groups. He has a full-time private practice as a Core Energetics Practitioner in NYC.
SANJAY KEVIN EVRAN, CRPA, ACCEPFaculty Intern
AIMEE FALCHUK, MPH, M.Ed., ACCEPFaculty Member
AIDAN FISHER, ACCEPFaculty Member
Aidan is a certified Core Energetics Practitioner, Naturo-therapist, Radical Aliveness Process Leader and Exceptional Marriage Mentor. He is the Director of the Montreal Living Core 3-year program and Montreal Core Energetics Summer Retreat. In full time practice since 2009, Aidan works with individuals, couples and groups in Montreal, Canada. He loves this work.
JEREMY FULWILER LMSW, ACCEP, CTS, CPTFaculty Intern
Jeremy, is a body psychotherapist with extensive post-graduate training in Core Energetics, yoga, trauma recovery, pain management, personal training, aromatherapy and energy healing. He is founder of Wellness Beyond Words in Metro Detroit, focusing on embodied group and relational experiences for supporting individual and systemic evolution.
BRIAN GLEASON, CSW, ACCEPFaculty Member
Brian is a licensed psychotherapist and has been in private practice for 20 years. With a special interest in working with individuals and couples around committed relationships, Brian and his wife Marcia have developed a process called Exceptional Marriage, which integrates Core Energetics into relationship therapy. Brian is a senior faculty member with a private practice in North Carolina.
JONATHAN GODFREY CPRAFaculty Member
Jonathan is a Radical Aliveness and Core Energetics Practitioner who teaches internationally. He leads workshops throughout the U.S. and has a private practice in Philadelphia and New York where he works with individuals, couples and groups. Jonathan's focus is on empowering his clients to realize their full potential and creating inclusiveness for all people and all perspectives to be seen and heard.
KEN GOLDBERG MD, ACCEPFaculty Member
Ken is a preventative medicine specialist and educator with a private practice in Portland, OR. The main modalities in his practice of somatic psychotherapy are Core Energetics and the Pathwork. Ken enjoys working with the full spectrum of development and traversing from personal and psychosomatic issues to transpersonal, archetypal, and spiritual growth issues.
GAIL HOLLIES ACCEPFaculty Intern
Gail Hollies is an Advanced Certified Core Energetics Practitioner based in the DC/Maryland area. With 30 years of experience in various modalities of transformational work, including Holotropic Breathwork, Voice Dialogue, Radical Honesty and Shalom Retreats, Gail enjoys finding creative ways of bringing her wisdom to sessions. Her love of expressive arts, in particular vocal and movement improv and SoulCollage®, allows clients the opportunity to explore non-verbal forms of self-expression.
BARRA KAHN, MA, ACCEPFaculty Member
Barra maintains a practice in D.C. where she works with individuals, couples, and groups. She also leads workshops, has taught Yoga and body-work for 40 years, and teaches Nonverbal Communication at GMU. Formerly, she was Artistic Director at the National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts.
MELISSA KAPLAN ACCEPFaculty Intern
Melissa Kaplan, is a somatic therapist, based in New York City. She believes that eros is the awakening force that transforms our defenses, our negative beliefs and distorted feelings. She works with trauma that is held in the body in order to increase our capacity for pleasure and ground in our true selves. She teaches self-intimacy through body, spirit and emotional connection.
LYNN KREADEN, ACCEPFaculty Member
Lynn Kreaden is a senior faculty member of the Core Energetics Institute with over 25 years' experience working with intimacy and sexuality. She works with singles and couples, as well as survivors of sexual, cultural and generational trauma. She teaches internationally and is based in NYC where she has a private practice.
LISA LOUSTAUNAU ACCEP, OSCFaculty Member
In Core Energetics practice for more than 22 years, Lisa trained under Core’s founder, John Pierrakos MD. An international workshop leader, process facilitator, teacher and supervisor of Core Energetics practitioners, Lisa is also among the top one percent of most-endorsed American psychotherapists on LinkedIn and practices in Stamford, CT.
CAROL LUTTER ACCEPFaculty Intern
Carol’s deep reverence for animals and the Earth informs her work with all humans, with a special sensitivity to the challenges and trauma often experienced by social change activists. Carol helps people to embrace authenticity and self-care, align with desires and purpose, increase capacity for love, live life more fully, and expand their impact.
JESSICA NYGREN, ACCEP, BHSPFaculty Member
Jessica has broad experience in community clinical services and private practice since 2010. She teaches internationally and offers Brennan Healing Science and Core Energetics services online and in-person out of Hoboken, NJ. She is passionate about supporting clients recover from trauma and unlock their potential for love and healing.
DAVID PHILLIPS, ACCEP MeD, BBAFaculty Member
David is the Founder of Energetic Awakenings in Cleveland, OH. He is a workshop leader and group facilitator for organizations dealing with topics such as racism, conflict, & LGBTQ cultural competency. David holds his Master of Education in Adult Learning & Development. He is a Certified Core Energetics Practitioner, Reiki Master, and Certified Coach.
GERILYN SESTOK LCSW-R, BCD, ACCEPFaculty Member
ANNA SMITH ACCEPFaculty Member
Anna brings a deep loving heart and commitment to the sacred work of self-transformation. An Intuitive Energy Healer, in private practice, she leads groups, and teaches energy healing. Anna studied with the School of Conscious Healing, is certified in IET, and Essentials of Trauma Treatment
DOUG WIRTH ACCEPFaculty Member
Since 1989, Doug has worked with individuals/couples/groups. He earned a BSW from UWGB, his masters from Hunter College, graduated from ICE in 2011 and joined the faculty in 2012. Previously, Doug was a senior faculty member of the American Psychological Association, served on Institute of Medicine workgroups, and was a senior health policy advisor to NYC Mayor’s Dinkins and Giuliani.