Karyne, who has over 30 years of therapy and training experience, is known for her work in the field of body psychotherapy and energy psychology. She has traveled widely, nationally and internationally, giving lectures, workshops, seminars, and teaching how the body communicates. She holds graduate degrees in clinical psychology, nonverbal communications, and humanistic education. Her work emphasizes learning how to read the body in order to create a healthy and fullfilling life and the need to open the heart and love fully without negativity and blame.
She worked closely with John C. Pierrakos, MD, her mentor, who founded Bioenergetics and Core Energetics. As Director of Education for his Institutes and Director of the Institute of Core Energetics in Brazil, she designed a mindbody curriculum, trained therapists, and supported the growth of Core Energetics worldwide.
Currently she is the Director of the Core Energetics Academy, headquartered in Newtown CT and an Adjunct Instructor in the Holistic Counseling Graduate Program at Salve Regina University in Newport, RI. In the past she was Assistant Director of the Institute of Core Energetics headquartered in New York City, Associate Director of the Australian Institute of Core Energetics, Senior Director of the Brazil Institute of Core Energetics, Board Member of the Core Energetics Foundation, Director of Drexel University’s Counseling Center, and Group Co-Coordinator at the Humanistic Psychotherapy Studies Center. She has written numerous journal articles about counseling and psychology and she is currently working on a book proposal.
When we love, we see with fresh eyes, we feel with an open heart.