Robert Kirby is a true leader in transformation and healing with an extensive background in human behaviour and personal development. This incredible amount of experience combined with his warm heart and compassionate nature make Robert’s work very powerful in creating lasting and permanent change. Everyone who works with Robert will agree that he is really making a difference in the world.
Robert has been facilitating professional training programs for more than twenty years to more than 14,000 people in integrated body-psychotherapy and energy healing.
With his unique background in both business and psychology he established one of the world’s largest and most successful institutes for body centred psychotherapy. His corporate experience includes leadership positions in two fortune 500 U.S. corporations one of which; Perkin-Elmer corp. was named one of the 10 best managed companies in America by Forbes magazine. Robert was highly successful and received numerous promotions. During his time in the Aerospace industry he was given an Outstanding Achievement Award by the president of Hughes Aircraft Company himself.
Although highly successful in his career, Robert realised he was not fulfilled in his life because he was not in service of humanity. He then commenced his journey in personal and spiritual development, which led him to working with world renowned healers, teachers and masters in their field. Cathy Martino (Celebrity Body Worker) first introduced Robert to Reichian Body Therapy and he then went on to study with John Bradshaw (Author), Barbara De Angeles PhD (Television Celebrity), Roger Callahan (Founder of EFT), John Pierrakos MD, Valerie Hunt PhD (Author & researcher of the human energy field), and Robert Sharp DC. Robert‘s work has also been greatly influenced by Bert Hellinger (Founder of Family Constellations), Alexander Lowen (Founder of Bio-Energetics), Wilhelm Reich (father of Body Psychotherapy), Carl Jung (Renowned Psychologist) and Meister Eckhart (Mystic).
Robert’s work became highly valued by all of his teachers. He represented Barbara De Angeles as a panel member on Oprah Winfrey’s show discussing relationships. He was also selected from the audience to make an appearance on Barbara’s own show. In Australia, Robert has continued to educate himself and has worked with people such as Simon Reynolds, John McGrath, Brendan Nichols & Benjamin Harvey.
In year 2000, Robert left the public eye to dedicate 10 years of his life directing and facilitating five four-year trainings and three post-graduate trainings in Integrated Body-Psychotherapy. His mission was to help people share these incredible techniques with the world in a big way. Some of which included the work of Reichian Character Analysis, Bioenergetics, Core Energetics & his own Heart Energetics brand. Expert educators in the field described this program as the “most comprehensive training on the planet” and his Heart Energetics graduates (graduation February 20, 2010) as “the most evolved & skilled group they had ever taught.”
Robert’s formal education includes 2 Master of Art degrees (MA) in: Clinical Psychology & Psychosomatics Medicine and one Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA). He also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Marketing/Organizational Psychology. In addition, his education includes a diploma in Core Energetics (Body-Psychotherapy) and a post-graduate diploma also from Core Energetics west in California. He also completed three 1 year diplomas in; the School of Energy Healing, the Pathwork School of Spiritual Psychology and also holds a California Real Estate License.
Robert has also completed multiple trainings and courses in public speaking, acting, improvisational theatre, human relations, self-esteem/self image building as well as sales skills and negotiations. Since then he has attended over 150 trainings & workshops in diverse subjects such as successful entrepreneurs, psychology of success, transpersonal hypnosis, vibrational healing, pranic healing, kinesiology, the new biology, brain research, advanced brain spotting (trauma release), quantum physics, accelerated learning, family constellations, systemic constellations, organizational constellations, voice dialogue therapy, property investments, mysticism, meditation, body-psychotherapy, therapist training in addiction recovery, trauma and abuse, healthy relationships, learning how to learn, dynamics of money, and executive coaching level II.