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Dr. med. Katayun Hassanpour

Senior Lead Psychiatrist & Psychotherapist

Dr. med. Katayun Hassanpour is a specialist in psychiatry and psychotherapy. Coming from an international background she was brought up in Germany, having been born to a German mother and Iranian father. She studied medicine in Frankfurt/Main, Zürich, Vienna and New York and Leuwen/Belgium, obtaining her doctor’s title from the University of Zürich.

Most of her work experience was gained in the Zürich University Units and she is the author and co-author of a number of scientific articles. Dr. med. Katayun had an education in Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD (PE) from UPenn, Philadelphia, and her special interest and is in trauma from both a scientific and therapeutical point of view. She holds an eMBA degree in general management from the University of St. Gallen and served last as the deputy head doctor of a cantonal psychiatric hospital before she started working as the head doctor with a start-up in the private care sector. She holds lectures and is active in the training of residents and students.

Dr. med. Katayun loves the holistic approach of The Kusnacht Practice and highly appreciates the bespoke therapies to match every individual`s needs. Due to her upbringing, she is familiar with a wide range of different cultural backgrounds.

She speaks German and English.

Dr. med. Katayun Hassanpour is a specialist in psychiatry and psychotherapy. Coming from an international background she was brought up in Germany, having been born to a German mother and Iranian father. She studied medicine in Frankfurt/Main, Zürich, Vienna and New York and Leuwen/Belgium, obtaining her doctor’s title from the University of Zürich.

Most of her work experience was gained in the Zürich University Units and she is the author and co-author of a number of scientific articles. Dr. med. Katayun had an education in Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD (PE) from UPenn, Philadelphia, and her special interest and is in trauma from both a scientific and therapeutical point of view. She holds an eMBA degree in general management from the University of St. Gallen and served last as the deputy head doctor of a cantonal psychiatric hospital before she started working as the head doctor with a start-up in the private care sector. She holds lectures and is active in the training of residents and students.

Dr. med. Katayun loves the holistic approach of The Kusnacht Practice and highly appreciates the bespoke therapies to match every individual`s needs. Due to her upbringing, she is familiar with a wide range of different cultural backgrounds.

She speaks German and English.

Interviews

How can mental health be improved by minimising social media use?

Q&A with Dr. med Katayun Hassanpour, specialist in Psychiatry and Psychology

The Kusnacht Practice Podcast #009 Interview with Dr. med. Katayun Hassanpour on the pressures of social media for young females

Senior Lead Psychiatrist

The Kusnacht Practice Podcast #006 Interview with Dr. med. Katayun Hassanpour about depression after Lady Gaga’s diagnosis

Senior Lead Psychiatrist