Matthew Pruen

Hoffman Institute UK and Healing the Wounds of History, Lebanon
The French Retreat, La Loge, Yviers
16210, France

Phone: +447976 843 715

Matthew Pruen is a coach, facilitator and consultant working with individuals, couples, families and teams in the UK and internationally.

He is a certified supervising teacher at the Hoffman Institute UK where he teaches 10 one-week retreats annually as well as training new Hoffman teachers.

Additionally, Matthew has a background in Systemic Constellation Work which he practices in organisational, and well-being contexts.

Matthew’s main concern is a busy coaching practice based in London with a focus on supporting couples finding the breakthrough they need for intimacy, trust and fulfillment.

Along with his wife Emma, he runs a retreat centre in South west France which hosts his own relationship workshops as well as many other well-being based events annually.

Matthew’s personal background is Middle Eastern – being of both Arab and British origin – where he has designed and delivered forgiveness-based programs in Lebanon for Healing the Wounds of History alongside HWH founder Alexandra Asseily. As a team, AA and MP have run a training program to support a community of NGO workers, students and inter-sectarian peace workers in Lebanon for over three years. They are currently developing a facilitator training with the intention of creating a first generation of trainers able to teach the HWH program in Arabic. (

Matthew has worked as an associate lecturer at the London College of Communications and has contributed to the marketing and design course using systemic approaches to creativity. Taking this approach further he has coached actors, playwrights, film-directors and other creatives.

Matthew is also an artist and musician and is married and lives near Bordeaux, France and in Brighton, UK. He is a father of three and has two grandchildren.