|Country of residence||Netherlands|
Co-founder of The Dialogue Hunters, offering courses Deep Democracy, Co-Resolve and Let's talk. Supervisor in Lewis methodology and facilitator and coach in Deep Democracy, Co Resolve and Let's Talk.
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Yonathan was originally trained as a singer and actor and has been working in (arts) education since his studies. He has incorporated Deep Democracy in his educational practice as well as his personal and work life. Together with Tina Alvenaar, Yonathan teaches open Deep Democracy courses under the name The Dialogue Hunters and House of Deep Demoracy, in-company courses and facilitates processes in a wide variety of contexts, from the classroom to the boardroom. Yonathan is the initiator and facilitator of large scale Deep Democracy conversations on societal topics in the Netherlands. The Dialogue Hunters is currently working on building capacity to facilitate these conversations in Europe as a response to the rising tensions around themes such as the influx of immigrants and the polarization between Muslims and non-Muslims.
Yonathan has been a Deep Democracy facilitator and instructor for almost 10 years now. He is a certified Deep Democracy Elder, instructor of levels 1 to 4 and the first coach and supervisor for practitioners and instructors in the Netherlands. Yonathan works in close collaboration with Myrna Lewis, in product development and innovation. Yonathan co-created the Let’s Talk method and the U&me app with Myrna Lewis. His voice can be heard in the U&Me app. He’s an instructor in CO-Resolve as well. Yonathan currently lives in Amsterdam, the Netherlands