Private Patients

Private Patients

For many patients, the assumption that they might suffer from a psychiatric disorder provokes fear, especially considering the historical reputation of “traditional psychiatry”. Times, however, have changed considerably. Modern psychiatry, psychotherapy and psychosomatics are open, transparent and cooperative disciplines, providing you with various individual ways to tackle mental illness and supporting your personal development.

The multidisciplinary team of our private ward supports and accompanies your recovery in a personal and competent manner. At the highest therapeutic and scientific level, we dedicate our strength and experience to you in helping you to get better.

The concept of individualized and personalized diagnostics and treatment enables us to choose from a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic options and the most suitable therapy approach, adjusted precisely to you and your symptoms. Experts in psychiatry, psychotherapy, internal medicine, endocrinology and neurology work together in interdisciplinary teams. 

We aim to offer you a specialized array of treatments applying state-of-the-art medical findings, an individual treatment plan and an integrative and specific psychotherapeutic treatment. We would also like to integrate alternative methods, such as herbal remedies and elements of Chinese medicine (acupuncture), into the treatment.

Our patients are accommodated in single and double rooms.

The private ward is prepared for diagnostics and treatment of all disorders from the whole spectrum of psychiatric and psychosomatic disorders and particularly specialized in the following disorders and complaints:

  • Depression and personal crises  
  • Stress disorders and burnout  
  • Sleep disorders
  • Anxiety disorders  
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorders  
  • Psychosomatic disorders  
  • Psychosomatic diseases  
  • Personality disorders  
  • Cognitive disorders /dementias  
  • Secondary substance disorders (drug or alcohol abuse)  
  • Mental disorders in patients with physical (particularly neurological and internal) disorders 


At the hospital of the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, specialists in psychiatry, psychosomatics, psychotherapy, neurology, radiology and internal medicine, who are all also engaged in research, closely cooperate for the purpose of an internationally unique holistic approach.

Available Therapies

Our patients are treated following a successful integrated concept that has been developed and established at our institute. It has been scientifically validated and combines psychotherapy with minimal drug therapy minimising side effects. Therapy is generally preceded by extensive mental and physical diagnostics.


Our range of additional therapies

  • Mindfulness
  • Acupuncture
  • Bio- and Neurofeedback
  • Light Therapy
  • Progressive Relaxation
  • Schema Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Follow-up treatment

Given that consequent prophylactic therapy is very important for staying healthy, we put special emphasis on competent further treatment at the highest professional level. We achieve this by close and detailed consultation with your registered doctors and psychotherapists and by follow-up treatment in our day clinics or our various specialized outpatient clinics. In this way, we offer you an optimal and safe transition from the inpatient treatment. 

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