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Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience Grand Rounds

Thursday, 14 October, 2021

The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience will present a Grand Rounds from 8 to 9 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14, on Zoom. The Meeting ID is 932 1760 1415 and the password is 690496

 

“Positive and Transcultural Psychotherapy”
Hamid Peseschkian, MD, DM, DMSc, IDFAPA, ECP
Managing and Academic Director of Wiesbaden Academy of Psychotherapy
Medical Director of Wiesbaden Psychotherapy Center
Wiesbaden, Germany
President of the World Association for Positive and Transcultural Psychotherapy
Triple German Board-certified and licensed specialist in Psychiatry, Neurology and Psychotherapy
International Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association
Senior Adjunct Faculty member for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the State Medical Chamber in Hessen Germany

 

 Dr. Peseschkian is the Managing and Academic Director of the Wiesbaden Academy of Psychotherapy (WIAP), Medical Director of the Wiesbaden Psychotherapy Center, both in Wiesbaden, Germany, and President of the World Association for Positive and Transcultural Psychotherapy (WAPP).

Dr. Peseschkian is a triple German Board-certified and licensed specialist in Psychiatry, Neurology and Psychotherapy, and has been elected as an International Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is a Senior Adjunct Faculty member for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the State Medical Chamber in Hessen (Germany).

His main research and lecturing areas are: Transcultural Psychotherapy, Positive Psychotherapy, transcultural competency, live balance, stress and energy management. He has published several books and more than 100 articles. Besides his administrative, research and clinical work, Dr. Peseschkian is conducting training seminars and giving lectures in different countries.

He received his professional degree as a Medical Doctor (M.D.) from the Medical Faculty of the University of Mainz (Germany) in 1987, a research doctorate degree in medicine (Dr. med., Doctor of Medicine) from the University of Mainz in 1988, and a postdoctoral academic research degree (Dr. med. habil., Doctor of Medical Sciences) from the Federal Bekhterev Psychoneurological Scientific Research Institute, St. Petersburg (Russia) in 1999.

From Iranian origin, born in 1962 in Wiesbaden (Germany), married, two children.

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