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Referral List

The following is a list of IPA members who represent themselves as offering primal work.

If you are a practitioner and you would like to join our referral list, please contact Barbara at 248-478-5559 or babryan@twmi.rr.com

To view our referral list by country, please click here.

Please note: The IPA is an educational/informational organization that provides guidelines but does not regulate primal practioners. If you are seeking a facilitator of primal work, we recommend that you contact potential practitioners to inquire about their qualifications and experience, as well as to get a sense of how they work, in order to find the most suitable practitioner for your needs.


Alphabetical Listing

Members with IPA Certification Offering Primal Work

Barbara A. Bryan, M.A., CSW
Primal Integration Center of Michigan
23011 Middlebelt Road
Farmington Hills, MI
48336   USA

Phone: 248-478-5559
E-mail: babryan@twmi.rr.com
Website: www.primalcenter.com

Since 1974 - Primal intensives, weekend workshops, individual sessions. Leader in eight 40-day Ark Training Programs. Regressions, pre & perinatal, sexual trauma, sandplay, etc. Call for information.


Nell Corry, MSW, LCSW, NCGC
2729 Blair Stone Lane
Tallahassee, FL
32301 USA

Phone: 850-877-9086
E-mail: ncc.therapy@gmail.com

Primal Therapy, Deep Feeling Release. Trained at Janov's New York Primal Institute 1980-1984. Extensive experience: PTSD, trauma, incest recovery, depression, addictions, anger work, weight issues. Individuals, couples, groups. Workshops/intensives US & UK. Online and telephone sessions, weekends available. Licensed Clinical Social Worker, National Certified Gambling Counselor. Certified yoga teacher. Holistic nutrition counselor.


Jim Pullaro, PhD
Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Phone: 413-446-0534
E-mail:
jimpullaro@msn.com
Website: www.pullarotrauma.com

Fear Memory Integration
I'm a Certified Primal Integration Educator, who did his own personal therapy with Arthur Janov's therapists, and also with Paul Vereshack, Barbara Bryan, and Sam Turton. I graduated from the therapist training program that Sam and Barb developed. And I've been involved in men's leadership training, vision questing, and the men's movement in general. I have 15 years of experience in private practice.

My work is a unique blend of primal therapy, sensorimotor processing, soul retrieval, and pain body meditation.


Frances Rinaldo M.A., M.S., L.M.F.T.
1015 Cedar Street - Suite B
Santa Cruz, CA
USA 95060

Phone: 831-440-9349
E-mail: frinaldo@att.net
Website: francesrinaldo.com

Between September 1992 and November 1996, I trained with Dr. Jonathon Christie and Dr. Arthur Janov at Dr. Janov’s International Primal Training and Treatment Center in Venice, California. I offer a holistic approach to Primal, working with you to mitigate the effects of original “Primal” traumas while simultaneously helping you to function and improve your quality of life in the present. This preempts the tendency to “wait for the next feeling” to change one’s self destructive or otherwise unwanted behavior and accelerates healing. I work with individuals, couples, families, children, and adolescents. I also offer film consultation (MA Cinema Production U. So. California ). See my website for more details.



IPA Members Offering Primal Work

Claude Breault, Ph.D.
369 Boisseau
Québec, Québec
Canada G1K 1S9

Phone: (418) 522-5957
E-mail: claudebreault@csvaquebec.ca
Website:   www.csvaquebec.ca

Primal center providing access to a specialized primal room called a vibroacoustic lodge. Using auditory and vibration stimulation, this lodge triggers past traumatic experiences and facilitates Deep Feeling Release. This new process should be used cautiously within psychotherapy. In addition, clients have to be supervised by a psychologist or other clinical professional. Free trial is offered to familiarize yourself with such an efficient tool. These relived experiences follow primal tradition by bringing the person directly to his primal pain, liberating its intensity session by session. For those who want to get there, here’s a powerful tool.


