Dr. Gabriele Stephan-Hembach

portrait Dr. Gabriele Stephan Hembach

* 1958, married, 2 adult daughters


Professional Education
Studies of psychology at the University of Trier (Germany) and Adelphi University (Garden City, New York, U.S.) and medicine at the University-GHS Essen (preliminary medical examination «Physikum»). Certified psychologist and licensed psychotherapist.

Psychological research on topics of personality assessment and doctoral dissertation on “Anger and Coping with Anger” at the University of Trier.

Professional Experience
Since 1995, psychotherapeutic and clinical activities, with a main focus on pain, psychosomatics, and health promotion (www.praxis-stephan-hembach.de).
Professional training and continuing education: Behavioural therapy; specialized psychotherapy of pain, clinical hypnosis, energy psychotherapy (EDxTM), biofeedback, and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR);
Qualified trainer: Relaxation methods (PMR), coping with stress, smoking cessation.
Supervisor (pain management psychotherapy), instructor (energy psychotherapy).


  • Individual psychotherapy (behavioural therapy, hypnosis, EDxTM, EMDR)
  • Group psychotherapy for coping with pain
  • Relaxation training (individual or group)
  • Stress management training
  • Smoking cessation (individual, group, behavioural therapy, and/or hypnosis)
  • Individual supervision of colleagues in psychosocial or educational professions
  • Presentations (pain, stress, sleep, etc.)
  • EDxTM instruction