Training and Continuing Education

The outpatient mental health clinic at the Otto Selz Institute offers various options of training and continuing education which reflect the combination of therapy, research and teaching.

  • Training in psychological psychotherapy (BT) and child and adolescent psychotherapy at the ZPP Mannheim

    The outpatient mental health clinic of the Otto Selz Institute and the Central Institute of Mental Health (ZI) form the Center of Psychological Psychotherapy (ZPP) which offers postgraduate training in psychological psychotherapy and child and adolescent psychotherapy with a focus on behavior therapy.

    Application for vocational training at the ZPP:

    Postgraduate training in psychological psychotherapy (with a focus on behavior therapy)

    Please send applications/questions to:
    Maja Erkic, Dipl.-Psych.
    ZPP Mannheim
    Lange Rötterstr. 11-17
    68167 Mannheim
    Phone: + 49 621 1703-6167
    E-mail: maja.erkic zi-Mannheim.de

    You will find further information here.

    Postgraduate training in child and adolescent psychotherapy (with a focus on behavior therapy)

    Please send applications/questions to:
    PD Dr. Anne Dyer, Dipl.-Psych.
    Zentralinstitut für Seelische Gesundheit
    ZPP Mannheim
    Postfach 12 21 20
    68072 Mannheim

    You will find further information here:

    Managing committee of the ZPP Mannheim

    • Prof. Dr. Herta Flor (ZI Mannheim)
    • Prof. Dr. Georg W. Alpers (University of Mannheim) 
    • Prof. Dr. Peter Kirsch (ZI Mannheim)
    • PD Dr. Anne Dyer (ZI Mannheim)
    • Prof. Dr. Josef Bailer (ZI Mannheim)
    • Dipl.-Psych. Silvia Schad (University of Mannheim)

    ZPP Mannheim outpatient clinic management

    • Prof. Dr. Georg W. Alpers (Otto Selz Institute)
    • Prof. Dr. Josef Bailer (ZI Mannheim)


    Management of the ZPP Mannheim

    • Prof. Dr. Josef Bailer

     For further information please visit the website of the ZPP.

  • Other cooperation partners

    We cooperate with other training institutes in the region as an outpatient training clinic.

    IFKV Bad Dürkheim

    Kurbrunnenstraße 21a
    67098 Bad Dürkheim
    Phone: +49 6322 94828-0
    E-mail: info ifkv.de

    AVT Köln, Akademie für Verhaltenstherapie (academy for psychotherapy)

    Venloer Straße 47-53
    50672 Köln
    Phone: +49 221 258564-0
    E-mail: info avt-koeln.de

  • Continuing education in clinical neuropsychology

    The outpatient mental health clinic of the Otto Selz Institute is acknowledged by the chamber of psychotherapists of Baden-Württemberg (Landespsychotherapeutenkammer Baden-Württemberg, LPK-BW) and the society for neuropsychology (Gesellschaft für Neuropsychologie e.V, GNP) as part of the training association Süd-West-Akademie (SWA-N) for continuing education in clinical neuropsychology.

    In view of this, the OSI offers continuing education in clinical neuropsychology for psychotherapists with a degree in psychology who are taking vocational training in accordance with the continuing education requirements of the LPK as well as for psychologists (Diplom-Psychologen) in continuing education in accordance with the continuing education requirements of the GNP.