International School of Analytical Psychology Zurich


Ursula Wirtz

+41 44 252 70 21
[email protected]
External Website

Belsitostrasse 9
8044 Zürich

Training/Supervising Analyst
Swiss Certified Psychotherapist
Is authorized to conduct training with candidates of the CH-program

Ursula Wirtz, born 1946 in Germany. Living in Switzerland since 1978, holding dual citizenship. She is a lecturer, Training and Supervising analyst at ISAPZURICH and conducts her private practice in Zürich. Federal license to practice clinical psychology and psychoanalysis (C.G. Jung)

She studied philosophy, literature and linguistics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, where she received her PhD in 1971.She trained as a lecturer at the Goethe Institute Munich and worked at the research institute for academic didactics in Munich. During 1972–1973 she did postdoctoral studies in the USA.
She held teaching positions at the university of Sarajevo (Yugoslavia), Dublin (Ireland)
And Bonn (Germany). During 1978–1984 she studied clinical and anthropological psychology at the university of Zürich and graduated as lic.phil (clinical psychologist) in1982
At the Jung Institute Zürich she received her Diploma in Analytical psychology in 1982.
Continuing education in integrative Gestalttherapy (FPI)

Teaching Positions
Guest Lecturer at various C.G. Jung Institutes worldwide
Guest lecturer at St. Vincent College, USA, at the Einsiedeln Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico, at the conference Civilization in Transition in Santa Fe
Various Teaching positions in Zürich (ETH, HAP, IEF)
Visiting Professor University Klagenfurt
Involved in the training of Jungian analysts in Moscow, the Baltic countries, Czech Republic, China and Taiwan

Professional Organizations
Member International Federation for Psychotherapy

Languages Spoken
Basic French and Italian

Age Groups
Adults only

Treatment Types
Training analysis

Interface of Psychotherapy and Spirituality
Individual and team supervision with the Focus on Trauma

Lectures and Publications
Numerous Publications on Trauma, Ethics, sexual abuse, and the interface of psychotherapy and spirituality, most recent publication: Trauma and Beyond. The Mystery of Transformation. (presently translated into Russian, Polish, Czech and Chinese)
Routledge 2020, Stirb und Werde. Die Wandlungskraft traumatischer Erfahrungen. Patmos 2018