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  • Expand Your Awareness with Meditation

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  • Enjoy Delicious Nourishing Farm-to-Table Cuisine

  • Menla is a Project of Tibet House US,

    the Dalai Lama’s Cultural Center in NYC

Dan Cohen, PhD

Since 2000, Dan Cohen, PhD has been a leading voice for incorporating personal, ancestral and spirit consciousness into therapeutic practices. He specializes in helping individuals, couples and families heal the effects of inherited trauma and fulfill their desires for having more love and deeper impact in their lives. Combining a near-encyclopedic knowledge of world history, mythology and culture with an uncanny psychic awareness, Dan offers clients profound and transformative healing.

Prior to training with Bert Hellinger as a Constellations facilitator, Dan was internationally known for his work as a violence prevention and conflict resolution facilitator. A former Strategic Planning consultant for the Director of the Los Alamos Laboratory, he pivoted away from weapons’ research to become a founding member of the City of Cambridge Peace Commission and a leader of Children of War. He guides clients and students to dive deep into the sources of their violent and hostile urges and emerge initiated into the wisdom of universal consciousness. Dan Cohen holds a PhD in psychology from Saybrook University and an MBA from Boston University. He is author of I Carry Your Heart in My Heart: Family Constellations in Prison and numerous scholarly articles and book chapters. Dan has led Seeing with Your Heart workshops and training courses in 18 countries in Europe, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, South America and throughout the United States.

Events with Dan Cohen, PhD

Emerge, Grow, and Bloom: An Alchemical Constellations Retreat
May 14 - 17, 2024

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in the bud became greater than the risk it took to blossom.” ~ Anais Nin The earth awakens after the dream of winter. Animals stir, buds swell, and spring’s expansive vibrant energy invites us to emerge, grow, and bloom in our one precious life. Do you trust what lives in you? Can you harvest your life force energy to flower? Come immerse yourself in an alchemical workshop experience designed to transform your deepest longing into life’s reality! Cultivate the desire that moves within and root it into your life –…

Alchemical Constellations: The Space In Between
May 17 - 19, 2024

Dan, Emily, and the Leadership Team welcome you to join us for a weekend of relaxation, play, ritual, systemic conversation, and connection at Menla after the public workshop and before the final ACT Training. We will informally be “hanging-out” in the field of everyday with whomever dares to follow us into the woods, splash in the rivers, dance under the moonlight, or play with us in the pool. Schedule Friday, May 17 3 – 6 pm Arrival and Check-in 6 – 7 pm Dinner 7:30 – 9 pm Open Space Saturday, May 18 7 – 8 Open Space 8 –…

Seeing with Your Heart: Alchemical Constellations Training and Facilitator Certification
May 19 - 24, 2024

See with Your Heart. Live from Your Heart. Lead Through Your Heart. Emily Blefeld and Dan Cohen’s Seeing with Your Heart Alchemical Constellations Training and Facilitator Certification is designed for individuals ready to untie the tangled threads of past generational sorrows, free themselves to live into the possibilities of spontaneous creation, and expand their lives, healing practice, and work with Systemic Family Constellations. Everything you desire to create in life, whether in your relationships, career, family, community, or the greater issues facing the planet, begins and ends with your own emotions, mind, body, heart, and consciousness. Our advanced tools are…


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