Quality

Qualifications and certification:

2010

  • Approved by the City of Cologne to conduct psychodynamic therapy for adults.
  • Entry in the medical register, Dusseldorf.

2011

  • Approved to claim for therapy costs and set up a private practice in Cologne.
  • Opened practice for adults in Cologne.
  • Certification as a group therapist.

2012

  • Certification for child and adolescent psychotherapy.
  • Certification for hypnotherapy.
  • Certification for progressive muscle relaxation and autogenic training.

2014

  • Certification as a therapist for elderly and old people

Quality Management:

  • since 2007
    Regular participation in a supervision panel.
  • 2010-2012
    Chair of the hypnotherapy quality panel.
  • 2012-2013
    Member of the quality-control panel for psychodynamic dream techniques.
  • since 2014
    Chair of the psychohygienics and running practice for beginners quality panel.
  • since 2015
    Education, mentoring and supervision of psychologists and medicins in training to practice psychology
  • since 2016
    Regular participation in animal-assisted therapy quality panel

Training courses:

  • 2021
    • 30.6.2021: Carrying out a scheme for rapid psychiatric and psychotherapeutic care, NPPV Cologne
    • 28.4.2021: Carrying out a scheme for rapid psychiatric and psychotherapeutic care, NPPV Cologne
    • 23.4.2021: Prelude to therapy with elderly people, KV-Nordrhein, Düsseldorf
    • 15.4.2021: Modernising telematic requirements 2.0,  KV-Nordrhein Düsseldorf
    • 12.4.2021: Advanced Training Certificat from the responsible Psychotherapeutic Association of NRW, Düsseldorf
  • 2020
    Certification seminar on data protection and data security in psychotherapeutic practice, KV-Nordrhein Cologne
    In-company certification on first aid training, Geilenkirchen
    Certification seminar on hypnosis concerning depression and burnout, MEG Frankfurt
  • 2019
    Meeting of the network on rapid psychiatric and psychotherapeutic care, NPPV Cologne
  • 2018
    Certification seminars on mentoring quality panels 1, Düsseldorf
    Meeting of the network on rapid psychiatric and psychotherapeutic care, NPPV Cologne
    Certification on the online Rollout eHealth Care, KV-Nordrhein Cologne
  • 2016
    Conference and networking on dog-assisted psychotherapy, Aachen
    Advanced Training Certificat from the responsible Psychotherapeutic Association of NRW, Düsseldorf
  • 2015
    Certification seminars and networking on intellectual giftedness, Cologne
    Certification seminars on mentoring quality panels 2, Düsseldorf
  • 2014
    Certification seminars on mentoring quality panels, Düsseldorf.
  • 2013 – 2014
    Certification seminars on psychotherapy for elderly people, Hamburg.
    13. Symposium on Changing Professional Identity at the Cologne-Bonn Academy for Psychotherapy
  • 2012
    Certification seminar on medical confidentiality, Cologne.
  • 2011
    Certification seminar on crisis intervention at the Cologne-Bonn Academy for Psychotherapy.
  • 2010/2011
    Four certification seminars on hypnosis / autogenic training at the Academy for Psychotherapy Cologne-Bonn.
  • 2010
    Certification seminar on structure-based psychotherapy for adults and adolescents at the Cologne-Bonn Academy for Psychotherapy.
    Certification seminar on advanced psychodynamic intervention techniques at the Cologne-Bonn Academy for Psychotherapy, Bonn.
    Certification Seminar on operationalised psychodynamic diagnostics for children and young people at the Cologne-Bonn Academy for Psychotherapy.
    Certification seminars on humour, vitality and ease in psychodynamic psychotherapy at the Cologne-Bonn Academy for Psychotherapy.
    Certification seminar on the grammar of body language at the Cologne-Bonn Academy for Psychotherapy.
    Two certification seminars on psychotherapeutic independence at the German psychologist Academy, Offenbach.
  • 2009
    Certification seminars: Group Therapy Psychotherapist at the Cologne-Bonn Academy for Psychotherapy.
    Basic course on operationalised psychodynamic diagnostics, St. Marien-Hospital Bonn.
    Training course on the presence and negation of sexuality in psychotherapy, Bad Honnef.
  • 2008
    Training course on prevention and treatment of stress in a professional context, Daun Clinic.
  • 2007
    Training course on developmental consulting for parents with infants and toddlers, Cologne.
  • 2006
    Training course on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in children and adolescents, KBAP Bonn.
    Participation at the conference Early Help for parents with small children, Cologne.
    Training on prevention and treatment of postpartum mental disorders, Westphalian Centre, Herten.
    Attending the first Meeting of the mother-child units of the German-speaking University of Heidelberg, Baden Psychiatric Centre North, Wiesloch.
  • 2005
    Training course on trauma therapy with children and adolescents in Bonn.
    Training course on children of mentally ill parents, Lüdenscheid.
    Training course on the psychosomatics of infants and toddlers, Lüdenscheid.
    Training course on treating schizophrenia in adolescents, Hemer.
  • 2004-2007
    Qualified as an asthma trainer at the FAAK-Cologne and implemented as a project at the Children’s Hospital Lüdenscheid
  • 2003
    Training course on children and violence relationships, Lüdenscheid.
  • 2001
    PMR certificate, Bad Salzuflen.
    Certificate in psycho-oncology, Bad Oexen.
  • 2000
    Training course on compulsion, hyperactivity and sexual violence in children and adolescents, Königswinter.
    Training on the practical application of Snoezelen, Bad Oexen Clinic, Bad Oeynhausen.
  • 1994
    Three-month group experience in family and family sculpture, Mainz.
    Seminars on borderline disorder and hyperactivity in the Special Education Department, Mainz.
  • 1992-1994
    Training, internship, development, supervision and counselling on child and youth telephone, Wiesbaden.
  • 1993
    Two-semester seminar on Systemic Family Therapy in the Department of Medicine, Mainz.
  • 1992
    Focusing training, Munich

