Medical diplomate, University Frankfurt, Germany, 1980. Doctor of Medicine magna cum laude, University Frankfurt, Germany, 1982.
Staff psychiatrist Psychiatric Hospital, Kiedrich, Germany, 1982-1983. Science fellow University Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany, 1983-1984. Staff neurologist Neurologic Hospital, Bad Homburg, Germany, 1984-1985.
Staff psychiatrist Central Institute, Mannheim, Germany, 1985-1987. Staff child and adolescent psychiatrist Pfalzinstitut, Klingenmunster, Germany, 1987-1993, head physician Germany, 1993-1998. Private practice Karlsruhe, Germany, since 1998.
Married Annette Luise Anschütz, May 13, 1988. Children: Mairena, Valerian, Leander.