Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Psychosomatics – Transcultural Psychiatry and Psychotherapy


Dr. med. Bernhard Küchenhoff, FMH Psychiatry and Psychotherapy 
Vice Director Clinic
Telephone: +41 (0)44 384 22 36

Biography and Research Focus

Dr. Bernhard Kuechenhoff is the Vice-Director of the University Hospital of Psychiatry Zurich East. After finishing his medical studies (at the universities in Würzburg, Freiburg, Berlin, Heidelberg), Bernhard Kuechenhoff studied philosophy, German litterature and ethnology at the University in Heidelberg. He became certified in the specialities of psychiatry, psychotherapy and neurology. He works since 1989 at the University Hospital of Psychiatry in Zurich. Research focuses are: History of psychiatry; transcultural psychiatry and psychotherapy; psychiatry and philosophy.