Professor Hans-Peter Hartmann, MD, PhD, habil. Dipl.-Psych.

Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine, Psychoanalysis
University of Giessen

Short biography

Prof. habil. Dipl.-Psych. Hans-Peter Hartmann, specialized in Neurology, Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine, Psychoanalysis.

Until 2012 Medical Director of the Vitos Hospital for Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine in Heppenheim.

2012 – 2017 Senior psychiatrist at the outpatient unit of Mediclin Clinic for Psychiatry and Psychosomatics in Offenburg, Consultant for the treatment of mentally ill mothers and their infants.

Since 2018 in private psychoanalytic practice at near Gießen.

2011 until today adjunct professor, department of clinical psychology, University of Giessen. Inpatient treatment of mentally ill mothers together with their infants and toddlers since 1989. 12 bed Mother-Baby Unit since 2002.

Current professional work

Further training in bodytherapy (bodynamic) and integrating it in my work with patients, teacher and trainer in STEEP (steps toward enjoyable and effective parenthood) – an attachment based support program for high risk families, psychoanalytic therapy and also treatment of mothers and babies in private practice.

Publications und professional interest in inpatient treatment of mothers and babies, narcissistic and borderline personality disorders, infant and attachment research.

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