Michal Miovský

Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist

Speaker

Drugs have been with us since the beginning. We've never truly had them under our control. Addictive substances are a source of both paradoxes and conflicts. In conjunction with these substances, we're left with many questions and it's not always easy to find answers.

The dilemmas and ethics questions connected to drugs leave an impact on the individual, society and how they operate. Does a positive recourse or direction exist that we could take? Michal Miovský will present his point of view on the matter.

Michal is a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist. During his career Michal worked as a counselor in a day care centre, a researcher at the Institute of Psychology, Czech Acedemy of Sciences. At the Department of Psychology at Palacký University in Olomouc he dedicated his time to methodology research, treatment and the prevention of problems caused by the use of addictive substances. Michal also headed the Centre for Addictology of the Psychiatric Clinic 1st LF UK in Prague. At present, he is the head of the Clinic of Addictology, and at the same time he is the vice-dean of the 1st Medical Faculty of Charles University in Prague for non-medical study programs. 

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