Katarzyna Kucharska, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Consultant Psychiatrist, Master Practitioner for Eating Disorders and Obesity (2010, London-ongoing), Head of the Center of Psychosomatics and Health Psychology, at the Institute of Psychology, Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University in Warsaw, Poland.


Previous appointments: Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, London – Visiting Research Fellow (British Council, Wellcome Trust, 2000); Department of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, London – Wellcome Trust Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2002–2003); Cardiff and Vale NHS Teaching Trust (September 2004–September 2007) – Consultant Psychiatrist/Honorary Lecturer in Cardiff Medical School; North East Lincolnshire NHS Trust (October 2007–August 2014) – Consultant Psychiatrist; College Tutor (2007–2009); Medical Director/Medical Responsible Officer in the North East Lincolnshire NHS Trust (September 2009–July 2014); awarded clinical excellence award respectively in 2010 and 2013 in Hull, UK; Department of Neuroses, Personality Disorders, and Eating Disorders, Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Warsaw, Poland (September 2014–January 2019) – Associate Professor and Head of the Department.

Author and co-author of 4 books, 9 book chapters and numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals.

COGNITIVE AND EMOTIONAL TRAPS OF ‘HUNGRY BRAIN’ IN ANOREXIA NERVOSA – THERAPEUTIC IMPLICATIONS