Frequently asked questions

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How can the Psycho-Social Counseling Center (PSB) help me?

The Psycho-Social Counseling Center offers students of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg and the University of Applied Sciences Mittweida psychological counseling:

  • Individual counseling and relationships counseling
  • Self-help groups
  • Tutorial coaching
  • Specific theme workshops

By our policie, we can offer you the first interview within two weeks.

Where can I find help in an deep crisis?

In deep crisis, a type of shock condition often occurs with confusion and inappropriate behaviors (e.g., stereotyped movements). Concentration, attention and judgment may be altered as well as the ability to make desitions.

Very often your thoghts are affected. Uncontrolled emotionscan happen like very depressive or nervous reactions, often categorized as "nervous breakdown". And there can be physical side effects like headache, fever, malaise or circulatory problems.

As soon as there is a direct danger to yourself or others (especially suicidal tendencies "Suizidgefährdung") one should not hesitate to contact immediately a psychiatric emergency service, the emmergencie service (112) or the police.

If you are currently in a mental crisis, you can:

  • Go to your doctor or call him
  • Contact a hospital (psychiatric department)
  • Contact with the medical (psychiatric) on-call service (EU-wide Tel .: 116 117)
  • Seek help or advice on deep crisis situations, such as telephone counseling (, anonymous, free 24/7 counseling on 0800 - 1110111 or 0800 – 1110222

What does the advice cost?

Our consulting services are free of charge for students of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg and the Hochschule Mittweida.

Does someone learn about our conversation at the university?


As a matter of principle, we are obligated to disclose your personal data to third parties, such as name, course of study, semester, religious affiliation, medical history, etc., as well as the content of the interview entrusted to us. This means that everything you entrust to us in the context of consulting also remains in the consulting rooms.

How can I reach the counseling center?

To make an appointment, you can contact us via email or phone. It is helpful if you tell us the time that is good for you.

You can also go to the open speaking time from Monday to Thursday from 11:00 to 12:00 h for a first meeting and to get an appointment.

Where can I get additional information

There are many and different offers on internet that can be of help. And yu can find more information in your master plan. 

Dein Masterplan.