Dr. Petra Bock (Berlin, 1970) is a public speaker, author, and management advisor, and one of the most remarkable coaches in Germany. She has written numerous books, and has been prominent in broadcast, television, and media
for many years.

Petra Bock is one of the leading coaches in Germany. She examined the root cause of the phenomenon of mental self-sabotage. She invites you to join her on a virtual journey through your thoughts, as she sketches a fascinating psychograph of our time. She shows us how mental blocks are created and why we have them, what they reveal about ourselves and how we can overcome them to achieve our true potential, and immediately and lastingly improve our lives.

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Der entstörte Mensch

Wie wir uns und die Welt verändern

We are on the verge of a huge innovation push. Technically, economically and politically. But above all, humanly. We are currently seeing how complex and fragile our world is - both our internal and external world - and that we are no longer getting anywhere with our current strategies.

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Petra Bock - Der entstörte Mensch


How we sabotage ourselves, and how we can prevent it

Every day, we are victims of MINDFUCK: We do this by trying to please others while forgetting our own needs. We criticize and depreciate ourselves, follow rigid rules instead of confidently following our own paths, and constantly undermine our possibilities.

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Petra Bock - Mindfuck

Mindfuck Das Coaching

How to overcome mental self-sabotage

Mindfuck Das Coaching is an exercise book that allows readers, with the aid of the successful MINDFUCK approach, to understand the important issues in life.

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Petra Bock - Mindfuck Coaching

Mindfuck Love

How we sabotage our love life, and how we can prevent it

Are we the ones responsible for sabotaging the best things in life? Petra Bock first applies her MINDFUCK method to love and relationships for the first time, showing us how we ourselves could be obstructing our feelings and connections.

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Petra Bock - Mindfuck Love

Mindfuck Job

You are the one to determine the boundaries of your own success

All too often we block ourselves out in our job with fear, self-doubt, and lack of courage. We get annoyed with others, put ourselves under pressure, gamble away opportunities, and subject ourselves to a working life that is tremendously stressful.

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Petra Bock - Mindfuck Job

Petra Bock
In the media



No matter how good you are at your job: You will compare yourself to others, make yourself feel small, put pressure on yourself. Caution! What you’re doing is self-sabotage. And it’s a big problem among women. Dr. Petra Bock will share with you how you can recognize the career killers and stop them in their tracks.



The author has performed profound research into this phenomenon, and describes seven types of mental selfsabotage.

Petra Bock is playing in the coaching premier league.
Die Welt
German newspaper