Psychological counselling centre

Eine menschliche Gestalt geht auf einem von grüner Wiese umsäumtem Weg, der in mehrere Abzweigungen mündet. Zwei Häuser werfen lange Schatten, die aufgrund ihrer spitzen Dächer wie Pfeile aussehen und der Gestalt den Weg weisen.

All appointments will be kept, but will take place by telephone until further notice. The counselling centre will contact you and inform you of the exact procedure. Would you like to make an appointment for a phone consultation? Please send us an e-mail to

+ + + News: Christmas break from December 23rd, 2021 to January 3rd, 2022

During this period the PBS is not manned. Appointments by telephone are also not available during this time.

Other institutions may have shorter waiting times. We have therefore listed contacts to other contact points in Bonn for you.  In emergencies and acute crises, you can contact the LVR-Klinik Bonn.

Psychological councelling centre

If you or a fellow student are not well, do not be afraid to seek help. We are a team of psychologists with extensive experience in counselling, clinical psychology with a psychotherapeutic background. Our areas of expertise are depth psychology, psychoanalysis, systemic therapy and trauma therapy.

We are interested in your worries and concerns and will support you in finding new perspectives.

Our consultation is free of charge and discreet. Family members, universities or health insurance companies do not receive any feedback. Everything we discuss remains with us.

The following topics are typical concerns that lead students to seek our counselling. If something is troubling you that you do not find in this list, we will of course advise you anyway. The subject areas only serve as a better orientation and classification of our offer and do not cover all possibilities of your consulting needs.

Possible topics for consultation

Study-related topics

  • Workload
  • Exams
  • Work-life balance

Social topics

  • Conflicts
  • Lonliness
  • Losses
  • Partnership issues

Mental topics

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Psychosomatic disorders
  • If necessary, clarification of therapy options

Our offer

We offer one-to-one conversations and, on request, conversations with relatives or other related persons.

In addition, we also conduct topic-related group discussions, the teaching of relaxation procedures (individually and in groups), workshops and mediation (structured conflict discussions).

Please contact us if you are interested in specific content. Special dates, such as workshops, are announced here on the homepage.

Relaxation and self-care at home

As there are currently no local relaxation workshops available, we invite you to browse this site and try out our digital offer.

Audio breathing meditation - breathing exercises for relaxation

The guided relaxation exercises are suitable for everyone!  No matter whether you are a beginner and trying out a relaxation method for the first time or already have some experience. Our offer is constantly expanding. It is worthwhile to visit the website from time to time.


The team

Isa Matthes
Isa Matthes

Psychologist M.Sc.

Nele Baum
Nele Baum

Psychologist M.Sc.

David Winkelmann
David Winkelmann

Psychologist M.Sc.

How to get a consultation

Email us at any time to make an appointment for counselling. If you wish to arrange the appointment by phone, please note, that this is only possible during the times listed below.

After you have contacted us by e-mail or via phone, you will receive a proposed appointment from us.
Please note that counselling sessions are currently held by phone.

It is possible to have several consultations; however, longer-term therapies are not offered within the counselling centre.


In urgent mental emergencies and crises, the emergency outpatient departments of the local psychiatric hospitals are at your disposal at all times.

For Bonn, this is the emergency outpatient department of the LVR-Klinik am Kaiser-Karl-Ring 20, Tel. +49 228 / 5 51-1.


Appointment by telephone

Mon 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tue 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Psychologische Beratungsstelle (PBS)

Adenauerallee 63
53113 Bonn

+49 228 73 7106

Emergencies and acute crises

Sometimes mental crises become acute when counselling centres are not available. In such cases you can turn to the following contact point:

LVR-Klinik Bonn

In mental emergency situations, you will receive professional help around the clock at the state clinics in the psychiatric emergency outpatient departments, which you can visit personally at any time.

Kaiser-Karl-Ring 20, 53111 Bonn

Tel.: +49 228/551-1


If you  or another person in your environment is acutely at risk, please call the emergency services/fire brigade at any time on 112 or the police on 110.

The emergency services will assess the situation on site and take further action if necessary.

Handling your data

The employees of the counselling centre are bound to secrecy; your name and other necessary data are only accessible to the counselling team.

Information according to Articles 13 and 14 DS-GVO can be found here.

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