Meet Our Hakomi Faculty, Teachers, and Trainers.

David Cole, CC, CHT, is a certified Hakomi therapist and senior trainer. He is licensed as a Certified Counselor in private practice by the Washington State Department of Health. He is also a founding member of the Seattle Hakomi Education Network, a member of the Hakomi Institute, and co-author of Mindfulness Centered Therapies: an integrative approach. He has completed advanced study with Dr. Richard C. Schwartz, PhD, founder of the Internal Family Systems model of psychotherapy, has a counseling practice in the Seattle area, and produces Hakomi training films. David can be reached at 206-963-2905, by email at jdcole4@frontier.com, or visit his website at www.jdavidcole.com.

Kristina (Kris) Cook, LMHC, CDP, CHT is a certified Hakomi therapist and teacher. She is licensed in the State of Washington as a Mental Health Counselor, and as a Chemical Dependency Professional. Kris studied systems counseling at the Leadership Institute of Seattle/Bastyr University, and received her certificate in Chemical Dependency from Edmonds Community College. She is also certified in MBRP (Mindfulness-Based Relapse Prevention) and Level 2 PACT (Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy) and incorporates mindfulness, somatic approaches, and neuroscience in her therapeutic process. Kris especially enjoys working with people exploring addiction, and with adult adoptees. She has an office in Fremont and sees couples and adult individuals.  Kris offers a free phone consultation. She can be reached by phone at (206) 335-8514 or by email at: kcook.mindful@gmail.com.

Carol Ladas-Gaskin, MA, CC, LMP, is a Hakomi therapist and senior trainer, and is licensed as a Certified Counselor in the State of Washington. She is a founding member of the Seattle Hakomi Education Network, a member of the Hakomi Institute, and a Clinical member of the USABP. She is the author of Unfurling, a book of poems, and co-author of Mindfulness Centered Therapies: an integrative approach. She earned her certification as a certified Progoff Intensive Journal Consultant in 1986. She has maintained a counseling practice in the Seattle area for the past twenty years, and is hard at work on her memoirs. Visit www.mindfulnessbooks.com for more information. Carol can be reached by phone at (206) 533-9601 or by email at: clgaskin@frontier.com.

Lynn Morrison, MA, CHT, is a certified Hakomi therapist, teacher and senior trainer, and a founding member of Seattle Hakomi Education Network. Her almost fifty-year mindfulness practice has been influenced recently by the addition of a somatic meditation practice and a move to the deep woods of Whidbey Island. Lynn’s passion is to support individuals and couples to find more freedom and joy in their life and work. She maintains a private practice near Langley, Washington, and sees clients via Skype and FaceTime. In addition, Lynn teaches Level I Hakomi workshops, coaches developing therapists, and mentors Hakomi teachers-in-training. Please call or email for more information at 206-261-2355 or lynnmorrison@earthlink.net.

Dennis Gaither, MD, OMC, is a Hakomi therapist and senior trainer. He is a founding member of the Seattle Hakomi Education Network, and a Board Certified psychiatrist, receiving his training at the University of California at San Francisco, and is licensed in the State of Washington. He is also an Ordained Ministerial Counselor through Pathways of Light. He has worked as a primary care physician on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming, as an emergency room physician in Alaska, and now works in community mental health and has a private practice in Mt. Vernon, Washington. He finds purpose in learning, teaching, and healing, and loves being outdoors in natural settings, the company of friends, and his two sons.

Roxanne Peterson, PhD, LMHC, RN, CHT, is a certified Hakomi therapist, teacher, and senior trainer. She is licensed in the State of Washington as a Mental Health Counselor and as a Registered Nurse. Roxanne studied psychotherapy at the University of Washington and has worked with treatment teams in inpatient and outpatient mental health settings. Roxanne is Certified in Qigong Energy Medicine by Damaris Jarboux and incorporates these skills in counseling sessions. She maintains offices in the Tacoma/Olympia, Washington areas. She specializes in working with individuals, couples, families, and adolescents. Roxanne’s practice integrates mindfulness-centered therapies with dream work, art, and sand tray therapy. Complimentary phone consultation: 253-221-6789 or contact: peterson.roxanne@comcast.net.