Felix Gomez, Venezuelan psychotherapist, with expertise in behavioral guidance and expertise in mental health in Australia. EMDR has been a member of the Australian Association (2007) and the Latin American Association of Behavior Modification.
He has worked for over two decades, as a lecturer and facilitator of groups in the area of education, personal development, creativity and health. In Latin America and Australia, has focused his work on the mental health field with groups of immigrants, refugees, people with disability, community centers and various organizations in New South Wales, Australia.
Introduced and worked for over a decade in Venezuela, training for health professionals with the model of "The Relationship of Self" by Dr. Stephen Gilligan, the use of "Cognitive Therapy and Hypnosis for Management of Depression "Dr. Michael Yapko, as well as" Hypnotherapy and Brief Therapy Solution Focused "by Bill O Hannlon.
Developed the first community programs in the state of Miranda in Venezuela, for the prevention of violence and the culture of peace, integrating tools such as "NLP, the Art Therapy and Dance Therapy" which was successfully completed, leading a team multidisciplinary mental health professionals.
He worked intensively on integrating coaching with EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) and Ericksonian Hypnosis for optimal athletic performance of the Venezuelan National Apnea, which won the world championship in Hawaii 2002. It is worth mentioning among them the sportsman world champion Carlos Costes freediving (APNEA), who was the first person to descend 100 meters for the month of October 2003, Gerald Weill, named Latin American Surf champion in the year 2006, after nearly a year of psychological preparation, and world runner-up Keisa Monterola pole jump, among others.
In El Salvador, developed several studies in various institutions, and offers several lectures at the University of San Miguel and other education centers, introducing a model created by the same call "Hipnocreatividad" (integration of brief hypnotherapy and art therapy) to help people find resources and solutions in their professional contexts, personal, marital, family and community.
In 2010, with support from several Australian institutions, developed and facilitated the first program of more than three months of intervention in mental health for immigrants with depression, anxiety and culture shock, integrating art therapy, EMDR and neurolinguistic programming, through the use of music specifically created for therapeutic purposes, for the electroacoustic music teacher Dr. Angel Rada, which was recorded in the city of Newcastle in England, where Dr. Rada introduced his concept of "Fractal Music".
The current work of Dr. Felix Gomez, has a vision of "Transcultural Mental Health", a product of his experience in different parts of the world such as Latin America and Australia, focusing on the integration of various therapeutic models and coaching as EMDR, Ericksonian Hypnosis, Neuro Linguistic Programming, Cognitive Therapy, Narrative Therapy, the Art Therapy, Clean Language, The Relationship of Self and the use of bodywork based on the work of Dr. Peter Levine (Somatic Experience) and Gabrielle Roth (Five Rhythm).
en Sydney Australia
26 Abril 2012.