Information on cost reimbursement

Have you been looking for psychotherapy for a while? But you can’t find a licensed psychotherapist with a free therapy slot? Are you suffering from your complaints and a waiting period is unreasonable for you?

Then you will find detailed information on the so-called “cost reimbursement” here. Cost reimbursement is a legally regulated option for billing your statutory health insurance company for psychotherapy provided by licensed psychotherapists who are not licensed by the statutory health insurance and are in private practice.

Would you like to find out what steps you need to take when reimbursing costs? You can find helpful information here (just available in German):

Information flyer on cost reimbursement from the German Psychotherapists’ Association

Cost reimbursement” guide from the Federal Chamber of Psychotherapists


The German Psychotherapists’ Association has also dealt scientifically with cost reimbursement. If you would like to find out more about cost reimbursement in Germany, you will find what you are looking for here:

Results of the survey on cost reimbursement. DPtV Science and Research 2022.