Medical doctor and master of public health. After several years in health care, computer science and management my field of work as scientist, adviser, author and lecturer is organization development with the focus areas socioinformatics (a.k.a. social informatics) and didactic.
Grown up in Northern Germany with the languages German and Plattdeutsch (blog …).
Core of my approach is Appreciative Inquiry (Cooperider and colleagues). In the course of this I assume that each question is an intervention (Lewin) and thus causes und fosters change. A counselor and coach is a companion: attentive listener, observer and analyst. A counselor and coach encourages, stimulates and grounds. I work in Germany and globally. Of course I observe confidentiality.
Since 1990 I am a physician and counsel and support people. Since 1997 I work as consultant and since 2002 as business coach. 2012 I finished an 18 month education as systemic organizational consultant. The continued quality assurance of my work consists of regularly reflexions and dialogues with colleagues and teachers (German: "Supervision"), studying specialized literature and the participation in and performing of education and conferences. My publications cover several specialist books. On request I'll be pleased to name personal references. Here are some echoes …