I was born in Switzerland in 1980 and lived many years of my youth in Holland. As an adult I moved to England and in 2006-2009 I attended the Diploma Course in Biographical Counselling with the Biography & Social Development Trust. After completion I opened my practice in Equilibrium Heath Centre in Lewes and Emerson College in Forest Row. Following my wish to "help" I joined the Samaritans UK for one year, a volunteer based organisation to provide support for people in crisis facing suicidal thoughts. The experience left me with an increased wish to be able to include the psychosomatic medicine approaches in my work. This is why I am now also studying medicine in Germany in the University of Witten-Herdecke.
As biographical counselling or speaking therapy is really the heartwork of my life I became active in many ways to develop this work further. Together with a group of colleagues I became part of founding the Professional Association for Biographical Counsellors (PABC) in 2009 and worked in the counsel till 2013. I was a teacher of biographywork in Emerson College for two years (England 2012-2013) and since moving to Germany continued teaching biographywork and listeningskills in the University of Witten/Herdecke (Germany 2015 - ongoing) and in the post graduate course of Medical-Therapeutic Aspects of Biographywork (Germany 2016 - ongoing).