Faculty members at the Gestalt Training Institute of Philadelphia are committed professionals with an understanding of the theoretical foundation of Gestalt Therapy Theory and clinical applications of the theory in experiential training groups and teaching settings. At GTIP, we are committed to gender expansiveness and inclusivity and include pronouns in our introductions and signatures. For more information, visit www.mypronouns.org.

To learn more, visit individuals’ faculty biography pages (linked on this page) and GTIP’s Leadership page.


Karen Ginsburg**
Doug Graiver*
Cathy Gray**
David S. Henrich
Valerie Kellom
Marta Ludwig on sabbatical
Ginny McIntosh**
Janneke van Beusekom

Adjunct Faculty

Hilary Bayley-Loielo
Beth Filla
Laura Hawley
Sarah Mello
Robert Pileggi*
Melody Schaper


Deb Callahan
Kelly Davis
Kevin Roth
Nate Schlingmann
Karen Wallace-Braun

* Denotes faculty who serve as Group Process Facilitators. They are responsible for co-creating a training environment supporting personal and professional growth for trainees, participating in preparatory meetings with faculty before weekend training sessions and attending bimonthly meetings with faculty and supervisors.

** Denotes faculty who offer supervision groups.