Prof. Dr. med. Aglaja Valentina Stirn

Fachärztin für Psychosomatische und Psychotherapeutische Medizin
*Selbstständige Ärztin

Further information about Prof. Dr. med. Stirn

1984 – 1990Study of Medicine at the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
Stays abroad in: New York: Columbia University, India / Bhetul: Community Hospital, Nepal / Kathmandu: Bir Hospital, Prashuti Griha, Maternity Hospital
April 1990license to practise medicine
1990 - 1992Internal Medicine at St. Josefs Hospital (academic teaching hospital) Wiesbaden
1992Psychiatry at the Landesnervenklinik Andernach
1993Psychiatry at Columbia University / Cornell Medical Center, New York, Prof. Dr. Otto Kernberg and supervision with Prof. Dr. Lester Luborsky at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
11/1993Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt a. M. under Prof. Dr. med. Gerd Overbeck
09/1996Doctorate with "summa cum laude" at the University of Frankfurt
09/1997Specialist for Psychosomatic and Psychotherapeutic Medicine and senior physician at the Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt a.M.
09/2004 - 10/2005Research Associate at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Department of Neurophysiology / Psychophysics
10/2005 - 12/2010Head of the Department of Psychosomatics at the Clinic for Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt a. M.
02/2006Habilitation for the subject Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy. Title: Psychosocial and psychodynamic backgrounds of body modifications.
04/2006Award of the title "Privatdozentin
2011 – 2013Chief Physician of the Clinic for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy/Pain Therapy at the Asklepios Westklinikum, Hamburg
2014 - 2015Medical Director of the Psychosomatic Specialist Clinic St.Franziska-Stift Bad Kreuznach
2016 - 2022Chief Physician Psychosomatic Medicine Rehabilitation Clinic Damp- Vamed
10/2012W3 Endowed Professorship for Psychosomatic Medicine and Sexual Medicine at CAU zu Kiel
Award of the title Professor
10/2012 - 10/2022Director at the Institute for Sexual Medicine and Forensic Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the Center for Integrative Psychiatry gGmbH (ZIP) of the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
since 10/2022Deputy Clinic Director of the Private Clinic Schloss Tremsbüttel
since April 2023MEDIZINICUM


  • Specialist for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy
  • Psychoanalyst, group analyst, sex therapist, lecturer, teaching therapist, and supervisor.
  • German Society for Psychosomatic Medicine (DGPM)
  • German Society for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Psychosomatics and Neurology e. V.
  • German Society for Sex Research (DGfS)
  • German Society for Sexual Medicine, Sex Therapy and Sexology (DGSMTW)
  • Section Body and Sport in the German Sociological Association
  • Cornelia Goethe Center Frankfurt
  • Rhine-Eifel Institute
  • Group Analytic Seminar (GRAS)
  • German Society for Group Analysis and Group Psychotherapy (D3G)
  • Network Academic Freedom
  • Association of University Teachers
  • The body in psychosomatics
  • Body and sexuality
  • Decades of teaching in all aspects of the field of psychosomatics.
  • Certificate Program in Sexual Medicine at CAU Kiel


  • Diagnostics
  • Psychotherapeutic treatment of depression
  • Burnout
  • Fatigue syndromes
  • Somatization Disorders
  • Stress reactions
  • Adjustment disorder
  • Posttraumatic disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Couples therapy
  • the body in psychosomatics
  • Stress reactions
  • Life crises
  • Stress Management

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