She studied law and worked as a judge for several years before she underwent extensive training in body and breath therapy, art therapy and followed her interest in Jungian psychotherapy. She is certified as a healing practitioner for psychotherapy. After she met Dr. Peter Levine her professional life focused on trauma therapy with Somatic Experiencing. Having worked with Dr. Levine in trainings in Germany, Switzerland, Denmark and Israel she is faculty member and teaches SE® in Germany.
She was member of the Board of the German Association of Somatic Experiencing and her special interest lies in bringing SE® forward in the health system. In Stuttgart she runs a private practice as she finds it especially useful to work with own clients when teaching SE®.
She is first chairwoman of an association, which runs a family counseling center and a unit for professional trainings in psychotherapy. She finished the Nondual Teacher and Therapist Training of Peter Fenner and is member of the European Association of Body-Psychotherapists. Last but not least she is mother of three grown-up children.