ICPIT-Our Council

The International Council of PsychoCorporal (Bodymind) Integration Trainers (ICPIT):

ICPIT is an organisational member of both the European Association for Body Psychotherapy (EABP) (In 2010 a survey from EABP has shown that 10% of all members of EABP had received Postural Integration® Training) and the World Association for Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapy and Counseling (WAPCEPC).

The Current Officers of ICPIT are:

Below you find a short presentation of the Trainers of Postural Integration® (PI), Energetic Integration® (EI) and Pelvic-Heart Integration® (PHI) who are currently recognised by ICPIT. Only trainers, member of the Council are allowed to offer trainings in Postural Integration®(PI), Energetic Integration® (EI) and Pelvic-Heart Integration® (PHI). In 2012 we wrote a book “Transformation of the Self with Bodymind Integration,” celebrating 40 years of PI. Order our Book now


President of ICPIT. Trainer & Supervisor for Postural, Energetic & Pelvic-Heart Integration.

Klinische Psychologin - Arbeit im psychosozialen Bereich mit Kindern, Erwachsenen und Familien. Psychotherapeutin (Autogenes Training / Autogene Psychotherapie (ÖGATAP), Body Psychotherapy), Pelvic-Heart Integration Integration (ICPIT).

Email: elisabeth.renner@ICPIT.org
Phone: +43 676 3121929


General Secretary of ICPIT. Trainer & Supervisor for Postural, Energetic & Pelvic-Heart Integration.

Founder and Director of the Institute for Bodymind Integration in Ghent. Certified psychotherapist (ECPnr.408079)(BVP-ABP)(EABP). Licenced psychomotor therapist (VVPMT) + PT. General Secretary + Coordinator "Advanced Trainings" + CPD (Continued Professional Development) Trainings. Guest Lecturer at Universities. Studied Core-Energetics under John C. Pierrakos (and presently Teacher-Supervisor at NICE (Netherlands Institute for Core-Energetics) and teacher at other body psychotherapy trainings worldwide.

Email: dirk.marivoet@ICPIT.org
Phone: +32 9 228 49 11


Treasurer of ICPIT. Trainer & Supervisor for Postural & Energetic Integration


Email: bertram.schaffler@ICPIT.org
Phone:+43 2231 64447


Communications Officer of ICPIT. Trainer & Supervisor for Postural Integration

Italy, Milano
Psychologist, psychotherapist. President of the AIPT- Association of Transpersonal oriented Postural Integration Joins in his work transpersonal psychology and bodywork.Teacher of Body Reading Techniques at the post university school Scuola Superiore di Formazione di Psicoterapia, Cremona, Italy. Wrote the book Corpo e Cambiamento (Body and Change), Tecniche Nuove Editrice, 2000, Milano, Italy. Associazione di Integrazione Posturale Transpersonale, 
Via Scarlatti 20, 20124 

Email: massimo.soldati@ICPIT.org
Phone:+39 02 29527815


Trainer & Supervisor for Postural & Energetic Integration


Email: guillermo.mendoza@ICPIT.org
Phone:+52 2118 649


Trainer & Supervisor for Postural & Energetic Integration

Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
is a Psychologist, Jungian Therapist, Sexual Grounding Therapist (FSGT) and Psychoaroma Therapist. She is Trainer in both Postural Integration and Energetic Integration and has been practicing Bodymind Integration since 1981. Rosa Maria resides and has a private practice in Guadalajara, Jalisco, México.

Email: rosamaria.sevilla@ICPIT.org
Guadalajara/Jal. sevilla.rosamaria@gmail.com +52 (1)3310795927


Trainer & Supervisor for Postural Integration

South Africa

She lived in Belgium for 13 years. While in Europe she qualified as a Postural Integration practitioner in 1991. Later she qualified as a PI Psychotherapist trainer. For the past twenty years she has run a successful body-mind practice in Johannesburg and has been training students in Postural Integration since 1999.

Email: bev.wilkinson@ICPIT.org
Phone: +27 (11) 6735217
Fax: +27 (86) 616.6275


Trainer & Supervisor for Postural Integration

Bernhard Schlage has given workshops since 1980 in most European countries and has run a private body psychotherapy practice since 1984. He has given lectures at international congresses f.i. in San Francisco, Paris and Sydney. In 1986 he co-founded an adult-education-centre for health care in northern Germany and later was in charge of a mental health centre until 2008. He has been a trainer for Postural Integration since 1999 and ECP-holder since 2001. Specialised in treating psychosomatic disorders, he is now focusing his work on training the next generation of health care practitioners in body psychotherapy. Bernhard is author of more than 100 articles about body psychotherapy and has written four books.

