About me

Besides my professions in personal training and psychotherapy, I am working as a consultant and instructor for health facilities and educational institutions, including:

Basic and academic education

2013 – 2018
Advanced Method-specific Psychotherapy training (Individual Psychology), Sigmund Freud Private University (Vienna)

2013 – 2016
Ph.D. "Psychotherapy Science", Sigmund Freud Private University (Vienna)

2011 – 2013
Bachelor "Science of Psychotherapy", Sigmund Freud Private University (Vienna)
Propadeutical Psychotherapy training, Sigmund Freud Private University (Vienna)

2008 – 2010
Master "Sport Science", University of Vienna and School of Human Movement and Exercise Science (University of Western Australia)

2004 – 2008
Bachelor "Sport Management", University of Vienna

Specific education

Vipassana-Meditation, Vipassana Austria (Lower Austria)

K-Taping Therapy, K-Taping Academy (Klagenfurt)

MFT Consultant, MFT (Vienna)

Symposium Sports Medicine, BE Perfect Eagle (Vienna)
TCM in Sports Medicine, BSO (Vienna)

Strength Training with focus on barbell, BSO (Styria)

Multifunctional Backtraining, die Personaltrainer (Vienna)
Slingtraining, die Personaltrainer (Vienna)
Psychoregulation and Awareness Control in Sports, BSO (Lower Austria)

Trainer for Health, Sportunion West Wien (Vienna)
Rehabilitation in Capsule- and Fascia-Injuries, die Personal Trainer (Vienna)
Nutrition for Marathon and Triathlon, IMSB Austria (Lower Austria)

Muscle Fascia, Dr. Robert Schleip (Vienna)
Stabilization and Core Training, die Personal Trainer (Vienna)
Lactate supported Strength Training, IIW (Vienna)
Warm-Up, die Personal Trainer (Vienna)
Rope-Skipping, die Personal Trainer (Vienna)
Psychophysiology in Sports, ASP (Salzburg)
Personality in Sports, BSO (Vienna)
Within the Limits of Human Performance, FH Wiener Neustadt (Lower Austria)

Relaxation Training, die Personal Trainer (Vienna)
Differential Strength Training in Degenerative Diseases, Gottlob/Kletterwerkstatt (Vienna)
Gymstick Training, die Personal Trainer (Vienna)
Staby and Vibration Training, die Personal Trainer (Vienna)
Kettlebells, NFA (Vienna)
Training á la carte – Nutritional Optimizing of Sports Performance, AMA (Vienna)

Sports Trainer, Sports Medicine Australia (Perth)
Shut Down by Shin Pain, Sports Medicine Australia (Perth)
Strenflex Gold, BSPA (Linz
Personal Training Intro, die Personal Trainer (Vienna)
Coordinative Strength Training, die Personal Trainer (Vienna)
Muscle-efficient Training, BASK (Vienna)

Optimizing Performance – How?, BSO (Styria)

Snowboard Instructor, ZSU (Vienna)


Geißler, Daniel (2017): Bewegende Individualpsychologie. Körperliche Aktivität als gesundheitsförderndes Element in der Psychotherapie. Gießen, Psychosozial-Verlag.

Geißler, Daniel (2017): Körperliche Aktivität in der individualpsychologischen Psychotherapie. Möglichkeiten für die Beziehung. Zeitschrift für freie psychoanalytische Forschung und Individualpsychologie, 4(1), 49–69.

Geißler, Daniel (2017): Körperliche Aktivität als gesundheitsförderndes Tool für eine bewegende Individualpsychologie, In: Geißler, Peter und Rieken, Bernd (Hg.). Der Körper in der Individualpsychologie. Theorie und Praxis. Gießen, Psychosozial-Verlag, 149–166.

Geißler, Daniel (2016): Walk-and-Talk-Therapie im Selbstversuch. Psychoanalyse & Körper, 28(13), 97–101.

Geißler, Daniel (2015): Therapeutische Arbeit mit einer Messi. Psychoanalyse & Körper, 27(14), 113–118.

Geißler, Daniel (2006): Leistungsmotivation im Sport, motivationsfördernde Einflüsse und Aspekte. Psychosozial, 106(29), 109–121.