John Vellema is Partner and Senior Enabler in Business Through People ApS.
John Vellema is very much looking forward to the new partnership agreement with cand. psych. Brian Kok Ravn and the future collaboration with Dynamic Leadership & Coaching. By offering short and long training sessions, and customized business sessions for teams and individuals.
“We have been educated in the same method with respectively the commercial and psychological approaches. We are looking forward to helping leaders and employees to perform even better by using emotion’s raw power. We can give people the opportunity to perform even better by releasing the automatic defense position, so the emotion’s raw power works for you and your surroundings, so you thereby achieve better external results and relations.”
”I very much look forward to the cooperation because we match each other well. Brian Kok Ravn is experienced in his line of business within the clinical field of therapy and training of psychologists, while I have my work experience within the business world with training, coaching and management guidance. We bring all the combined experiences into play,” John Vellema says and continues:
“It means the world to me, that I, as a teacher and in the work with individuals in organizations, dare to be authentically present and use my emotion’s energy in the room. To understand my own and other’s defense mechanisms has given my sessions today a bigger effect. Unlocking people’s full potential is the core of BTP.”
Brian Kok Ravn has a strong profile within clinical psychology and healthcare with his company. He educates other psychologists and helps them to help others. He describes the cooperation with John Vellema as informal, personal, serious, but fun at the same time and looks forward to another field of work:
“I am thrilled to team up with a strong player in this business. It gives a platform and an opportunity, which would have taken me a long time to build, if we hadn’t gone into partnership,” Brian Kok Ravn says and continues:
“This leadership development, this framework we lead, is personal and invites you to be close to your emotions. It is a challenge not only to develop yourself, but it may also be fun to go to work. We can release a potential when we let go of the automated defence position. It is my experience, that it makes it easier to cooperate. This tool can do that, and it is a breathtaking experience when it takes place. It is our goal to help people to perform from a more playful level. Legend, but in a serious way. “
Some of the approaches, which he works with as a psychologist, can with advantages be used in a business context and release potential.
Dynamic Coaching is based on ISTDP (Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy). It is a method, which has been developed for clients with mental disorders.
Brian Kok Ravn has helped to establish the Danish Association of ISTDP.
In Denmark cand. psych. Ph.D. Laura Mott saw the potential in using the method in an organizational context. She educated other psychologists in the method with “Core training”, and John Vellema, who had a dispensation to take the education, although he is an engineering graduate. John has many years of experience with process changes, where feelings, anxiety and defense always come into play. Understanding our own and other’s conflict triangles is an extremely strong accelerator when we work with leadership, relations and changes.
Brian Kok Ravn is authorized psychologist Cand. Psych. And certified in Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) by Dr. Patricia Coughlin and certified as an internationally acknowledged ISTDP train-the-trainer teacher by Jon Frederickson. Brian is an associated coach at BTP and daily he runs the company: Psykolog Kok Ravn ApS.
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