Heiner Steckel, Dipl. Pad.
Heiner Steckel, Dipl. Pad., was born in 1953, married, lives with his wife on a farm near Bremen, North Germany, where he also practices as a bioenergetic therapist and supervisor. He graduated from Bielefeld University with a degree in Diplom Pädagoge (an academic course combining knowledge of education, psychology and sociology).
Since 1990 he has been a member of the International Institute for Bioenergetic Analysis. He is a co-founder of the North German Institute for Bioenergetic Analysis. For about 30 years he worked with Dr. Lowen was his assistant at 4 international Psychotherapeutic Conferences (1994-2000). He works as a psychotherapist and supervisor in private practice, conducts trainings for bioenergetic trainers in Germany, France, Brazil, Russia and Poland. He also runs bioenergetic workshops (introductory and postgraduate) in the field of health and education in various countries in the East and Western Europe and in North and South America.
For his bioenergetic work he brings his experience of Gestalt therapy, martial arts, breathing therapy, shiatsu and his interests in Eastern philosophy.