Doctor of Medicine, Copernicus School Medicine, Krakow, Poland, 1981. Master of Arts in Psychology, Jagiellonian University, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, Copernicus School Medicine, 1991.
From assistant to lecturer Collegium Medicum Jagiellonian University, Krakow, 1982-1995. Psychotherapeutic training Institute of Group Analysis, Heidelberg, Germany. Associate professor Medical University Warsaw, Poland, 1996-1999, professor Poland, since 1999, head II department psychiatry Poland, since 2000.
Member Polish Psychiatric Association (psychotherapy section), New York Academy of Sciences.
Married Bogna Ewa Opolska, October 4, 1981. Children: Agata, Jakub.