Who are the workshop facilitators?

The co-founders of Constellation Workshops trained together in this work from 2005 – 2007 and soon afterwards started running constellation workshops every month. Since then they have continued to develop their work in various ways in a number of fields.

In 2012 the team welcomed Emerson as a facilitator and around this time Barbara also joined to manage the bookings and administration. The team continues to develop the work, offering monthly workshops as well as learning circles and other opportunities to engage with this profound methodology.

Janet Hermann

Co-founder and Facilitator


Janet is a BACP accredited person-centred counsellor with more than 25 years experience of working with individuals and groups. She has been a counsellor trainer and supervisor, running a post qualifying group facilitation course and managing a counselling service. She has experience of working in an adult education setting, an NHS residential mental health setting and in private practice. Prior experience includes working with refugees, educational project management, managing a department in a college and teaching adults.

Lynn Stoney

Co-founder and Facilitator

Originally a teacher in both mainstream and special needs schools, Lynn is passionate about teaching this method and offers learning circles for those who wish to understand the underlying principles.  She is also much in demand offering private, one to one constellation sessions in person and frequently over the telephone or skype. Lynn has attended many international conferences relating to systemic work and has been called on to facilitate bespoke days for groups in various parts of the country. She is now focussing most of her work in her home town of Salisbury.

Paul Stoney

Co-founder and Facilitator

Although for much of his career Paul has been an IT consultant, he has also worked as a minister and Pastoral Counsellor in the community. Paul trained in Family and Organisation Systemic Constellations and also qualified as an executive and personal coach. He is the elected Vice-Chairman of ISCA (International Systemic Constellation Association) and his meditative piano improvisations have also become sought after to prepare participants at international systemic conferences. Paul currently manages the bookings and administration for Constellation workshops.

Emerson Bastos



Emerson has been a Shiatsu Practitioner and teacher since 1996. His work with Family constellations began in 2004 and he joined this team in 2012. He additionally facilitates Five Elements’ Constellations internationally in Brazil, Greece and Crete. Emerson’s passion for this work stems from his personal experience with this approach and the potential it has in harmonising and strengthening the individual and in the releasing of the healing potential that each one of us have.

Barbara Barnard

Bookings and administration

Screen Shot 2016-02-03 at 12.10.39Barbara is a qualified counsellor and interfaith minister and has extensive experience as an administrator. She is passionate about Systemic Constellations and is a graduate of the Centre for Systemic Constellations. She continues to follow her passion by attending additional trainings. Barbara is also cofounder of Rooted Parenting. She feels very proud that her dream of creating a Parenting Course underpinned by systemic principles is now a reality. Her understanding and love of the ‘systemic theory’ in action has made a huge difference to how she approaches her own life and work.

Because of her other commitments Barbara has chosen to no longer manage the bookings for Constellation Workshops. The Team has greatly appreciated her support over the years and so we said farewell to Barbara by celebrating together with a special Afternoon Cream Tea!

Bookings will still be received by the Team from info@constellationworkshops.