Dr. phil. Christian Hawellek, Dipl. pad., is a member of the management team of the Norddeutsches Marte Meo Institut as lic. Marte Meo Supervisor. He is one of the pioneers of the Marte Meo Method in German-speaking countries. He is a visiting lecturer at various universities and a specialist consultant at home and abroad. Christian Hawellek is a marriage, education and family counsellor as well as a child and youth psychotherapist and has many years of experience in psychotherapeutic and counselling work with children, families and couples. He has become known as editor and author of various books and professional articles on counselling, therapy and coaching. In recent years he has focused on observational counselling according to the Marte Meo Method.