Psychiatrist and psychotherapist
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Psychiatrist and psychotherapist licensed by the Slovak medical chamber.
Finished studies of medicine (study branch General medicine) at the Medical Faculty of the University of P. J. Šafárik in Košice in 1998. Subsequently, in the years 1998 – 2005 worked as a doctor in the Department of psychiatry at the Faculty Hospital of L. Pasteur in Košice, where he treated patients with broad spectrum of psychiatric disorders in outpatient and inpatient setting, including neurotic, psychosomatic and psychotic disorders, acute psychiatry, child psychiatry and treatment of patients with various types of addictions at the Centre for Treatment of Drug Dependencies in Košice.
His work experience includes activities of Medical Advisor and Medical Manager for psychiatric and haemato-oncology portfolio at Medical Departments of multinational pharmaceutical companies.
He finished complex psychotherapeutic training in psychodynamic psychotherapy and self-experiential training and theory of guided affective imagery. He participated in a number of special and supervision seminars guided by teachers from the USA, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Republic and Slovakia aimed at specificities of guided affective imagery and psychodynamic approach. Currently works as a lector and training therapist in psychodynamic psychotherapy for the Slovak Institute of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Bratislava.
In 2021, he graduated from the core training in intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy (ISTDP) guaranteed by the ISTDP Institute, Washington D.C., USA under the guidance of J. Frederickson.
He is a member of the board of Slovak Association of Psychotherapy (SPS) and a delegate of SPS in European Association of Psychotherapy.
From a professional point of view he’s interested in the role emotions and psychiatric disorders play in health and illness behaviours including the interest in psychosomatic medicine and issues of psychophysiologic disorders. He seeks continuous education and training in progressive psychotherapeutic approaches based on targeted and effective dynamic interventions (intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy) applicable to medically unexplained symptoms, anxiety, depression, stress-linked medical syndromes and relational problems. He has been working in private psychiatric and psychotherapeutic practice since 2014 in Bratislava. He provides sessions in Slovak and English language.
2021 Graduation Certificate of Intensive Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy core training (Laboratorium Psychoedukacji, Warsaw; ISTDP Institute, Washington D.C., USA)
2018 European Certificate of Psychotherapy (European Association of Psychotherapy)
2013 Registered in the Slovak Register of Psychotherapists (Slovak Association of Psychotherapy)
2013 Certificate on the final exam in psychodynamic psychotherapy (Slovak Institute for Education in Psychotherapy)
2001 Specialization Exam of 1st degree in Psychiatry (Slovak Postgradual Academy of Medicine, Bratislava) 1998 Finished the studies of medicine (University of P. J. Šafárik in Košice, Faculty of General Medicine)
1998 Finished the studies of medicine (University of P. J. Šafárik in Košice, Faculty of General Medicine)
Training in psychotherapy and psychiatry
2018 – 2021 3-year core training in intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy (ISTDP); ISTDP Institute, Washington D.C., USA
2012 Introduction course on Davanloo’s short-term dynamic psychotherapy (ISTDP); APA Annual Meeting 2012, Philadelphia, USA
2008 – 2011 Theoretical and supervision module in psychodynamic psychotherapy; Slovak Institute of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Bratislava
2008 – 2011 Experiential training and individual training therapy in guided affective imagery; Slovak Society for Guided Affective Imagery (SSKIP), Bratislava
2004 Training in autogenic therapy; Slovak Institute of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Bratislava
2003 3rd Maudsley forum – a course for research-oriented psychiatrists; Institute of Psychiatry at The Maudsley, London, UK
2003 Salzburg-Cornell Seminar in Psychiatry (guided by the Weill Medical College of Cornell University), Salzburg, Austria
2000 – 2004 Experiential Training in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (group form); Slovak Institute of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Bratislava
2019 – present Psychiatrist, psychotherapist and professional representative in the private health facility Centre of Emotional Health and Education (Centrum emočného zdravia a edukácie), Hrčková & Kundrát s.r.o., Bratislava
2017 – present Training therapist and lector in the training in psychodynamic psychotherapy; Slovak Institute of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Bratislava
2014 – 2019 Private psychotherapy and psychiatry practice for adults; Health Centre Šustekova, Bratislava
2009 – 2012 Psychiatrist and psychotherapist at the private Health Centre Spirare, Bratislava
2007 – 2017 Medical advisor and medical manager for psychopharmacology and heamato-oncology in local representations of multinational pharmaceutical companies, Bratislava
1998 – 2005 Residency in the Department of Psychiatry (adult and child units) at the University Hospital of L. Pasteur, Košice and Centre for Treatment of Drug Dependencies, Košice
2012 Advanced course on biostatistics (Vienna School of Clinical Research, Austria)
2009 Introduction to clinical epidemiology (Vienna School of Clinical Research, Austria)
2007 Introduction to biostatistics in clinical research (Vienna School of Clinical Research, Austria)
- Member of the Slovak Association of Psychotherapy (SPS)
- Member of the Slovak Institute of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (SIPP)
- Member of the Slovak Psychiatric Association (SPsS)
2017 – present Member of the Board of SPS and delegate of SPS in the European Association of Psychotherapy (EAP)
2013 – 2017 Member of the Disciplinary committee of SPS