Leif Roland has a degree in psychology from Copenhagen University, Denmark and is a licensed professional counselor in Georgia. A member of The American Psychological Association, Georgia, Psychological Association and Licensed Professional Counselors Association.
Leif has over 30 years of experience as a certified Gestalt therapist and is also a certified NLP Trainer by the Society of NLP. He integrates into his style of therapy the Gestalt approach, Reichian bodywork, Bioenergetic and Neuro-Linguistic Programming. He is actively involved with the Gestalt Institute and the NLP Center of Atlanta’s training program, his private practice in adult psychotherapy, case consultation.
His work has also included part-time counseling and instruction at Memorial Medical Hospital (Savannah), Lutheran Counseling Services of Georgia, lecture and demonstrations at Georgia State University, teaching at Kennesaw State University, Mercer University, Atlanta and the Psychological Institute in Atlanta. Worked for the American Red Cross Disaster Team in New York and Guam, South Pacific.
He studied Gestalt at Esalen Institute in California with Anne Nechama Simkin, Dick Price and in New York with Laura Perls. Leif completed his NLP training in 1987 with Christina Hall, the President of the Society of NLP. Since then he has designed and orchestrated Gestalt training and NLP certification programs throughout Europe and in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the founder and Director of the NLP Center of Atlanta, co-founder and Director of the Gestalt Institute of Atlanta, where he is actively involved with the training program, his private practice in psychotherapy and case consultation.
His work in Georgia has also included part-time counseling, lecturing and instruction at:
Memorial Medical Hospital, Savannah
Georgia State University, Atlanta
Emory University Nursing School, Atlanta
Psychological Study Institute, Atlanta
Lutheran Counseling Service of Georgia
Georgia State College, Macon
Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw
Mercer University, Atlanta
The Workers Public Schools in Denmark
American Red Cross disaster Team
Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia