Other Support Services

The telephone counseling service is available 24 hours a day at the toll-free numbers 0800-1110111 or 0800-1110222 and on the Internet at www.telefonseelsorge.de.

For a list of support groups in the Frankfurt area, click here.

A directory of licensed psychotherapists can be found at www.arztsuchehessen.de.

Offerings at Goethe University

As a student at Goethe University, you have access to a variety of counseling services. For example, as an alternative or in addition to counseling at the psychotherapeutic counseling center, you can seek counseling in the following areas:  

Offerings from students for students

Nightline Frankfurt

Anonymous phone line by students for students, during the lecture period for anyone who needs someone to talk to:

Monday to Friday from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at (069) 798 17238 (for hours outside the lecture period, see the homepage).

Call-a-CAB (Come Along Buddy)

Free buddy support program provided by students for students who need help coping with special circumstances. The goal is to provide students with personal and confidential support in difficult situations during their studies. To register, call the office at (069) 798 35316 (Mon-Thu 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.) or e-mail anfragecallacab@uni-frankfurt.de

Counseling centers in Frankfurt

There are numerous counseling centers in Frankfurt that offer counseling (often free of charge) for a variety of concerns. An overview of psychosocial counseling centers can be found here.

Offerings online

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Do you suffer from headaches? You are not alone - about 2/3 of students in Germany suffer from migraines, tension headaches or headaches caused by excessive medication. With the right information and healthy habits, you can do a lot to reduce the frequency and severity of headaches and migraines. All students at the Goethe University can receive support in prevention through high-quality, well-founded and data-protection-compliant multimedia content. R + V BKK is supporting the program in accordance with its official mandate. The materials can be accessed free of charge and free of advertising.


Studicare offers a variety of self-help training programs designed to improve well-being or reduce psychological stress. The programs cover topics such as mindfulness, stress, anxiety, depression, procrastination, Internet use, sleep, physical ailments, alcohol, gambling, cannabis, and physical exercise. The programs are based on cognitive-behavioral techniques and have been proven effective in scientific studies.


Rauchmelder's free offer includes a consultation in Frankfurt as well as an app that helps to measure cannabis, cigarette and alcohol consumption and to achieve self-defined goals.


At www.das-beratungsnetz.de you can access the central counseling platform for free online psychosocial counseling from non-profit and charitable organizations.


Click here to go directly to our online registration

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Psychotherapeutic counseling
for students of Goethe University

Bockenheim Campus
Sozialzentrum/Neue Mensa
Bockenheimer Landstr. 133
5th floor

069/798-22964  or 0151-70369005


Office hours
Monday to Friday: 9 - 11 a.m.   

Appointment online

Postal address:

Goethe University
SLI - Psychotherapeutic Counseling Center for Students
Bockenheim Campus
'Senckenberganlage 31
60325 Frankfurt am Main

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