Email: post@bernhardschlage.de
Phone: +49 +5111614211


Trainer & Supervisor for Psychotherapeutic Postural Integration
Clinical Psychologist - Psychotherapist. Co-founder and co-director of the l'IFCC in Strassbourg.

France, Strassbourg

Email: eliane.vaux@ICPIT.org
Phone: +33 3 88 60 44 84


Trainer & Supervisor for Postural & Energetic Integration

Studied and experienced a wide range of alternative, humanistic and bodymind centered methods since 1980. Numerous fields of influence. The central themes of Niall's approach are furthering self-healing, spiritual growth and realization of the true self.Personal topics include 'the ancestral presence' and 'the essence of optimal nutrition'. Comes from an earlier background of executive industrial management and later private practice

Email: niall.osiochain@ICPIT.org
Phone:+49 9081 23920


Trainer and Supervisor for Postural & Energetic Integration.


Founder and director of the Entelia Institute for Creative Bodywork in London and Munich. Member of the Open Centre in London since 1982. Experienced bodyworker and body psychotherapist (Member of EABP), Acupuncturist, Trainer for Pulsing, Hawaiian Huna bodyworker. Has been running bodywork groups and professional trainings in England, Germany and Greece since 1982. She brings a light touch to deep work, assisting primary processes through attention and non-interference.

Email: silke.ziehl@icpit.org
Phone: +49 89 44718483


Scientific Research Liaison. Trainer & Supervisor for Postural Integration

Italy, Naples.
Ph.D. Psychology. State registered systemic and family psychotherapist. Health Psychology and Medicine Research Group - Dep. Experimental Biomedicine and Clinical Neuroscience. Univ. Palermo (It). Trained with Robert Ollendorf M.D., W.Reich’s brother in law, Ola Raknes, (W. Reich’s senior collaborator and Karen Horney’s trainee) and studied “biologie des comportements” with Henri Laborit M.D. Member of the AAAS.

Email: raffaele.cascone@ICPIT.org
Phone:+39 339 3184954, +39 06 5818784, +39 3473915791


Psychiatric Research Liaison. Trainer & Supervisor for Postural Integration

Italy, Casserta

MD, Psychiatrist. ICPIT Psychiatric Research.

Email: bruno.valente@ICPIT.org
Phone: +39 0823 342395


Trainer & Supervisor for Postural, Energetic & Pelvic-Heart Integration.

Italy, Rome
Psychologist - Psychocorporal therapist. Author of Corpo Integrato.

Email: carmine.piroli@ICPIT.org
Phone: +39 06 5138889


Trainer & Supervisor for Postural & Energetic Integration

Psychomotor Therapist. Facilitator of Birth under water. Specialist for cerebral palsy, orthopedic rehabilitation, the crania-mandibular and tongue function. email: francescovinci.neptun@gmail.com Ph: +39 337739152


Honorary Member - Trainer & Supervisor for Postural Integration

Germany, Köln
Dipl.-Päd., lives in Aachen (Germany) at the border of Belgium and the Netherlands. PI-trainer according to the old standards (1985). From 1982 to 1992, participation of PI-trainings with Jack Painter in Germany (Munich, Aachen), USA (San Francisco), France (Trimurti), the Netherlands (Utrecht); with Hiltrud Lodes’ trainings in Berlin, Canary Islands 1983/84; with Dr. Achim Eckert (Vienna), ‘The Healing Tao’ 1990/1992. Together with Jack Painter: Editor of the German newsletter INTEGRATION, also editor of the special issue of the German ‘Integration’ magazine for the 10-year Jubilee of the German branch of ICPIT, which was edited in 1992.

Email: rita.erken@ICPIT.org

The Community of PsychoCorporal (Bodymind) Integration Trainings (view map below on page)

These are the current recognised trainers and trainings in 2016. ICPIT was created in 1988 and is the only representative body worldwide for the methods of Postural Integration®, Energetic Integration, Pelvic-Heart Integration and Psychotherapeutic Postural Integration :