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. 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. 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.