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Find A Psychotherapist - Mrs Maria Lumsden Rieder

Personal Details
Mrs Maria Lumsden Rieder
Full Name:Mrs Maria Lumsden Rieder
BPA Accredited Trainer:No

Address Details
Address:Dahlienstrasse 17
Postcode: 4106

Contact Details
Telephone 1:0041 61 631 0727
Telephone 2: 0041 79 275 58 73

Services & Practice

My professional path so far has been shaped by a comprehensive depth of experience as a practitioner in the field of counselling & psychotherapy, working with people from multi national backgrounds. My fields of expertise is in psychological well-being questions and emotional change processes. Methods mostly used include elements of applied systemic theories, psychodrama and the cognitive behavioural approach. My special interest is in positive psychology and encouraging people's personal change intelligence.

Due to the Coronavirus situation all my serivces are available online. I work with individuals and groups. In December 2020 me and my colleague Pablo Barriga are offering a virtual group with the topic: "let`s talk about loneliness". We notice what a big topic this seems to be for people. 


Areas of Special Interest

What makes people happy? What triggers people`s change intelligence? How do people use their power? 

My special field of interst is life spam development with the focus on development in higher adulthood. 


Qualifications & Experience

2020 currently: Postgraduale training for psychotherpists at the Swiss council for psychiatry and psychotherapy: Psychotherapy in old age.

M.Sc. in Psychotherapy studies from the University of Sheffield (2012)

Certificate in Psychodrama Supervision from the Institut for Psychodrama in Muenster, Germany. (2008)

Advanced Diploma in Psychodrama from the Northern School of Psychodrama. (2002)

Work experience:  

Since 2015: University of Basel Faculty of Psychology: Psychologist and Psychotherapist. Since 2014: Novartis Pharma AG employee assistance service: Psycholoigst and psychotherapist.

1995: Wellspring foundation in Edinburgh, Scotland as a trainee psychotherapist. 






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