The costs of psychotherapy are usually covered by private health insurance. However, the number of reimbursable therapy sessions may vary depending on the insurance or individual rates. It is therefore advisable to check with your insurance company as to whether your plan includes reimbursement for psychotherapeutic treatment, how many sessions are reimbursed and which formalities need to be taken into account when seeking psychotherapy.
Fees for therapy are charged in accordance with the Schedule of Fees for Psychotherapists (GOP).
State Aid / “Beihilfe”
The reimbursement of costs by professional associations and aid agencies is usually unproblematic. It is advisable to inquire about the relevant formalities with your aid office in advance.
As is the case with private insurance companies, a single session of therapy for eligible persons is billed according to the Schedule of Fees for Psychotherapists (GOP)
Treatment can be provided on a self-pay basis.
The details of the treatment are defined in a treatment contract. The fee is based according to the official schedule of fees for psychological psychotherapists (GOP).
Only under certain conditions do you have the possibility to have the costs of treatment reimbursed in my private practice.
Further information on the reimbursement procedure according to § 13 Abs. 3 SGB V can be found in this brochure of the Bundespsychotherapeutenkammer.
Costs incurred until approval are not reimbursed by your health insurance.