Alexander KATKOV (Russia)
Consultant for scientific areas of the congress. Organizer of the key events of the Precongress.
Professor Alexander L. Katkov, MD, is the rector of the International Institute for Social Psychotherapy (Saint-Petersburg).
In 1998, he was awarded an MD in both Psychiatry and Social Hygiene and Public Health.
Since 2003, Professor Katkov has been acting as an official consultant and UNODC expert on drug issues (epidemiology, prevention, therapy, and rehabilitation) in Central Asia.
Since 2004, he has been the vice-president of the All-Russia Professional Psychotherapeutic League; since 2013 — the chairman of the committee on legislative initiatives and science PPL.
In 2015, he has been appointed a chief editor of the international practical science magazine «Theory and Practice of Mental Health.»
Since October 2016, the Chairman of the Public Council for Psychotherapy of the Psychoterapists and Phychologists Union, a self-regulatory national organization of the Russian Federation.
A listed therapist of the single register of occupational therapists in Europe, since 2000; the World therapist certificate holder, since 2008; an official lecturer and supervisor of PPL practice.
Professor A.L. Katkov has authored 556 publications, including 21 monographs on his scientific research.