Matej Potočan

Matej Potočan, MD, psychiatrist

Deals with the diagnostics, treatment of psychiatric disorders and individual psychotherapy. His study and research interest is the experience of people with psychotic disorders and the effect of therapeutic methods based on mindfullness.

Qualifications and titles:

  • Doctor of Medicine (Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, 2010)
  • Resident physician (University Medical Centre Ljubljana, 2011)
  • Post-graduate Psychotherapy Training - Entry level (Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine Ljubljana,  2013)
  • Group Analysis Training - Entry level (Institute for Group Analysis - Ljubljana, 2014)
  • Specialist in Psychiatry (University Psychiatric Hospital Ljubljana, 2017)

Work experience:

  • Erasmus exchange research student at The Department for Public Health and Epidemiology, Imperial College London (2008)
  • Medical Internship Psychiatrische Tagesklinik Wedding, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin (2008)
  • Family physician under supervision in Community Health Centre, Ljubljana (2011)
  • Psychiatry Resident, University Psychiatric Clinic Ljubljana (2012 - 2017)
  • Vice President of the Slovenian Psychiatry Trainees Asociation (2013 - 2015)
  • General Manager at the European Federation of Psychiatric Trainees (2015-  )

Membership in Expert Organisations:

  • Slovenian Medical Association
  • Slovenian Psychotherapy Association
  • European Federation of Psychiatric Trainees