Specialist in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy/ Psychosomatic Medicine

Full Time
Posted 2 years ago

Integrating psychedelic therapies into the European mental health system

Specialist in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy or Specialist in Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy (m/f/d) in an innovative medical-psychotherapeutic private practice in Berlin

Who we are

At OVID Health Systems, we develop novel and evidence-based concepts for the treatment of mental illness with the help of psychedelics and altered waking consciousness, together with university cooperation partners.

The OVID clinic offers not only ketamine-assisted psychotherapy but also therapy using non-pharmacologically induced altered states of consciousness (e.g. meditation, body therapy, stroboscopic light induction, and evocative breathing techniques).

Cooperative research projects with psilocybin and other psychedelic substances for the treatment of depression, pain disorders, substance use disorders, and other indications are already planned.

Who we are looking for

To expand the clinical team, we are looking for part-time (ideally 50-80%) psychiatrist with experience in psychotherapy, or a specialist for psychosomatic medicine and psychotherapy (m/f/d), with an interest in practical therapeutic as well as conceptual work.

Your tasks

  • Development of new therapeutic protocols together with the medical management
  • Diagnostics and screening of patients with regard to their suitability for our therapies
  • Preparation of individual treatment plans for our patients and treatment within the scope of our therapy offer
  • Cooperation in the further development of our treatment concepts
  • Documentation of progress and evaluation of the achievement of objectives
  • Therapeutic support of patients in the context of clinical studies
  • Development of scientific publications in a team

Your profile

  • Specialist in psychiatry and psychotherapy or psychosomatic medicine and psychotherapy (m/f/d)
  • At least 5 years of experience in psychotherapeutic treatment, especially of depression, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, and somatoform disorders
  • Solid cross-school understanding of guideline procedures; competencies in mindfulness-based and/or emotionally focused therapy procedures are desirable
  • German at native speaker level and business fluent English are required due to our profile
  • Knowledge and experience regarding altered waking consciousness
  • Previous work in a university environment is an advantage
  • Additional training in the field of body therapy, yoga or similar is advantageous
  • Confident and empathetic demeanor towards patients and colleagues
  • High level of social competence, teamwork and ability to work under pressure
  • Creative potential and motivation to develop new things
  • Organisational skills and high flexibility in task accomplishment
  • Communicative talent and critical thinking skills
  • Strong curiosity and desire to learn

We offer

  • The unique opportunity to have a leading role in the development of a novel treatment and practice concept
  • Interdisciplinary exchange in a young, motivated team
  • Varied spectrum of activities
  • Flat hierarchies and great creative leeway
  • Quick assumption of responsibility
  • Appropriate remuneration and excellent opportunities for internal and external training

How you can apply

Please send your CV, cover letter (or personal video), and references to recruiting@ovidhealth.eu.

If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Leopold Jedina (Tel: +49 30 / 257 69969).

Job Features

Job CategoryPsychiatry, Science
LocationBerlin, Germany
RoleSpecialist in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

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