Dr. Barbara Preitler is a psychologist, psychotherapist, lecturer and author. She has completed her PhD from University of Klagenfurt, Austria and her psychotherapeutic training in Vienna. She is a founding member of Hemayat, organization for Torture and War Victims in Vienna Austria and works there as psychotherapist. She is teaching in several colleges and universities in Austria. Publications about traumatisation in an intercultural context and complicated grief.