Ulrich Schnyder, MD
Ulrich Schnyder, MD, is a psychiatrist, licensed psychotherapist, and Professor Emeritus of psychiatry and psychotherapy at University of Zurich, Switzerland.
Until 2018, Ulrich was head of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the University Hospital Zurich. His scientific activities are focused on various aspects of traumatic stress research, including epidemiology, neurobiology, psychotherapy, and pharmacotherapy for PTSD, and resilience to stress. More recently, he has focused on refugee mental health and the emotional, psychosocial, and physical consequences of child maltreatment.
Dr. Schynyder is past President of the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ESTSS), the International Federation for Psychotherapy (IFP), and the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS). In 2013, he received the ESTSS Wolter de Loos Award for Distinguished Contribution to Psychotraumatology in Europe, and in 2016, he received the ISTSS Lifetime Achievement Award.
Ulrich Schnyder is Honorary Member of the International Federation for Psychotherapy (IFP).