About

Elmar 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.

 

Methods 

Working for twenty years in the corporate world taught me about high performance, excellent work ethics and delivering results.

This is what I believe my clients deserve, optimal results, in the shortest amount of time, for a reasonable investment.

I do not believe in long-term client relationships as a rule, only if they are mutually beneficial. I see most of my clients only for as long as it takes to resolve their issues.

Having a solution-focused approach makes me search continuously for methods that work. This mindset lead me more then twelve years ago to explore methods that have a systemic point of view. I look at the entire environment in which an issue occurs, as well as the events that brought it into existence. This way of working has proven most insightful for both my clients and myself and is continuously delivering results in the fastest way possible.

Most of the time the approach used is three dimensional, somatic (body-centered), experiential, systemic (relating to a system a.e.: family, organization, community) and solution oriented. There is a cognitives element (that integrates body and mind) and of course the work is always client focused.

One of the measures we use to gauge if the work is done, is to determine if the solution works for everyone involved.

 

Elmar 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
Systems Mapping
Cognitive Therapy
Appreciative Inquiry
Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Neuro-Imaginative Gestalting
Focusing
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, 2011and 2017
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


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