Curriculum Vitae

After having grown up in Germany, I received my secondary education, including my Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Psychology and Bachelor in Business Administration in the United States. I lived in the western United States: California, the Southeast: Tennessee and the Northeast (New England): Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. 

I worked as Psychologist / Psychotherapist at various inpatient and outpatient psychiatric treatment facilities and treated adults and teens with a wide range of psychiatric and behavioral disabilities. Since 2011, I am the director of psychological, therapeutic and medical services at a  large rehabilitation-treatment organization in Ludwigsburg, Germany. 

 

Work Experience:
 

2010-today
Clinical Director: Psychological, Therapeutic and Medical Services, Ludwigsburg, Germany                
2002-2009  
Psychologist / Clinical Psychotherapist, Psychiatric Institute & Treatment Center: Lighthouse School, Inc.,
N-Chelmsford MA, USA    

2001-2002  
Emergency Services Clinician (Inpatient psychiatric Triage), Nashua Acute Psychiatric Residential Treatment Program, Community Council of Nashua NH, USA    
2001  
Public Relations Specialist, Helen Ross McNabb Mental Health Center Inc., Knoxville TN, USA    
1997-2000  
Vice-President and Founder, TeleVideo Global Inc., Knoxville TN, USA    
1994-1995  
Graduate Research Assistent: Projektive Personality Tests: Rorschach, TAT, Van Lennep, Department of Psychology, University of Tennessee, USA  
1991-1993  
Graduate Teaching Assistant and Instructor, Department of Psychology Courses tought: Introductory Psychology, Abnormal Psychology (Psychopathology), Motivation and Emotion), University of  Tennessee, USA    
  
Diplomas
1985  
Abitur, Aufbaugymnasium Nagold , Landkreis Calw 
1989  
Bachelor of Science, Business  Administration, Marketing 
The University of Tennessee, USA (1989)
The University of Maine, USA (1986-1988)    
2000  
Ph.D., Psychology, University of Tennessee, USA Dissertation:
Computerized Content Analysis: A Comparison of the Verbal Productions of High Hypnotizable, Low Hypnotizable and Simulating Subjects

 

Professional Societies:

Berufsverband Deutscher Psychologinnen & Psychologen(BDP)

Verband Psychologischer Psychotherapeutinnen und Psychotherapeuten im BDP e.V.

 

Languages:

Bilingual: German and English (incl. Business English)

Good knowledge: French

 

Special Honers:

National Dean’s List University of Maine: 1989

Cum Laude, University of Tennessee, USA:1988/1989

Academic Achievement Award, University of Maine, USA:1988

Dean’s List, University of Maine, USA: 1987, 1989 

 

Presentations:

Elter-Nodvin, Sabette, Gregory Lynch, andMichael R. Nash, Ph.D., 1993

Invited Speaker: Primary Process in the Verbal Productions of Hypnotic, Non- Hypnotic and Simulating Subjects

Symposium: Primary Process Thinking, Psychological Regression and Hypnosis

Presented at the 101st Annual Convention of the American Psychological

Association Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1993

 

Additional Qualifications

Therapy in English or German

Hypnosis, APEX Technology