About our director

Vagif Mammedovich Rakhmanov

Academician of the Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine,
Academician of the European Academy of Natural Sciences,
professor, doctor of medical sciences,
Professor of the International Personnel Academy,
member of the European Association of Psychotherapists,
Honored Doctor of Ukraine,
Honored innovator of Ukraine,
scientific consultant of the department of hearing rehabilitation of the Institute of Otolaryngology of Ukraine,
director of the branch of psychoanalysts of Ukraine,
the head of the Ukrainian Center for Psychotherapeutic Rehabilitation,
director of the Institute of Child and Family Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Psychology, Medical and Psychosocial Rehabilitation


Since August 1979 he has been working in the Dnipropetrovsk Psychoneurological Hospital as a psychiatrist (psychotherapist) at the invitation of Dnepropetrovsk Regional Health Department. He received training in psychotherapy, psychiatry (child and adult), acupuncture, physiotherapy, audiology, audiology. The doctor of the highest category in childhood and adult psychiatry.

At the beginning of his career in the hospital he worked in the department of neuroses, treated patients with neurotic and somatoform disorders, as well as outpatient treatment of patients with organic and functional impairments, in particular sensorineural hearing impairment, autism, autistic circle disorders, infantile cerebral paralysis, anorexia and etc., in the psychotherapeutic surdologic office organized for the first time in the country.

Constantly introduces and develops new methods of treating patients with functional and organic pathologies.

The Scientific Medical Council of the Ministry of Health of the USSR – 1982, the problem scientific and technical commission of the Kiev Research Institute of Otolaryngology (1981, 1982, 1984, 1985), the Institute of General and Pedagogical Psychology of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of the USSR – 1982, Dnepropetrovsk Medical Institute, Ukrainian Institute for Advanced Training of Physicians, Research Institute of Psychiatry. VM Bekhterev and others approved the method developed by him and recommended it for wide application.

Since 1983, together with the Research Institute for Preschool Education of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of the USSR, a dynamic observation of a group of patients with sensorineural defects in the hearing organ has been carried out. This method of treatment is approved by the same institute and recommended for use.

From 1986 to 2016 he works as the head of the newly formed psychotherapeutic surdologic department No. 42 of the Dnepropetrovsk Regional Clinical Psychiatric Hospital.

In 1986 and 1989, 1990, 1991, on the instructions of the Ministry of Health of the USSR, the Central Department of Treatment and Prevention of the developed psychotherapeutic method published 4 methodical recommendations.

For active participation in the development and promotion of new methods of diagnosis and treatment of hearing defects (1984), the Presidium of the Ukrainian Republican Board of the All-Union Scientific and Technical Society awarded him with the Certificate of Honor.

In 1985 for the developed complex of psychophysiological psychophysical methods of treatment of sick children with disabilities, incl. with a sensorineural hearing defect, autism, an autistic circle of disorders, etc., was awarded a first degree diploma and was awarded the title of Laureate of LKMU and URSNTT. In 1986, at the Republican competition for the best invention in the field of medicine, biology and medical technology, created by young scientists during the years of the Ninth Five-Year Plan (1981-1985), his inventions were awarded a prize. He repeatedly took first place at the regional competitions for the best rationalization proposals in the field of medicine.

Taking into account the positive results of the treatment, by decision No. 10.0210-161 of 16.04.86, the Ministry of Health of the USSR permitted the opening of a regional psychotherapeutic surdologic center on the basis of the regional psycho-neurological hospital for 60 beds with a polyclinic method. Since the opening of the center in October 1986. M. Rakhmanov was appointed its head. Since 1989 the center has received the status of the Republican Scientific and Practical Center. Such a center is the first in the country and abroad.

In 1989, for the development of new non-pharmacological psychosocial methods of rehabilitation of patients with disabilities and functional disorders, he was awarded a gold medal of the Exhibition of Economic Achievements of the USSR.

In 1989 he defended his thesis at the Research Institute. V.M. Bekhterev (St. Petersburg).

In 1991 he was awarded the title of Honored Rationalizer of Ukraine.

In 1992 he defended his doctoral dissertation in the Institute of Psychiatry. VM Bekhtereva (St. Petersburg).

In 2009 – a second defense of a doctoral dissertation (nostrification) in the Institute of Social, Forensic Psychiatry and Narcology of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.

In 1999 – Member of the European Association of Psychotherapists.

In 2001 for the development of methods for assisting patients with severe organic pathology of the central nervous system, the Presidium of the International Personnel Academy was awarded the title of Honorary Professor.

Since 24.07.2002, by order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine No. 285, the center has been renamed the “Ukrainian Center for Psychotherapeutic Rehabilitation”, the director of which was Rakhmanov VM.
For the development of non-drug therapy is a laureate of the Central Committee of the LCYU of Ukraine and URSNTO (1985), awarded the Order of NI. Pirogova (2009), in the year of 2009. – a medal to them. GV Leibniz, who is awarded the homeopathic association of Germany; Order of Yaroslav the Wise (2009), honorary diplomas of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Dnepropetrovsk Regional State Administration and others.

In 2011 he was awarded the Order of St. Sophia, I st. with the presentation of a diploma and a memorable statuette.
Committee nomination them. Socrates introduced Professor Rakhmanov VM to the honorary award “The Name in Science”. On July 12, 2012 he became the owner of the honorary title “The Name in Science” with the award of the diploma and the sign “For Contribution to the World Science” on the Blue Ribbon (Dublin). The name of Professor Rakhmanov VM is included in the World Register of Outstanding Scientists of the World.
Also in 2012. received the “For the Health of the Nation” award and the “For a Significant Contribution to the Development of Ukraine’s Healthcare Image” of the Supreme Council of Ukraine and the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine.

2013 was marked in many years of medical and scientific practice by recognition at the state level – awarded the title of Honored Doctor of Ukraine.
2013 – awarded the “Star of the Patriot of Ukraine” for the demonstrated patriotism and impeccable service to Ukraine.

2014 – a letter of gratitude from the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Health Care and awarding the medal “For the significant personal contribution to the establishment and development of the health care system in Ukraine, the long and dedicated service to the chosen cause, professionalism, high skill, vivid scientific and practical achievements, responsiveness and love of people. ”

2014 – The Academy of Sciences of Higher Education of Ukraine honors the name of M.M. Ostrogradsky.

2015 – for his contribution to the development of higher education in Ukraine, he was awarded the St. Vladimir Prize.

2016 – awarded the jubilee sign of the Order “Velika Ukraina. 25 років незалежності ».
2016 – awarded with the diploma and medal “MAHMUD KASQARI-1000”, Azerbaijan
2016 – Diploma of the EMA “Best Medical Practice”
2016 – Diploma of Academician of the International Academy of Education and Science

2017 – Diploma of the winner of the open International Competition “Scientist of the Year – 2016” and the emblem of the International Research Center for Scientific Achievement (Chicago, USA).