Additional resources

For clients looking for therapists speaking a specific language: 

It’s Complicated counsellors

Resources ear-marked Scandinavians:

Den Norske Ambassade
Den Svenske Ambassade
Den Danske Ambassade
Norwegian Psychologists Abroad

HELFO Norway
Norwegians working/travelling abroad can apply for a refund for expences related to psychological counselling from

General physicians speaking Scandinavian languages can be found at 
MVZ Giesebrechtstrasse
Giesebrechtstrasse. 13
10629 Berlin
phone: +49 (0)30 8839036

For clients with acute suicidal tendencies or who are experiencing acute psychotic episodes:
In these cases counseling or receiving therapy in a day clinic will not be adequate. Instead, checking into a psychiatric hospital would be appropriate. Here they will provide immediate help as well as a stabilizing environment.

Berlin has a crisis service, called the Berliner Krisendienst, with facilities in every ‘statt’.

Telephone numbers:
Mitte/Friedrichchain +49 (0)30 39063 10
Charlottenburg/Wilmersdorf +49 (0)30 39063 20
Spandau +49 (0)30 39063 30
Pankow +49 (0)30 39063 40
Renickendorf +49 (0)30 39063 50
Steglitz-Zehlendorf/Tempelhof-Schöneberg +49 (0)30 39063 60
Lichtenberg/Marzahn-Hellersdorf +49 (0)30 39063 70
Treptow-Köpenick +49 (0)30 39063 80
Neukölln +49 (0)30 39063 90

The country code for Germany is +49 (drop the first zero in the number, if calling from an international phone card).

Remember to bring your European Health Insurance card (EHIC), if possible. 


For clients and relatives of people with acute suicidal tendencies:
The Suicide Prevention Network Berlin


Free, multilingual, online counselling services for any person directly affected by the Russo-Ukrainian war:
Therapist for Ukraine
Organized by It’s Complicated, Berlin

Multilingual, low-treshold counselling services for gay and bisexual men, trans- and intersex people:
Schwulenberatung Berlin
Niebuhrstraße 59-60
10629 Berlin-Charlottenburg
phone: +49 (0)30 44 66 88 111

Multilingual, low-treshold counselling services for black and people of color, lesbians, gays, bisexuals, trans-, intersex and queers:
Lützowstraße 28,
10785 Berlin
phone: +49 (0)30 58 76 84 93 00

Multilingual, low-treshold counselling services for help with alcohol and drug dependency:
Vista association for integrative social and therapeutic work gGmbH Donaustraße 83
12043 Berlin
phone: +49 (0)30 40 03 70 100

Multilingual, low-treshold psychosocial and legal advice for lesbians, gays, bisexuals, trans-, intersex and queer who are refugees or have a migration history:
Kleiststrasse 35
10787 Berlin
phone: +49 (0)30 - 22 50 22 15

Multilingual, contact point for African, Afro-Diasporic and Black people in Germany:
Each One Teach One
phone: +49 (0) 30 513 041 63

Multilingual consultation service for adult clients who wish to have a clinical assessment to find out if they are on the autism spectrum:
Charité, Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy | CBF
phone: +49 (0) 30 450 517 666

Art-Therapy Associations:
The Brittish Association of Art-Therapists (BAAT)