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I believe that we heal in a benign environment in relation to others; and that the therapeutic relationship, before anything else, is a caring one.
To come alive and be creative in the presence of an other who is kind; to find new words to describe who I am, to say something new to myself
and to others is an achievement, and a source of great joy.
Due to the current state of alarm, I do not accept new patients and clients. If you need urgent support, please contact salud mental at San Cecilio or Virgen de las Nieves
As a bi-lingual psychotherapist & psychoanalyst with a background in the visual arts I know that listening is as important as speaking.

I provide a safe non-judgmental, anti-racist and affirming environment for straight, gay, trans- and gender queer individuals and couples struggling with
anxiety, bereavement, racism, gender identification, depression, relationships, addiction, obsessions/compulsions, trauma, and sexualized violence.
I work well with
expats and their children in English and auf Deutsch.
To make an appointment or to inquire about therapy
call or text me at 603 507 896 (do NOT WhatsApp)
email me at "bettina [a]" (replacing [a] with @)

Fee for weekly sessions
: €70 for individuals, €90 for couples. More info here


I am a trained and certified psychoanalyst in private practice, cultural historian, published writer and translator living in Granada, Spain.

I was on the faculty of Humboldt University, Berlin; Penn State University, and most recently the School of Visual Arts (2011 - 2016) in New York City where I taught in the Visual and Critical Studies program.

Dr. phil., Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Habilitation, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Certificate in Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy,
Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, New York City
Years in Practice: 7
Contributing writer (ongoing) and Senior Editor (2015-2017) for
DIVISION/Review: a quarterly psychoanalytic forum
Professional Memberships: IFPS, IARPP
Publications here