OUR TEAM

SANDER TIDEMAN

Executive Director

Garrison Institute International

CHRIS HOFFMAN

Managing Director
CBR Project

Garrison Institute International

HELEN BARLEY

Programme Director
CBR Project

Garrison Institute International

JANTINE LEBBINK

Office Manager / Executive Assistant

Garrison Institute International

CORE FACULTY

SHARON SALZBERG

Co-Founder/ Meditation Faculty

Sharon is a renowned meditation teacher and author, and Co-founder of the CBR Project and the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts.

CARLA URIARTE

Co-Founder/ Psychosocial Faculty

Carla is a Clinical and Social Psychologist, currently working with ICRC. She co-founded the CBR programme and has provided ongoing technical support.

HUGH BYRNE

Meditation Faculty

With a PhD in Political Science and extensive experience in human rights work. He is the guiding meditation teacher at Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC.

OLA WITKOWSKA

Psychosocial Faculty

Ola is a Gestalt therapist working internationally to provide psychosocial support for the MSF humanitarian staff. She has also led community and mental health interventions with international aid organisations in Kosovo, Serbia and Iraq.

MAXIMILIEN ZIMMERMANN

Psychosocial Faculty

Maximillien is a Psychologist specialised in emergency and disaster responses. He currently provides MHPSS Technical Advisory with Humanity and Inclusion.

CHIA-TI CHIU

Mindful Movement Faculty

Chia-Ti is a yoga teacher, Thai bodyworker, and meditator. She runs a community arts and yoga programme at Hopital Adventiste d’Haiti in Port-au-Prince Haiti, developed following her initial visit in 2010.

STEPHANIE KOHLER

Mindful Movement Faculty

Stephanie Kohler is a teacher, creator, and community-builder based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. She joined the CBR faculty in 2014.

GAYLA MARIE STILES

Co-Founder/Movement Faculty

Gayla is an expert in yoga and other movement modalities. She is passionate about teaching therapeutic and transformative elements of movement, and played a leading role in developing the CBR Mindful Movement curriculum.

ABOUT CBR

The CBR Project is the signature programme under Garrison Institute International, which manages Garrison's non-US based programmes.

For CBR programming in the USA, please visit the Garrison Institute USA website.

CONTACT

Broederplein 33 C, 3703CD Zeist
The Netherlands
+31 (0)6 834 125 73

office@garrisoninstitute-int.org
cbrproject@garrisoninstitute-int.org