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Family Constellation


Family Constellation is a new way to access knowledge through a philosophical, practical approach to life that involves phenomenology.  It can mistakenly be confused with religion, psychotherapy, esotericism, and other methods or techniques, however, it is a path, an introduction, and transition to a new level of consciousness. Originally called "Familienstellen", today it is a new science in constant development.

Also called Systemic Constellation, Family Constellation was discovered and founded by the ex-Catholic missionary, educator, theologian, psychotherapist, and philosopher Bert Hellinger.  He was born in 1925 in Germany and died on September 19, 2019.

Bert Hellinger developed Family Constellation from:

- empirical observations;
- constant meditation;
- practical public actions, from which thousands of people were able to experience the effects of their understandings both on themselves and on their personal and collective relationships.

The work has evolved since 1980 and in the early 90s, the Family Constellation started to be universally recognized.  Since then, it has expanded to the areas of Health, Education, Justice, and Organizations.

The work is based on three principles of life, which Hellinger called Orders of Love. They are: 

Belonging:  the right for everyone to belong to a system
Hierarchy:  order of arrival into a system
Balance:  between giving and taking among the members of this system

The Orders of Love function as law and are as ancient and comparable to the Law of Gravity.  These laws act on us, regardless of volition, opinion, belief, or knowledge.  When these orders are violated by someone in the family, compensations arise and usually manifest themselves on members of later generations. These compensations arise in the form of “incurable” illnesses, permanent pain, fatalities, failures in life, serious conflicts in relationships, among many others.  These diseases manifest themselves to:   
- include members who have been excluded
- balance exchanges among family members
- restore the flow of interrupted love
- perpetuate the group

The prerequisite for a beneficial and fruitful Family Constellation is for the "constellator", also called "facilitator", to follow the fundamentals of The Orders of Help, also uncovered by Bert Hellinger.

In a Constellation, people who know nothing about a client are chosen to represent family members.  While in this field, they feel exactly like the person they represent, whether they are alive or dead.

Thanks to Family Constellations the individual can become aware of:

  • where the essential entanglement is

  • how the Orders of Love can be respected

  • the possibility of restoring the love and order that nourishes your system

  • the steps that may be taken, which will lead to a solution to the issue that imprisoned, and that one was not previously aware of

Who is it for?
Anyone looking for change, growth, fulfillment, health, success, and joy of living will benefit regardless of age, nationality, gender, religion, profession, etc. Also, practitioners, therapists, and medical helpers and lawyers may work on their issues. The right time to participate will present itself to each individual. 

What a Family Constellation is not:

  • Psychotherapy

  • Religion

  • Spiritism

  • Technique

  • Procedure

  • Method

  • Miracle maker

  • Replacement of conventional therapies and traditional medicine

  • Verification nor investigation instrument of family history

  • Fortune telling

Issues or symptoms that can be addressed in a Family Constellation:

  • Relationships

  • Chronic, mental, and autoimmune diseases

  • Suicide

  • Adoption

  • Abortion

  • Murder

  • Sexual abuse

  • Incest

  • Immigration

  • Conflicts with father, mother, children, and siblings

  • Divorce

  • Career

  • Addictions

  • Eating disorders

  • Depression

  • Ceaseless disputes

  • Issues related to fear, loneliness, emptiness, and lack of direction

  • Heritage

  • Companies and careers

  • Education and others

In a Family Constellations, one experiences a new awareness of what was hidden in a family's memory or in a system.  This new understanding might help the client heal and grow. The solution will only appear if the client takes responsibility for changing his attitude and behavior in his daily life.



The pillars of all Family Constellations experiences by Patricia Belda are:

  • warm-heartedness

  • respectfulness

  • confidentiality of participants

  • serenity by being centered

  • absence of judgments

  • all participants contemplate the opportunity to "constellate" either bringing a personal, family, professional, health issue, etc., or participating in the dynamics and exercises, or as a representative in constellations of other participants, or just observing.

Date and Time (check here for Agenda and Signups)

Saturdays: from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Weekdays: from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm (it may change)


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