Field of work
is participating in research regarding borderline and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She is active lecturer involved in education and training of psychosocial care personnel and spezialised in personality disorders. She is co-founder and board member of the "Österreichischer Verein für Dialektisch Behaviorale Therapie und Skills-Training (ÖDBT)" and it was her who introduced a curriculum for the education of Skills-Trainers, which she is also still directing. Her lectures and publications regard mainly, but not exclusively, skills-training, borderline-disorder and PTSD, chronic pain as well as trauma and burnout.