About me

Amira Tönig – Dipl.-Päd.
psychotherapist

Personal information
born in 1975 in Vienna; living in a long-term relationship; one son

Education/Qualification

  • psychotherapy at the Institute of Integrative Gestalt Therapy (IG Wien) from September 2011
  • propaedeutic at ÖAGG (Vienna) graduation in March 2011
  • degree at the teacher's college (Pädagogische Hochschule Wien) 2001

Work Experience

  • Psychotherapist since 2016, in an independent surgery
  • Psychotherapist since 2014, with the organization P.A.S.S (Vienna), experienced in addiction, depression, anxiety and phobias
  • Teacher since 2001 at a Viennese Middle School
  • Instructor for adult education at a VHS, 1996 – 2000

Field of work

  • Depression
  • Anxieties/ Social phobias
  • Alcohol abuse/ addiction
  • Women’s issues
  • Transcultural issues/ migration
  • Binational families/ marriages
  • Grief/ farewell
  • Spirituality/ faith
  • self-awareness

Further education to these topics

  • addiction
  • structural disturbances
  • (OPD2) Operationalized psychodynamic Diagnosis
  • Sexuality

I have continuously been attending training sessions, to expand my therapeutic skills and refine them, to be able to give the support you need.

Traineeships

  • Maimonides Sanatorium (geriatrics und gerontology), 2009 – 2010
  • ÖKIDS ( Austrian society for children and adolescent psychology), 2011 – 2013
  • P.A.S.S ( Help with addiction problems) Vienna, 2012
  • Neurological centre Rosenhügel, the Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, July 2014