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Guga (Giorgi) Sikharulidze

Guga (Giorgi) Sikharulidze Professor/Psychiatrist  MD, Ph.D.; Dr.P.H. EDUCATION:
  • 2015 – pres.  Doctorate program (Ph.D. program) of Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands
  • 2017- 2018. Doctorate of Ph.D. Research Programme in Public Health
  • 2008-2017 - Doctorate of Ph.D. Research Programme in Psychiatry At the Tbilisi State University
  • 2002 – 2005 Residency of the Psychiatric Residency at the Tbilisi State Medical University
  • 1994 – 2001 - Tbilisi State Medical University,  Faculty of Medicine a complete course in the specialty of Medical Doctor of General Practice
CERTIFICATES:
  • 2005 - Forensic Psychiatrist
  • 2005 - Psychiatrist
  • 2001 - Medical Doctor of General Practice
WORK EXPERIENCE:
  • 2019 - Full Professor - Georgian American University (GAU), Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences  
  • 2017- Founder, CEO – Stress Management and Mental Health Center
  • 2017 - Clinical Director – Stress Management and Mental Health Center
  • 2014- 2017 - Head of Department – Psychological Selection and Monitoring Department, Ministry of Defence of Georgia
  • 2014 March- 2014 Oct.- Head of Division- Psychological Evaluation and Monitoring Division, Ministry of Defence of Georgia
  • 2014 – 2017 - Researcher – Consultant             Mental Health Centre "Mentalvita"
  • 2012 – 2016 - Assistant-Professor, Tbilisi State University
  • 2011 – 2014 - Senior Doctor, Mental Health Centre "Mentalvita"
  • 2009 – 2011 – Psychiatrist, Mental Health Centre "Mentalvita"
  • 2007 – 2009 – Psychiatrist, Mental Health Clinic "Sonocuremed"
  • 2006 – 2007 - The member of the Commission, Sphere Commission of Doctors’ Certification
  • 2006 – 2007 – Psychiatrist, M. Asatiani Research Institute of Psychiatry
  • 2005 – 2012 – Researcher, M. Asatiani Research Institute of Psychiatry
  • 2005 – 2007 - The member of Forensic Psychiatry committee, Forensic Psychiatry committee in M. Asatiani Research Institute of Psychiatry
  • 2002 – 2005 - Resident   of the psychiatric residency, Tbilisi State Medical University faculty of Psychiatry
  • 2002 – 2005 - The member of the board of directors, the Association of Social and Psychological Aid “NDOBA”
  • 2002-2003 – Consultant, “Trust telephone” Crisis Intervention and Counselling, Centre for Social and   Psychological Aid “NDOBA”
  • 1998 – 2001 – Volunteer, Association of Social and Psychological Aid "NDOBA"
QUALIFICATIONS, TRAININGS, SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCES:
  • Psychosomatic Medicine, Science and Practice, Kharkiv, Ukraine 2019
  • Development of leadership and professional skills, Vienna, Austria 2019
  • Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Clinical Trials Network and Institute (CTNI) SAFER HAM-D Certificate 2019
  • Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) – Rater Training 2018
  • NATO SPS ARW workshop - "Risk management of terrorism induced stress – Guidelines for the Golden hours ", Odessa, Ukraine 2018
  • Congress of Young Psychiatrists of Eastern Europe, Minsk, Belarus 2018
  • 2017 - ECNP Workshop on Clinical Research Methods, Barcelona, Spain
  • 2017 - 30Th ECNP Congress, Paris, France
  • 2017 - „ICH-GCP in English“, Covering all aspects of GCP, ICH, the EU GCP Directives, UK Clinical Trials Regulations 2004 (SI 1031), ICH GCP R2 update, Nov 2016; The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom
  • 2017 - EPA Psychiatry Congress, Florence, Italy
  • 2016 - 29th ECNP Congress Vienna, Austria
  • 2016 - Suicide Risk Assessment, Evidence-Based Treatment for Suicidal Ideation (EBT),  Air Force Suicide Prevention, Comprehensive Airman Fitness (CAF), Resiliency and Prevention/Outreach, PTSD/mTBI, Mental Health Technician Training, Preservation of the Force and Family, ACT Matrix, Mindfulness
  • 2016 - Basic Methods and Reasoning in Biostatistics, Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands
  • 2015 - 28th ECNP Congress Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 2015 - ECNP School of Old Age Neuropsychopharmacology, Venice, Italy
  • 2015 - Training Course: “Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI), Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PET), Combat and Operational Stress (COS), Psychological First Aid, Resiliency”, Organized by United State European Command (EUCOM), Tbilisi, Georgia
  • 2015 - Training “Treating Psychological Trauma with EMDR”, Organized by Ministry of Defence of Netherlands, Tbilisi, Georgia
  • 2014 - Mediterranean Advanced Course of Psychopharmacotherapeutics, “MEDPSY FORUM” Athens, Greece
  • 2014 - rTMS course for Professionals “rTMS in Depression, OCD and new developments”, Research Institute Brainclinics, Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • 2014 - XVI World Congress of Psychiatry, Madrid, Spain
  • 2013 - 21st world Congress Social Psychiatry, “The Bio-Psycho-Social Model: Future of Psychiatry” Lisbon, Portugal
  • 2013 - Congress “DSM-5 and the Future of Psychiatric Diagnosis”, King's College London, London, UK
  • 2012 - 11th Congress of World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation (WAPR), Change thinking change practice Change services” Milan Italy
  • 12th Berlin Summer School “Psychiatry as a Science – Learning and Plasticity” Berlin Germany
  • 2012 - Symposium “Current issues and controversies in Psychiatry New Approaches in Depression” Barcelona, Spain
  • 2009 - Symposium “Quetiapine in Psychiatry Practice” Tbilisi, Georgia
  • 2009 - WPA International Congress Treatment in Psychiatry, Florence, Italy
  • 2009 - Internship in Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at the General Hospital of Salzburg. Salzburg, Austria
  • 2006 - 6th Core “Maudsley Forum” Course in King’s College- London, UK
  • 2006 - Course concerning “Diagnostic, Clinical and Treatment Aspects of obsessive-compulsive Disorders”
  • 2005 - Weill Cornell Seminar in Psychiatry, Salzburg, Austria
  • 2005 - Training: “Integrated Psychotherapy”, Tbilisi
  • 2004 -  Training: “Board Development” CTC training Center, Tbilisi
  • 2001 - Training:  “Salient Issues of Crisis Intervention and Counselling”, Tbilisi
ORCID ID orcid.org/0000-0002-8778-122X  | Researcher ID L-3330-2016 | Scopus Author ID: 14527751700  

Information

Address
Irakli Gmarekeli 47a, 0186, Tbilisi
Phone
+995 593 90 94 95
E-mail
g.sikharulidze@menatalhealthcenter.ge

Key Facts

Occupation
Georgia
Education
Leiden University Medial Center (LUMC), Clinic for Neural Diseases in Salzburg, TSSU, TSU,
Core Skills
Diagnosing/Tratment/Research/Teaching

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