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Patrizia Heim

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About me

Lic. Phil. Patrizia Heim Schaeren, Professional psychologist for psychotherapy FSP. Psychotherapist for Integrative Body Psychotherapy IBP, born in 1982, Mother of two grown up daughters, lives in Walchwil/Zug.

Akademical Background

  • Matura-bound Primary Teacher Education in Biel (1982-1984)
  • Study of Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology and Ethnology at the Universities of Freiburg and Bern (1992-1999)
  • Psychotherapy training at the University of Bern with cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal focus (Prof. Dr. Klaus Grawe 2000-2006)
  • Advanced training in Integrative Body Psychotherapy (Dr. Markus Fischer, IBP- Institute, Winterthur 2005-2011)
  • Training of Emotional Competences (TEK, Prof. Dr. Matthias Berking, University of Bern 2006)
  • Further education: Lifespan Integration (Integrating Unfinished Stories and Trauma Treatment, Peggy Pace, USA 2010)
  • Integrative counseling for couples (Verena Blum, IBP Institute, Winterthur 2011)
  • Continuation of education in Psycho Therapy with Ego States (Lichtenegger, Schönborn and Felleiter, 2011/2012)
  • Continuation of education in sexcorporel (Institution for clinical sexology und sexual therapy, Zurich; 2012-2014)
  • Certified EMDR-Therapist since 2018 (European EMDR Institution)
  • Course Spiritual Coaching (Anna Gamma Institution, Zen and Leadership, Luzern, 2016 to today)
  • Emotion focused Couple Therapy inspired by Sue Johnson (Dimitrij Samoilow, 2018 to today).

Professional Occupation

  • Work as a social worker in the upper school board Sonnhalde in Celerina (1985-87)
  • Teacher for hotel manager assistants (1987-1992)
  • Supervisor of mentally and physically handicapped adults in Samedan (1992-93)
  • Occupation as social pedagogue in Heimgarten Observatory, a pedagogical and therapeutic institution for young women in crisis situations (1994-1997)
  • Apprenticeship as Psychotherapist in the Crisis Intervention Center of UPD Bern (2000)
  • Apprenticeship as Psychotherapist in the Psychiatric Outpatient Clinics Solothurn and Olten (2001-2002)
  • Psychotherapist at the psychological service of the Swiss Paraplegic Center in Nottwil (2002-2012)
  • Psychotherapist at the Psycho Therapeutical Office for singles, couples and families in Altdorf, Uri (of the Women Therapist’s Office Association, 2012 to today)
  • Psychotherapeutic practice in Zug and Baar (2009 to today)


  • Individual therapy
  • Couples therapy
  • Parent and family talks


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