born in Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, Germany


A-levels and a straight career path

Community service, jobbing, travelling


Apprenticeship in insurance and reinsurance


Successful professional career

in a multicultural environment


Manager in a leading international

financial services company


Numerous international business trips

from 1995

Private and professional challenges as the cause of a range of mental and physical symptoms of suffering:

– social phobia & generalised anxiety disorder
– depressive episodes
– chronic tinnitus
– sleep disorders
– chronic sinus problems
– numerous dental root canal surgeries
– incipient addictive behaviour

A life without balance.

Loss of self-determination.

Suppression of one’s own needs.

Superficial professional functioning.

Internal family challenges.

From the outside, a socially and financially successful life.


The low point:

Increasing experiences of burnout

 Acute visit to psychiatric outpatient clinic 

Diagnosis of depression

Recommendation: inpatient treatment of acute symptoms


Rejection of treatment.

Instead, attempt to compensate for the permanent psychological pressure through extreme sports.


Further search for healing


A turning point


Intuitive inspiration: setting out on the Way of St. James

10 life-changing pilgrimage days 

Beginning of my holistic

Healing the health limitations 

Belief in free will

New possibilities for shaping one’s life 

Beginning of a self-determined life

End of 2017

Self-efficacy experiences and sustainable success for me through Psych-K balances. 

Development as a Psych-K® facilitator during 2017 to 2022. 


Decision to resign 

my secure professional position

within the next three years 

and professional reorientation.


Physical healing successes through conversion to a plant-based diet.

Acquisition of the German state healing licence of Alternative Medical Practitioner limited to the field of psychotherapy (Heilpraktiker für Psychotherapie).


Training as a certified health coach at the Institute For Integrative Nutrition (IIN), New York. 

Pursuit of the topics of the psychological evolution of the human being, methods of consciousness development, value- and needs-oriented lifestyle, also in the corporate context, occupied me in parallel.

Training as a companion for the dying at the hospice association “Leben im Sterben” e.V. in Hildesheim. Voluntary accompaniment of people on the last passage of their life’s journey. 


Second pilgrimage after resignation.

Training as EFT (Clinical Emotional Freedom Technique)-Practitioner, EFTUniverse, USA. 



Establishment of my company safespaceforchange.de

Logo as a symbol for passing through a portal into a safe space that is available to people to overcome mental health conditions (Alternative Practitioner Of Psychotherapy) and to implement sustainable change (Integrative Coaching).