Knowing Me, Knowing You

Psychological insights to get to know yourself and others

Studying is certainly a challenging time, with many important life events taking place all at once. Balancing academics, work commitments, and transitioning to a life away from home can be overwhelming. During this period, students develop their own perspectives on the world, reflect on their values, and embark on a journey of self-discovery. Exchanging with others can be immensely helpful in this process and in forming new connections. 

Who should attend?

Would you like to gain a better understanding of yourself? Are you interested in expanding your social circle beyond your academic environment? Are you open to broadening your horizons and meeting people from different backgrounds? If you're looking to grow personally, enhance your strengths, and tap into your inner resources, then you've come to the right place!


  • Goethe University students can come to the designated room on the Bockenheim or Riedberg Campus without registering in advance (see below for more information). While participation is entirely voluntary, ongoing attendance is possible.
  • Depending on the session, a variety of psychological topics are covered (see below; you are also welcome to contribute your own topics). We discuss a range of issues as a group, in small circles, or take time for self-reflection.
  • For more detailed information on the date and topic, and any last-minute changes to the date/location, please subscribe to our mailing list.


Every Wednesday, alternating between Bockenheim Campus and Riedberg Campus

Ongoing dates and location at Bockenheim (4-6 p.m.):

February 14, 2024, March 13, 2024, April 10, 2024, May 8, 2024, June 12, 2024, July 10, 2024, August 7, 2024

Bockenheim Campus, building Neue Mensa, 5th floor, room 510 or waiting area

Ongoing dates and location at Riedberg (each 6-8 p.m.):

February 28, 2024, March 27, 2024, April 17, 2024, May 15, 2024, June 26, 2024, July 24, 2024, August 21, 2024

Riedberg Campus, building N260, room 314/315

Proposed topics:

February 28, 2024: "You can choose your friends, not your family - Me and my role in the family"

March 13, 2024: "'I have to, I have to, I have to...!' - Away from external pressure, towards making self-determined choices"

April 10, 2024: "How do I value myself?" - How do I measure my value, which values do I want to keep and which ones do I want to change?"

April 17, 2024: "Managing obsessive thoughts - Coping with personal thought spirals"

Speaker: M.Sc. Psych. Maria-Magdalena Attenberger, Psychological Psychotherapist

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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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