Lic. phil. Tomas Kianicka

Neuropsychologist FSP

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Lic. phil. Tomas Kianicka is a specialist in neuropsychology and a certified neuropsychological assessor. He is experienced in neuropsychological assessments of patients who are suffering from neurological and degenerative brain diseases, in the assessment of the fitness to drive and in the evaluation of the capacity to work from the neuropsychological point of view.

Lic. phil. Tomas Kianicka studied at the University of Zurich, where he earned a master with the focus on the development and abnormal psychology in childhood and adolescence. After a few years working as a psychologist in this field he worked as a neuropsychologist at the Swiss Epilepsy Clinic and the Rehaclinic Zurzach-Baden.

For several years lic. phil. Tomas Kianicka worked as a member of the medical claims team for Swiss Re (Swiss Reinsurance Company), where he mainly assessed disability claims, consulted claims examiners and conducted training in claims handling.
From 2014 to 2018 Lic. phil. Tomas Kianicka worked as a neuropsychologist in the regional hospital in Biel, where he headed the neuropsychological team and the „Le Drive“, a centre for the assessment of the fitness to drive. As from 2017 he has been conducting medical assessments for the Swiss Disability Insurance (Schweizerische Invalidenversicherung IV).

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Seit 2018
Practitioner NeuroCentre Enge, Zurich
Seit 2017
Medical assessments (Swiss Disability Ins., private Ins., Courts of law), Bern and Zurich
2014 – 2018
Head of neuropsychology and „Le Drive“, regional hospital Biel
2004 – 2013
Claims Specialist Life & Health, Swiss Re, Zurich
2000 – 2004
Clinical neuropsychologist Rehaclinic Zurzach-Baden, head of neuropsychology Clinic Freihof Baden
2000 – 2003
Freelance Consultant (assessment centre – employee selection) Human Resources Management Advisory Partner AG and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Business Development Consulting, Zurich
1998 – 2002
Delegated psychotherapy Dr. med. St. Unger, Zurich
1999
Psychologist social pedagogic centre Rötel, Zurich
1999
Replacement neuropsychologist Swiss Epilepsy Clinic, Zurich
1998 – 1999
Assistant psychologist psychiatric centre for children and youth (KJPD) Kanton Thurgau, Weinfelden
1998
Internship neuropsychologist, Swiss Epilepsy Clinic, Zurich
1994 – 1997
Educator Swiss Epilepsy Clinic, Zurich
1982 – 1994
Certified tennisteacher and organisator of tenniscamps

2016 – 2017
Advanced training in insurance-medical assessments SIM (Swiss Insurance Medicine), Switzerland
2014 – 2017
Curriculum specialist in neuropsychology (FSP-Fachtitel Neuropsychologie), Switzerland
2016
Certificate „Good Clinical Practice“ (GCP), online-modules 1-3, medavante Inc., USA
2005 – 2011
Various advanced training modules on social and private insurance, Switzerland
2000 – 2004
Various advanced training modules in neuropsychology and psychotherapy, Switzerland, Germany
1997 – 2000
Curriculum in client-centered therapy (Carl Rogers, Schw. Gesellschaft für Gesprächspsychotherapie SGGT), Switzerland
1996 – 1999
Certificate „psychology of children and youth“, University of Zurich
1985 – 1992
Master in psychology, mass media, Spanish linguistics, University of Zurich
1987
Certificate tennis teacher, Switzerland
1978 – 1984
Matura Typ. B, Kantonsschule Freudenberg, Zurich

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