Who we are
We understand our commitment and work of over forty 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 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 Esalen Institute, and the Behavioral Therapy Training Institute in Hamburg. He teaches at universities and 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 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.
He also leads the specialized Core Evolution Trauma Trainings; Management Teaching in Authority and Leadership and the Energy & Consciousness Programs™ for Applied Mindfulness in Psychology, Spirituality and Science.
Siegmar: I work to realize my lifelong vision of bringing light into this world, especially into human bodies, which I perceive as divine vessels for the higher intention of realizing ourselves in this life time.
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 or 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, places where we teach internationally or online and by phone.
Global peace and individual joy
Cornelia & Siegmar Gerken