Awaris Team

Gerd Metz

Facilitator and coach

Gerd has been active in systemic executive coaching for many years. He practices supervision, integral psychotherapy and conducts training modules in dialogic communication. In addition, he is a training supervisor for mindfulness and MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) teachers and has a seat on the board of the Society for Consciousness Sciences and Culture.

Why am I working for Awaris?
Because awaris represents an integrative and scientifically based concept of mindfulness and the awaris colleagues value the importance of mindfulness for society. Gerd joined the awaris team in 2014.

Gerd Metz,
Facilitator and coach


  • Graduate psychologist/psychotherapist
  • Senior Business Coach (BDP) and Supervisor (BDP)
  • MBSR-Facilitator since 2003 – Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction – , as well as trainer for Mindfulness/MBSR-Teachers
  • Certified facilitator for Mindful Leadership (University Witten-Herdecke)


  • Established and managed the Psychological Counseling Center in Herzogenaurach for many years.
  • 26 years facilitator at the Odenwald Institute, 3 years at the IBM Academy for Executives, since 7 years at the Academy Heiligenfeld Bad Kissingen.
  • 1 ½ years in India, Thailand, Japan and Korea for intensive practice & exploration of meditation, and 1 year in the USA.
  • Speaker and workshop leader on topics of awareness culture/mindfulness in work and everyday life.


  • German
  • English

My passion

Human and being human

My motivation is: Many mindful individual moments create a good day. Many good days lead to a good life. When many conscious people unite in mindful action, they gradually form a humane society, a culture of consciousness.

Gerd Metz,
Facilitator and coach