Doctor of Medicine, Pomeranian Medical Academy, Szczecin, 1991. Psychiatrist, Institute Psychiatry and Neurology, Warsaw, 1997. Psychotherapist, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland, 2001.
Assistant department psychiatry Pomeranian Academy Medicine, Szczecin, 1991—1995. Research fellow Deutch Akademy Austausch Dienst, Berlin, 1996. Research fellow Humboldt fellowship Berlin, Hamburg, 1997—1999.
Senior assistant department psychiatry Pomeranian Academy Medicine, Szczecin, Poland, 2000—2003, professor psychiatry Poland, since 2004, professor, head department psychiatry, since 2004.
Member of World Biological Association Psychiatrists, International Society Biological Research in Alcoholism.
Married Agnieszka Samochowiec, September 6, 2003. 1 child Piotr-Michal.