Teaching and Research


Teaching Activities 

From time to time I have teaching mandates from the following Institutions:

IGW Institute for Integrative Gestalt Therapy Würzburg

I regularly lead on behalf of this Institute (and have done so since 1990) groups of trainees, psychotherapists in training and counsellors, in Switzerland and Germany.
For further information: www.igw-gestalttherapie.de

IGW Institute for Integrative Gestalt Therapy Switzerland

The IGW Switzerland was founded in 2012 as the responsible agency for Swiss Continuing Education programmes. In cooperation, as continuing education group leader and member of the education leadership. More information: www.igw-schweiz.ch

International Teaching Activities

In my capacity as Lecturer at the IGW I have taught in cooperation with various universities including China (Nanjing and Fuzhou) as well as in Bolivia (La Paz). 

Further to this I have lectured on a regular basis, on invitation from Gestalt Therapy institutes, in Poland (Krakau), Russia (St Petersburg) and other countries. 

Scientific and Research Activities

Within the framework of my function with the Swiss Charta for Psychotherapy I have and still participate on projects into psychotherapy research.

    • 2000 - 2002: Versorgungsstudie zur Psychotherapie in der Schweiz (vgl. Publikationsliste: Schweizer, M, Buchmann, R., Schlegel, M., Schulthess, P. (2002) 
    • 2007 - 2014: Praxisstudie ambulante Psychotherapie Schweiz (PAP-S). Die Datenerhebung wurde 2012 abgeschlossen. Auswertungen werden seit 2012 - 2014 in verschiedenen Journals publiziert. (Practice Study into out patient psychotherapy in Switzerland (PAP- S).  the date collection was completed in 2012. Analysis will be published in various journals during the course of 2012 - 2014)
      Further Information:www.psychotherapieforschung.ch 
    • On the editorial board of the following Journals „Psychotherapie Wissenschaft“ und „Psychotherapie Berufsentwicklung"
      Further Information: www.psychotherapie-wissenschaft.info


Attended and presented papers at diverse international Psychotherapy Congresses.


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