After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences and HeurekaNet – Freies Institut für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation e.V. I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology, Health, and Technology. (download europass CV)


Work experience


2014–Present
PhD researcher

2011–Present
Scientific staff member

2005–Present
Lecturer

2005–Present
Trainer

2004–2005
Lecturer

2002–2006
Manager
  • Naturheilzentrum Rheine; Rheine (Germany)
  • Forum Naturheilkunde; Rheine (Germany)

2000–2004
Lecturer
  • Caritas Heilpraktikerschule Rheine; Rheine (Germany)

1997–2006
Psychotherapist and natural health practitioner in private practice
  • Praxis Siemer/Naturheilzentrum Rheine; Rheine (Germany)

Initial and continuing education


2017
Becoming a digital citizen: an introduction to the digital society (online course)

2016
eHealth: Combining Psychology, Technology and Health (online course)

2015
ePSYxTrends in e-Psychology (online course)

2015
Good Clinical Practice

2014
Creating (simple) educational apps (training course)

2014-Present
PhD student

2013
Web strategies and social media for LLP projects (training course)

1989–1995
Diplom-Psychologe (ISCED 5A)

1993–1995
Natural health practitioner (Heilpraktiker)
  • Heilpraktiker Praxis Schule Karl Heinz Ney; Berlin (Germany)