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Institute of Holistic Transformation

Marina T. Romero
is a therapist and teacher. Together with Ramon V. Albareda, she is the creator of Holistic Transformation, an integral approach to psycho-spiritual embodied growth and healing that works experientially with the body, sexuality, heart, mind, spirit, and nature. Marina is co-author of the book, Nacidos de la Tierra. Sexualidad, Origen del Ser Humano, as well as of many articles and book chapters on transpersonal sexuality, psychospiritual embodied development, and human nature as a holistic experience. Originally a passionate student of physics she then shifted her attention to exploring the mysteries of human nature and has been leading encounters in Holistic Transformation and Transpersonal and Transcendent Sexuality in Spain since 1987, in California since 2000, and in other countries since 2002. Born in Catalunya, Spain, Marina now resides in Berkeley, CA where, together with Samuel A. Malkemus, she is the founder and director of the Institute of Holistic Transformation.
Samuel A. Malkemus PhD
is a professor of psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies and John F. Kennedy University. Together with Marina T. Romero he is the founder and director of the Institute of Holistic Transformation in Berkeley, CA. A fifth generation Californian who divides his time between California and Spain, he leads courses and seminars in holistic sexuality and transformative education both internationally and in the San Francisco bay area. With a private practice in holistic counseling he is committed to helping his clients find vibrant health by working with body, heart, mind, and spirit.