The SFU’s Outpatient Clinic offers several forms of psychotherapy

  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy: Costs can be covered by the health insurance
  • Short term therapy
  • Couple therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Expert-assisted self-help group for affected persons
  • Expert-assisted self-help group for family members
  • Mobile Psychotherapy (home visits)

The psychotherapists at the Outpatient Clinic are experienced specialists who work with different psychotherapy methods.


Psychotherapy can be carried out in different languages by a native-speaker psychotherapist under supervision, or with a translator.

ATTENTION: With foreign-language therapies (except English), the personal registration must be agreed on beforehand by telephone.

Currently available languages:
Albanian, Bosnian/Serbo-Croatian, Tagolog/ Persian/Farsi/Dari, German, English, French, Hebrew, Italian, Chichewa, Russian, Slovak, Turkish, Ukrainian.

Offered methods

  • Individual Psychology  (A. Adler)
  • Integrative Gestalt Therapy
  • Logotherapy and Existence Analysis (V. Frankl)
  • Person-centered Psychotherapy
  • Psychoanalysis (S.Freud)
  • Psychoanalytically-oriented Therapy
  • Systemic Family Therapy
  • Behavioural therapy

We offer therapy for the following mental health issues

Anxiety, depression, psychosomatic issues, non-substance-related addictions, compulsion, social phobias, specific phobias, aggression, sexuality, feelings of alienation, psychological crisis about the meaning of life, self-discovery, conflicts with partners, family conflicts, examining anxiety problems, parents’ problems – educational questions, problems with parents, aging process.

Special focus

  • Psychooncology
  • ALS (self-help groups)
  • Elderly people (self-help groups)
  • Patients and their relatives before and after organ transplantation
  • Migrants (different languages)
  • Cultural integration (self-help groups)

The treatment times are agreed upon individually. Therapy sessions can be done in different languages.


Subsidised rates based on income
Self-help groups are free of charge


Tel: +43 1 798 94 00