Teaching staff biographies and credentials
Rev 1.3 May 4, 2011
Tel Aviv, Israel
Tal teaches Basic and Advanced PeakStates therapies, and Whole-Hearted Healing. She is also a key member of the Institute research staff.
Grant McFetridge, Ph.D.
Hornby Island, BC Canada
Grant primarily teaches Advanced PeakStates, and occasionally Basic PeakStates and Whole-Hearted Healing. "I received my MSEE from Stanford University, and did my doctoral work in psychology at the California Institute for Integral Studies and the University for Integrative Learning. I used to design electronic products and lecture at the California State University at San Luis Obispo before moving to healing work full time. My areas of expertise and interest are in modeling, research, spiritual emergency, and regenerative healing."
Byron Bay, NSW, Australia
Nemi teaches Basic PeakStates, Whole-Hearted Healing, and also does Basic PeakStates certification. She teaches internationally in Australia, Germany, Poland and other countries in Europe. Nemi is bilingual, speaking both English and German.
She is a member of NBAC, the committee that initiated and actualised Government Accreditation for Breathwork in Australia and a co-director of BTI, Breathwork Trainings International, a government Registered Training Organisation. In 2007 she retired from Breathconnection, her own international Breathwork Training School to devote herself fully to establish PeakStates training centres in Australia and Europe. She has 21 years experience in developing transformational techniques, authentic, dynamic relating skills and in training therapists. She has been a co-director of the International Breathwork Foundation and a member of the IBF's integrity committee.
Comox, British Columbia, Canada
Phone: (250) 339-3197
Wes teaches classes in Native American traditional ways, EFT, and in Whole-Hearted Healing. Wes has studied and practiced natural skills and beliefs for over forty years, with pauses as required by the necessities of love and life. He has been taught by Tom Brown Jr. and Native teachers the skills of survival and living, awareness, and philosophy, the ceremonies of daily life, and the ceremonies and responsibilities of the sweat lodge. He honors them by using these ways and keeping them for the generations yet to be born, and has taught them in workshops and at gatherings since 1993. Wes also practices and teaches EFT, a technique for healing emotional disturbances, phobias, addictions and a variety of physical problems. In his professional life, he has master's degrees in biochemistry and public administration, and 15 years of consulting experience in training, strategic planning, and human resource management. He has taught Leadership, Communication Skills, Business Mathematics, and Human Resource Management at the University of Victoria and North Island College. He has very little hair on top and is omnivorous.
1.3 May 4, 2011: Retired the listings of former teaching staff members Dr. Mary Pellicer and Matt Fox.
1.2 April 28, 2007. Added Jewels Hayden to the list of PeakStates teachers.
1.1 October 16, 2007. Updated the WHH and Peak States teacher biographies list.
1.0 November 10, 2006. Updated the techer list.