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Siegmar and Cornelia



"We understand our commitment and work of over thirty-five years in Core Evolution as a contribution to an emotionally integrated, peaceful society.

In our work with individuals, couples and groups, professional trainings, organizational consulting, conflict resolution and personal healing, we facilitate a deeper understanding of our present day life issues to raise the consciousness and quality of life.

We search to touch the essence of a person with competence, love and joy, supporting the full potential to be realized."


Siegmar Gerken, Ph.D., ECP, HP (Psychotherapy) studied psychology, education and anthropology. He has pioneered body-oriented and heart-centered therapy and Humanistic psychology since 1971 and is the founder of the Energy & Consciousness programs, www.EnergyandConsciousness.com and of Core Evolution, www.CoreEvolution.com. Siegmar taught at the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute, presently at the JFK University, at the Esalen Institute, Big Sur, California, and others.

Siegmar is a lecturer, therapist, trainer and supervisor. He conducts body-oriented therapy and mindfulness-based trainings at the Behavioral Therapy Training Institute in Hamburg, and specialized Management and Coaching Seminars. Besides his own trainings in Core Evolution, he lectures and teaches at universities and private institutes worldwide on the interconnectedness of psychosomatic processes as they manifest on the levels of body, emotions, mind, will and consciousness. His research in energy field documentation of psycho-emotional states opened new horizons to scientists and practitioners.

Cornelia Gerken, CMP, ECP, HP (Psychotherapy) completed her university studies in Göttingen, Germany with a degree in education and further studies in psychology. Cornelia integrates different psychosomatic and psycho-spiritual approaches. She developed her own synthesis, CoreSoma, which looks at somatic reality as the foundation of our lives. In her work she shares her compassion and joy for life, bringing a deep presence of the feminine. Cornelia is also a dancer and artist. With her husband she is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the International Institute of Core Evolution and CoreSoma.

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