The Psychology Team at Rudolfinerhaus helps patients with psychical or psychosomatical disorders, depression and crises in connection with (chronic) disease or acute problems and in critical psychosocial situations. We provide help with maintaining and improving health (nutritional analysis, anti-smoking treatment, relaxation, stress management).

Our services complement the medical, therapeutical and nursing services offered by Rudolfinerhaus always having in mind out holistic approach; they are free of charge for our inpatients.

We use methods from behavior therapy, Gestalt therapy, patient-centered psychotherapy according to Rogers, hypnotherapeutic approaches and trauma-specific concepts according to the patient’s needs.


Neuropsychology as a part of psychology deals with diagnosing and therapy of disorders of brain functions. We offer a comprehensive diagnostic evaluation and develop individual treatment strategies accordingly.

Our services

An extensive diagnostic consultation explores the current disorders and possible connections with physical troubles. In the following consultations, we first seek to provide relief, and later understanding and reflection thus facilitating a better handling of the current situation.

  • Diagnostics and treatment by clinical psychology
  • Diagnostics and treatment by health psychology
  • Diagnostics and treatment by neuropsychology
  • Psychooncology
  • Focused psychotherapy
  • Crisis intervention
  • Counselling for relatives
  • Relaxation therapy
  • Stress management


+43 1 36036-6050
Mag. Sandra Ötsch