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Jan Hilbig, MD, Consultant Psychiatrist, Head of Department of Psychosocial Rehabilitation at the Vilnius Municipal Mental Health Centre Resident trainer at Vilnius University Cognitive behaviour therapy, Dialectic behaviour therapy, Imagery rescripting and reprocessing therapy Medicine studies at Greifswald (Germany) and Vilnius (Lithuania) universities, Residency of Psychiatry in Vilnius (Lithuania) and Egenhausen (Germany) Currently studies of integrated psychotherapy at de'ignis institute, Germany (until February 2018)
Recent publications: Patients' resilience and distress over time: Is resilience a prognostic indicator of treatment? Pakalniškienė V, Viliūnienė R, Hilbig J. Compr Psychiatry. 2016 Aug;69:88-99. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2016.05.010. Epub 2016 May 20. Resilience in a reborn nation: Validation of the Lithuanian Resilience Scale for Adults (RSA). Hilbig J, Viliūnienė R, Friborg O, Pakalniškienė V, Danilevičiūtė V. Compr Psychiatry. 2015 Jul;60:126-33. doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2015.02.003. Epub 2015 Feb 17.
Translating the Clinical Outcomes in Routine Evaluation Outcome Measure (CORE-OM) into Lithuanian. Viliūnienė R, Evans C, Hilbig J, Pakalniškienė V, Danilevičiūtė V, Laurinaitis E, Navickas A. 1. Nord J Psychiatry. 2013 Oct;67(5):305-11. doi: 10.3109/08039488.2012.745599. Epub 2012 Dec 11. Brief description of our Rehabilitation unit: Learning to live: Inclusion through enhancement of skills Our Psychosocial Rehabilitation Centre is offering evidence-based skills training enabling our clients to pursue essential life goals and values in spite of severe mental disorder. Most of our clients come to our department for rehabilitation services one to several times a week, a small minority can stay in hospital at the beginning of the rehabilitation process. Or basic approach to each client's situation is Case management, mainly delivered by occupational therapists.
The department was created by the help of Jean-Pierre Wilken and Dirk den Hollander, who conducted training according to the CARe model. Some of the therapeutic methods used include: - Occupational therapy - Cognitive behaviour therapy (MCT, DBT, ACT, Behavioural activation) - Art and Music therapy - Cognitive remediation - Sports therapy - Pharmacologic therapy