Austria 2019: Dr. Brigitte Holzinger

Delegate: Dr. Brigitte Holzinger

Affiliations: Institute for Consciousness and Dream Research, MedUnivVienna & Austrian Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Association

Short Bio: Brigitte Holzinger, born in Vienna, studied Psychology at the University of Vienna, Austria and Stanford-University (CA), today she is “Lehrtherapeutin for Integrative Gestalttherapie”, Lecturer, Teacher, Author and Coach; recently accredited Somnologist by ESRS. Areas of Expertise are research and teaching in Sleep, Sleep Disorders, Burnout, Nightmares, Dreams and Lucid Dreaming, Psychotherapy, Gestalttheory und Gestalttherapy. Brigitte Holzinger is the director of the Institute for Consciousness and Dream Research and founding member of ASRA (Austrian Sleep Research Association). Brigitte Holzinger has created “Sleep Coaching” – a non pharmaceutical approach for treating sleep disorders and is the scientific director of the postgraduate course “Sleep Coaching” at the Medical University Vienna. Brigitte Holzinger has organised several international and interdisciplinary conferences on sleep and dreams and lucid dreaming in Vienna, Austria, likes to write books and to work on film projects.

Activity: As every year since 2011 I have the honor to organize a press conference for the World Sleep Day in the name of the Austrian Sleep Research and Sleep Medicine Association, of which I am a founding member. We have had very good results from the Austrian media.

Location: Vienna, Austria, Cafe Landtmann

Date of Activity: March 14th, 2019

Submitted By: Dr. Brigitte Holzinger