Karl-Josef is a founder of the MIND Foundation and member of the MMA Board.
He studied medicine in Bonn and Lübeck. He became a licensed physician in 1994 and then completed his doctorate. Between 1995 and 2005 he worked in clinics for internal medicine, psychiatry and psychotherapy, neurology and psychosomatic medicine.
Since 2005 he has been working as a psychiatrist and psychotherapist on his own practice. Since 2008 he has also been a lecturer, supervisor and self-experience instructor at an institute for psychotherapists training.
Karl-Josef is part of the mentoring team in psychotherapist training.