Who we are
We understand our commitment and work of over 40 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.
With over 40 years of teaching experience, we are pioneers in the field of Integrative Body-Oriented and Mindfulness-Centered Therapy, Somatic, Humanistic, Postive and Transpersonal Psychology, with expanded studies in psychodynamics and behavioral approaches. Our teaching is at the cutting edge of consciousness research in the spectrum of science and spirituality and the application in life and work.
Siegmar Gerken, PHD, ECP, HP (Psychotherapy) studied psychology, education and anthropology. He taught on the faculty of the JFK University Somatic Psychology Department, the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute, the Esalen Institute, and the Behavioral Therapy Training Institute in Hamburg. He 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. For almost 15 years, Dr. Gerken also led Change Management workshops at the Norwegian Defense University College. His research in energy field documentation with Prof. F. Popp on psycho-emotional states opened new horizons to scientists and practitioners. He is co-founder of the Scientific Committee of the EABP. Dr. Gerken is a lecturer, therapist, trainer and supervisor.
• Siegmar co-founded the therapy and consulting International Training Institute of Core Evolution® and CoreSoma® with his wife Cornelia;
• established the specialized Core Evolution Trauma Trainings™– addressing the integration of unresolved stress patterns and Developmental-, Shock-, Family-, Generational- and Collective Trauma;
• and created the International Institute for Energy & Consciousness® for applied Mindfulness in Psychology, Spirituality and Science, which also includes the:
- Management teaching in Authority and Leadership and the
- Love and Consciousness programs, connecting with the Essence within and the Knowledge of the larger Existence.
Siegmar: “I experience Love as the resonance with the flow of life. Therefore I work to realize my lifelong vision to facilitate light in this world, especially in my work with people, so that they can find
realization and fulfillment.”
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 CoreEvolution and CoreSoma and the International Institute for Energy & Consciousness. Cornelia & Siegmar have been married for over 40 years and have three adult children.
Cornelia is especially known for her women’s workshops: Empowerment • Freedom • Maturity, her Awaken Your Body-Dream-Process™ and her teaching series in the specialized program of CoreSoma®.
Cornelia: Love is the only therapy; the only truth. Love is what we are.
If you want to deepen your search or discovery in life, want to find more creative answers and dynamic integration for questions or decision-making processes concerning your quality of life, we offer our guidance, care, competence and love for life in our workshops and trainings, and in Personal Intensives in our practice, as well as everywhere we teach internationally, online or by phone.
Global peace and individual joy,
Cornelia & Siegmar Gerken