Daniela Brohlburg

Our Retina International World Congress (RIWC24) takes place from the 5th – 8th June 2024 in the Dublin Royal Convention Centre, in the heart of Dublin city centre.

Our Scientific Committee has been working relentlessly to secure an impressive lineup of outstanding speakers to shed light on this research area so as part of our Meet the Speaker series, we are delighted to announce one more distinguished speaker.

Daniela Brohlburg is a Counsellor & Retinal Dystrophy patient advocate.

We are delighted to have Daniela Brohlburg with us at the Retina International World Congress as a panelist at the ‘Challenges & measuring value: What is valuable to patients (diagnosis and therapies)’ session on Saturday, June 8, 10:40 PM – 11:40 AM, located at Douglas Hyde.

Image description: Headshot of Daniela Brohlburg on a blue background image. Text: Retina International World Congress. Dublin Royal Convention Centre, Dublin, Ireland. RIWC24. DUBLIN: Targeting the Cure. JUNE 5-8, 2024. DANIELA BROHLBURG, Counsellor & Retinal Dystrophy patient advocate. At the bottom of the image, there are the Fighting Blindness and Retina International logos.

During her psychology studies, she learned about and applied relaxation techniques such as Autogenic Training 1 and 2. Later in the 80s, she had her first experiences with Hatha Yoga and remains connected to it today. She also practices other yoga styles such as Kundalini, Yin, Vinyasa, and Ashtanga. In February 2022, she completed a Yin Yoga Teacher Training.

She has also been practicing various meditation techniques since the 80s. She has maintained a daily meditation practice for around 10 years, which she was able to deepen and expand through her Buddhist teacher Yesche U. Regel. Through him, she received instruction and training in the traditional meditation practices Sati (mindfulness), Shamata (calmness of mind), and Metta (loving-kindness) in 2021.

Her CV includes:

  • Studying Psychology and Languages
  • Graduate translator English/French
  • Leadership position in private sector
  • Training in client-centered therapy according to Carl Rogers
  • Voluntary work in patient self-help
  • Head of Peer Counselling Centre at the University Eye Clinic Bonn
  • Awarded the Federal Order of Merit
  • MBSR certified trainer
  • Meditation training with Yesche U. Regel
  • Born in 1964, 2 adult children

To learn more about Daniela Brohlburg please click here.

Stay tuned for more updates as we draw closer to this incredible gathering of the latest scientific research and innovation, set to take place in June 2024!