Jan Brousek holds a doctorate in philosophy of science and is a qualified shiatsu practitioner as well as a university lecturer and independent trainer.
Studies of philosophy at the universities of Vienna, Macerata (IT) and Calgary (CAN); training as a shiatsu practitioner at the International Academy for Hara Shiatsu (run by Tomas Nelissen and Mike Mandl); since 2020 continuing education in TCM under the direction of Claude Diolosa (Avicenna Institute Freiburg & Assisi).
Driven by the intention to overcome the opposition between theory and practice, he has been practising, researching and teaching in the field of complementary healing methods as well as in the area of complementary - dialogue-oriented - forms of conflict resolution at or in cooperation with the universities of Vienna, Graz and Klagenfurt as well as the Sigmund Freud Private University Vienna for more than ten years.
Since 2013 he has been working as a shiatsu therapist and course instructor for manual techniques of TCM at the Anshen Zentrum (Vienna). He has also been working as a trainer focusing on diversity, interculturality and conflict transformation for the Gesellschaft für Personalentwicklung (GfP) since 2018.
He is married and a father of two children aged 24 and 14.