Dr Henrike Zellmann, MA Humanitarian Assistance, is a clinical psychologist, a licensed Trauma Psychotherapist and a licensed Child and Adolescent Behaviour Psychotherapist.
With Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) she undertook several missions as a Mental Health Specialist and Advisor in refugee and medical emergency contexts as well as a Mental Health Staff Care Consultant: in Pakistan/Afghanistan; northern Iraq/Syria; the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and during the Ebola epidemic in Liberia. In 2017, she established the pilot project ‘Low threshold psychosocial support for refugees and asylum seekers‘ for MSF Germany in Schweinfurt, Northern Bavaria.
Since 2018 she works as a freelance Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Consultant for national and international aid organisations worldwide, as Lecturer and Supervisor for Psychotherapy and Psychological Support and Stress Management/Stress Relief Consultant for humanitarian aid workers. As MHPSS Consultant for humanitarian aid programmes, she carries out Needs Assessments, Monitoring and Evaluation missions as well as MHPSS Trainings for Employees.