Therapists

The teachers at the Institute for Personal Change are highly qualified and include licensed marriage and family therapists with extensive training in relationship and family of origin issues. In addition to the Process, the therapists provide individual, couple and group therapy and counseling. All the faculty members are themselves Process graduates.

The audio clips below were recorded on November 18, 2012, at “Friends and Family.”

Lori Gortner, MA, MFT
lgortner at gmail dot com, 650-248-3122
MFC 39511
Palo Alto, and online by Skype (Telemental Health)
Lori began her professional life as a lawyer. But when she watched her mother die at 55, she realized that life does end. Her mother’s death had a profound impact on Lori. She volunteered with hospice and found that she was more comfortable working with people, as opposed to against them. She enrolled in a master’s program leading to her current calling as an Marriage and Family Therapist.In Fall of 2014, Lori took the Process, which proved transformative. She found she could love herself and others in her family of origin without an internal catch. She immediately began training as a Process therapist.
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Dorothea Hamilton, MA, MFT
dorothea at theprocessworks dot org, 408-685-2117
MFC M14675
Palo Alto
About the Process work (02:26):

Blessings outweigh curses (00:41):

Cris Jenkins, MS, MFT
2crisjenkins at gmail dot com, 941-224-6387
MFT 22273
Palo Alto, CA and Sarasota area, FL
Autobiography in Five Short Chapters (01:29):

Compassion (00:47):

Ron Luyet, MA, MFCC
ron at theprocessworks dot org, 650-871-4290
Ron is available to business and corporations for on-site sessions in organizational consulting, team building and stress management.
The Process is about cleaning dirty windows (00:41):

Survival as children (01:31):

Catherine Seidel, MA, MFT
catherine at theprocessworks dot org, 650-568-6778
MFC 35733
San Francisco, Palo Alto
Working in depth (01:36):

The Process Clients (01:08):

Helen Selenati, MA, LMFT
helen at theprocessworks dot org, 650-596-0807
MFC 41355, Redwood City.
Helen is available to business and corporations for on-site individualized coaching and facilitated mentoring programs.http://www.selenati.com
Malcolm Stanislaus, MA, MFT
mstanislaus2003 at yahoo dot com, 408-831-8381
MFT 46059, Los Angeles Area and Palo Alto.
Areas of specialization: Shame Reduction, Mood Disorders (depression and anxiety), Emotional Recovery from Substance abuse (Stage 2 Recovery), General Life Adjustment, and Cross-cultural issues.

Malcolm has extensive experience working with individuals, couples, families and groups.  His specialized training in Shame Reduction methodology came from working at the John Bradshaw Center for Codependency. Further training was acquired in personality disorders, Intensive Short-term psychotherapy, attachment theory, and affect theory. Malcolm has studied the works of Frantz Fanon as they apply to Post-Traumatic Slave Syndrome and other shame-based cross-cultural issues.

Malcolm has the depth of life experience that has benefitted many clients in both in-patient and out-patient settings.  He practices Zen meditation, Christian Contemplative prayer (a la Joel S.Goldsmith, a contemporary Christian mystic), Taoist yoga, and was a competitive collegiate gymnast, gymnastics coach, personal athletic trainer, and martial artist.

Friendly and compassionate with a no-nonsense approach, Malcolm is dedicated to his clients’ full awakening of potential.

Malcolm Stanislaus
Janelle Tamm Magnusen, M.S., MFT
janelle at burlingamepsychotherapist dot com, 650-483-6090
MFC 45483, Burlingame
BurlingamePsychotherapist.com
Kathy Tamm, MA, MFT
kathytamm at theprocessworks dot org, 650-345-9669
Foster City

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