University:

  • 1990-1991
    Philosophy, Romance Languages and Education / Special Education, University of Mainz.
  • 1991-1994
    Psychology, University of Mainz
  • 1994-1999
    Diploma in Psychology, University of Freiburg

Professional history:

  • 2018 bis heute: Teilnahme am Innovationsfondsprojekt Neurologisch-psychiatrische
    und psychotherapeutische Versorgung (NPPV)
  • 2016: Certificate of Good Standing, Bezirksregierung Köln
  • Psychological support at a rehabilitation clinic in Bad Oexen, Germany (clinic for cardiology and oncology for children, adolescents and adults). Areas of responsibility included coping with illness, coping with stress, autogenic training and progressive muscle relaxation, education, parental counselling including individual, couple and family dialogues, Bochum health training, child and youth groups.
  • Youth work at the Holweide Youth Centre.
  • Autogenic training for children and adolescents at the VHS Siegburg.
  • Psychological support at the “Advice Centre for Girls in Distress eV” in Siegen: treatment of sexual violence / eating disorders.
  • Aptitude testing, career development and counselling of adolescents with learning disabilities and their parents at the Kolpingwerk Centre in Cologne, Germany.
  • Psychological support in the outpatient clinic of child and adolescent psychiatry in Lüdenscheid, Germany: diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric illnesses / coping with asthma.
  • Psychological support in the outpatient’s clinic of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in Lüdenscheid, Germany: diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric diseases / coping with asthma / ADHD / giftedness
  • Advisor at the Caritas Child Guidance Centre in Dusseldorf; working with schools, kindergartens and the social services as part of the Family Centre.
  • Probationary year at the Moselhöhe Clinic in Bernkastel-Kues, Germany (rehabilitation of neurotic and psychiatric disorders in adults, performance appraisal).
  • Psychosomatic internship as part of the approval training at St. Marien Hospital, St. Francis Clinic of Adult Psychosomatic Medicine, Bonn.