Therapy agreement

The basis of psychotherapy is the working relationship with the therapist, which requires regulation. The following points give you an overview on the agreement.

  1. Duration of the sessions

Each session lasts 50 minutes, starting at the agreed time. If required, a double session can be arranged in advance. Double-sessions last 1.5 hours.

  1. Frequency of sessions

Therapy sessions can take place between once a week and once a month depending on the needs of the client/s.

  1. Duration of therapy

The duration of a treatment depends on your initial position and your goals. A really profound psychotherapy takes time. The termination of treatment should always be discussed and planned together with the therapist. If, for whatever reason, you wish to discontinue therapy, it is mandatory that you have a last concluding therapy session.

  1. Allocation

The fee of € 120 per 50 minutes unit is to be remunerated after each session or upon prior agreement can be paid on a monthly basis via bank transfer. Psychotherapy is free of VAT in Austria.

Reduced rates are possible if you have a low income or are in difficult financial circumstances.

For individual psychotherapy, a partial reimbursement from the Austrian health insurance company is possible. A mental health disorder will have to be diagnosed and documented. (ÖGK € 33.70 per session | SVS or SVB € 45.00 | BVAEB € 46.60 | KFA € 37.00)

  1. Cancellation

Appointments that have not been canceled at least 48 hours in advance must be paid in full. Cancellation via SMS or voicemail is sufficient.

  1. Contact

You can reach me: Mon through Fri from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Tel: +43 664 532 9577. Private contact and psychotherapeutic work are not compatible.

  1. Quality & Ethics

The quality of psychotherapeutic work is regulated in Austria, among other things, by relevant ethical guidelines – find more information on the website of the Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Health and Consumer Protection (in German language).

Psychotherapists and their assistants are bound by strict, legally regulated secrecy.