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Matthew Pruen

Coach, Facilitator, Consultant

Matthew is a Relationship & Life Coach, Group Facilitator and Supervising Hoffman Process Teacher. He helps people make peace with themselves, their pasts and others. He teaches a Conflict Resolution Programme in the Middle East using processes that ease both conflicted communities and warring relationships. And he makes the best baba ganoush.

Member since November 2015


Contact me


0044 (0)7976 843 715


0044 (0)7976 843 715

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London practice room

6 Violet Hill Studios
Maida Vale

The French Retreat

La Loge, Yviers, 16210, Charente, France

My Approach

I have a training background in Systemic Constellation Work, the Hoffman Process as well as business coaching and organisational development. I incorporate my own life experience and professional training into my coaching and facilitation work and favour a solution-focused approach. Typically I will offer clients assignments to help them develop a spiritual practice of their own. These tools and approaches are tried and tested methods that address depression, anxiety and self-esteem issues. See www.matthewpruen.com for more detail.

Latest News

  • The French Retreat

    Posted Tuesday 14th June, 2016

    My family-run retreat centre in South West France opened in July 2015. The French Retreat, as it is known, hosts a range of personal development experiences throughout the year and is the home of an annual programme of retreat events, workshops and couples’ intensives. See www.retreat.fr and www.facebook.com/retreatincharente for more information.

How can I help?

The main focus of my work is to support individuals, couples and teams/communities finding breakthrough in their lives.

With individuals, I work in 90 minute sessions from my practice rooms in Maida Vale, London, from my retreat centre in near Bordeaux or by phone/Skype/FaceTime

Most of my work is with couples who are addressing the question “What’s the point of us?” I work in three day intensive sessions. Structured processes that cover …

  • Communication – saying and hearing what has been unsaid or misunderstood.
  • Letting go of past grievances – giving the past it’s due, letting go and opening up to an evolved relationship.
  • Visioning a positive future.
  • The intention is to get people back in connection, trusting again as well as respectful and kindly disposed to each other.

    I work with couples who are positive and enthusiastic, ambivalent, committed to parting and unsure or in dispute.




    • Foundation Training Family Constellations, Centre for Systemic Constellations, London, 2007

    • Organisational Training, Centre for Systemic Constellations, CoLPI, 2006

    • Advanced Organisational Training, CSC, London, 2007

    • Supervising Hoffman Process Teacher, Hoffman Institute UK 2007

    • NLP Foundation, The NLP School, London 2011


    • He has helped and empowered me through some very important life decisions, most notably my decision to leave my job as a solicitor and pursue an alternative career. His support during these times is something for which I will always be truly grateful.

      Liz Dawes
    • “ It was a wonderful experience and like food for the relationship, much needed with all the ups and downs of normal life to have one on one time so intensely with your partner.”

    • “The experience was exciting and I hope to use better communication skills in all my relationships in the future.”