Lecturers

Unsere Dozenten besitzen langjährige Erfahrung in Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie, Neurologie und weiteren Bereichen der Psychosomatik.
Dr. med.

Ronald Burian


Dr. med. Ronald Burian is qualified as a specialist in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy with a focus on behavioural therapy. He is in charge of the department for psychiatric consultation-liasion services of the Protestant Hospital Königin Elisabeth Herzberge (KEH) in Berlin. His scientific interest focuses on healthcare research, especially on the cooperation between psychiatry as well as psychosomatic medicine with family medicine. Furthermore he develops treatment options for people with migration background (cultural psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine/ethnomedicine). In his function as a clinical therapist and trainer he concentrated on so called „third-generation“ beavioural therapy, particularly ACT, in recent years.

→   Mail: r.burian@keh-berlin.de


Prof. Dr. med.

Albert Diefenbacher (MBA)


Prof. Dr. med. Albert Diefenbacher MBA who is qualified as a specialist in Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine is the chief physician in the department of psychiatry, psychotherapy and psychosomatic medicine of the Protestant Hospital Königin Elisabeth Herzberge (KEH). This hospital embeds the Berlin treatment center for adults with mental disability and psychiatric disorders. He has published in the fields of psychiatric consultation-liasion services, geriatric psychiatry, mentally disabled people with psychiatric disorders and transcultural psychiatry.

→   Mail: psychiatrie.abteilungssekretariat@keh-berlin.de


Dr. med.

Samuel Elstner


Dr. med. Samuel Elstner MBA is a specialist in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy with an additional qualification in social medicine. He is the medical head of the Berlin treatment center for adults with mental disability and psychiatric disorders located in the Protestant Hospital Königin Elisabeth Herzberge (KEH) Berlin. His scientific interest focuses on healthcare management for people with mental disability that suffer from psychiatric disorders, identifying psychopathology, diagnosing developmental status and cognitive performance as well as psychotherapy. In the field of general psychiatry, his primary interest is psychotherapy in chronic depression and the development of therapy objectives.

→   Mail: s.elstner@keh-berlin.de


Dr. med.

Christoph Gosepath


Dr. med. Christoph Gosepath is qualified as specialist in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy. He works in his own doctor´s office. At the same time he acts as a fee-based physician in various mental institutions in Germany and carries out national and international teaching activities. In his other profession as theatre director he is the artistic leader of the group 'club tipping point' in Berlin.

→   Mail: gosepath@praxis-gosepath.de
→   Webseite: www.praxis-gosepath.de


Dr. med.

Eric Hahn


Dr. med. Eric Hahn is qualified as a specialist in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy and works as a consultant psychiatrist in the Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine at the ‘Protestant Hospital Königin Elisabeth Herzberge (KEH)' in Berlin. His clinical focus involves treatment of patients with psychotic and schizophrenia disorders and culture- sensitive treatment of Vietnamese migrants.
As a scientist at the 'Charité University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin', he is the head of the local working group 'transcultural psychiatry'.
He publishes articles on the neuropsychology of schizophrenia, the mental health care supply for people with Vietnamese migrants, as well as research towards attitudes and stigmatization regarding psychiatric disorders using a culture-comparative approach.
In cooperation with the 'Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology' of the 'Freie University Berlin', he focuses on coping strategies and emic disease models of Vietnamese migrants, using mixed methods.

→   Mail: e.hahn@keh-berlin.de
→   Mail: eric.hahn@charite.de


Prof. Dr. med.

Torsten Kratz


Prof. Dr. med. Torsten Kratz is qualified both as a specialist in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy and also as a specialist in Neurology and Neuro-Psychiatry. He is in charge of the department for geriatric psychiatry of the 'Evangelisches Krankenhaus Königin Elisabeth Herzberge gGmbH' in Berlin. He has published articles on geriatric psychiatry, psychiatric consultation-liasion services and legal aspects of psychiatry.

→   Mail: t.kratz@keh-berlin.de


Priv.-Doz. Dr. med.

Tanja Sappok


Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Tanja Sappok, specialist in Neurology and Neuro-Psychiatry, senior consultant psychiatrist and head of the psychiatric outpatient department for adults with intellectual developmental disabilities and additional mental disorders at the ‘Protestant Hospital Königin Elisabeth Herzberge (KEH)’ in Berlin. Her scientific and clinical interests are emotional and pervasive development disorders (autism spectrum disorders) in adults with intellectual developmental disabilities.

→   Mail: t.sappok@keh-berlin.de


Dr. med.

Christoph Schade


Dr. med. Christoph Schade, who is qualified as a specialist in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, works as a senior consultant psychiatrist in the department of psychiatry, psychotherapy and psychosomatic medicine in the Protestant Hospital Königin Elisabeth Herzberge (KEH), in Berlin. He is also lecturer, medical education assignee and member of the executive committee for cognitive-behavioural training at the centre for psychotherapy at the 'Department of Psychology' of the 'Humboldt-Universität Berlin' (ZPHU). Furthermore, he is qualified in special trauma therapy (incl. EMDR). His therapeutic focus involves affective disorders and personality disorders (DBT, ACT), which were also the topics of his latest publications.

→   Mail: c.schade@keh-berlin.de


Dipl.-Gerontologe

Eckehard Schlauss


Dipl.-Gerontologe Eckehard Schlauss, who is both a trained geriatric nurse and a nursing care expert in dementia and delirium, has a diploma in gerontology and works in the nursing directorate of the Protestant Hospital Königin Elisabeth Herzberge (KEH), in Berlin. He has published in the field of geriatric psychiatry: nutrition assessment in geriatric psychiatry, psycho-social care of people with dementia, non-drug prevention of post-operative delirium, criteria for evaluation of nursing care in geriatric psychiatry and support and care of people with both dementia and mental disability.

→   Mail: e.schlauss@keh-berlin.de


Dr. med.

Thi Minh Tam Ta


Dr. med. Thi Minh Tam Ta is a specialist in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy and works in the Department for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the 'Charité University Medicine Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin'. She is the clinical head of the local specialized outpatient-clinic for Vietnamese migrants, providing care in vietnamese language. Her field of research includes cultural factors regarding the use of psychiatric care as well as the culture- and migration dependent presentation of psychiatric and somatic symptoms. In co-operation with the KEH she is active in the development of a culture-sensitive psychotherapy for Vietnamese migrants. As a member of the anthropological-psychiatric working group on migration and emotion of the 'Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology' of the 'Freie University Berlin', she is active using an integrated model of implementing narrative and ethnographic methods on emotional research in an outpatient medical practice.

→   Mail: Thi-Minh-Tam.Ta@charite.de


Thomas Wagner


Thomas Wagner is a specialist in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy as well as geriatric medicine. As a consultant psychiatrist he is in charge of the department for psychiatric consultation-liasion services and psychiatric crisis service of the 'Klinikum Kassel'. His main focuses are psychiatric consultation-liasion services, geriatric psychiatry and pain management.

→   Mail: thomas.wagner@klinikum-kassel.de