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

2018
Vipassana-Meditation, Vipassana Austria (Lower Austria)
The body in relational Psychotherapy, 11th Viennese Symposium "Psychoanalysis and Body" (Vienna)

Since 2017
Self-awareness and development in “Bioenergetic Analysis” and “Analytical Bodypsychotherapy”

2016
The body in Individual Psychology. From organ inferiority to Body Psychotherapy, 10th Viennese Symposium "Psychoanalysis and Body" (Vienna)

2015
Feldenkrais – Bewusstheit durch Bewegung, 21th International Seminar for Bodyorientated Psychotherapie and Bodyarts (Styria)

2013
Eating disorder in infancy and adolescence, Kinderhilfswerk (Vienna)
Trauma and Traumatherapy, Kinderhilfswerk (Vienna)
Psychosomatic medicine in infancy and adolescence, Kinderhilfswerk (Vienna)

2012
Katathym Imaginative Psychotherapy, 43th Integrative Seminar for Psychotherapy (Styria)
Psychoanalysis and Sport, 9th Viennese Symposium “Psychoanalyse und Körper” (Vienna)

2011
Suggestion, 8th Viennese Symposium "Psychoanalysis and Body" (Vienna)(Wien)
Hakomi, 17th International Seminar for Body Orientated Psychotherapy and Body Arts (Styria)

2010
Within the Limits of Human Performance, FH Wiener Neustadt (Lower Austria)

2009
Relaxation Training, die Personal Trainer (Vienna)
Eros and Mind, 40th Integrative Seminar for Psychotherapy (Styria)
Bioenergetic Analysis and Therapy, 15th Integrative Seminar for Pychotherapy (Styria)

2007
Autogenic Training (Vienna)

Publications

Geißler, Daniel (2017): Bewegende Individualpsychologie. Körperliche Aktivität als gesundheitsförderndes Element in der Psychotherapie. Gießen, Psychosozial-Verlag.
https://www.psychosozial-verlag.de/catalog/product_info.php/cPath/1000_1200/products_id/2836

Geißler, Daniel (2017): Körperliche Aktivität in der individualpsychologischen Psychotherapie. Möglichkeiten für die Beziehung. Zeitschrift für freie psychoanalytische Forschung und Individualpsychologie, 4(1), 49–69.
http://journals.sfu.ac.at/index.php/zfpfi/article/view/146

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.
https://www.psychosozial-verlag.de/2651

Geißler, Daniel (2016): Walk-and-Talk-Therapie im Selbstversuch. Psychoanalyse & Körper, 28(13), 97–101.
https://www.psychosozial-verlag.de/8179

Geißler, Daniel (2015): Therapeutische Arbeit mit einer Messi. Psychoanalyse & Körper, 27(14), 113–118.
https://www.psychosozial-verlag.de/8159

Geißler, Daniel (2006): Leistungsmotivation im Sport, motivationsfördernde Einflüsse und Aspekte. Psychosozial, 106(29), 109–121.
https://www.psychosozial-verlag.de/26054