Elmar DornbergerElmar Dornberger started Hemisphere Consulting, LLC in 2001 as a place to serve individuals, families and organizations. His passion is the understanding of what makes people succeed and crate win-win situations. He is relentless in his search for modalities that create change in the shortest and most sustainable way. He recently published an article: From the River to the Ocean and was interviewed on an Internet talk show about Liminal Constellations.


He grew up in a small town in southern Germany and came to the United States in 1981. He is fluent in English and German.

Private Therapy Practice and Principal of Hemisphere Consulting 2001-Present
Internships at Boulder Community Corrections and Addiction Recovery Center (ARC)
EAP provider through ESI Employee Assistance Group
Volunteered at Carriage House counseling the homeless 2010 – 2011

Education and Certification

LPC Board Certified Professional Counselor in the State of Colorado 2003
M.A., Art Therapy and Counseling Psychology, Naropa University 2001
M.A., Visual Communication, Basel Switzerland 1980
B.A., Mechanical Engineering, Rheinfelden German 1975

Additional Training

Ericksonian Hypnosis, Private Classes from Diane Rudine McLaine 2006
Somatic Experiencing Workshop with Peter Levine 2006
Systemic Constellation Training with founder Bert Hellinger and others 2001- 2005
Organizational Constellation Training (10 day intensive) Groningen Holland 2004
Hypnotherapy Certification, Eastern NLP Center, Trenton NJ 1989
NLP Master Practitioner, Eastern NLP by Richard Bandler 1988
Focusing Training, Community College NYC 1984

Therapeutic Modalities

Art Therapy
Cognitive Therapy
Appreciative Inquiry
Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Neuro-Imaginative Gestalting
Ericksonian Hypnosis
Family Constellation
Systemic & Structural Constellation
Hierarchy of Value Assessment
Somatic Experiencing

Other Professional Experiences

Director Global, Communications, Mary Kay Inc. Dallas, TX 1994 – 1998
Creative Director, Aveda Corporation, Minneapolis, MN 1993 – 1994
Art Director, Limited Corporation, Columbus, OH 1989 – 1993
Brand and Image Consulting in New York 1982 – 1989
Assistant Professor, Visual Communication, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA. 1981 – 1982

Membership and Affiliations

Volunteer Counselor at the Carriage House Community Table for the Homeless
Presenter at the US Conference for Systemic Constellation in 2005, 2007 and 2011
ESI Employee Assistance Group
Counseling referral list for Naropa University Students
Board Member, Caritas Spiritist Center
Boulder Independent Business Alliance
Naropa University Alumni Association
Rocky Mountain Alliance for Systemic Constellations
Vision Taskforce Shepherd Valley Waldorf School
P3 Colorado (People, Planet, Profit)
The Institute of Noetic Sciences