Psychotherapist

Dr. Anna Costa

"I am originally from Singapore and I offer therapy in English, Mandarin and German."

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About me

My name is Dr Anna Costa. I am a licensed therapist in Germany with the qualification to treat adults, children and adolescents as well as couples and families. I am originally from Singapore and I offer therapy in English, Mandarin and German.

Areas of Specialisation

Some of my areas of specialization include, but are not limited to:

  • Depression including post partum Depression, Burnout
  • Anxiety (Phobias, Panic attacks, social anxiety etc.)
  • Issues involving relationships and family
  • Eating disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Sleep disorders
  • ADHS in children and adults
  • Severe crisis situations in personal and professional areas
  • Adjustment issues of expatriates including issues regarding intercultural competence
  • Trauma
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders

Credentials

  • Licensed (Approbation) to practice as a clinical therapist (Psychologischer Psychotherapeut) with expertise in behavioral therapy (Fachkunde Verhaltenstherapie) with the additional qualifications for therapy with children and adolescents, group therapy and relaxation techniques (Autogenes Training, Progressive Muskelentspannung nach Jacobson)
  • Doctorate from Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of LMU München
  • Master's in Neuro-Cognitive Psychology from LMU Munich
  • Master of Advanced Studies Psychotherapy with specialization in behavioral therapy from the University of Bern (Switzerland)
  • Bachelor in Psychology from National University of Singapore

 In the course of my professional career, I have worked in various psychiatric hospitals as well as outpatient clinics. I have a wide range of experience including crisis intervention, working with high conflict families and people with autism. I have lived in Singapore, USA and Germany and   have worked with people of various cultures and backgrounds.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

 

Coaching

I also offer support in the form of coaching or psychological counselling. The overall aim of coaching is to improve your quality of life be it in personal or professional areas (e.g. professional and personal development or identity; leadership etc). My coaching style is resource and goal orientated with the focus on working on individual solutions to your issues.

Availability and Bookings

I am able to take private German health insurance as well as most international insurances. If you would like to schedule an appointment with me, please use the Contact Form or call the office.

CHINESE

Dr. Anna Costa.(博士)

心理咨询师 (认知行为疗法)

 

您好。我是一位德国注册心理咨询师,擅长认知行为疗法,为成人、儿童、青少年、夫妻与亲子提供专业治疗。现定居德国,我来自新加坡,可通过英语、华语和/或德语进行咨询与治疗。

 

擅长领域(包括但不限于)

  • 抑郁(包括产后抑郁与职业倦怠等等)
  • 焦虑(畏惧、恐慌、社会焦虑等等)
  • 婚姻与家庭情感相关课题(流产、死产、婚姻问题等等)
  • 进食障碍
  • 人格障碍
  • 睡眠障碍
  • 注意力不足過動症(儿童与成人)
  • 个人或其专业领域的危机情况危机
  • 外派人员适应海外外派的心理调整(包括跨文化能力的相关问题)
  • 创伤
  • 自闭症类群障碍

 

学历与受训背景

  • 临床治疗师(Psychologischer Psychotherapeut))的合格执照,擅长认知行为疗法(Fachkunde Verhaltenstherapie)。儿童、青少年、团体心理咨询与放松技巧的职业认证(Autogenes Training, Progressive Muskelentspannung nach Jacobson)
  • 德国慕尼黑大学人类生物学博士 (在慕尼黑大学医院的精神病学和心理治疗诊所)
  • 德国慕尼黑大学认知神经心理学硕士
  • 瑞士伯尔尼大学深入研究心理治疗(认知行为疗法专业)硕士
  • 新加坡国立大学心理学学士

 

十多年来,于多家精神病医院和门诊诊所办公,也让我积累了各方面的临床经验,包括危机干预、咨询出现高度冲突的家庭与自闭症人士等。我曾在新加坡、美国和德国居住,也在工作时接触过众多不同文化、不同背景的人。

 

辅导

除心理咨询之外,我的专业也包括人生辅导,希望以此增进您的生活品质,无论是个人或工作专业领域(举例:专业或个人发展和身份、领导能力等等)。我的辅导形式是以资源和目标为导向,意在为您的问题提供个性化的解决方案。

 

预约

欢迎您通过电话或联系表联系,预约咨询时段。

付款方式可以通过私人医疗保险或以现金\转账。