• Born 1947, married, two children
  • Studies in law and social science, with focus on sociology, economy, social psychology and psychology
  • Certified in social science, state examination in Law- and Politics

Further Education

  • Full training in (body-) psychotherapy, Gestalt-therapy
  • Full training in coaching, supervision and systemic consulting

Professional Experience

  • Since 1978 activities and projects in the field of health-management, psychotherapy and psychosomatics
  • Since 1978 teaching assignments (Münster University, Witten/Herdecke University et al) and lectureship at international congresses
  • Since 1980 coach and consultant in the field of economy, industry and politics
  • Since 1982 occupation as publicist and media-expert
  • Since 1999 member of the editor of the “Psychotherapie-Forum”
  • Since 2012 member of the international advisory board of the International Journal of Psychotherapy
  • Since 1991 staff-member at TRIAS International (training for business coachs)
  • 2007-2012 CEO of Keese & Sollmann GmbH consulting


  • 1988-2011 President of the German Association of Bioenergetic Analysis (DVBA)
  • Member of the German-Chinese Academy of Psychotherapy (DCAP)
  • Member of the international Institute of Bioenergetic Analysis (IIBA New York)
  • Member of the German Association of Gestalt-Therapy (DVG)
  • Member of the German Society of Political Consulting (degepol)
  • Member of the German Association of Journalists (DJV)

Main competences 

  • Executive Coaching of top-management und key-persons in executive-  boards, CEOs, opinion-leaders et al
  • Integrated optimization of the interplay between leadership, personality and organization
  • Leadership in extraordinary stress-situations (crisis management)
  • Integrated Consulting of family-owned enterprises
  • Career and / or transitional coaching
  • Analysis, consulting/coaching of publicity competence of leadership, management, politics (internal/external publicity) plus integrated reconcilement with the communication strategy of the company/political party
  • Diversity / Gender Management, Age Management
  • Coaching in the interplay of nonverbal appeal, personality and behavior patterns in relationship with specific requirements of the job.
  • Health-coaching, stress-management, Burnout


Some publications are: „Bioenergetik in der Praxis“ (1985), “Visionsmanagement” (1993), “Management by body” (1996), “Schaulauf der Mächtigen” (1999), “Einführung in Körpersprache und nonverbale Kommunikation” (2013)


German, English and Dutch

Certified in Coachpools of:

Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank, PwC, RWE, Lufthansa, Thorborg, ERGO et al


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Dipl. rer. soc. Ulrich Sollmann
0234 / 383828
0177 / 3838280
Höfestr.87, 44801 Bochum