Medical Director in Child Psychiatry, Paediatrician
Michaela is a paediatrician and child- and adolescent psychiatrist, specializing in NVR consultation and therapy in acute crisis situations and complex cases, as well as trauma therapy. She is a contractual partner of the Institut für Neue Autorität in Austria (INA), assimilating NVR methodologies as supervisor and coach in schools, foster homes and families in Austria. Michaela is Medical Director of HPZ Rust, a therapeutic center for residential treatment of children aged 6 to 16 years and Deputy Medical Director of an outpatient department at PSD Eisenstadt / Burgenland.
She has been involved in social projects in Europe and abroad, including voluntary humanitarian work with terminally ill people (UK), war refugees (former Yugoslavia, Macedonia, South Sudan, Gaza) in mission with several NGOs. She is a graduate of the University of Vienna, and completed her post-doctoral fellowship at Thomas Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. Michaela is a certified psychotherapist and trauma therapist and completed NVR advanced training in Tel Aviv.