About me

I was born in Berlin, have two adult sons and have lived in the US and England for over 25 years. While living in London I worked at my own private practice for individual and couples counselling, as well as at various charities.

A graduate from Roehampton University (London, UK), I am a qualified and registered counsellor und couples therapist.



  • MA Master of Arts Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy (University of Roehampton, London)
  • Qualified as a systemic couples therapist (SIH) at the Systemic Institute in Heidelberg led by Dr. med. Dipl. Psych. Arnold Retzer
  • Training course ‘Working with Couples’ (focus integrative couples counselling) led by Dr. Meg Barker, London
  • EFT (Emotionally Focussed Therapy) basic training in Berlin
  • GOTTMAN Method Couples Therapy Level 1
  • Regular supervision
  • Several other further professional training courses (person-centred counselling after Carl Rogers, attachment theory after Bowlby etc.)

Professional Experience:

  • In private practice in Berlin since May 2016
  • In private practice in London until April 2016
  • Co-therapeutic work with couples with a systemic couples counsellor in London
  • Work with several charitable organisations focussing on individual counselling in London and Surrey until 2016
  • Bereavement counselling at a hospice in Surrey working with family members until 2016

Professional Association:

I am a registered member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) – MBACP reg.