Born in 1953
1972 – 1978 Study of Medicine at the University of Cologne,
1979 – 1980 Physician in the pediatric clinic Solingen.
1980 – 1982 Research assistant at the University of Cologne, Faculty of Education
1982 – 1986 Physician in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Children’s Hospital Wuppertal.
1984 – 1986 Training as a systemic family therapist (Weinheim).
Since 1986, Professor of Social Medicine at the Catholic University of Applied Sciences NRW, Department Muenster, Department of Social Work
1992/93 Training in anthropology
Since 1999 practice-based research projects, mainly in Clinical Social Work
Since 2007 member of the editorial board of the journal ‘Participation’, Marburg/Germany
Author of 4 textbooks and editor of several textbooks
Clinical social work; experiences of illness and disease management in socio-cultural contexts; cross-cultural competence in systemic family work and family therapy; inclusion of people with disabilities; bio-psycho-social basics of emotions and emotional disorders
Monographs and Edited Volumes
2012. ‘Emotion. An introduction for counseling, therapeutic, educational and social professions’. 4th, revised. Munich/Basel: UTB / Reinhardt.
2011. ‘Basic medical knowledge for Social Work’. Munich/Basel: UTB / Reinhardt.
2010. ‘Medical basics of incusive education’. 2 revised edition. Munich/Basel: UTB / Reinhardt.
2008. ‘The brain. Functions and loss of function. An introduction for care, social, educational and health professionals’. Third, completely revised and enlarged edition. Bern u.a.: Huber.
2007. (Redmann, V.; Goldbach, M. Fliess, B.; Huelshoff,Th.) ‘Living with Diabetes. A Guide for Diabetics with intellectual disabilities and their relatives’. Freiburg: Lambertus.
2006. (Dohr, M., Huelshoff, Th. Et. Al. (Eds.)) ‘Disease as a challenge. Practical projects in Clinical Social Work’. Aachen: Shaker.
2004. (ed.) ‘New experiences. Educational and recreational activities for people with disabilities’. Freiburg: Lambertus.
Chapters in Edited Books
2013. ‘Biological basics of psychiatry’. In: Trost, A. and W. Schwarzer (eds.): Psychiatry and Psychotherapy for psycho-social and educational professions. pp. 39-70. Dortmund: Borgmann.
2012. ‘When people with intellectual disabilities develop worse health in old age. A new challenge for special education?’ In: Domagala-Zysk et al. (ed.): Social and educational support in life-long human development. pp. 181-98. Lublin: Wydawnitctwo KUL.
2011. ‘Neglect, child abuse and sexual abuse’. In: W. Schwarzer (ed.): Textbook of Social Medicine, Social Work, Social and Special Education. pp. 85-120. Dortmund: Borgmann.
2007. ‘On the importance of barrier reductions for living in a community’. In: Gerhardt, A.; Klaes, H.; Mayer Czysch, V.; Schüller, P. and Th. Hulshoff: Located in life. Ways to reduce barriers for people with hearing impairments, visual impairments and intellectual disabilities in the community. Aachen.
2006. ‘Emotion’. In: H. Greving (ed.): Compendium of special education. Troisdorf.
2005. ‘Mental and physical barriers in everyday life of people with mobilit-related disabilities’. In: Marshall, D.; Meckmann, A.; Piepenbreier, N. and M. Schulte: New Ways. Ways to reduce barriers for people with mobility disabilities in the community transmission. pp. 7-13. Herzogenrath: Shaker.