About Us

Dr. med. Adak Pirmorady Sehouli M.A.

Chairwoman of the Board

Dr. med. Adak Pirmorady Sehouli M.A., is a specialist in psychosomatic medicine and psychotherapy and heads the outpatient clinic of the Benjamin Franklin Campus of the Charité Berlin. After receiving her doctorate at the renowned Charité Berlin, she completed her psychoanalytic training at the Berlin Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and also earned a master’s degree in psychoanalytic cultural studies at Humboldt University Berlin.    She additionally  works as an artist to give room for spiritual life.


Katrin Laville

1. deputy member of the board

Once design manager for the Hutschenreuther AG, Katrin Laville became an artistic associate at the Universität der Künste Berlin. Together with Prof. Inge Sommer and Dipl. Des. Ina Schacht she founded finedesign, an agency for design in Berlin. She is a freelance designer at dekdek and develops play furniture and anti-aggression toys for children.

k.laville@finedesign.de / www.katrin-laville.de

Prof. Dr. Dr. med. Jalid Sehouli

2. deputy member of the board

Prof. Dr. Dr. med. Jalid Sehouli is director of the Department of Gynecology at the Charité Berlin, a world-renowned cancer specialist and author of several successful books. In addition to his diverse research activities and mandates in various organizations (NOGGO, AGO, PARSGO, ESGO), he is the founder of the German Foundation for Ovarian Cancer. He sees his special concern in the increased consideration of doctor-patient communication, narrative medicine, intercultural competence and creative writing in medical education and clinical practice. “Medicine and art is not contradictory, but they are rather allies in treating disease and promoting health.“


Susanne Diehm M.A.

Board member record executive

Susanne Diehm has a master’s degree in creative and biographical writing and is now a therapist in art and creativity. She is the author of numerous writing guides and leads clients to new vitality using the principle of Sudijumi. She trains therapists and coaches in Health-promoting Creative Writing, and accompanies authors in all phases of their creative process. At the Charité Hospital in Berlin, she leads writing seminars for women with cancer and, together with Prof. Dr. Sehouli and Jutta Michaud, published the book     “Mit Schreiben zu neuer Lebenskraft“, which she is bringing to hospitals throughout Germany as part of the “Informed and Creative” writing tour.

mail@susanne-diehm.de / www.sudijumi.wordpress.com

Dr. Nike Seeck

Board Member Treasurer

Dr. Nike Seeck works as a physician specializing in psychosomatic medicine and psychotherapy in the inpatient sector. She is being qualified in psychotherapy based on depth psychology at the Berlin Institute for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. In addition, she is training to become a group therapist at the Berliner Institut für Gruppenanalyse.


Lisa Sintermann

Executive Assistant

Lisa Sintermann is a graduate cultural scientist and author. She has worked in international galleries and published articles for museums and art publishers. Together with Susanne Diehm she published the book “Erfolgreiche Blogtexte“. She currently works as an editor and project manager in the field of medical communication for the agency AVISOmed and the German Ovarian Cancer Foundation.