Dr.Hans Van Helvoirt
Senior MDT Tutor
Hans van Helvoirt is a physiotherapist, he graduated in 1986 from the International Academy “Thim van der Laan” in Utrecht. In addition, he obtained his ‘Maitland Concept’ manual therapy license in 1990 and obtained the McKenzie Diploma in Diagnostic and Mechanical Therapy (MDT) in 1992 in Wellington, New Zealand.
·He has taken other specialized courses (Butler, Mulligan, Elvey, Comerfort, O'Sullivan). He has taught a Master in Psychology at the Benelux University in Antwerp and several coaching courses such as provocative coaching, inspirational coaching and motivational interviewing.
·Since 1993, Hans has taught courses at the McKenzie International Institute in the Benelux delegation (Denmark, Hungary and Slovenia) and has been a speaker at various international conferences on MDT explaining the place of MDT within the biopsychosocial model.