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Specialist in psychiatry and psychotherapy FMH

Portrait Dr. Oliver G. Bosch

„Man is always more than what he knows of himself.“

Karl Jaspers

Life can sometimes become complicated, challenging or even unbearable. There is no longer any room for joy and serenity. And asking for help is also difficult. But this is usually the first step towards recovery, and then there is a way again.


I would like to support you in finding and walking this path.


My services include cognitive behavioral therapy, psychoanalysis, psychopharmacology, post-graduate trainings, coaching, counseling, as well as brief psychiatric evaluations and second opinions.


Please contact me by email including a short description of your request and via whom the contact was initiated:


Medical studies at the Charité Berlin and studies of philosophy at the Humboldt University of Berlin, specialist training in psychiatry and psychotherapy at the Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich, training in cognitive behavioral therapy and psychoanalysis in Munich and Zurich, senior physician at the Psychiatric University Hospital Zurich 2015-2023, head of the research group Experimental Stress and Depression Therapies until 2023, lecturer at the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich, co-founder of ARISTRA AG.


Main focus: existential crises, stress-associated disorders, sleep, depression, anxiety disorders, complex psychopharmacology.

Therapeutic orientation: cognitive behavioral therapy and psychoanalysis.

Languages: German, English, French, Spanish


Bosch OG, Halm S, Seifritz E. Psychedelics in the treatment of unipolar and bipolar depression. 

International Journal of Bipolar Disorder 2022 10(1):18.


Bosch OG, Dornbierer DA, Bavato F, Quednow BB, Landolt HP, Seifritz E. Dexmedetomidine in Psychiatry: Repurposing of its fast-acting anxiolytic, analgesic and sleep modulating properties. Pharmacopsychiatry 2023 56(2):44-50.


Bosch OG, Esposito F, Havranek MM, Dornbierer D, von Rotz R, Staempfli P, Quednow BB, Seifritz E. Gamma-hydroxybutyrate increases resting state limbic perfusion and body and emotion awareness in humans.  Neuropsychopharmacology 2017 42(11):2141-2151.

Bosch OG, Rihm J, Scheidegger M, Landolt HP, Stämpfli P, Brakowski J, Esposito F, Rasch B, Seifritz E. 
Sleep deprivation increases dorsal nexus connectivity to the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in humans. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 2013 110(48):19597-602.

Bosch OG, Seifritz E and Wetter TC. 
Stress-related depression: neuroendocrine, genetic, and therapeutical aspects. World Journal of Biological Psychiatry 2012 Dec; 13(8):556 568.

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