The potential of difficult times

At some point in life, many of us experience a problematic transition or situation from
which we find it difficult to move forward. This may be characterized by, among others, depression,
self doubt, worry, conflict, tension, a sense of frustration and loss of purpose or direction.
Therapy offers a safe environment as well as support to approach difficult situations,
discover their nature and also tap the potential they hold for your personal transformation.
The therapy process fosters self-knowledge, creativity and vitality and
is instrumental in regaining meaning in life.

About me




Diploma Analytical Psychology, MS, MALA, MFA
Federally licensed Psychotherapist
Psychotherapy covered by supplemental
health insurance (Zusatzversicherung)
Membership: IAAP, AGAP, ASP, ISAP; PGB


I am a Jungian Psychoanalyst and Psychotherapist in private practice in Basel. I hold a degree from the International Seminar of Analytical Psychology in Zürich (ISAPZürich) and a federally acknowledged Psychotherapy title. Having grown up outside of Boston and in Basel, I am fully bilingual, therefore sessions can be held both in English and German.


I approach health and healing with listening, compassion, and relatedness. Together we explore and unveil the hidden layers that can hinder one from expressing oneself, one's potential and living life fully. 


Based on need, sessions may incorporate body work, sensory and creative tools, relaxation and awareness techniques as well as talking therapy. I specifically bring extensive international professional experience from working in the field of communications (including non-violent communication), group processes for women (20 years) and group therapy.  I am on the executive committee of the Embodied Jung Conference and a member of ISAPIAAPAGAP, ASP, and PGB.


Schedule a meeting with me by phone or email to find out if Jungian Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy is for you. 


At your first session we explore your needs and get to know one another.


As a federally recognised psychotherapist I am listed on tarifsuisse ag. My services are fully or partially covered by supplemental health insurances. You are very welcome as a self-payer, for example, if you do not have supplemental health insurance coverage, or do not wish to call claim to it.


My private practice is located just a brisk walk away from the main train station in Basel.


For a personal reference, please contact the ISAP counseling service:

Phone: 076 366 76 30



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Please come join us at the

Embodied Jung Conference - September 2022

You can subscribe on the website. (Postponed to 2022 due to covid-19.)


Experiencing wholeness through creative expression, reflection and sharing


Workshops on Request 



I look forward to hearing from you


Jungian Psychotherapist and Depth Psychologist

Kathrin Schaeppi
Bachlettenstrasse 33
4054 Basel

Tel:  +41 079 791 70 60  / +41 061 281 89 41


Location: 7 minutes walk from the Basel main train station.


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