psychotherapy marita helkimo-hauser

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Psychotherapy & Counselling

Sometimes in life we get into situations that are just too overwhelming to cope with them on our own. And we might feel like there is no way out of this misery. But there is a way.In my therapy sessions I focus on talk therapy with the solution focused brief therapy approach. If the client agrees, I like to complement my therapy sessions with other therapeutic methods when appropriate.

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Couples & Sexual Therapy

Difficult episodes in a relationship can arise due to numerous reasons. Every couple is different and every story unique. But since these hardships can be a challenging task to overcome, it often proves helpful to seek an external view on the situation through couples counselling. For couples struggling with their sex life I offer sexual therapy as well.

Sessions will be held with both partners, but if desired, individual sessions with each partner can be included as a part of the therapy path.

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eTherapy & eCounselling

Global – convenient – easy access!

Individual therapy or couples counselling sessions held in the comfort of your home. Sounds good? Then eTherapy or eCounselling might be for you. All you need is a working internet connection, a quiet place where you feel comfortable and a Skype account. If Skype doesn’t work for you, eMail counselling is another option.

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I offer two distinct categories of coaching sessions:

Culture Coaching for Expats moving to a new country
Business Coaching for Professionals facing troubles at the workplace.

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introducing myself

Marita Helkimo-Hauser

alternative practitioner for psychotherapy

I am Marita Helkimo-Hauser, independent Psyshrink therapist at my private practice in „Praxis am Rosengarten“ in Bornheim, Frankfurt am Main.

Originally from Finland, I have spent many years living abroad, during which I was able to get insights into different cultures and learn various languages. The different stops on my life’s journey have been Austria, Poland, Russia and now Germany. Therefore, my personal experience as an expat allows me to better understand the difficulties that my clients undergo when living and working in a foreign country.

Besides German, I speak English and Finnish and can also communicate fluently in Swedish language. Having spent many years in Eastern Europe, I learned a little Polish and Russian as well.

Read more about my personal background here.

    • passion


      Since my adolescence I’ve been passionate about psychology. I couldn’t be happier to work in the job that I love and helping people overcome their struggles.

    • career

      professional background

      Before I started my independent private practice here in Frankfurt, I had professional experience in expat consulting, tutoring, embassy work, international marketing, sales and banking.

    • now

      my own practice

      All of my previous professional experience led me to where I am today. My own private practice is a dream finally come true.

    pricing information

    Psychotherapy, Counselling and Coaching

    • individual psychotherapy/counselling session – 50 min – 110 €
    • discount for full-time students – 50 min – 60€
      (on presentation of a valid student card in the first session)
    • couples counselling  – 80min  session – 170 €
    • coaching session – 50 min – 110€
    • multiple sessions coaching package – 6 x 50 min – 550€
    • eTherapy (individual) via Skype – 50 min – 80€
    • eCounselling (couples) via Skype – 50 min – 100€ // 80min – 150€
    • eMail Counselling – 30€ per counselling email

    What are my payment options?

    • cash payment directly after the session
    • debit or credit card payment in the practice after your session
      (Maestro, VISA, Mastercard)
    • receive an invoice for a bank transfer
    • for eTherapy and eCounselling payments are done via PayPal before the sessions

    Please note about insurance coverage:

    Services are not covered by German public insurance. Some private health insurance companies in Germany and international insurance companies may cover services at the private practice, however, you will need to check that directly with your provider.



    I am a member of the VFP (association of independent psychotherapists, alternative practitioners for psychotherapy and mental health counsellors).

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    I am also a member of the Psyshrink Network, which encompasses international psychology practices in Frankfurt and Munich.

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    I take part in Theralupa’s initiative “Soziales Honorar”, which is a program designed to grant individuals, couples and families with lower income access to psychological services by offering them discounts. Theralupa is a database that lists alternative therapists (like alternative practitioners, osteopaths, physiotherapists and psychological counsellors among others). Those therapists taking part in the initiative are marked by an icon displaying the logo of “Soziales Honorar”.

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