Meet the Team

Embodywise and Hakomi California faculty members possess many years of experience teaching their particular specialties in somatic psychology both locally and internationally. Each instructor brings a unique perspective to their teaching as well as extensive professional background. Our team-based teaching model also includes talented teachers-in-training.

Hakomi California Faculty

Manuela Mischke-Reeds,
MA, LMFT

Certified Hakomi Therapist and Trainer
ISITTA Founder and Trainer

Susan San Tara, MA, LMFT

Certified Hakomi Therapist
and Trainer

Ashley Ross

Ashley Ross, MA, LMFT

Certified Hakomi Therapist
and Teacher

Brian Lim

Brian Lim, LMFT

Psychotherapist
Hakomi Teacher-in-Training

Karen Daley

Karen Daley, MA, LMFT

Psychotherapist
Hakomi Teacher-in-Training

David Fish

David Fish, MA, LMFT

Certified Hakomi Therapist
and Teacher

Dominique Lando

Dominique Lando, MA, LMFT

Certified Hakomi Therapist
and Trainer

Emmy Akiyama

Emmy Akiyama, MA, LMFT

Hakomi Teacher-in-Training
Therapist

Gal Szekely

Gal Szekely, MA, LMFT

Certified Hakomi Therapist and Teacher
Love Made Simple Founder

Jon Eisman

Jon Eisman, CHT

Senior Hakomi Trainer
Founder of Re-Creation of the Self

Julie Murphy

Julie Murphy, MA, LMFT

Certified Hakomi Therapist
and Trainer

Nicole Heinrich, MA, LMFT

Certified Hakomi Therapist
and Teacher

Rob Fisher

Rob Fisher, MA, LMFT

Certified Hakomi Therapist
and Trainer

Scott Eaton

Scott Eaton, MA, LMFT

Certified Hakomi Therapist
and Trainer

Embodywise Faculty

Arielle Schwartz

Arielle Schwartz, PhD

Clinical Psychologist
Developer: Resilience Informed Therapy

Jennifer Dore

Jennifer Dore, MD

Psychiatrist
Founder of Helios Psychiatry

Joshua Sylvae

Joshua Sylvae, PhD, LMFT

Psychotherapist
Somatic Experiencing Faculty

Maci Daye

Maci Daye, LPC, CHT

Psychotherapist
Founder of Passion and Presence

Mahshid Fashandi Hager

Mahshid Fashandi Hager, LMFT

Psychotherapist
Somatic Experiencing Faculty

Staci Haines

Staci Haines

Developer of Generative Somatics

Susan Harper

Susan Harper

Continuum Teacher
Founder of Continuum Montage

Liron Cohen

Liron Cohen, LMFT

Psychotherapist
Love Made Simple Founder

Heather Sundberg

Insight Meditation Teacher

Staff

Manuela Mischke-Reeds,
MA, LMFT

Emmbodywise Director
Hakomi California Co-Director

Hillary Keith

Hillary Keith

Office Manager

Adele Gotlib

Adele Gotlib

Bookkeeper
Administrator

Robert Hickling

Web Designer