Talk to your personal doctor (GP) for a recommendation. If you are a woman, consider referring to a gynecologist.
Call your health insurance company, they can refer you to a clinical psychologist for a certain number of sessions.
You have the option to search for a private therapist yourself (important keywords are: Psychotherapy; professional treatment). Call the practice directly. Important: Inquire about the professional’s training, method, experience and licensure to make your choice and to check billing with your insurance.
Ask your health insurance company in advance whether the costs will be covered.
The statutory health insurance companies pay for the costs of treatment of mental illnesses, provided that this is defined as medical treatment; for this, the practitioner must be licensed by the health insurance companies (you can find this on the practice sign or by asking)
In some cases for public health systems the treatment is free
Inpatient therapy is implemented when outpatient therapy is no longer sufficient, suicidal ideation increases/intentions become urgent/environment is toxic or too stressful or burdensome and physical condition generally worsens.
Switch between ambulatory or stationary treatments are possible.