Juan-Carlos Piñeiro, MATP

Juan-Carlos Piñeiro, MATPAdjunct Faculty

The Board of Trustees of Sofia University is the corporate body established by the charter with complete responsibility for the government and welfare of the University and all the interests pertaining thereto including students, faculty, staff, and alumni.


Juan-Carlos is an Educator, Speaker, Certified Yoga Teacher, Ordained Minister and Mindfulness/Personal Development Coach with nearly 20 years experience in the research, development, and facilitation of experiences that help others in becoming the best version of themselves.

Juan-Carlos utilizes his authentic and empathetic expression as a tool for engaging diverse audiences and leading them towards self-cultivation and psychosocial development.

University Email: juancarlos.pineiro@sofia.edu

Pronouns (optional): El/He/Him/His

Credentials: MATP

Program: Global Master’s of Transpersonal Psychology

Research Interests (Ph.D. Faculty): Mindfulness and a tool for connection and community building.
By fusing his genuine vulnerability, storytelling and mindfulness practices, Juan-Carlos creates safe spaces for individuals and groups to bond, connect to purpose and gain a deeper understanding of Self.


  • M.A. in Transpersonal Psychology a specialization in Spiritual Psychology and a concentration in Transpersonal Eco-Psychology from Sofia University.
  • B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Black Studies and focuses in Women’s and Caribbean Studies from SUNY New 
  • A.A. in Human Social Sciences from SUNY Orange



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Simone M. DiMatteo, Ph.D.MBA Program Chair and Core Faculty

Jennifer M. Crane, LMFTProgram Chair

Michelle M. Daly, LPCProfessor

Jeng-Dau James Wu, DBAProfessor: MA of Business Administration

Robert Wood, PhD.Chair-Transpersonal Studies

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