About me

– Founder of PsySmart
– coach and key-note speaker for “Healthy Leadership
– Senior psychologist, supervisor, psychotherapist
– Several years of experience as a leader and in leadership development.

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10/15 – 11/18  University of St.Gallen, CH

  • PhD program in management and leadership
  • Dissertation: Mental Illness in the Work Context – Influence of Leadership on the Job Retention of Employees with Mental Illnesses
  • Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Stefan Böhm and Prof. Dr. Heike Bruch

11/12 – 05/18     Center for Psychotherapy Stuttgart (SZVT), GER

  • Training for licensure as a psychological psychotherapist
  • Focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

10/06 – 10/12     University of Konstanz, GER

  • Psychology studies (occupational and health psychology and clinical psychology)
  • Degree: diploma (Dipl. Psych.)


Work experience (Selection)

Since 08/22               Praxis Dr. Kreissner in Praxengemeinschaft Schweizergasse, CH

  Own practice for Psychotherapist, Coach, Leadershipdevelopment


Since 10/20                Technical University Munich (TUM), GER

  • Lecturer on the topic of healthy and sustainable leadership via the Executive Education Center (EEC) of TUM.

Since 09/19               Gsünder Basel AG, CH

  • Lecturer/Coach on occupational mental health in different small and medium enterprises.

05/19 – 08/22            Qurateam AG, Startup for Psychotherapy, CH

  • Head Psychologist/Site Manager
  • Psychotherapist

10/14 – 04/19          Center for Disability and Integration, University of St. Gallen (CDI-HSG), CH

  • Project manager of a research cooperation with SVA Zurich on the topic of mental health in the context of work                                         
  • Research associate at the CDI-HSG – leading research projects on health, digitalization and well-being in the work context and design of scientific publications.                                                     

11/15 – 03/18             Praxis Dr. Unterweger, Konstanz, GER

  • Psychotherapist under supervision (PIA)

11/12 – 09/13 and 07/14 – 09/14       Kliniken Schmieder, Konstanz, GER                    

  • Ward psychologist, PIA, clinical neuropsychologist.                                           

01/14 – 06/14            Zentrum für Psychiatrie Reichenau, addiction medicine

  • Ward psychologist and PIA

01/11 – 10/13           Gemeinschaftspraxis Borns -Wiencke, Konstanz/Hamburg, GER

  • Child and adolescent psychotherapist and psychodiagnostic specialist

Further Information

2019                Impact Award of the University of St. Gallen (HSG), CH

  • Award for practical usability of the project’s research findings Success Factors of Job Retention for Employees with Mental Illness.

2014                Training as a certified mediator

  • Certificate training at the Constance School of Mediation, GER

2006/07/08    Volunteer as a trainer for peer mediators.

  • Implementation of a self-designed training program at three Konstanz high schools