Lic. phil Martina Rakus-Gees (english)







  • Certified Psychotherapist FSP (Federal Association of Psychologists)
  • Master of Advanced Studies in Psychotherapy MASPT


Education and Workexperience

  • From 2020/2021:     Psychotherapist at Klaus-Grawe-Institute
  • Since 2017:            Psychotherapist at center for stress-related disorders, Sanatorium Kilchberg
  • 2014-2017:            Psychotherapist at acute inpatient treatment, Sanatorium Kilchberg
  • 2013-2015:            Psychologist at center for addiction disorders, „start again“
  • 2014-2020:             Postgradual Training (Cognitive Behavioral and Interpersonal Psychotherapy), Klaus-Grawe-Institute in Zurich
  • 2020-continuing:     Postgradual Training in compassion focused techniques


Clinical Focus

  • Stress: Clarifying, counseling, therapy, crisis intervention
  • Individuals: Overcoming depression or anxiety, enhancing self-esteem & life quality, clarifying relationship patterns, emotional dependency, sexuality, singlehood & starting a new relationship, processing and overcoming past experiences, stress management, mindfulness & meditation, relaxation & compassion focused techniques
  • Couples & families: Counseling & therapy, mediation, communication & problem solving training, crisis intervention, coping with separation, sexual therapy
  • Infertility/unfulfilled child wish: Counseling & support for coping with infertility (couples and individuals), coping during reproduction treatments
  • Unintended/unwanted pregnancy: counseling & support
  • Gynecology: Therapy & counseling for psychological problems associated with gynecological states: gyn. cancer, perinatal problems (pregnancy problems, postnatal depressions, complicated birth, abort, child death)



  • German
  • English