Founder Dr. Gertje Lathan
The founder of the NATHAL® method, Dr. Gertje Lathan, was born 1943 in Halle/Saale, Germany. She studied psychology at the University of Duesseldorf, and has been teaching NATHAL® since 1980.
Before the development of the NATHAL® method, she employed different therapeutic methods (classical and alternative) in rehabilitative psychology and psychiatry:
- Client-centered therapy
- Behavioral therapy
- Gestalt therapy
- Pathological family dynamics
- Clinical pathopsychology
- Analytical psychotherapy
She also absolved an education as an alternative practitioner.
In this interview, she tells how the NATHAL® method came to be.