Our Faculty

  • Mary Amrita Arden Hoffman Teacher

    Mary holds a Master’s degree in public health, and is a certified Neuro-Lingustic Programming coach. “I deeply appreciate that my full-time work, since 1991, is being a Hoffman teacher and coach.”

  • Jane Biondi Hoffman Teacher

    Jane Biondi has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has a private therapy practice, and is a Certified Life Coach through IPEC.

  • Matt Brannagan Hoffman Teacher

    Matt Brannagan holds a B.A. in sociology from Sacramento State University and an M.A. in transpersonal psychology from Naropa University. He is a Professional Certified Coach, and a Master Resilience Trainer for the Army.

  • Cheshta Buckley Hoffman Teacher

    Cheshta Buckley has been teaching the Hoffman Process for over 20 years.  “Being a witness to moments of transformation is a great honor; miracles happen! This is what keeps me coming back.”

  • Sudas Buckley Hoffman Teacher

    Sudas holds an B.A. in early education, and an M.S. in education. She is a certified Spiritual Director and NLP Coach.

  • Barbara Burke Hoffman Teacher

    Barbara holds a B.A. and B.Ed from the University of Toronto. She is an author and artist. Barbara is committed through her work to help people reconnect to their authentic selves.

  • Maria Camara Hoffman Teacher
    Maria Camara holds a Ph.D. in Family and Health Psychology from the University of Deusto, Spain, a Master in Health Psychology from the University of Middlesex, UK, and a B.A. in Psychology from the UPV, Spain. She is a Certified Gestalt Psychotherapist and is trained in Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy.
  • Barbara Comstock Hoffman Teacher

    Barbara holds a B.A. in East Asian Studies, an M.S. in Textile Arts, and an M.F.A in Sculpture & Textiles. She is a Hoffman teacher and supervisor, as well as a life coach, art teacher, author, and dancer.

  • Kevin Eyres Hoffman Teacher

    Kevin has a B.S. in Computer Science from The University of Texas in San Antonio.  He is a seasoned technology exec and YPO member since 2002. Kevin is also an executive coach and speaker.


  • Max Gaenslen Hoffman Teacher

    Max Gaenslen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Creativity and Entrepreneurship and is a credentialed Education Specialist.

  • Nita Gage Hoffman Teacher

    Nita Gage, has a doctorate degree in shamanic psychospiritual psychology, a Master’s in clinical psychology, and is a certified addiction counselor. Nita has been a counselor, coach, and facilitator of transformational work for over 20 years. 

  • Steve Granville Hoffman Teacher

    Steve holds a Master’s degree in International Management. He is a Restorative Justice facilitator and trainer, as well as an Executive Leadership Consultant in Clinical Healthcare.

  • Linda Hartka Hoffman Teacher

    Linda is a senior Hoffman teacher and coach. She holds an M.A. in counseling psychotherapy, certifications in Psychosynthesis and Clinical Imagery, and has been working in the field of transformation for over thirty years.

  • Dorothy Holden Hoffman Teacher

    Dorothy Holden has a M.Sc. in Counseling Psychology. As a Registered Clinical Counselor, she specializes in therapy that supports people in navigating transitions and bringing authenticity and meaning into their lives.

  • Drew Horning Hoffman Teacher

    Drew is a former licensed private practice psychotherapist with a Masters degree in clinical work from the University of Michigan. He is trained in EMDR, mediation and dispute resolution, Gottman Couples Counseling, and Brené Brown’s “Daring Way.”

  • Hilary Illick Hoffman Teacher

    Hilary received a B.A. in philosophy from Stanford University, and an MFA in creative writing from San Francisco State University.

  • Charles “Raz” Ingrasci Founder, Hoffman Teacher

    Raz is a UC Berkeley graduate and has been an executive, consultant, and facilitator within the “Human Potential Movement” since 1972. Along with being a Hoffman teacher, he founded the Hoffman Institute Foundation in 1998.

  • Marissa Ingrasci Hoffman Teacher

    Marissa has a B.A. in Theater Studies from Emerson College, and is a certified NLP (Neurolinguistic Programming) Coach.

  • Crystal Jenkins Hoffman Teacher

    Crystal holds a B.S. in education, a Master’s degree in counseling, and is trained in EMDR and the Enneagram, and is a certified Daring Way™ facilitator.

  • Sharon Kennedy Hoffman Teacher

    Sharon holds a B.S. in dance, and an M.S. in dance therapy. She is a certified Psychosynthesis practitioner (a psycho-spiritual psychotherapy), as well as a licensed therapist.

  • Regina Louise Hoffman teacher
    Regina Louise holds a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from California Institute of Integral Studies and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performative Arts from University of California, Riverside.
  • Jo Mattoon Hoffman Teacher

    Jo Mattoon holds a B.A. in the Humanities and a Master’s in Public Administration.  She is also a workplace trainer, facilitator, and Associate Certified Coach.

  • Ed McClune Hoffman Teacher

    Ed holds a Master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University of San Francisco, and is a licensed marriage and family therapist.

  • Andy Milberg Hoffman Teacher

    Andy studied English Literature and Psychology at Tulane and attended graduate school for law and business. He later trained in Humanistic Psychology modalities and is certified in NLP, Psychodrama, and Money Coaching.

  • Sharon Mor Hoffman Teacher

    Sharon holds a B.A. in Sociology from UCLA. She is a certified Life Coach, a public speaker and a facilitator. Sharon is also the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Edventure More (aka Camp Edmo).

  • Ian Salvage Hoffman Teacher

    Ian holds a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology from the Wright Institute, and is an Associate Marriage & Family Therapist specializing in Somatic Therapy.

  • Chris Sansone Hoffman Teacher

    Chris has a doctoral degree in human and organization systems from Fielding Graduate University and holds certifications in coaching, organizational assessments and numerous psychological profiles including the MBTI and is a published author on leadership.

  • Andi Saucerman Hoffman Teacher

    Andi Saucerman holds an M.S. in instructional & performance technology from Boise State University.

  • Amy Thompson Hoffman Teacher

    Amy has a BA in Literature from Dominican University.  Amy is also a mentor, group facilitator and public speaker.


  • Lisa Wenger Hoffman Teacher

    Lisa is the founder of Hoffman Institute Italy, and has taught the Hoffman Process throughout Europe as well as in the U.S. for over 30 years.

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