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MD FRCPsych 
Consultant Psychiatrist
Associate Medical Director Research, Innovation and Service Development
Body Psychotherapist
East London NHS Foundation Trust

Honorary Professor
Centre for Psychoanalytic Studies
University of Essex / UK

Honorary Professor of Psychiatry
St George's, University of London Medical School in Cyprus
University of Nicosia / Cyprus

CONTACT DETAILS OFFICE:

Newham Centre for Mental Health
Glen Road, London E13 8SP
Telephone: +44(0)20-7540-4380/6757 (office)
Fax: +44(0)20-75402971 (office)
E-mail: frank.rohricht@elft.nhs.uk

Short research/professional CV:

Professional Biography:
Community support worker in a Psychiatric Day Centre for chronic mentally ill patients in Hagen, Germany; part time psychiatric nurse assistant in acute psychiatric hospital (St. Johannes Hospital in Hagen/Germany). Training in Integrative Body psychotherapy (M. Janssen, Netherlands/ A. Addington, USA); Medical Qualification (MBBS equivalent in Germany). I completed my M.D. at Free University Berlin/Germany, (Doctor of Medicine by Thesis): “Body concept and body schema and their relationship with psychopathological symptoms within acute paranoid schizophrenia”.Specialist Training in Psychiatry, Neurology and Psychosomatic Medicine.
Consultant Psychiatrist, Newham Community NHS Trust / East London & the City University Mental Health NHS Trust, now East London NHS Foundation Trust. Clinical Director for Adult Mental Health in Newham; Since 2013 Associate Medical Director Research & Innovation East London 

Membershipsand Appointments:
Member/Fellow of Royal College of Psychiatrists (FRCPsych); Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Unit for Social & Community Psychiatry, Queen Mary University of London. Member of the German Association for Psychosomatic Medicine. Chair of the research section of German Association for Body Psychotherapy (part of European Association of Body Psychotherapy). Patron of the Association for Dance Movement Psychotherapy UK.
2008-2011: Visiting Professor University of Hertfordshire, School of Psychology
Since 2011: Honorary Professor University of Essex, Centre for Psychonanalytic Studies, UK
Since 2012: Honorary Professor of Psychiatry, St George's Medical School, University of Nicosia, Cyprus