body oriented psychotherapy


Faculty of the Hakomi
Institute of San Francisco

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Scott Eaton, M.A., M.F.T. has been facilitating groups, workshops and trainings in the United States and Europe for over 30 years. He became a licensed psychotherapist in 1988 and has been in private practice in San Francisco since that time. He works with adults of all sexual orientations and specializes in gay and lesbian issues, spirituality, shame reduction, PTSD, recovery, and relationship dynamics. Seeking to integrate a deeper body-oriented approach into his practice, Scott began his study of Hakomi in 1994. He is a certified Hakomi Therapist and Trainer and primarily works with and trains other professionals. In addition, Scott is a long-standing teacher of meditation and an avid world traveler. Offices in San Francisco and Emeryville. Phone: 415-487-1705. Email: scotteaton@sfhakomi.org. Website: Scott Eaton MFT.



Jon Eisman is a founding member of the Hakomi Institute and Director of Hakomi of Oregon. He teaches throughout North America, Europe and New Zealand, and is creator of the Re-Creation of the Self model, a powerful and innovative tool for working with psychological parts in therapy, group work, and spiritual practice. Phone: 541-482-2840. Email: joneisman@sfhakomi.org.



Rob Fisher, M.A., M.F.T. is a psychotherapist, consultant and supervisor in private practice in Mill Valley, CA. He is a certified Hakomi Therapist and Teacher. Rob is an adjunct professor at John F. Kennedy University (Pleasant Hill, CA) where he teaches marriage and family therapy and case consultation seminars as well as an adjunct professor at California Institute for Integral Studies (San Francisco, CA) where he teaches Hakomi and a class in body-oriented psychotherapy. He also teaches couples therapy at the post graduate level at a variety of agencies in Marin County, CA. Rob is the publisher of the Couples Psychotherapy Newsletter and is the author of Experiential Psychotherapy With Couples, a Guide for the Creative Pragmatist published by Zeig/Tucker. He has been a Master Presenter at the annual California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists conference. He is also a California State Licensed Continuing Education Provider. Phone: 415-389-6340. Email: robfisher@sfhakomi.org.


Richard A. Heckler, Ph.D. is the Director of the Hakomi Institute of San Francisco, and a trainer for the institute throughout the U.S. He is an Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology at JFK University (Pleasant Hill, CA) and is on faculty at CIIS (SF, CA) and the Union Graduate School. Richard is the author of Waking Up, Alive! and Crossings: A New Psychology of the Unexpected.  Phone: 415-835-2122 vm #2. Email: rheckler@sfhakomi.org.





Manuela Mischke Reeds, M.A., MFT, certified Hakomi Therapist and Trainer, and Somatic Psychotherapist. She trains health professional in the Hakomi Method in San Francisco and Sydney, Australia.

Manuela specializes in integrating somatic psychotherapy, attachment therapy, pre-perinatal psychology, movement therapy and somatic trauma work. She is adjunct faculty at JFK University, Institute Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto and CIIS, San Francisco. She co-developed "Waking up from the Family Trance", a somatic approach to exploring and transforming internalized Family Systems. Manuela is an authorized Continuum Movement Teacher leading regular Continuum classes in SF and abroad.

She holds a MA in Somatic Psychology from California Institute of Integral Studies, and a BA in Dance Therapy from the Naropa Institute. In addition she has trained in various methods of working with trauma, counseled survivors of political oppression and torture and victims of trauma. She is an SE Practioner in the Trauma Resolution method developed by Peter Levine. Manuela has extensive training in the field of arts, movement/dance, Buddhist meditation.   She maintains a private practice in Menlo Park working with individuals, couples and children. Phone: 650-862-3010. Email: manuela@sfhakomi.org.


Julie Murphy, Certified Hakomi Trainer, has been training professionals in Somatics for 17 years. Bringing together years of professional experience in the fields of anthropology, somatics and the arts, Julie developed the Mythic Body and co-developed Waking up from the Family Trance. She holds a degree in Anthropology, has pursued graduate studies in Contemplative Psychology at the Naropa Institute and has years of training in Movement, Somatics and Buddhist meditation practice. Julie has presented at numerous conferences including the American Massage Therapy Association, the Hakomi Institute International Conference, and most recently for USABP at Johns Hopkins University. Julie teaches internationally. Phone: 831-458-2142. Email: juliemurphy@sfhakomi.org.



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