Private Practice

Private Practice for Psychotherapy
Dr. sc. hum. Rüdiger Retzlaff
Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist & Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist
Im Weiher 12
69121 Heidelberg-Handschuhsheim

Tel. 06221 – 40 80 86
Fax 06221 – 40 80 87


Please call to make an appointment for a first visit.
Therapy sessions can also be held in form of a video meeting, using a protected secure platform certified by the Kassenärztliche Bundesvereinigung


All German public health insurances and the majority of private health insurers  cover the fees  for psycho-therapeutic treatment  (cognitive behaviour therapy, psychodynamic therapy) both with adults and with children and adolescents. Systemic therapy with adults also is covered. In the state of Baden-Württemberg, BKK Bosch, BKK VAG, DAK and TK also cover systemic therapy with children and adolescents.

Couples therapy and some other forms of treatment have to be paid privately, in accordance to the Federal Fee Scale for Psychotherapists (GOP).

Areas of expertise

Therapy and councelling is offered for any problem clients want to solve, such as: psychological and psychosomatic problems, anxiety and depression, eating disorders, behavior problems, having do cope with the challenges of chronic illnesses and diusabilities, marital conflict, and conflicts within the family, excessive stress as well as work and career related issues


The practice is licensed to train psychological interns in psychotherapy and child and adolescent psychotherapy by the local state authority Regierungspräsidium Stuttgart.