Born in 1959. After finishing his GDR A-level, he worked in different jobs because the government forbade him to study for political reasons. In 1985, he founded an illegal self-awareness and meditation center in Leipzig. After the reunification of Germany, he studied psychology (degree Dipl.-Psych.), religious studies, anthropology and Chinese studies. As a therapist, he works primarily with interventions involving humanistic, systemic and transpersonal psychotherapy and spiritual methods. In 2005, his book “Integral psychotherapy” has been published.