Claudia Weinspach (Dipl.-Psych.), is a clinical psychologist (Approbierte Psychologische Psychotherapeutin) and hypnotherapist in private practice in Muenster, Germany, author and hypnosis teacher as well as supervisor (PTK, DGH). She also worked for 17 years in a counselling institution (Zartbitter e.V.) that provides help for sexual abuse survivors and their families.
Based on her trainings in Client Centered Psychotherapy, Behavioral Therapy, Transactional Analysis, Body Therapy and Hypnosis, she developed solution-focused individual and group concepts with focus on playful body-mind-spirit connections and authenticity for juveniles and adults.
In 2003/2004 she worked and studied at the archives of the Milton Erickson Foundation in Phoenix, AZ on a voluntary basis. There she completed her Ericksonian training with teachers like Jeffrey Zeig, Brent Geary, Steve Lankton, Joyce Mills and Carl Hammerschlag. For 8 years she worked with TIP (Turtle Island Project), internationally (USA, Europe), performed ritual and ceremony as being part of the healing process on a collaborative basis between indigenous medicine and Western approaches. Since 2013, in addition, she teaches hypnosis in a 2 year curricula format for medical doctors, dentists and therapists. Her institute (“Fort- und Weiterbildungszetrum Rhein-Ruhr”) is affiliated with the German Society of Hypnosis (DGH).