Regine Scholz | Fellow
Regine Scholz, Dr. phil., studied psychology and sociology and holds a PhD from Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, where she wrote the thesis “Culture and Collective Trauma – a Group Analytic Perspective.” Dr. Scholz’s professional experience includes research on mediation at Ruhr University Bochum and in-house management trainings in an internationally operating oil company. Since 1987 she has worked in private practice as a group analyst and psychotherapist, specializing in the treatment of trauma. Dr. Scholz is member of the Management Committee of the GAS International (GASI) and member of the Scientific Committee of the German Society for Group Analysis and Group Psychotherapy (D3G). She is a supervisor and training analyst of D3G as well as a member of the training staff of the Munster Institute of Therapeutic and Applied Group Analysis. She is the former editor of “Arbeitshefte Gruppenanalyse” (Psychosozial) and a member of the editorial board of the journal group analysis.
Her work includes papers and workshops at international conferences on topics related to collective trauma. As Chair of the International Development Committee of GASI she organises International Summer Schools in Group Analysis, the first of which was held in Belgrade in August 2013, the second to come in Prague in July 2015. Two conferences on the heritage of Auschwitz for the descendants of victims and perpetrators were held in 2012 and 2014 in Israel. A comprehensive list of Dr. Scholz’s publications on issues of large group theory and the influence of culture and collective trauma on unconscious processes is available on her personal website.