Friederike Bürgener


Work experience
25 years

German & English

Supervision und Selbsterfahrung



  • Graduated in Psychology in Heidelberg, Germany and Philadelphia, USA
  • Training and on-going education in the areas of behaviour therapy, dialectic behavioural therapy, psychodrama, cognitive therapy, emotion focused therapy and relaxation methods
  • Since 1995 scientific staff member and psychotherapist at the Psychosomatic and Psychiatric Clinic of the University of Heidelberg, as well as at the Psychological Institute of the University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • Since 1998 independent trainer, psychotherapist and consultant
  • Since 2003 academic lecturer for a variety of psychotherapeutic training institutions and since 2007 supervisor and self-awareness trainer for psychotherapists and doctors
  • Associate of Metrion Management Consulting

Fields of Expertise

  • Psychic health and mental disorders
  • Health management
  • Work-life balance
  • Stress management
  • Supervision and coaching

Selected Publications

  • Fydrich, T., Chambless, D.L., Perry, K., Bürgener, F. & Beazley, M.B (1999): Behavioral Assessment of Social Performance. In: Behavior Research and Therapy
  • Fydrich, T. & Bürgener, F. (1999): Ratingskalen für soziale Kompetenz. In: Margraf, J. & Rudolf, K. (Hrsg.): Soziale Kompetenz – Soziale Phobie. Hohengehren. Schneider Verlag, S. 81-98