Approved by the City of Cologne to conduct psychodynamic therapy for adults.
Entry in the medical register, Dusseldorf.
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.
Certification for child and adolescent psychotherapy.
Certification for hypnotherapy.
Certification for progressive muscle relaxation and autogenic training.
Since 2007 regular participation in a supervision panel.
Since 2010 chair of the hypnotherapy quality panel.
Since 2012 member of the quality-control panel for psychodynamic dream techniques.
Since 2014 chair of the psychohygienics and running practice for beginners quality panel.
Certification seminars on mentoring quality panels, Düsseldorf.
2013 – 2014
Certification seminars on psychotherapy for older people, Hamburg.
Certification seminar on medical confidentiality, Cologne.
Certification seminar on crisis intervention at the Cologne-Bonn Academy for Psychotherapy.
Four certification seminars on hypnosis / autogenic training at the Academy for Psychotherapy Cologne-Bonn.
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.
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.
Training course on prevention and treatment of stress in a professional context, Daun Clinic.
Training course on developmental consulting for parents with infants and toddlers, Cologne.
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.
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.
Qualified as an asthma trainer at the FAAK-Cologne and implemented as a project at the Children’s Hospital Lüdenscheid
Training course on children and violence relationships, Lüdenscheid.
PMR certificate, Bad Salzuflen.
Certificate in psycho-oncology, Bad Oexen.
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.
Three-month group experience in family and family sculpture, Mainz.
Seminars on borderline disorder and hyperactivity in the Special Education Department, Mainz.
Training, internship, development, supervision and counselling on child and youth telephone, Wiesbaden.
Two-semester seminar on Systemic Family Therapy in the Department of Medicine, Mainz.
1990-1991 Philosophy, Romance Languages and Education / Special Education, University of Mainz.
1994-1999 Diploma in Psychology, University of Freiburg
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.