A French native, Dominique Degranges has an educational background in painting and Anthroposophy. He began his psychiatric practice in art and counseling therapy 1981 and from 1984-1992 he studied process-oriented psychotherapy with Arnold Mindell, focusing with Eugene Gendlin, and polarity therapy. He then trained in craniosacral therapy with Franklin Sills.
Since 1994 Dominique has been an instructor at l’Institut für Ganzheitliche Energiearbeit at Zürich teaching polarity therapy and process work, birth dynamics with Franklin Sills, and birth process and prenatal psychology with William Emerson. Since 1996 he has additionally assisted the craniosacral teacher training in with Franklin Sills, becoming a teacher of biodynamic craniosacral therapy in 1999. He has additionally studied prenatal and birth training with Ray Castellino and has led birth process workshops in Europe and the USA.
In 2000, Dominique began training in Somatic Experiencing® with Peter Levine in Switzerland, and he assisted and then co-facilitated SE trainings for 6 years before joining the SE™ Trauma Institute faculty in 2012.
Dominique has maintained a private practice in Zurich since 1994. Since 2006 he has run an institute, Da-Sein Institut in Winterthur, where he gives biodynamic craniosacral training and prenatal and birth training.
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