Jose Luis has a profound respect for the individuals and organizations he works with.
His interest is in supporting the well-being of the individual, group, or organization by identifying the possibilities for growth and uncovering the patterns that keep them from reaching their potential.
He uses observation and feedback as a way to stimulate curiosity. In naming what he “notices” about the interactions, thoughts, and behaviors of his clients, he encourages them to notice more about themselves.
Member of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO), RP
Member of the Canadian Association for Psychodynamic Therapy (CAPT).
He integrates his passion for psychotherapy and highly developed empathy, compassion, and determination into his practice approaches that have been proved to have positive and healing benefits in the client's process.
An experiential, dialogical, and integrative approach to self-discovery and personal growth. Through compassionate understanding, confirmation of each persons' uniqueness, attention to present-moment experience, and heightened awareness.
Aimed at relieving symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD) and other mental and physical trauma-related health problems by focusing on the perceived body sensations, developed by Dr. Peter Lavine.
The practice of the process of purposely bringing one's attention to experiences occurring in the present moment.
Developmental Somatic Psychotherapy
Creates awareness through sensing and moving experiences to open for possibilities to grow and change in all of our relationships, an approach developed by Ruella Frank, Ph.D.
Education and certifications
Gestalt Institute of Toronto
Completion of the five-year program for Psychotherapists
Child-Parent Somatic Training
Completion of the two-year program
Social development and understanding of movement
Assemblage Point Training
The practicality of ancient techniques