‘Psychotherapeutischer Bereitschaftsdienst’ psychology service

Nominated 2011

Country: Austria

Region: Vienna

Sector: Civil Society / Social Economy

Fields of action: Addiction

Project owner: Verein für Psychotherapie

Responsible person: Christian Novotny

Website: Weblink

What is it about?

A network of psychotherapists (in training) means that patients can receive psychotherapy at a great price within just one week. The appointments can be made at fixed times quickly and easily over the phone. This will improve the provision of fast care to the population as a whole and in particular improve the health of mentally ill patients through psychotherapy. Some 100 therapists are taking part and the service is available in over 10 languages. It operates like a free administration service for people and institutions seeking a psychotherapy place...