Tomatis® Consultant and occupational therapist
Kara is a US trained, SIPT certified Occupational Therapist. She has extensive experience working with the pediatric population who have various diagnosis; Autism Spectrum Disorders, Learning Disabilities, ADD/ADHD, Cerepral Palsy and Sensory processing disorders. Kara was a Tomatis® consultant for 10 years in the US before joining the center of Paris.
Cognitive Psychologist and Director of Tomatis® Training
Jean-Pierre Granier is a French cognitive psychologist who was trained by Dr. Alfred Tomatis. He has done his Ph.D. in visual word recognition at the University of Aix en Provence – France. Jean-Pierre has been a Tomatis® Consultant for more than 20 years and belongs to several research groups in neuroscience. He is also trained in Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy. Jean-Pierre is the Director of the Tomatis® Professional Training, and top advisor and collaborator of Tomatis Developpement S.A. in the evolution of the Tomatis® Method. He is the author of many publications and recently co-published with the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) an article in the Journal of Affective Disorders emphasizing the link between poor hearing and emotional disorders.
Clinical psychologist and systemic family therapist, Tomatis® Trainer
Valérie Gas is a clinical psychologist and systemic family therapist. Formed by Dr. Tomatis in 1989, she worked with him for several years before directing several TOMATIS® centers in Paris and outside the capital of France.
With 30 years of experience, Valérie is one of the most experienced TOMATIS® consultants in the world, working at the Tomatis® center in Paris with children and adults. Valérie is also a very active member of the international team of TOMATIS® trainers who travels around the world to share her knowledge with students. She has also become one of the most respected mentors for TOMATIS® professionals and consultants.