How much does Augmented Psychotherapy cost?

2023-08-06T05:04:55+02:00

Augmented Psychotherapy is composed of various modules. Together with you, we create a treatment plan at the beginning of the therapy based on these modules. The treatment costs are based on your treatment plan. The costs are based on the German GoÄ (Gebührenordnung für Ärzte). The costs for the treatment can be partially or completely [...]

How much does Augmented Psychotherapy cost?2023-08-06T05:04:55+02:00

I am not from Berlin, can I still take part in therapy?

2023-08-07T02:11:12+02:00

Yes, Augmented Psychotherapy is also possible if you are not from Berlin or the surrounding area. However, on the days on which you receive ketamine, you will need to take an overnight stay into account. In the immediate area of our practice there are several options for overnight accommodations in hotels. If you travel alone, [...]

I am not from Berlin, can I still take part in therapy?2023-08-07T02:11:12+02:00

Do you offer assistance in planning my trip to Berlin?

2021-05-21T14:48:08+02:00

A smaller part of Augmented Psychotherapy can be done from home via video call. For the ketamine sessions it is necessary that you come to Berlin and plan an overnight stay. In most cases, this means 5 overnight stays in Berlin. We will be happy to assist you organize your arrival and departure. We have [...]

Do you offer assistance in planning my trip to Berlin?2021-05-21T14:48:08+02:00

Will my health insurance pay for my treatment?

2021-05-20T18:30:48+02:00

For people with private insurance, reimbursement is often possible. This also depends on your insurance policy. It is also possible that only a part of the therapy will be covered. For people with public health insurance, the insurance usually decides on the basis of treatment indication, your individual course of disease, previous treatments, and the [...]

Will my health insurance pay for my treatment?2021-05-20T18:30:48+02:00

Can I continue a course of psychotherapy with you?

2021-05-21T10:43:13+02:00

Augmented Psychotherapy is an intensive, outpatient, short-term therapy over the course of about 9 weeks. Based on therapeutic need, it comprises 25-35 therapy hours. Of these, about 10 treatment hours consist of therapeutically supported sessions with ketamine administration. The next day, you will receive a psychotherapy session for integration. After the core phase of therapy, [...]

Can I continue a course of psychotherapy with you?2021-05-21T10:43:13+02:00

Can you get addicted to ketamine?

2021-05-20T18:14:40+02:00

Case reports have described the development of an addiction in people who are also dependent on other substances. In Augmented Psychotherapy, ketamine is used only in low doses and only a few times. Developing a dependence at that rate is highly unlikely. Additionally, altered states of consciousness can be used therapeutically to treat substance abuse [...]

Can you get addicted to ketamine?2021-05-20T18:14:40+02:00

If it turns out that I am not able to receive ketamine, can I still take part in therapy?

2021-05-20T18:14:27+02:00

Ketamine administration is only one method of evoking altered states of consciousness. If this is not possible for medical reasons, we offer methods without the use of medication, such as stroboscopic light or special breathing techniques. Intensive changes in consciousness are also possible with non-pharmacological methods and can be therapeutically useful.

If it turns out that I am not able to receive ketamine, can I still take part in therapy?2021-05-20T18:14:27+02:00

I would like to stop taking my antidepressants, can Augmented Psychotherapy be helpful with that?

2021-05-21T10:43:05+02:00

Together we will create an individual treatment plan, which can also include the possibility of tapering and stopping medications. In our concept of Augmented Psychotherapy, there is a post-treatment session after six months. This is the typical period in which depressive symptoms can return after one stops taking antidepressants (recurrence of depression). We will gladly [...]

I would like to stop taking my antidepressants, can Augmented Psychotherapy be helpful with that?2021-05-21T10:43:05+02:00

I’m currently in outpatient psychotherapy, can I simultaneously take part in treatment?

2021-05-21T10:42:56+02:00

A combination with your outpatient psychotherapy can be done. For therapeutic reasons, we strongly recommend discussing the procedures of Augmented Psychotherapy with your psychotherapist. Because Augmented Psychotherapy is conceptualized as an intensive short-term therapy, we recommend pausing your outpatient psychotherapy for the duration of the treatment and resuming it afterwards. We are happy to work [...]

I’m currently in outpatient psychotherapy, can I simultaneously take part in treatment?2021-05-21T10:42:56+02:00

What are the side effects that can occur when taking ketamine?

2021-05-20T18:14:04+02:00

The altered states of consciousness which occur during ketamine administration are   considered desirable and will be molded and processed with you in Augmented Psychotherapy. In other applications of ketamine, these perceptual changes are viewed purely as side effects. We understand altered states of consciousness as important instruments of therapy. During these altered states, distinct changes [...]

What are the side effects that can occur when taking ketamine?2021-05-20T18:14:04+02:00
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