Psychotherapeutic counselling

Our professional psychologists will help you if you feel weighed down by personal or interpersonal problems. In one or several talks, you can get suggestions for changes, on how to help yourself and information about therapy options or further addresses you can contact. The discussions are absolutely confidential: our psychologists are subject to secrecy. Moreover, the consultations are free of charge and you usually receive an appointment within a few weeks.

The psychotherapeutic counselling service is there for you if you have:

  • Problems with your studies
  • Problems with your job
  • Problems with time management
  • Problems with motivation
  • Problems with writing
  • Exam nerves or other fears
  • Restlessness, exhaustion or sleep disorders
  • Depressive moods or depression
  • A lack of self-esteem
  • Find it hard to make friends or socialise
  • Problems with your partner or family
  • Other psychotherapeutic problems

Staff at the University of Stuttgart and the Hochschule für öffentliche Verwaltung und Finanzen Ludwigsburg as well as employees of the MPI for Intelligent Systems and the MPI for Solid State Research can also use our counselling services.

What to do?


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You can also get advice by phone if you have already had a personal consultation with us. Please use our telephone consultation hours to make an appointment. These are Monday to Thursday from 13:30 to 14:30.


Who can take advantage of the advice?

Students who are enrolled at one of the universities in Stuttgart, Ludwigsburg, Esslingen, Göppingen and Horb, which we support, can take advantage of the psychotherapeutic counselling free of charge. In addition, employees of the universities can also use our counselling services, provided this has been contractually agreed.

How does the consultation proceed?

The consultation takes place in personal one-on-one meetings in a confidential environment. At the first meeting you will describe your concerns. In the further course of the consultation, the aim is to find the most suitable solution for you. This will show whether one meeting is sufficient or whether several meetings are needed. If your problem cannot be adequately treated during the consultation and therapy is required, we will discuss what options are available and, if necessary, name further points of contact. We cannot offer long-term therapy within our framework.

Where does the consultation take place?

All consultations take place in our advice centre in Stuttgart-Mitte. This is located on the ground floor of the Theodor-Heuss-Heim and thus offers the necessary anonymity. The counselling centre is easy to reach by public transport. Due to contact restrictions, you can take advantage of a video consultation.



How long does a consultation take?

This depends on the individual case. Consultations usually last between 45 and 50 minutes.

What happens with my data?

The discussions are strictly confidential – we are subject to the legal obligation of secrecy. Your data is safe with us and will not be passed on to the universities or other third parties.


Psychotherapeutische Beratung

Rosenbergstraße 68, 70174 Stuttgart


+49 711 4470-1061, -1062 oder -1219

Telephone Appointment

  • Montag - Donnerstag: 13:30 Uhr - 14:30 Uhr oder vor Ort (nicht in der Zeit vom 16.08. bis 06.09.2021)

Public Transport

  • 4
  • 41, 42
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Petra Kucher-Sturm
Certified Psychologist
+49 711 4470-1062
+49 711 26 204-644

Office address

Psychotherapeutische Beratung
Rosenbergstraße 68
70174 Stuttgart
Rainer Sturm
Certified Psychologist
+49 711 4470-1061
+49 711 26204-644

Office address

Psychotherapeutische Beratung
Rosenbergstraße 68
70174 Stuttgart
Marie-Theres Müller
Psychologist MSc
+49 711 4470-1219
+49 711 26204-644

Office address

Psychotherapeutische Beratung
Rosenbergstraße 68
70174 Stuttgart