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Gisela Wagenbreth

Gisela Wagenbreth


Lic. Phil. Gisela Wagenbreth, Professional Psychologist for psychotherapy FSP, Psychotherapist for behavioural therapy SGVT, Therapist for dialectic-behavioural therapy DDBT

Academical background

  • Studied psychology, psychopathology and social pedagogy at the University of Zurich (1992-1998)
  • Study of mathematics and physics for the teaching profession at the University of Göttingen (1976-1982)

Continuation of education

  • General psychotherapy with cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal focus with Prof. Dr. med. Klaus Grawe at the University of Bern (2000-2005)
  • Dialectic Behavioral Therapy with Prof. Dr. med. Martin Bohus (2002 – 2006)
  • Training Emotional Competencies with Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Berking (2006-2008)

Professional occupation

  • Center for Psychology and Behavior Therapy – Abegglen, Isler & Partner in Baar (from 2011)
  • Department of Mental Health in Zug, Dr. med. Dudova, delegated psychotherapy (since 2010)
  • Supervisor and Self-Assessment Leader (since 2010)
  • Sozialpsychiatrischer Dienst Uri in Altdorf, psychotherapist as maternity representative (2010-2011)
  • Clinic Meissenberg in Zug (2002-2010) Clinical psychologist and psychotherapist, from 2009 Chief psychologist of the Department of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy DBT for patients with emotionally unstable personality disorders / borderline and the Department of General Psychotherapy with focus on eating disorders
  • Therapeutic living group Freihof, Küsnacht ZH (2000-2002)
  • Educational Therapeutic Small Home, Hirzel ZH (1999-2000)
  • Sozialpädagogische Wohngruppe Chleematt, Kölliken AG (1996-1998)
  • Day Clinic for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Zurich (1995-1996)


  • Diagnostic clarifications
  • Psychotherapy for adults, adolescents and children in all mental health problems or disorders based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, including systemic and schematic therapeutic aspects
  • Coaching and consulting for coping with challenging professional situations
  • Supervision and self-awareness
  • Training in dealing with stress, with difficult feelings, and in social contact, imparting skills for relaxation and tension regulation


  • Individual therapy
  • Couple therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Group therapy


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