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Dr. med.

Michael Koslowski

Clinic for psychiatry and psychotherapy, Charité – University Medicine Berlin; Specialist

Dr. med. Michael Koslowski is a medical doctor and did his PhD in functional neuroimaging on the dopaminergic reward system at the Charité Berlin. He completed his residency in psychiatry at the University hospitals in Berlin, Paris and Marseille. As a resident psychiatrist at the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the Charité University Hospital in Berlin he works as a resident psychiatrist and psychotherapist in the fields of liaison psychiatry, emergency psychiatry, refugees with posttraumatic stress disorders, and psychodynamic therapy.
His research focus is on altered states of consciousness and novel treatment approaches for depression and other mental disorders, including classical psychedelics and mindfulness-based practices. He also investigates biological functions of dreaming, in collaboration with the International University of Psychoanalysis (IPU) Berlin, and is involved in research on machine learning-driven response prediction of therapies for depression at the Charité Campus Benjamin Franklin.

Conference Presentations


Psychedelic therapy – how much psychotherapy is part of it?

Over the course of the long and interesting history of therapeutic use of psychedelics, various therapeutic settings and approaches emerged, spanning from shamanistic rituals to modern, manualized treatment sessions on a psychotherapeutic basis. Novel therapeutic settings in recent studies, which make the claim for integrating psychotherapeutic approaches, use elements of different psychotherapeutic directions in an eclectic way. Both aspects of modern behavioral and psychodynamic therapy found their way into the treatment sessions. Behavioral aspects include classical cognitive behavioral elements like […]

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Selected Publications

Gärtner M, Ghisu E, Koslowski M, Herrera AL, Borgwardt K, Grimm S, Bajbouj M: Prediction of treatment response to electroconvulsive therapy by multivariate analysis of clinical routine data in depressed patients (in preparation)

Juckel G, Friedel E, Koslowski M, Witthaus H, Ozgürdal S, Gudlowski Y, Knutson B, Wrase J, Brüne M, Heinz A, Schlagenhauf F: Ventral striatal activation during reward processing in subjects with ultra-high risk for schizophrenia. Neuropsychobiology. 2012;66(1):50-6. Epub 2012 Jul 13.

Juckel G, Schlagenhauf F, Koslowski M, Wustenberg T, Villringer A, Knutson B, Wrase J, Heinz A: Dysfunction of ventral striatal reward prediction in schizophrenia. Neuroimage. 2006 Jan 15;29(2):409-16.

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With your ticket you will have access to the whole conference - with keynotes, panels, round tables, posters and daylight social events. We will ask for a small extra fee for the Friday evening social program. The pre-conference workshops have to be booked separately and each workshop needs an individual ticket. By clicking on "Book now" below you also have the option to buy your workshop tickets.

*Reduced fees apply to students, cooperation partners as well as unemployed and retired individuals who have a monthly net income below 840,- €. Proof of status will be required.

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