Jana Chihai

MD, PhD, MsC, psychiatrist and psychotherapist from Republic of Moldova, associate professor in Psychiatry Department of State Medical and Pharmaceutical University “Nicolae Testemitanu” in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova and senior Mental Health Advisor in Trimbos Institute Moldova, project MENSANA. Additionally she is a President of National Society of Psychiatrists, Narcologists, Psychotherapist and Clinical Psychologists.

She studied medicine and psychiatry, received psychotherapeutic specialization in European School of Psychotherapy, Socio- and Somatoanalyse in Strasbourg, France and Association of Integrative Psychotherapy and Clinical Psychology, Iași Romăna.  

She finished master degree in Public Mental Health, Policy and Services in medical University de Nova in Lisbon, Portugal and remaster in socio-economic research in mental health in Berkley University of California. She has different training and education in prestigious institutions from the Netherlands, Switzerland, Hungary, Romania, Russia, France and USA.

From 2000 she promoted a new approach in mental health – Community-based services and is very implicated in mental health reform in Republic of Moldova.