Deutschland / Germany
Christoph Störmer is a member of the German preparation team since many years. He participated in the conference several decades. Born 1950, he was a Pastor many decades, lately he was „Hauptpastor“ for 14 years in the oldest church in the city of Hamburg: Hauptkirche St. Petri. After his retirement at the end of 2015, he shares the chairmanship of the conference with Ruth Knaup.
Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Supervisor, Dancer, Choreographer, Author. Mainly she is working with groups, mostly in the field of social and helping professions. Her special interest is in burnout-prevention through self-care. Attending the Conference since 2004. Leading a group with focus on bodywork, dance and creativity since 2011. Member of the preparation-team.
Estland / Estonia
Kreet is working as supervisor and coach, she is pastoral care giver in Estonian Evangelical-Lutheran Church and bibliodrama leader. Attending the conference since 2013. Kreet is member of the planning group and coordinator for the Baltic states since 2014.
Lettland / Latvia
Ph.D University of Helsinki. M.Div. Western Seminary (Portland, OR) Licensed family systems therapist. Licensed supervisor. Coach.
Norwegen / Norway
André Sjåvåg is a parish pastor in the Norwegian Lutheran Church, on a little island, Giske, off the west coast. He can be reached by phone 47-90184254 or by email for any question or interest in the Sankelmark conference.
Schweden / Sweden
Åke is a Priest and psychotherapist in Gustaf Vasa Church in central Stockholm, Sweden. He is also a member of the international preparation Team.
Virva Nyback, Rev. Counsellor, Supervisor. GAI therapist and teacher of dream groups according to M. Ullman's method
I have been working as Hospital Chaplain since the late 80`s. Supervision and psychotherapy became important tasks later on. Nowadays I work as Trainer for pastoral counselling at the Institute for Advanced Training of the Lutheran Church of Finland.
Gestalt therapist MPF (Los Angeles) in private practice, Master of Theology (Aarhus), author, former hospital chaplain. Participant in the conference since 1974. Group leader and member of the planning group since 1983.
Bente Madsen is a parish pastor and counselor of students.