Fully board certified (Germany) psychiatrist with in-depth knowledge of psychosocial assessments, diagnosing and treating mental illness throughout the DSM and ICD. Vast experience working with adults of any age with multiple diagnoses.
Psychiatric population familiarity
Extensive DSM-IV knowledge
Accomplished in psychopharmacology
Familiarity with military lifestyle
Dual diagnosis expertise
Mood disorders specialist
Experienced in psychoanalytic psychotherapy
Registered Physician in Germany
Effectively managed caseloads of more than 200 patients during my time in the outpatient department of a psychiatric hospital.
Major of the German Medical Corps.
Member of the German Association of Psychiatrists, Psychotherapists and Neurologists (DGPPN) and of the German Bipolar Association (DGBS).
German board licensing exam in June 2015.
Lech-Mangfall-KlinikGarmisch, GermanyPsychiatristDiagnosed mental health, emotional and substance abuse disorders. Developed comprehensive treatment plans that focused on accurate diagnosis and behavioral treatment of problems. Evaluated patients for psychiatric services and psychotropic medications. Monitored patients and prescribed psychotropic medications, in the follow up assessed the medications' effectiveness and side effects. Guided clients in understanding illnesses and treatment plans. Taught clients anger management techniques, relaxation skills, impulse control, social skills, emotional coping skills. Developed appropriate policies for the identification of medically-related social and emotional needs of clients. Documented all patient information including service plans, treatment reports and progress notes. Quickly responded to crisis situations when severe mental health and behavioral issues arose. Effectively managed time and caseloads. Recorded comprehensive patient histories and coordinated treatment plans with multi-disciplinary team members.
Marianne-Strauss-KlinikBerg, GermanyResident NeurologyWorked in a hospital specializing in the treatment and diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis. Assessed the physical and psychological status of patients. Under supervision planned appropriate treatments and administered those. Responded to emergencies. Led multi-professional team meetings. ?
German Armed ForcesKoblenz, GermanyResident PsychiatryUnder supervision assessed and diagnosed soldiers with mental illnesses. Developed treatment plans. Performed psychotherapy in an inpatient and outpatient setting. Prescribed medication and evaluated its benefits and side-effects. Taught patients, families and troops about mental illness. Responded to emergencies. Participated in multi-professional team meetings.
Education and Training
Ludwig-Maximilian-UniversityMunich, GermanyM.D.: Medicine