Katja Wengel

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Katja Wengel is a bank clerk and has a master’s in psychology. Her interest and curiosity in people and their development, as well as her passion for unleashing potential and helping individuals discover their passion and strengths, led her to Dr. Bernd Schmid at the Institute for Systemic Counselling after studying psychology in Frankfurt and Trier.

A year abroad in the USA at a therapeutic institute shaped her sensitivity to diverse biographies and cultures and deepened her interest in diversity. Her passion for entrepreneurship and the vision of a competence center for potential development and cultural development led to the founding of Wengel & Hipp in 1999.

Since then, she has been a passionate coach for managers. Since then, she has been a passionate coach and trainer for managers. Additionally, she works as a certified trainer at the Institute for Systemic Consulting led by Dr. Bernd Schmid, constantly searching for innovative developments in science and education, and is an enthusiastic developer of coaches and consultants.

Her special interests are neurobiology and performance, strategic and potential-oriented career development, wise use of power, politics and leadership.

Focus Areas:

Management Development

  • Management Development Programs
  • High-Potential Development Programs


  • Business Coaching
  • Career Coaching
  • Transition Coaching
  • Coaching in Change Processes
  • Personal Presence
  • Stress and Burnout Coaching

Personal Qualifications

  • 1995-1996: Milton Erickson Institute - Further education in hypno-systemic therapy
  • 1996-1998: Institute for Systemic Consulting, Wiesloch - Systemic coaching and team development
  • 1998-2000: Institute for Systemic Consulting, Wiesloch - Further education in organizational and personnel development
  • 2000: Richard Nelson Bolles, USA - Further training as a career advisor
  • 2001 -2002: Freeman Dhorithy, MIT Project Leader Dialogue - Further training in dialogue process support
  • 2003-2004: Institute for Organization and Dialogue - Further training in organizational development and dialogue process support
  • 2007: OPP, England - MBTI Qualifying Workshop
  • 2010: Brainjoin, Horst Krämer - Further training as a stress-crisis-trauma coach
  • 2016: PEP Hannover, Dr. Michael Bohne - Process and embodiment-focused psychology
  • 2017: Thorsten Heilig COO Movel – agile working principles - why agile? digitized business needs new organization
  • 2018: nextU – Certification in "Agile thinking and organizational development in new organizational forms"