Juliana Brown and Richard Mowbray
Primal Integration Programme
36 Womersley Road
Crouch End
London N8 9AN
England   UK

Phone/FAX: +44 (020) 8341 7226
E-mail: info@primalintegration.com
Web: www.primalintegration.com

Practitioners of Primal Integration. Originally trained with Bill Swartley, further training with Frank Lake and others. Comprehensive programme of monthly weekend groups, weekly ongoing groups, residential group intensives and regular individual sessions, running at the Open Centre in London and elsewhere in England since 1979.


Moses Draper
Brattleboro, VT

Phone: 614-893-3527
E-mail: moses@artofnothing.org
Website: Art of Nothing

I offer a safe & loving container for people to unfold and heal in their own way and time. With a background in primal integration and mindfulness practice, I facilitate both individual and group work. My background includes apprenticeship training with Sam Turton as well as other teachers in modalities such as the vision quest, ecstatic dance, meditation and consciousness exploration. Through a holistic approach to well-being, including deep emotional release & integration, clients are able to find more clarity & presence. My work in the fields of community building, nature connection and attachment parenting are assets in cultivating a broader sense of wholeness.


Dianea Kohl, RN, MFT
Ithaca NY

Phone: 607-277-6440
Email: kohldianea@yahoo.com
Website: www.makereallove.com

Dianea is a psychotherapist since 1985 whose primal practice began in 1994. She attended Janov's Primal Center 1996-97. She has written five books about the healing power of tears, two for children. Her latest, TEARS ARE TRUST...waiting to be felt won Finalist in the mental health category from National Best Books Awards. TEARS ARE TRUE LOVE...waiting to be known will be published 2013.


Esta Powell, M.A., M.S. Ph.D.
Columbus, Ohio

Phone: 614-893-3527
E-mail: primalesta@yahoo.com
Website: www.primalmatters.com

Esta has over 22 years experience as a therapist in Europe and US, and has specialized training in Psychosynthesis, Gestalt Therapy, Psychodrama, and Primal Integration.

Esta offers deep feeling/primal work for individuals and couples.


Marie Regis
29 Barstow Rd., Suite 304
Great Neck, NY
USA 11021

Phone: 516-455-2206
Email: mregis51@gmail.com

Marie Regis is a Licensed Acupuncturist trained in Classical Acupuncture and a Licensed Massage Therapist. She has served as a facilitator at Noah's Ark, a 40 day multi-modal psychotherapy training program in 1998 and 2000. She was mentored by the late Bill Smukler, PhD psychotherapist in Sand play therapy and deep feeling therapies on both at the Arks and in his private practice between 1994 and 2000. She specializes in treating trauma and emotional issues with classical acupuncture and CranioSacral therapy, including SomatoEmotional Release. She also uses essential oils or Reiki if needed. Marie approaches each client with skill, sensitivity and deep respect. -- Marie Regis, L.Ac. Licensed Acupuncturist Great Neck NY


Dr John Rowan
70 Kings Head Hill
North Chingford
London E4 7LY
England   UK

Phone: 020 8524 7381
Website: www.johnrowan.org.uk
Email: inforowan@aol.com

I was trained by Bill Swartley in the years before he died, and was part of the same group with Richard Mowbray and Juliana Brown. I work in private practice in North-East London, and offer coaching and spiritual mentoring as well as Primal Integration therapy. My chapter on Primal Integration is still up on the IPA website. I have been interested recently in the question of why Primal Integration is always ignored in books on Integration in Psychotherapy, and my article -"Don't you Dare to Ignore the Transpersonal!" was published recently.


Gary Thomas Wareham, LPC, LAC
Primal Therapy Colorado
5362 West 83rd Avenue
Arvada, CO
80003   USA

Phone: 303-424-4973
Website: www.primaltherapycolorado.com

Emotion-focused and body-centered psychotherapy in the Primal tradition. Bachelor's degree in Mental Health Counseling and Master's degree in Community Counseling. Over 25 years of experience in primal techniques and theory as a client, therapist-trainee, and therapist. Specializing in PTSD, birth and intrauterine trauma, childhood developmental wounding, and grief/loss work.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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