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15th April 1949
born in Beuel near Bonn/
Fed. Rep. of Germany

1949 — 1956
childhood in Bonn, Kattenvenne near Muenster (Westphalia), Krefeld and Herford

1959 — 1967
classical grammar/high school: Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Gymnasium Krefeld and Gymnasium Friedericianum Herford

4th July 1967
high school diploma

1967 — 1968
German armed forces, medical orderly.

1968 — 1974
medical studies at the Georg-August-University Goettingen

internship at Cook-County-Hospital and Presbyterian St. Luke's Hospital Chicago

6th August 1974
medical state examination in Goettingen

1974 — 1976
medical trainings

26th Feb 1976
license to practice medicine

23rd July 1980
doctoral thesis (M. D.) ("Group Imaginations and the Analysis of its Dynamics") in psychosomatics and psychotherapy

1976 — 1982
special medical training at the Psychosomatic Clinic Tiefenbrunn

1982 — 1986
special medical training in psychiatry and neurology at the Psychiatric State Hospital Goettingen, esp. by Prof. Dr. Ulrich Venzlaff

1987 —
medical director of the department of psychotherapy of the Psychiatric State Hospital of Lower Saxony Goettingen

1973 — 1984
psychoanalytic training at the LouAndreas-Salome Institute for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy Goettingen

1973 — 1976
psychotherapeutic training in Guided Imagery

Actual Activities

Main Research

Self-mutilation: psychodynamics, psychotherapy, biological roots. Chronic complex posttraumatic stress disorder / borderline personality disorder.

Award of Dr. Margrit Egnér Foundation 2004, Switzerland

Professor Ulrich Sachsse received the Dr. Margrit Egnér Award at the University of Zürich on November 11, 2004 for outstanding achievement in the research area of psychotraumatology.

» Press release (in german)


Prof. Dr. med. Ulrich Sachsse
Facharzt für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie
Facharzt für Psychotherapeutische Medizin
Honorarprofessor der Universität Kassel

Ulmenstr. 11 A
D-37124 Rosdorf
Tel. xx49-(0)-551-782310
Fax: xx49-(0)-551-7899880

Niedersächsisches Landeskrankenhaus Göttingen –
Fachklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie
Rosdorfer Weg 70
D-37081 Göttingen
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