Curriculum Vitae

Professional Experience

since Sep. 2020

Acknowledgment as a training therapist and supervisor

since May 2017

Lecturer at a psychoanalytical training institute

(Psychoanalytische Arbeitsgemeinschaft Köln-Düsseldorf e. V., Cologne, Germany)

Jan. 2017

Acknowledgment of the additional title „Psychoanalysis“ by the Chamber of Physicians North Rhine

(Ärztekammer Nordrhein)

Nov. 2016

Acknowledgment as a Psychoanalyst by the German Psychoanalytical Association / International Psychoanalytical Association

since Mar. 2016

Member of the executive board of a psychoanalytical training institute

(Psychoanalytische Arbeitsgemeinschaft Köln-Düsseldorf e.V., Cologne, Germany)

2015

Lecturer at national University of Applied Sciences

(Alice Salomon Hochschule Berlin, Germany)

since Oct. 2012

Private Practice in Cologne, Germany

2012 – 2014

Member of the executive board of a psychoanalytical training institute

(Psychoanalytische Arbeitsgemeinschaft Köln-Düsseldorf e.V., Cologne, Germany)

2010

Foundation of a scientific research group concerned with the impact of canine assisted interventions in mental health, since 2012 in cooperation with the University of Cologne, Germany

June 2010

Acknowledgment as a Doctor of Medicine by the medical faculty of the Philipps-University Marburg, Germany

2008 – 2012

Assistant Medical Director, Center for Mental Health in Marienheide, Germany

June 2007

Acknowledgment as a specialist for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy by the Chamber of Physicians North Rhine

(Ärztekammer Nordrhein)

2005 – 2008

Chief Resident in General Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the Center for Mental Health in Marienheide, Germany, responsible for the entire psychotherapeutic unit, consisting of one psychoanalytic – psychodynamic orientated ward for 16 inpatients, one cognitive – behavioral orientated ward for 20 inpatients and one systemic – family – therapeutic orientated ward for 22 inpatients

2004 – 2005

Resident in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the General Hospital Gummersbach, Germany

2002 – 2004

Resident in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the Psychiatric Hospital „Alexianer“ Cologne, Germany

2001

Senior Manager (interim) of the „European Cooperative Network for Research, Diagnosis and Treatment of Parkinson´s Disease“ („EuroPa“) of the European Commission

2001 – 2002

Co-ordinator of the common workgroup „Public Relations“ of all Networks of Excellence in the field of medicine promoted through the Federal Ministry for Education and Research of the Federal Government of the Federal Republic of Germany

May 2002

Permanent license to practice medicine as a physician

2000 – 2002

Resident in Neurology – Network of Excellence for Pakinson´s Disease
at the Department of Neurology at the Hospital of the Phillips-University Marburg, Germany – responsible for the Public Relations of the Network of Excellence for Parkinson´s Disease promoted through the Federal Ministry for Education and Research of the Federal Government of the Federal Republic of Germany

Aug. 1998 – May 2009

Head of department for internal IT matters and system administration at „Jakob Siebert GmbH“ in Marburg, Germany

May 1997 – July 1998

Employment at the retirement home „Altenwohn- und Pflegeheim gGmbH“ of the German Red Cross sisterhood „Marburg“ e.V. and the German Red Cross sisterhood „Übersee“ e.V. in Marburg with focus on „Introduction of electronic data processing in the nursing sector“.