Dr. Gertraud Kinne

About me

Gertraud Kinne, Ph.D., Psychologist

My name is Gertraud Kinne. I am a trained psychologist, Ph.D, certified business coach and cross-cultural trainer.

I am an intercultural expert and consult, train and educate people in intercultural matters and in cross-cultural competence. As a certified business coach I offer professional business coaching for individuals and teams.

As a German national I have lived, worked and studied in Germany, Egypt (German Exchange Office) and the United Arab Emirates (Assistant Professor, Psychology and Counseling Department, UAE University). Moreover, I have worked for many years as a psychologist in health care, vocational orientation and as a lecturer in higher education institutions.

Education and academic qualifications

  • Ph.D. in psychology (University of Freiburg, original title: Dr. phil.)
  • Master in psychology (University of Konstanz, original title: Dipl. Psych.)
  • Certified Business Coach (Leadership Academy in cooperation with SRH University, Heidelberg, Germany)
  • Master and certified trainer in Trainer Culture Communication Skills®
  • Certified online-counselor
  • License to work as an alternative non-medical practitioner in the field of psychotherapy


  • Expert in intercultural matters
  • Cross-cultural trainings and seminars 
  • Business Coaching
  • Online Counseling & Online Coaching
  • Lectures in psychology and intercultural communication


  • Bundesverband Deutscher Psychologinnen und Psychologen
  • Expert migration (European migration expert database)
  • Dr. Gertraud Kinne is a member of the iMOVE-Network