Christiane Steffens-Dhaussy

Portrait Christiane Steffens Dhaussy

* 1967, married, 1 daughter


Professional Training
University diploma in psychology with special focus on medical psychology and public health (certified psychologist), training in body therapy, systemic counseling, as well as hospice work; professional training in hypnotherapy, integrative Gestalt Therapy, integrative vocal approach, advanced Energy Psychology (Dr. Fred Gallo); certified trainer and supervisor in Energy Psychology.

Several years of work in the medical field in Germany: Psychosomatic research, therapeutic work in a rehabilitation clinic, training of health care professionals and hospice volunteers; as well as practice in a psychosocial counseling centre (psychological counseling of individuals and couples).
12 years of professional activity as a clinical psychologist in the Centre Hospitalier in Luxembourg: Palliative care, continuing education, intensive care unit; project development concerning the accompanying of perinatal grief in the hospital setting, as well as the development and implementation of the national remembrance service for dead babies „cérémonie des étoiles“; development of different brochures for families helping them to cope with grief and to overcome crises; trainer for communication and motivation courses, accompanying patients and relatives in grief, teaching strategies for coping with stress and for preventing burnout; team-coaching and supervision.

Actual fields of activity:

  • Trainer and supervisor in Energy Psychology (Dr. Fred Gallo)
  • Trainer and supervisor for Health Care professionals and professionals working in the psychosocial field (e.g. hospitals, ambulatory care teams, as well as hospice teams, psychosocial counseling centers)
  • Seminaries on women’s biography work, as well as burnout prevention for psychotherapists and pastors
  • Seminar activities for the DSO (Deutsche Stiftung Organtransplantation – German foundation for organ transplantation) such as accompanying and caring for the relatives of organ donors in the actual hospital situation and subsequent follow-up in specially developed meetings for the families
  • Lectures and congress contributions on grief counseling/crisis intervention, as well as ethical aspects in Health Care