Who We Are

Our faculty are all highly experienced trainers in systemic constellation work. The senior faculty being some of the most experienced practitioners in the world. We also work with very carefully selected associate trainers.

Centre Directors & Teaching Faculty

Gaye Donaldson (BACP) is Managing Director of the Centre and teaching faculty member. She has trained extensively in both family and organisational constellations. She facilitates workshops, and works as a systemic coach & consultant both in the UK and abroad. She has recently been working in conflict resolution in the Middle East through the organisation ‘Healing the Wounds of History’.

Gaye’s website: www.gayedonaldson.com

Edward Rowland MA is a Director of the Centre and teaching faculty member. A practitioner for both family and organisational systems, he has focused on co-pioneering systemic coaching & constellations in leadership and organisations for the last decade. He is Founding Chair of The Whole Partnership, a generative leadership consultancy, which he co-designed using this way of working.

Edward’s website: www.wholepartnership.com

Chris Williams (BACP) is a Director of the Centre and a teaching faculty member. He has been working in the therapeutic field since 1990 and currently works as a Constellation Practitioner, Psychotherapist, Supervisor, Coach and Trainer. He is a UKCP registered gestalt psychotherapist and a senior accredited BACP counsellor, with a well-established practice in South London.

Chris’ website: www.constellationsense.co.uk

Senior Teaching Faculty

Judith Hemming MA, UKCP Reg is a senior teaching faculty member and has a background in education and Gestalt psychotherapy. Since learning Hellinger’s approach in the early 90′s and studying with many practitioners, she has been practising and teaching constellations and intensive training across the world, from Mexico to Australia. She has developed and taught the applications of the systemic approach in a variety of contexts, and is on the faculties of the European Family Constellation Intensives.

Judith’s website: www.movingconstellations.com

Jutta ten Herkel BA (Psych) Hon is a senior teaching faculty member and has trained in Gestalt, psychodynamic approaches and Hellinger’s Systemic Therapy. She works as a therapist and supervisor, is co-founder of several European systemic training organisations and runs workshops and training courses in family constellations in the UK and abroad. She co-founded the Systemic Solutions Bulletin and has translated a number of Bert Hellinger’s books into English.

Jutta’s contact details: juttatenherkel@gmail.com

Richard Wallstein PhD, C.Psychol., AFBPsS, UKCP is a senior teaching faculty member; he has a background in psychology and Gestalt psychotherapy and began studying Hellinger’s work in 1993, working with many practitioners. He has been leading workshops and trainings internationally for many years and has private psychotherapy and consulting/coaching practices in London. He was a founding board member of ISCA, the International Systemic Constellations Association.

Richard’s website: www.field-work.co.uk

Associates of the Centre

Clare Crombie is an experienced UKCP Registered psychotherapist, supervisor and workshop leader, qualified in EMDR. She trained at the Gestalt Centre and recently served a 4 year term as president of ISCA. Clare is a founder member of the Cancer Counselling Trust London, and she worked for 3 years offering emotional and therapeutic support to children in a primary school in Edinburgh for ThePlace2Be.

Jane James is a qualified teacher, systemic coach and supervisor. She has worked with constellations since 2002 particularly in the field of families, children and education. She also works with leaders and organisations to catalyse breakthrough and release potential.



Sandeep Ganatra has been working as a therapist since 1999. He has a special interest in inviting members of ethnic minorities for whom it isn’t commonplace to engage in therapy as a legitimate resource. He has been involved with constellations since 2012, and has been delivering constellation workshops since 2015.


Sheila McCarthy-Dodd (MBACP) is an associate trainer for the CSC. She has trained and worked extensively in Systemic and Family Constellations since 1996 and leads regular family constellation workshops in Ireland and the UK. Sheila has a well-established therapy practice in Gloucestershire for individuals, couples and supervision. She works extensively as a trainer including facilitating Relational Supervision training with Severn Talking Therapy in Bristol and Malta.


Abdul-Rahman M. Abdullah is the Founder of The Field Of Awakening School based in Egypt beside the Great Pyramids. He started his journey in the field of Humanities since 2001 till now passing through NLP, Coaching, Reiki, Enneagram & Systemic Constellations. He started his Constellations training with Bert & Sophie Hellinger and he continued with The Centre For Systemic Constellations to study his Applied training besides many other trainings.


The Admin Team

Amelia Twine runs and co-owns two Bristol-based restaurants which promote sustainable food systems. Amelia has worked with numerous food and conservation NGOs, including Soil Association, RSPB, Friends of the Earth and the Rainforest Foundation.  Amelia is a partner in her husband’s organic farm in the Chew Valley and sits on the board of the Sustainable Restaurant Association.

Amelias’s contact details: amelia@thecsc.net

Galina Vyday offers Community and Learning support for the Centre. Galina has been deeply involved in systemic work with the Centre and worldwide since 2010. A graduate constellator, she is now working towards qualifying as an integrative transpersonal psychotherapist.

Galina’s contact details: galina@thecsc.net

Alexandra Stanley, Course Manager, is originally from Bristol, and later lived and worked at length in Colombia, where she first discovered systemic constellations. Her background is in communications and practice management in clinical nutrition, as well as coaching and NLP.

Alex’s contact details: courses@thecsc.net