Graduate psychologist Prof. Dr. mult. Kurt Guss

Akademische Laufbahn

Diploma in Psychology (Münster 1968), First State Examination for Teaching (Münster 1970), Doctorate in Philosophy (Münster 1972), Habilitation in Psychology (Duisburg 1981), Appointment as Professor of Psychology and Sociology (Mannheim, 1983), Doctorate doctorate in educational science (Dortmund 1988), doctorate in law (Gießen 2002). — Since 1970 teaching and teaching at the universities in Duisburg, Mannheim, Kostroma (Russia) and at the East Westphalia Academy in Borgentreich. — Awarded honorary membership of the “Society for Gestalt Theory and Its Applications” (2019, in the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw).

Founding of clubs

1978: Society for Gestalt Theory and Its Applications e.V., 2007: Dromedary-Club e.V.,
2009: East Westphalia Academy e.V.


Psychology as an educational science. Ernst Klett Verlag, Stuttgart, 1975.
Gestalt theory and education. Steinkopff-UTB, Darmstadt 1975 (editor).
Free will. Or: is German criminal law based on an illusion? VUG, Borgentreich 2000.
Mental Illnesses in Russian Literature. VUG, Borgentreich 2013.
Alcohol. The respected drug. 3rd edition, VUG, Borgentreich 2014.
Drunk empty. Confessions of a Rescued Alcoholic. Bonifatius, Paderborn 2015.
Clinic Villa Rothenburg. Animations about body, mind and soul. Publishing house of the Ostwestfalen-Akademie, Borgentreich 2015 (with Harald Naber).
Psychological research. Years 1922–1938. Publishing house of the Ostwestfalen-Akademie, Borgentreich 2019. (Editor.)
Suona. Two war children talk about guilt and reconciliation. Publishing house of the Ostwestfalen-Akademie, Borgentreich 2019 (with Eckart Koellreutter).

Ongoing activities

Seminars on psychopathology and psychotherapy, MPU preparation, management of the Ostwestfalen Academy, its publishing house and its editing department


Am Hexenteich 17, D-34434 Borgentreich, Tel .: 0160 95 26 66 56,