Marina Winkler

About Marina Winkler

Marina Winkler recently founded the Neurotraining Academy, where she trains coaches, psychotherapists and leaders in applied neurosciences. 

Marina leads the department of psychology in a rehabilitation clinic on the beautiful German North Sea island Föhr. 

The clinic Nordseeklinik Westfalen offers rehabilitation for patients with lung diseases (as COPD, asthma, and soon also post-COVID-19). 

The clinic also offers preventive measures for the German police, fire brigade and rescue services, as well as the German armed forces.

View over the North Sea from the island of Föhr

Marina holds a master of science (M.Sc.) degree in psychology and is additionally trained in several different coaching and psychotherapy approaches, such as Wingwave Coaching® (Sportcoaching, Burnout Prevention) or Trauma Therapy, Art Therapy and REBT, among others. 

She is currently finishing the dissertation for her PhD. in neuroscience and psychology at the renowned International Max Planck Research School for the Neurosciences of Communication (IMPRS NeuroCom) in cooperation with the University of Leipzig. 

Scientific publications of Marina Winkler.   

  • Leading psychologist at the Nordseeklinik Westfalen
  • Founder of the Neurotraining Academy
  • PhD candidate Psychology and Neuroscience (Max Planck Insitute of Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences Leipzig, Neuropsychology Department and IMPRS NeuroCom)
  • Internship at the Max Planck Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences Leipzig 
  • M.Sc. Psychology (University of Leipzig)
  • Permission to practise psychotherapeutic counselling in Germany (Heilpraktikerin für Psychotherapy)
  • Research Assistant (Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie Leipzig)
  • Abroad study at the Psychology and Psychophysiology Department (Lomonossov Moscow State University – MSU)
  • B.Sc. Cognitive Science (University of Osnabrück)
  • Young Digital Changer Travel Scholarship, Tagesspiegel Berlin (2017)
  • Travel Scholarship OpenCon Brussels (2015)
  • Open Access Ambassador of the Max Planck Society (2014-2017)
  • Jury-awarded Posterprize of the IMPRS NeuroCom Summerschool at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience University College London (2014)
  • PhD Stipend by the Max Planck Society (2012-2018)
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