• Group analyst
  • Clinical psychologist
  • Trauma psychotherapist

Regine Scholz, PhD., group analyst, licensed psychotherapist. Working experiences included a postgraduate research project on mediation at Ruhr University Bochum and in-house management trainings in an internationally operating oil company. Since 1987 she works in private practice, specialized in trauma treatment. 


From 2010-2017 member of the Management Committee of the Group Analytic Society International (GASI). Speaker of the Special Interest Group “Group Analysis in Education, Culture and Society” within the German Society for Group Analysis and Group Psychotherapy (D3G). Fellow of the International Dialogue Initiative (IDI), an organization founded by Vamik Volkan, dedicated to bring a psychologically-informed perspective to the study and amelioration of societal conflict.


She is supervisor and training analyst at D3G and member of Training staff of the Munster Institute of Therapeutic and Applied Group Analysis, former editor of "Arbeitshefte Gruppenanalyse" (Psychosozial) and member of the editorial board of the journal group analysis


Book chapters:

  • Scholz, R. (2017): The Fluid and the Solid - or the Dynamic and the Static: some further thoughts about the conceptualisation of foundation matrices, processes of the social unconscious, and/or large group identities. In: Hopper, E & Weinberg, H. (eds.): The Social Unconscious in Persons, Groups, and Societies, Vol. 3: The Foundation Matrix Extended and Re-configured, 27-46, Karnac Books, London
  • Scholz, R. (2011): The Foundation Matrix and the Social Uncounscious. In: Hopper, E. and Weinberg, H. (eds.): Social Unconscious in Persons, Groups and Societies, Vol 1: Mainly Theory, 265 - 285. Karnac Books, London 
  • Scholz, R. (2011): The (Un)Veiled Desire - A Look into the Mirror. In: Navaro, L., Friedman, R. & Schwartzberg, S. (eds.): Desire, Passion and Gender: Clinical Implications: 171- 184. Nova Science Publishers, Hauppage, NY
  • Scholz, R. (2006): Das Thema der Gruppenphasen in der gruppenanalytischen Diskussion. In: Heinzel, R. & Seidler, C. (Hg): Gruppenprozess zwischen Struktur und Chaos - Die Gruppe in Klinik und Praxis, Band 2, Verlag Barbara Budrich, Opladen 2006: 33-46

Some articles:

  • Scholz, R.(2014): (Foundation-) Matrix Reloaded - Some Remarks on a Useful Concept and Its Pitfalls. Group Analysis 47/3, Sept. 2014: 201-212
  • Scholz, R. (2012): The Matrix of the Values. Group Analysis 45/4, Dec. 2012: 450-458.
  • Scholz, R. (2011): Kultur und kollektive Traumata. In: Arbeitshefte Gruppenanalyse (Hg): Kollektive Traumatisierung und kollektive Erinnerung. psychosozial 123: 41-62
  • Scholz, R. (2005): Culture, Trauma and Identity, Dynamic Psychiatry Vol. 38, (3/2005): 377-385 
  • Scholz, R. (2004): Das Unbewusste kennt keine Zeit! Das Unbewusste kennt keine Zeit? Gruppenanalyse 2/04: 147-154 
  • Scholz, R. (2004): Self-esteem and the Process of its Reassessment in Multicultural Groups: Renegotiating the symbolic Social Order. Group Analysis 37/4, Dec. 2004: 525-535 
  • Scholz, R. (2003): The Foundation Matrix: A Useful Fiction. Group Analysis 36/4, Dec. 2003: 548-554