Patrizia Heim

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.

Tel: +41 76 349 24 25 | Mail:




  • Individual therapy

  • Couples therapy

  • Parents and family talks



  • German

  • French

  • English

Academic 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)


  • Federation of Swiss Psychologists, FSP

  • Swiss Society for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, SGVT

  • Association for Integrative Body Psychotherapy, IBP

  • Associated psychotherapists from Zug, aZP

  • Association of Psychotherapists Central Switzerland, VPZ

  • EMDR trade association

  • License to practice as a psychotherapist in the cantons of Zug, Lucerne and Uri

  • Recognition by supplementary health insurance (Santésuisse) and disability insurance.

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