• Completed two specialty training programs in Neuropsychiatric Medicine and Psychiatry, first in European and then in American traditions;

  • Has been involved in learning, researching, teaching, and practicing in the field of medicine and psychiatry for over 25 years;

  • Board Certified: A diplomate of the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry ;

  • Assistant Clinical Professor at the George Washington University (GWU) School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, where he completed his US psychiatric residency, currently teaching advanced and optimized psychopharmacological and other biomedical treatments for Unipolar and Bipolar Mood Disorders and Psychotic Disorders, including treatment options for challenging forms of these conditions;

  • Certified in Advanced Clinical Psychopharmacology by the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology;

  • Completed a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship in Psychiatric Neuroimaging at the University of Iowa Mental Health Clinical Research Center, cultivating an understanding of the uses, as well as limitations, of current psychiatric brain imaging;

  • Trained and experienced in multiple modalities of individual and group psychotherapies, and in the integration of biomedical and psychosocial forms of treatment;