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Stanislav Kudrle, M.D.

Stanislav Kudrle graduated from Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in 1970’s.  He was trained in dynamic group psychotherapy in the 80´. Then he took part in Holotropic Breathwork® training by Stan and Christina Grof and was certified in 1992.As a psychiatrist and psychotherapist his field of profession was the treatment of addictions and the development of Addictology in Czech Republic As a therapist or supervisor, he worked gradually on all therapeutic levels including outpatient treatment, addicts’ detoxification, inpatient treatment, and aftercare. In 1990’s he created a therapeutic program for addicts at University hospital in Pilsen that was based on transpersonal psychology and holotropic breathwork techniques.  He was leading and developing this program for 15 years. He taught at Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen, Charles University and at the Institute for postgraduate studies in Prague where he was giving further trainings and educational lectures to medical doctors. Since 2006, he worked for 11 years in private practice focusing on long term aftercare program for addicts which also contained holotropic breathwork.  He was also co-organizing holotropic breathwork workshops in Germany and Switzerland in the past.  In the years 2003-2006 he was trained in Integrated supervision organized by ČIS (Czech Institute for supervision).

He cooperated with Czech television on several educational projects. Once, together with S. Grof on “Healing in Europe” where holotropic breathwork was introduced as a unique healing technique that could be used also in addiction treatment. He lectured and helped with organization of many national and international conferences dealing with addictology and transpersonal topics. Currently, he works as a supervisor and a facilitator of holotropic breathwork workshops in Pilsen.

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