Marianne Franke-Griksch was born in 1942 in Munich, Germany. She is the mother of two sons and is divorced.
Following a twenty-five-year career in teaching at various Grundschulen and Hauptschulen while concurrently training and practicing psychotherapy and Family Constellation work, Franke-Griksch now has a private practice for psychotherapy and family therapy.
Beginning in 1975, she trained in primary therapy, Family Constellation work with Berth Hellinger, hypnotherapy with Gunther Schmidt, brief therapy with Steve de Shazer, and is also trained as a healer.
Today she facilitates group workshops for Family Constellation and offers couple and individual therapy.