MD (Vienna) MLA (Harvard) psychoanalytic psychotherapy (Zurich) LL.M. BA (Dartmouth) LL.Dip. LP.Dip. CBT.Dip. Counselling Psychol.Dip. – Member American Psychiatric Association and German Association for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Jonathan has authored several books and close to 200 articles on psychiatry, psychotherapy and communication. He has studied psychotherapy and counselling since 2002 and has over six years of specialist training in general psychiatry and two years of specialist training in forensic psychiatry. His practice focuses now on Communication-Focused Therapy and research. He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and enrolled in the professional competence scheme of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland. Jonathan also participates in continuing education programs of the Psychiatry Academy of the Massachusetts General Hospital, the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, the American Psychiatric Association and Harvard Medical School. Jonathan chairs a peer review group on advanced strategies in psychotherapy, which is registered with the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland.
Jonathan graduated from medical school in 2002. After completing his doctoral thesis in molecular biology, he began his training in psychiatry and psychotherapy in Switzerland. Jonathan completed his theoretical studies in psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the University of Zurich in the advanced studies in psychotherapy program (500 hours) while deepening his psychotherapeutic tool-set through seminars and continuing education in CBT, systemic psychotherapy and group therapy. He has also completed a 250-hour training analysis and worked with various supervisors. Jonathan also holds diplomas in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and in psychopharmacology with distinction. He began working as a psychotherapist in 2002 and has since worked in different settings, including a crisis intervention centre, psychiatric hospitals, an outpatient clinic for integrative psychotherapy and in private practice. He has worked with individuals and groups and conducts sessions also online.
Jonathan has been very interested in the interface between healthcare and law and economics and the immense benefit to society from better access to psychotherapy. He holds diplomas in law and legal practice, a master’s degree in international law from the College of Law of England and Wales, and a master’s degree in management from Harvard University. He has worked for four years as a medical specialist focusing on psychiatry at a public disability insurance agency.
Memberships: International Communication Association (ICA), American Psychiatric Association (APA), American Psychological Association, German Association for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy (DGPPN), Harvard Postgraduate Medical Association, American Economic Association and others
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