Graduate Institute Psychoanalysis (Goettingen), 1984.
Physician Psychiatric State Hospital, Goettingen, 1982-1985, Neurological Clinic Schildautal, Seesen, 1985, head physician Psychiatric State Hospital, Goettingen, since 1986. Contributor articles to professional journals.
Member German Psychoanalytic Association, International Society Guided Affective Imagery and Mental Imagery Techniques (secretary since 1980), Mensa International Lutheran.
Married Margit Ilona Gatke, December 21, 1973. Children– Tilmann, Miriam.