Maria Gomori MSW, DipC, is the world's foremost practitioner and teacher of Satir processes. She is an Approved Supervisor with the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, and a retired Associate Professor of the University of Manitoba. She studied and worked with Virginia Satir for over 20 years and has been an advanced trainer in the Satir Global Network since 1981. She has taught at The Haven since its foundation in 1983 and now leads Journey to Self and Family Reconstruction. The Haven has published a number of her books, including her autobiography, Passion for Freedom, which encompasses the fervour of 1930s Paris, escape from a Nazi death march, a daring flight from the Soviet invasion of Hungary, and a new life in Canada.