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Prof. Dr. Günther Wüsten

Prof. Dr. Günther Wüsten

Prof. Dr. Günther Wüsten

Undergraduate and postgraduate education and work experience

  • PhD on the topic of «Resource-oriented psychotherapy» at the University of Bern, Institute for Clinical Psychology with Prof. Dr. Klaus Grawe
  • Federally-recognised psychotherapist
  • BA Social Pedagogy FH
  • Drama school Zürich
  • Psychotherapy with cognitive-behavioural and systemic focus, University Bern
  • Recognised hypnotherapist at the German Society of Hypnotherapy
  • Professor for Social Work at the Institute for Social Work and Health at the FHNW School of Social Work

Career milestones

  • 2002 – Lecturer at the FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland
  • 1998 – 2002: University Clinic Basel Psychiatry with Prof. Dr. Riecher Rössler
  • 1989 – 1992: Head of Sociocultural Centre Lübeck
  • 1983 – 1986: Child Care Service Düsseldorf

Main focus

  • Expressive Art and social transformation in social work
  • Head of the MAS programme Psychosocial Counselling
  • Resource-oriented methods in counselling and therapy
  • Experience-oriented methods in psychosocial practice
  • Methods and concepts of clinical social work

Further information