About me

Qualifications

  • Qualified pedagogue
  • Qualified dance therapist, teaching therapist, supervisor (BTD)
  • Child and adolescent psychotherapist (Kassensitz KV Hessen)
  • Certified Movement Analyst, CMA (LIMS/N.Y.)
  • Teacher for the Discipline of Authentic Movement (Circles of Four)
  • Jazz modern dance teacher

Advanced training

  • Various trauma therapy training courses
  • Degree in EMDR for teenagers & young adults
  • Nonviolent communication
  • Process-oriented psychology (Mindell)
  • Kestenberg Movement Profile
  • Since 1994 student of Dr. Janet Adler in Authentic Movement

Experience

  • German champion in jazz formation dance and couple disco dancing in 1980
  • Dancer of the Malaika Kusumi Comtemporary Dance and Mime Company 1984 -1988
  • Pedagogical-choreographic activity with children and adults in creative dance and jazz modern dance 1981 -1997
  • Dance therapist in a psychiatric clinic from 1988 – 1994
  • Head of advanced training including the German Academy for Psychoanalysis, Swiss Laban expressive dance summer academies, German employees academy
  • Since 1998 head of Authentic Movement group seminars
  • Independent practice as a dance teaching therapist, supervisor (BTD) and as a child and adolescent psychotherapist from 1999 until today
  • Founding and co-management of the pantarhei institute for therapy, interaction and dance in 2000