Welcome by Hamid Peseschkian, M.D., D.M., D.M.Sc., IDFAPA

Dr. Peseschkian is Director of the Wiesbaden Academy of Psychotherapy (WIAP), Medical Director of the Wiesbaden Psychotherapy Center, and President of the World Association for Positive and Transcultural Psychotherapy (WAPP).

Dr. Peseschkian is a triple German Board-certified and licensed specialist in Psychiatry, Neurology and Psychotherapy, and has been elected as an International Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is a Senior Adjunct Faculty member for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the State Medical Chamber in Hessen (Germany).

His research and lecturing areas are: Transcultural Psychotherapy, Positive Psychotherapy and Stress-Management. He has published several books and more than 50 articles on these subjects. Besides his administrative, research and clinical work, Dr. Peseschkian is conducting training seminars and giving lectures in different countries. 

He received his professional degree as a Medical Doctor (M.D.) from the Medical Faculty of the University of Mainz (Germany) in 1987, a research doctorate degree in medicine (Dr. med., Doctor of Medicine) from the University of Mainz in 1988, and a postdoctoral academic research degree (Dr. med. habil., Doctor of Medical Sciences) from the Federal Bekhterev Psychoneurological Scientific Research Institute, St. Petersburg (Russia) in 1999.

From Iranian origin, born in 1962 in Wiesbaden (Germany), married, two children.

Please find here the short curriculum vitae.