Welcome to the Psychological-Social Centre for Refugees Leipzig of Mosaik Leipzig e. V.!

The PSZ Leipzig consists of three functional units:


1. The Networking Unit

Our association‘s networking unit operates Saxony-wide and in cooperation with “Das Boot gGmbH” reaching out to experts and staff in health care, education and welfare.

It serves as a reception, information and contact centre striving to improve the psychological-social care for refugees in Saxony.   


Telephone Hours for Experts and Staff

Monday afternoons from 2 pm – 3 pm, we are available to experts in health care, education and welfare and staff from communal refugee accommodations for questions and professional exchange.

You can reach us at: 0341/92787712.


Training Courses for Staff Members of Asylum Seeker Accommodations

We offer training courses for those working in the field of asylum as well as psychiatry. For course registration and information, please contact us at: assistenz.psz@mosaik-leipzig.de


2. The Counselling Unit

The services we offer at the counselling unit of the PSZ Leipzig are intended for adult refugees who suffer from psychological trauma and show the following symptoms:

  • insomnia, nightmares
  • sadness, low mood
  • traumatizing memories
  • concentration or attention deficits
  • anxiety, pronounced jumpiness, nervousness, restlessness
  • heightened irritability, outbursts of rage

Our counselling services on psychological relief, information and general support comprise:

  • one-on-one consultations and psychological examinations
  • social-pedagogical assistance
  • different group activities
    • open talk groups for men and women in the languages Arabic, Russian, Persian 
    • informative meetings on:
      • life in Germany
      • stress and pain management
      • treatment of insomnia, anxiety, grief and rage
      • nutrition and addiction


3. The Treatment Unit

The services of the treatment unit of the PSZ Leipzig are aimed at adults, particularly women, who experienced flight and violence, remain traumatized and require further treatment after the initial counselling. Talk therapy sessions are meant to help process traumatizing memories and to strengthen the physical and psychological constitution.

Treatments comprise:

  • individual psychotherapy based on the systemic approach and behavioural therapy
  • group therapy sessions
  • social-pedagogical consultations to support the treatment.


Registration and Telephone Office Hours

We kindly ask you to call ahead for an appointment if you want to use our counselling or treatment services. Please contact us at: 0341/92787712.

You can reach us during the following telephone office hours:

  • Mondays: 9 am – noon
  • Tuesdays: 1 pm – 3 pm
  • Wednesdays: 9 am – noon
  • Thursdays: 9 am – noon.

Upon registration, we will schedule an appointment for an initial consultation with a psychologist and social pedagogue and if required an interpreter.

The initial consultation includes a discussion of the further counselling and/or treatment process.



Our team of psychologists, social pedagogues and language mediators has extensive experience in cross-cultural contexts as well as counselling and consultations in different languages, including the use of interpreters. Our team’s language skills include Arabic, German, English, Persian, Russian, Swedish and Spanish. Furthermore, our experts have additional training in the areas of behavioural therapy, systemic therapy and Gestalt therapy.

For more information on the PSZ Leipzig, please refer to the  PSZ-Informationsflyer.