Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in Vienna

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy based on the science of learning. CBT helps treat mental illness and heal emotional suffering. Peter Graff, MA, PhD, can help you find solutions for the challenges you're facing in your life.


When can therapy help?

Peter Graff, MA, PhD, can help you with the following problems, disorders and mental illnesses.


Addiction to drugs or behaviors

Addiction to drugs, medication, alcohol, cigarettes, gambling, shopping, etc.

Adjustment disorders

Problems in coping with change, living abroad, starting a new job, traumatic breakups

Aging and dementia

Forgetfulness, loss of autonomy, challenges for caregivers, coping with death and dying


Specific phobias, social anxiety, generalized anxiety, excessive worrying and constant brooding

Bipolar disorder

Strong mood swings, alternating depressive and manic or hypomanic episodes


Loss of employment, loss of a loved one, coping with major life-changing events


Overwhelming sadness, fatigue, suicidal thoughts, feelings of worthlessness or hopelessness

Eating disorder

Struggles with weight and body image, being overweight or underweight, anorexia, bulimia

Emotional instability

Emotional outbursts, excessive crying, rapidly changing moods, being at the mercy of your feelings


Worrying excessively about your own health, hyper-vigilance concerning bodily sensations


Outbursts of anger, aggression, violent behavior, daring behavior, anger management


Sexual identity, gender identity, coming-out, transitioning to self-identified gender


Schizophrenia, hallucinations, disjointed thoughts, delusions, paranoia

Mania and hypomania

Extreme elation, drastically increased sex-drive, overexertion of mind and body, lack of sleep

Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Obsessive thoughts, rituals to prevent disasters, compulsive behaviors such as excessive washing

Panic disorder

Panic attacks, sudden intense terror, fear of losing your mind or dying, hyperventilation, fear of fear itself

Personality disorders

Avoidant, antisocial, dependent, Borderline, narcissistic, histrionic, paranoid, obsessive-compulsive.

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Significant long-term dysfunction or distress due to traumatic events, flashbacks, triggers, complex PTSD

Relationship problems

Marital problems, problems forming attachments, issues with partners, friends, and family members

Sexual dysfunction

Impotence, vaginismus, dyspareunia, premature ejaculation, sexual desire disorder

Sleep disorders

Insomnia, problems falling asleep and staying asleep


Physical manifestations of mental suffering and stress, stress and self-care factors in autoimmune diseases

If you suffer from any of these issues, schedule your first appointment today.