Diakonische Stifung Wittekindshof
Norbert is a Psychologist, Psychotherapist and a Supervisor, who resides in Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, where he currently serves as Project manager Prader-Willi-Syndrome and Projektmanager Adipositas (Obesity) for Diakonische Stiftung Wittekindshof (a Lutherian foundation in the north west of Germany, in Northrhein-Westfalia). He received his PhD in 2012 at the University of Eichstätt by a study about the competence of people with Prader-Willi-Syndrome in change of perspective (empathy). Since 1996 he has been responsible for the development and differentiation of support for people with PWS of all ages and in different fields of living, working, school and training programs. His interest in research is focused on empathy (change of perspective) in PWS and the development and evaluation of training programs. Another field of interest is obesity in people with learning disabilities.