Trauma-Informed Leadership Course

Trauma-informed Leadership Course with Thomas Huebl


The Pocket Project is now offering a pioneering online course, starting this coming Sunday, 20th of June and continuing into September 2021, to develop trauma awareness and to strengthen our sources of resilience and sensitivity so that we can build the future on more solid and compassionate foundations.

We will aim to expand our awareness of our lives, organisations and societies to include those movements that take place below the surface and give rise to our every-day experience. Instead of being caught up in the symptoms, we will practice turning our gaze to the unseen layers and support each other to trace back the lines of creation to their origins. We will practice our capacity to offer the love and compassion needed to listen and see into places of social absencing, where energies are frozen and, finally, carefully channel the melting waters back into a healthier flow. 

As change-makers, we long to learn from and integrate recurring patterns of polarisation and tension in our communities and workplaces and to find ways to express our love and service more genuinely and effectively. As leaders, we are called to raise our awareness of the multifaceted nature of trauma and understand its impact on us, our teams, and our work in the world.  Awareness is the first step in a cultural shift from trauma-inducing, to trauma-informed and, finally, trauma-integrating organisations.

All income from this course will support the non-profit work of the Pocket Project!

You will leave the course with:

  1. Tools for the cultivation of mindfulness and spaciousness in uncertain times – nurturing awareness, self-growth and compassion 
  2. Tools and frameworks to refine your personal leadership purpose in alignment with the purpose of your organisation and your service to the world
  3. An ability to engage more skillfully with team challenges, including the ability to respond more adequately to symptoms of stress and trauma
  4. An increased capacity for Global Social Witnessing, becoming more holistically present to and learning from the environments your organisation serves
  5. Leadership strategies for fluid organisational change in response to the complexity of a rapidly changing world  
  6. Access to a global network of like-minded conscientious innovators and change-makers
Registration is now closed!


For leaders in change movements, social enterprises, SMEs and NGOs

Over the duration of this programme, you will journey through the following modules:

Module 1: Leading in Times of Crisis - Sun 20 June (6-8pm CEST)
- Thomas Hübl

Module 2: Principles of Resilience, Resourcing and Trauma-Informed Living - Sun 4 July (5-7pm CEST) - Kosha Joubert

Module 3: Leadership & Personal Resilience - Mon 19 July (5-7pm CEST) - Thomas Hübl

Module 4: Leadership & Team Resilience - Sun 8 Aug (5-7pm CEST) - Jens Riese

Module 5: Leading from the Future - Sun 22 Aug (5-7pm CEST) - Robin Alfred

Module 6: Leadership & Organisational Resilience - Sun 5 Sept (6-8pm CEST) - Thomas Hübl

Module 7: Racialized Trauma & Organizational Resilience - Sun 12 Sept (5-7pm CEST) - Karen Simms

Module 8: Leadership & Collective Resilience - Mon 13 Sept (5-7pm CEST) - Thomas Hübl

Your experience in the course will also be enhanced by the opportunity to participate in triads. There will be three Integration Calls at various intervals through the program, on 11 July, 29 Aug, 3 Oct. 

The course will be led by contemporary mystic, Thomas Huebl, and supported by Jens Riese and Robin Alfred, both experienced organisational and leadership consultants and by Kosha Joubert, CEO of the Pocket Project. 

TIME OF MODULES: 4pm-6pm UK, 5-7pm CEST, 8-10am PDT

(Please check here to find the time in your location)


All income from this course will support the non-profit work of the Pocket Project!

A certificate of attendance can be issued.

Registration is now closed!

*Payment for the course is in Euros. The price in dollars will depend on the conversion rates on the day on which the  payment is being made.


Thomas Hübl

is a renowned teacher, author, and international facilitator whose lifelong work integrates the core insights of the great wisdom traditions and mysticism with the discoveries of science. Since the early 2000s, he has been facilitating large-scale events and courses that focus on the healing and integration of trauma, with a special focus on the shared history of Israelis and Germans. Over the last decade, he has facilitated dialogue with thousands of people around healing the collective traumas of racism, oppression, colonialism, genocides in the U.S., Israel, Germany, Spain, and Argentina. He is the author of the book Healing Collective Trauma: A Process for Integrating Our Intergenerational and Cultural Wounds, available at His non-profit organization, the Pocket Project, works to support the healing of collective trauma throughout the world.

Karen Simms

is an extremely skilled trauma-informed coach, community leader, organizational founder and deeply loving soul. Her consummate skills, clear vision and commitment to trauma-informed communities and healing including racial equity, generational wounding and community healing from a heart of love.

Kosha Joubert

serves as CEO of the Pocket Project. She holds an MSc in Organisational Development, is an international facilitator, author, coach and consultant, and has worked extensively in the fields of sustainable development, curriculum development and intercultural collaboration. Kosha grew up in South Africa under Apartheid and has been dedicated to the healing of divides and collective trauma ever since. Kosha has received the Dadi Janki Award for engaging spirituality in life and work and the One World Award for her work with the Global Ecovillage Network. She serves as host and mentor on Thomas’ online courses, co-moderated two Celebrate Life Festivals and was a co-host of the 2019 and 2020 Online Summit on Collective Trauma.

Jens Riese

works as transformational coach, trauma therapist, leadership trainer and social change facilitator. He has been supporting government, NGO and company leaders, as well as communities through transformations for 20 years. As Senior Partner at McKinsey he co-founded and led practices for sustainability, economic development and centered leadership. Jens supported more than 20 countries and 50 companies in designing and implementing plans for a more sustainable and resilient economy. He pioneered the use of lab approaches to engage diverse stakeholders from all sectors in social change and crisis recovery, incl. in Tanzania, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone and Papua New Guinea. Jens has been studying intensively with Thomas Hübl and has hosted some of his online events. His therapeutic training includes IFS, NARM, NLP, LCP, somatic and team coaching. He has a PhD and research background in developmental and evolutionary biology as well as environmental management.

Robin Alfred

is an organisational consultant, facilitator, trainer and executive coach – and a Senior Programme Director for Olivier Mythodrama. Robin worked in criminal justice in London, before moving to the Findhorn ecovillage in Scotland in 1995 where he founded Open Circle Consultancy. He has extensive experience of leading and developing groups and individuals across all sectors – corporate, public, and third sector. His facilitation work is designed to cultivate the self-organizing principle in groups and individuals and to support the emergence of transformational fields. Robin is a registered facilitator for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Robin has been studying with Thomas Hübl for the past 12 years. He has served as a host and mentor for almost all of Thomas Hübl’s online courses, co-moderated two of the Celebrate Life Festivals and was a co-host of the 2019 and 2020 Online Summit on Collective Trauma.

Laura Calderón De La Barca - BIPOC Sessions Facilitator

is an integral-intuitive psychotherapist , cultural analyst and collective healing researcher who lives in Mexico City. Her engagement with collective trauma led her to write in 2007 a PhD thesis that analyzed her home country, Mexico, in an imagined psychotherapeutic session. She has studied with Thomas Hübl since 2016, and is a graduate of the Pocket Project training which completed in 2018. She has conducted online therapy sessions with people in English and Spanish since 2012, presents on psycho-education, and carries out “Healing from Colonialism” workshops with Indigenous communities in Mexico and other countries. She is on the Steering Committees for Research, Colonialism and Writing groups for the Pocket Project