Detlef Staude studied Philosophy and Communication at the University of Munich, Germany, and received his MA in Philosophy and German from the University of Freiburg i. Br., Germany. He has worked in philosophical practice in Bern, Switzerland, since 1997, and is Coordinator of the Swiss Network for Practical Philosophizing “philopraxis.ch”. He has also edited four books on philosophical practice.Eckart Ruschmann studied Philosophy, Indology and Psychology, and received his PhD and Dipl.-Psych. from the University of Freiburg i. Br., Germany, and his Habilitation in Philosophy from the University of Klagenfurt, Austria (topic: philosophical counselling). He has been engaged in the field of philosophical practice since the early nineties and is a founding member of the Austrian Society for Applied Philosophy (GAP). He has teaching experience at several universities and other educational institutions and works as a philosophical counsellor in Bregenz, Austria.