Graduate Psychologists (PiP)

The Berlin Center for Torture Victims (bzfo) offers graduate psychologists, who are currently undertaking advanced training, to complete their practical year (PiP) at the bzfo. We work in an interdisciplinary team of medical doctors, psychologists and therapists from related fields. The bzfo offers both outpatient and Day Clinic treatments. The psychotherapeutic services for adults include systematic family therapy, client-centred therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, gestalt therapy, behavioural therapy and music therapy.

We offer

  • cooperative work in a multiprofessional team
  • introductory training
  • therapy-related and group (co-)therapeutic tasks
  • the possibility of carrying out individual therapy under supervision
  • internal and external clinical supervision


The minimum duration is 600 hours. A very good knowldege of German is required. The application documents must include:

  • letter of application with the desired time-frame for the internship
  • Curriculum Vitae in table form
  • a copy of the Diploma certifiate
  • copies of relevant employment references