Education, Qualifications, Appointments

1997    
Conferment of the title “a. o. Univ. Prof.“ for Special and Rehabilitation Education (Associate University Professor)

1997    
Conferment of the “Venia Docendi” (permission to teach at a university) for Special and Rehabilitation Education

1991    
Certified as Psychotherapist (individual psychology, guided affective imagery, autogenic training) by the Austrian Federal Min-istry of Health, Sports and Consumer Protection

1991    
Certified as Clinical Psychologist and Health Psychologist by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Health, Sports and Consumer Protection

1983-1997    
University Assistant at the Interfaculty Institute of Special Education, University of Vienna (20 hours per week). Assigned to the University Clinic of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry for 10 hours per week. Main responsibilities: re-search, teaching, theory and practice, rehabilitation, special education, psychotherapy, supervision

2004-current
Lectures and seminars, University of Vienna

1982-2003    
Joint practice for psychology and social education for children, adolescents and adults together with Dr. Toni Reinelt

1978-1986    
Development of the Psychotherapeutic Out-Patient Department at the Clinic of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry together with Dr. Toni Reinelt (psychological care for patients, psychotherapeutic education and training, scientific activities, development of a curriculum for child and adolescent psychotherapy)

1978-1986    
Development of the Psychotherapeutic Out-Patient Department at the Clinic of Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatry together with Dr. Toni Reinelt (psychological care for patients, psychotherapeutic education and training, scientific activities, development of a curriculum for child and adolescent psychotherapy)

1981-1983    
Work contract with the above-mentioned clinic (20 hours per week): focus on diagnostics, therapy, support of children with special education needs, rehabilitation (applying particularly the physiology of the senses), individual and group therapies, pa-rental guidance counselling, supervision for students (special educators, doctors, psychologists) and employees
     
1977-1981    
Freelance internship in special education, psychotherapy and clinical psychology at the Clinic of Child and Adolescent Neu-ropsychiatry, University of Vienna; 1. Two-year internship in the Department for Child Neuropsy-chiatry, 2. Two-year internship in the Out-Patient Department

1978-current    
Self-employed in a special education practice: focus on the above-mentioned children and adolescents as well as on “homeless” people who lack roots because of frequent moves

1977-1978    
Internship with Prof. Hunger-Kaindlstorfer (care and support for children with reading and writing problems, limited perception and basic functional disorders)

1977    
Dissertation titled “The Individual Mobility of Families and Its Difficulties for Children“, June 22, 1977 Ph. D. (Dr. phil.) at the Faculty of Integrative Studies, University of Vienna (“Grund- und Integrativwissenschaftliche Fakultät”)

1972-1977    
Education, Psychology and Philosophy, University of Vienna/Austria

1961-1964    
Business Management, Psychology and Languages (English, French, Italian), University of Munich/Germany