Mag.ª Karin Quigley-Draxler


I am a licensed psychotherapist in private practice (for adults, couples, and adolescents), counsellor, coach, and university and career advisor.
I am a Member of the European Association for Psychotherapy (EAP), the Austrian Society for Client-Centered Psychotherapy (ÖGwG) and the ÖIT (Austrian Institute for Marriage and Relationship Counselling and Separation and Divorce Counselling). I have been trained in Austria, Germany, USA, Australia, and the Philippines.

 

Education:

  • Teaching Certificate and Master's Degree in German and French, University Graz
  • Training in Client-Centred Psychotherapy (ÖGwG)
  • Intensive Training in System-Oriented Psychotherapy
  • Graduate Diploma in Counselling (Australian College for Applied Psychology)
  • Training for Coaching with CBJ-Coaching, Vienna
  • Training for University Advising (Collegeboard, USA)
  • Further trainings in Systemic Therapy and the Family or System Board, Solution-Focused Brief
  • Therapy and Coaching, Therapy for Adolescents, Couple Therapy, treatment of Eating Disorders, Burnout, etc.
  • Hypnotherapy with Jeffrey Zeig, Level 2 in Gottman Couples Therapy, Therapy with older people
  • Brainspotting 2

 

Work Experience:

  • 1984-2001 Teaching at a Commercial High School in Vienna, at the Vienna International School, and at the International School Manila, Philippines.
  • Since 1989 private practice for Psychotherapy, Coaching und Counselling in Vienna parallel to teaching.
  • 1990-1991 Counsellor at a Family Counselling Centre in Vienna
  • 2001-2005 Career and University Advisor for North American, British, English speaking universities in mainland Europe and Austrian universities, Vienna International School
  • 2005-2006 Middle School Counsellor and Career and University Advisor for North American, British, English speaking universities in mainland Europe and Austrian universities, Vienna International School
  • Since 2006 Psychotherapist in private practice, Career and University Advisor, Coach, workshop leader and presenter.

 

Workshops and Presentations for the following topics:

  • communication (also intercultural)
  • working abroad
  • culture shock and re-entry shock
  • parenting
  • university choice