It's Complicated

Ilya Kulagin

Psychiatrist & Psychotherapist

MD qualified cognitive-behavior psychotherapist, offering online consultations in English & Russian. Mainly focusing on anxiety spectrum disorders, depression, traumatic events, and personality disorders.
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About me

I'm a certified psychiatrist and psychotherapist from Russia based in Barcelona.

My professional path began with studying general medicine at the First Moscow State Medical University, after which I completed a clinical residency in psychiatry at the Psychiatric Hospital No. 1 in Moscow. As a student, I was actively involved in WHO-curated research projects in Italy and Chile. During my residency, I also undertook training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at the Beck Institute in Pennsylvania, USA.

With a background in psychiatry and psychotherapy, I gained work experience at the European Medical Center in Moscow, where my primary focus was on providing mental health care to foreigners living in Russia. I had an opportunity to work with people from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds, improving my understanding of intercultural mental health care.

Additionally, during the challenging times of the Covid-19 pandemic I gained work experience in a general practice, furthering my medical skills and knowledge.

Currently, I am a student of the postgraduate program in cyberpsychology in the University of Barcelona supported by Erasmus Mundus. I am always looking for innovative insights in the study of mental health and passionate about using modern technology in psychology and psychiatry.

My approach

Using my diverse clinical and research experience, I bring a comprehensive perspective to my work. In my practice I use only evidence-based treatment modalities, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness, adapting my therapeutic approach to meet the unique needs of every client.

With me as your therapist, you can expect a professional approach, in a safe and friendly environment where we work collaboratively to address your problems and achieve the positive changes you desire.

If you have any questions, feel free to write to me on Telegram @kulaginmd

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Qualifications and experience

2014 - 2020 - Bachelor of Medicine, First Moscow State Medical University, Russia. 2020 - 2022 - Residency in Psychiatry, Psychiatric Hospital no. 1 of Moscow, Russia. 2021 - CBT training in Beck Institute, USA. 2022 - today - Master in Cyberpsychology, Joint Master Program supported by Erasmus Mundus. The University Lusófona, Portugal. The University of Barcelona, Spain. The Université Paris Cité, France.
2018 - Scientific internship in Università degli Studi di Genova, Italy. Visiting researcher. I've studied the pathology of creatine metabolism in athletes. 2019 - Scientific internship in Universidad de Concepción, Chile. Visiting researcher. I've studied the pathogenesis of brucellosis and analyzed affective disorders in infected patients. 2021 - 2022 - General Practitioner in 1st Clinical Hospital of Medsi Hospital Group, Russia. Physician during Covid-19 pandemic. 2021 - 2022 - Psychiatrist in European Medical Center of Moscow, Russia. Psychiatrist in a hospital that is focused on working with foreigners living in Russia. 2022 - today - Psychotherapist at Kyan Health, Swiss. Online counselor in a Swiss-based digital health company that provides mental health care to employees of international corporations.
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