David Cornfield, D. Juris Law

David Cornfield is a certified HEP practitioner. David’s parents dreamed he would become a lawyer. At 17 David rebelled, choosing engineering instead of law. Two years of applied science taught him that engineering was not his thing. Time for Plan B. Called to the Bar in 1968, his ten year law career was directed to making the world a better place, first as a policy planner with the Department of Justice, and later as a staff lawyer in community legal services. In 1979 he decided it would more effective and more satisfying to change the world by helping people change. He left law and trained as a psychotherapist, first in psychodrama, bioenergetics and gestalt, later in holistic experiential psychotherapy. He also became a registered massage therapist. David has been in full time practice as a psychotherapist since 1985. His special interest is the crisis of meaning that occurs at midlife. Along the way he has served as a director on the board of the Toronto Centre for Psychodrama and Sociometry, as well as on the board of the Psychocultural Institute. He has done training and supervision, offered public workshops and run ongoing groups. His published articles are available online at http://www.soulmaking.com/publications.htm