Mr. David C. Schiesher, MSW

Preferred Name: David

About Me

I am an American Clinical Social Worker practicing individual and couples therapy in my private practice in Geneva, Switzerland with English-speaking adults and adolescents since 2006. The therapeutic methods I use are as follows: Person-centered, CBT, Psychodynamic, Hakomi, EMDR and Gottman. For more information, please visit my web site here or linked above:

Education & Experience

1980 - Bachelors in Sociology, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA; 1985 - Masters in Social Work, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA; Certified Hakomi Practitioner; Level 3 Gottman Method Couples Therapist

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Swiss Foundation ASCA (for complementary therapy)

Specialty Area

  • Addictions
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Somatic Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Expats
  • Families
  • Seniors


  • English


  • Sliding Scale