Coaching is an effective tool to further your professional and personal development. It can help you:


  • clarify your personal and professional goals
  • land a job that matches your potential and your values
  • learn how to better care for your own needs
  • resolve conflicts
  • identify your next steps and put them into action
  • find orientation in the vast landscape of possibilities
  • get feedback from a trained coach who is not part of your ecosystem
  • move out of a state of “stuckness”
  • improve your leadership and communication skills
  • improve your self-confidence
  • and much more



  1. You book a first time slot with me directly via Calendly to find out if you want to work with me. Our first meeting (ca. 30 minutes) is online and free.
  2. We both agree to enter a coaching partnership and I send you a document detailing our agreements. You can preview the Agreement here.
  3. Depending on your objective, we set up a schedule designed to meet your needs and the coaching process begins.
  4. At the end of the coaching, I send you a bill covering all our sessions.


My standard rate is 120,- EUR per hour. Individuals pay an average of 720,- EUR, i.e. they have an average of 6 hours of coaching with me. Different rates apply to institutional coaching.

I reserve up to 10 hours of coaching per month at two solidarity rates of either 10,- EUR or 60,- EUR per hour for people who want to work with me but cannot afford my standard rate. If this is you, please don’t hesitate to contact me: ulrike@deinemonster.de



Online coaching will be via Zoom. You will receive the link via email. If you prefer onsite coaching, I will book us a beautiful coaching room at this coaching institute in Berlin Kreuzberg, at an extra fee of 20,- EUR per hour.


  • solidarity with politically displaced people
  • true diversity in organisations, especially in leadership roles
  • activism and research for climate protection
  • the establishment of healthier structures for young researchers


We finished our coaching almost one year ago and I just wanted to tell you how my path continued. After the coaching, I started training for UX designer with Cimdata. The jobcenter paid for this 5-months-training. In October, I found a job and in November I started as Junior Conversion Analyst with a big marketing agency in Berlin. So I work in the UX/conversion field as strategic consultant for big companies. The job is super fun! Most of my colleagues have a background in psychology or business administration and I am really glad that although (or because?) I have studied something else I feel like I belong there and can contribute my specific expertise. I wanted to use this opportunity to thank you again, dear Ulrike! You really helped me find orientation with my career planning and opened a perspective to me that I would never have thought of without you.

Art historian - One-on-one coaching with Goldnetz

Now: Junior conversion analyst at a big marketing agency

Most of all, this coaching gave me self-confidence! Specific aspects that helped me:

  • Working on an answer to the question why my previous position ended
  • Being able to talk to my future employers at eye level by asking questions
  • Being better able to formulate my own requests

I got particularly positive feedback on my self-presentation from the people who interviewed me for my new position. I was able to enforce my wish for an 80% position. Regarding the salary, I got only slightly more than my last salary, but negotiated a bonus if my employers are satisfied with my performance at the end of the year. The firm is very small and still in the startup phase and I am their most expensive colleague.

Architect | Private one-on-one coaching

Architectural firm in Berlin

I have tried out your suggestions of prototyping conversations and saw the conversations I had been planning more as a way to test my hypotheses. The meeting at the start-up was refreshingly positive. I had more of an impression that I might fit to the team and their environment than during my visit of the corporate enterprise – and, more importantly, that the people there actually enjoyed their work. In addition, I skyped with an alumnus of my group who went back to Canada and is now working with a start-up in a similar field. He was able to dissolve some of my doubts, as he seemed much happier than during his postdoc time here in Germany. At the end, I decided to go for the job at the start-up and signed their contract around Easter, since I had this one offer that seemed interesting to me (and the idea to call it off and to apply for postdocs anywhere seemed not attractive enough in comparison). I will start my new job in July.

PhD Quantum theory | Private one-on-one coaching

Now: Developer with a tech-startup for simulation software

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