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Dr Christian Schulz-Quach

Christian Schulz

Dr Christian Schulz- Quach has a keen interest on the interplay between mind and body. His therapeutic work centres around how symptoms in both domains are a form of communication which if better understood can inform a more authentic way of living.
Christian has over 10 years of clinical experience as a senior specialist in Palliative and Hospice Care and has worked internationally in this field. He consults in English and in German.
Christian is a Visiting Lecturer in Palliative Care Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London and Liaison-Psychiatrist at St Christopher’s Hospice London. He has received training in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy from Germany, the UK and the US and is a Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych). He is a Consultant in Psychosomatic Medicine, Medical Psychotherapy and Palliative Medicine in Germany, where he was co-founder of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Palliative Medicine at the University Hospital Dusseldorf, Germany.

Christian is trained in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, as well as Existential-Phenomenological Therapy. Christian has an academic track record with a Doctorate in Neurobiochemistry from Germany and post-doc research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA. Additionally, he is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Existential-Phenomenological Psychotherapy in the UK. He has published internationally in the field of palliative care psychiatry, psycho-oncology, medical education and psychotherapy. He has edited and co-edited numerous books in Germany.

Dr Schulz-Quach ist Facharzt für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie mit der Zusatzbezeichnung Palliativmedizin aus Deutschland. In London hat er seine psychiatrische Expertise durch zusätzliche Ausbildung im Maudlsey Training Programme erweitert und ist Mitglied im Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych). Sein Arbeitsschwerpunkt liegt in der Therapie und Begleitung von Menschen mit Sinnkrisen, existentiellem Leid, Angst und Depression, sowie der Bewältigung von lebensverkürzenden Erkrankungen. Er ist Konsiliar-Psychiater am St Christopher’s Hospiz in London und lehrt im Bereich Palliative Care Psychiatrie am King’s College London.

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Specialised in anxiety disorders, depression, personality disorders and functional and dissociative (psychosomatic) disorder.

Psychodynamic Psychotherapist


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