Trainers and Consultants


Amina Knowlan, MS

Lead Trainer, Consultant, Founder & Director - Boulder, CO

Amina cofounded Matrix Leadership in 1990 (previously Group Leadership Training). She has been facilitating groups and trainings for 30 years. She considers herself a social artist and works as a trainer, facilitator, consultant and spiritual-somatic life coach. She was a trainer for the Hakomi Institute of Body-Centered Psychotherapy for 15 years and an owner/practitioner in Wellspring, Partners in Health (a holistic medical clinic) for 15 years. She incorporates somatic, energetic and intuitive approaches as well as dance, movement, voice, art and practices of mindfulness into her work. She also leads retreats for women entitled Fully Embodied Woman: Remembering the Sacred Feminine. Amina has two children and lives in the beautiful mountain foothills of Boulder, Colorado.



Carol Jungman, MSOD

Trainer, Consultant & Organizer - Evanston, IL

Carol is a Cross-Cultural Training Consultant, Cendant Mobility Organization Development Consultant and Facilitator, and Matrix Leadership facilitator. Carol has been with Matrix Leadership/GLT since 1998. She has over 13 years of experience managing and training within the intercultural and organizational development fields. Carol has facilitated and co-created individual, couple, family and specialized group programs for Fortune 1000 companies and has designed and led staff retreats and strategic planning sessions for small and mid-size businesses and not-for-profits. She was also a leader in the Chicago Psychology Network for several years. Prior to that, Carol lived and worked in Finland and Israel, and traveled extensively throughout Europe. She received her Bachelors degree in business and journalism and her Masters degree in organization development. She is married and has two young children.



Ling Thio, MS

Facilitator & Organizer - Sunnyvale, CA

Ling is a scientist, spiritual explorer and community builder. A personal awakening in the late 1990s ignited his passion for fostering personal growth and social transformation. Ling is a Facilitator for Matrix Leadership Institute, a student of Hakomi, and a Somatic Experiencing trainee. He lives in Sunnyvale and open-heartedly builds sustainable communities in the San Francisco Bay Area.




Upcoming Trainings

Apr 7 - Boulder Area, CO
Intro Workshop
May 31 - Minneapolis, MN
Essentials for Professionals
Jun 22 - Boulder Area, CO
Matrix Diversity Training

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Recent Articles

Sustainability ~ The Matrix Factor
The Matrix Group Dialogue Process
Healing the Divides Between Us
From Activation to Coherence

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Impact

"Matrix is the missing link! I have participated in many trainings that focus on individual growth and development, but until Matrix, I never understood how to communicate effectively with a group of people. I experienced and learned how to interact with myself, with one other person, and with an entire group of people. It is a powerful, loving and essential training for anybody who wants to communicate and to be heard by other human beings."
— Janet D.
Participant
Boulder, CO

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