Group analyst, training group analyst and supervisor of the IGA/H Heidelberg and full member of the German Group Analytic Society (D3G). Member of the Association of Freudian Psychoanalysis (AFP). Past Foulkes Lecturer 2008. Head of the psychotherapy department Rehaklinik Birkenbuck, a treatment centre of addictive disorders. Also working in private practice as a group analyst, psychoanalyst and organisational consultant.