Psychologist and a Psychotherapist – Germany
SACK, Martin, M.D., associated professor and research scientist, is at the head of the division of psychotraumatology at the department of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University Munich.
2014/15 fellow at the Institute of Advanced Studies Berlin (Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin). 2000 research fellowship at the Trauma Center, Boston University Medical School (Prof. Bessel van der Kolk). 2008 EMDRIA Research Award. 2010 Hamburger Preis Persönlichkeitsstörungen. From 2008 - 2012 president of the Deutschsprachige Gesellschaft für Psychotraumatologie (DeGPT).
Research focus: Trauma related disorders, Neurobiology of PTSD and Dissociative Disorders, Resource oriented therapy and Salutogenesis, Working mechanism of EMDR, Individualized Psychotherapy.
General working mechanism of trauma-focused therapies – some conclusions from research findings on EMDR.