Steffie is head of the department Speech-language and music therapy at the St Mauritius Rehabilitation Centre in Meerbusch, Germany. She holds the positions of Adjunct Professor (Privatdozentin) at RWTH Aachen University, Germany, and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester, UK. Steffie Bruehl obtained her university qualifications from RWTH, where she worked as researcher, lecturer, and in clinical settings for a total of 14 years, finally as deputy head of the outpatient language clinic and research project lead at the Department of Neurology. After graduation in 2001, she gained clinical experience in 2002-2003 and achieved her PhD on a German stipend in 2007. She took up a post-doc position at the Neurocentre of the University of Freiburg in 2006. Regarding teaching, she obtained her Postdoctoral Lecture Qualification in 2012 having returned to RWTH, and received a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education at the University of Manchester in 2018. She was visiting scientist at universities in Urbana-Champaign, Nijmegen, Sydney, and Bergen in-between and became Professor of Neuropsychology and Neurolinguistics at the SRH University of Applied Science in 2014, Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester in 2015, and started her current position at the St Mauritius Rehabilitation Centre in 2019. Her research focuses on evidence-based diagnosis and therapy of language disorders, including neuroscience-based aphasia therapy, linguistic-executive therapy and assessment of communicative abilities (please see project details at https://steffiebruehl.de/en).