As the president of the team of specialists for psychiatry and psychotherapy for adults, children and adolescents for the city of Basel, I am committed to the high-quality psychiatric and psychotherapeutic care of our nation and to social-psychiatric matters.

As the president of the International Society for Pre- and Perinatal Psychology and Medicine Switzerland – Internationale Studiengemeinschaft für Prä- und Perinatale Psychologie und Medizin Schweiz (ISPPM), it is a main concern of mine to promote and communicate information about our impressions in the very earliest part of our lives, i.e. during pregnancy and birth.

As the president of the training committee and as a training therapist and supervisor at the Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Bioenergetische Analyse und Therapie (SGBAT), I am involved in the training and further training of young doctors and psychologists in the field of body-oriented psychotherapy.

As the principal teacher at the Institute for Pre- and Perinatal Education (IPPE), Denver, USA, I am involved in the international training of pre- and perinatal psychology and psychotherapy.

At the Psychiatric Commission of the City of Basel, where I sit on the coordination committee, we try to improve and to coordinate the psychiatric and psychotherapeutic care of the people of the City of Basel.

As part of the Kommission Versicherungen SKV der Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für Psychiatrie (SGPP), I am involved in the cooperation between doctors and insurance companies (health insurance companies and IV) throughout the whole of Switzerland.

Dr. med. Peter Schindler, Facharzt FMH für Psychiatrie / Psychotherapie
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