Internationales Seminar für Analytische Psychologie


Kathrin Schaeppi, MFA, MS, MLA

+41 79 791 70 60
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Bachlettenstrasse 33
4054 Basel

Eidg. anerkannte Psychotherapeutin

Kathrin U. Schaeppi, MS, MLA, MFA, is a federally licensed Jungian Depth Psychologist and Psychotherapist. Her private practice is in Basel, a brief walk from the main station. Psychotherapy can be reimbursed through Swiss health insurances.

Kathrin is passionate about enabling one's unique expression. In her wholistic approach to psychotherapy she includes dream work, drawing, journalling, painting, active imagination and movement. On her path of supporting personal and social transformation she integrates from her training in the sciences, communications, gender studies, mindfulness, and embodiment. ( Having spent early years living outside of Boston and later years in Basel, Kathrin is fully bilingual.

At ISAPZURICH she heads the Picture Interpretation Department, is co-founder of the Picture Collection and is a member of the Zürich Lecture Series team. Currently she is on the organizing committee for the 90-year Jubilee of the Psychological Association Basel (PGB) 2023. In the past, at ISAPZURICH she has been a co-organizer of the Märztagung and the Jungian Odyssey. In 2022, she co-facilitated a conference on embodiment.

Kathrin holds degrees in the psychotherapy, sciences, fine arts, women studies and communications. She regularly holds lectures and experiential seminars at ISAPZURICH.

Supervision Further Education at CGJI, 2022-ongoing.
Supervision, and Intervision-Groups, since 2017-ongoing.
BAG Equivalent in Psychotherapy, 2017, ISAPZURICH.
Diploma in Analytical Psychology, 2017, ISAPZURICH.
Process Oriented Group Therapy: Further Education in Leading Groups with Adolescents and Young Adults, 2015, Zürich.
Certificate in Fundamentals of Analytical Psychology, 2011, ISAPZURICH.
Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, 2008, Goddard College, VT.
Executive-Master of Science in Communications Management, 2000, Università della svizzera Italiana, Lugano, TI
Master of Liberal Arts (focus Women Studies), 1992, San Diego, CA
Bachelor of Arts & Sciences, University of Massachusetts, 1984, Amherst, USA

Professional Organizations

Languages Spoken

Age Groups

Treatment Types

Psychotherapy and Depth Psychotherapy according to C.G. Jung
Embodied Therapy (Movement, Writing, Voice, Painting, Active Imagination)

Lectures and Publications
Teaching at ISAPZURICH and Internationally since 2019-ongoing.
Please see personal website for full listing of lectures, presentations and publications.

Excerpt of Publications
Schaeppi, Kathrin. (2023). “What Only They Could See: A Comparative Analysis of Hilma af Klint’s Swan Paintings and C.G. Jung’s Mandala Sketches” in Collective Structures of Imagination in Jungian Interpretation. (eds.) Series: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Studies, Vol. 30. Brill: The Netherlands.

Schaeppi, Kathrin et al. (2019). Illuminating Parallels in the Life and Art of Hilma af Klint and C.G. Jung, published online

Excerpt of ISAPZURICH Lectures
Home of C.G.Jung: Tour through Kleinhüningen and Basel of Jung's Childhood and Young Adulthood as related to Jung's Visions, Paintings and Dreams.

Living a Symbolic Life: Finding Your Personal Myth (with M. Stienstra)

Introduction to Jungian Picture Interpretation