- : Current Board
Martha has a Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy and is a full-time faculty member at Alliant International University in San Diego, California. She teaches several of the core courses and is also active with Volunteers of America where she works with men who have recently been released from prison and are working towards becoming contributing members of society.
Martha's first exposure to Satir was in her Masters program and the once she starting her doctoral study, she states that Satir become a natural fit for the way she works with clients. The more she studied it, the more she knew it was the model for her. She wants to join the Board to serve the Satir community so that she can get more connected with the community.
Jamie has a Masters in Counseling, an Masters in Social work and a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology. She practices as a clinical social worker in North Carolina and is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Student Wellness at Wake Forest Medical School in Winston-Salem, NC. She presents to medical groups on Satir, along with her husband, Ross, who is also on the faculty at Wake Forest. Jamie was first introduced to Satir by Teresa Adams, then attended a Process Community and Jean McLendon's Performance Development Yearlong training on two separate occasions. She is on the Board because she would like to give back to an organization that has fostered enormous growth for her and others that she has worked with.
Audrey is a licensed psychologist in South Korea, having practiced for more than 10 years. After receiving a BA in Astronomy, she pursued a master's degree in Literature Therapy where I integrated bibliotherapy, psychodrama, poetry and narrative therapies. She continued her education in the US to become a Marriage and Family Therapist. She has worked for the Korea Satir Institute in Seoul serving as a program director and faculty member and is now working on her Ph.D. in the US. She first encountered the Satir Model in a workshop run by Dr. Kim Young and Dr. John Banmen states that it has her love since for the unique and impactful theory and techniques. She is on the Board because she has a passion for connecting the global Satir family together and so we can learn from the diverse cultural and personal perspectives that we each bring.
Gundolf is serving his first term on the Board. He is the co-author of Der Satir Prozess teaching Satir in Germany, Argentina and the United States. He has a Diploma in Psychology and is a certified trainer in the Enriching Program. He also serves as the Membership Chair for the Network.
Jeremy is serving his first term on the board and is our current vice-president. Currently a practicing physician in Winnipeg, Canada, he has been involved with Satir learning for 25+ years, and has traveled to many parts of the world to study and make friends in our world community.
Sharon is the current president of the Satir Global Board. She works as a clinical social worker in Long Beach, California and is the author of three books on the teachings of Virginia Satir: The Satir Process, Systematic Training in the Skills of Virginia Satir and Enriching Your Relationship with Yourself and Others, as well as the co-developer of an educational program by the same name. If you wish to contact Sharon, her email is email@example.com. Please put Satir Global in the subject line.
Duane is serving his first term as a board member. Duane Osterlind co-founder Novus Mindful Life Institute in Long Beach, California, an agency that specializes in helping people overcome behavioral addictions. Duane uses the Satir process in his work in helping individuals, couples and families recover from process addictions and trauma.
Kim is our new Administrative Director. She has over 25 years of experience in finance and is pleased to
work with VSGN to fulfill the financial duties. She is also very happy be able to communicate with Satir members
and anyone interested in Satir to help with questions or concerns.
Kim lives near Raleigh, NC with her husband, Johnny, and their 2 dogs.
You can e-mail Kim at firstname.lastname@example.org