Dr. Asja Laptijeva


Dr. Asja Laptijeva


Since 2014 the doctor have an experience working in the psychiatric profile day hospital of the Riga Psychiatry and Narcology Center, as well as consulting in the outpatient center. During the residency, she have gained an experience in a psychiatric hospital by working as a doctor-trainee in the admission department, in the narcology profile departments, as well as in the EMS field team, in consulting work at the Operational Management Center. Gained experience in treating various mental disorders and participating in the rehabilitation of psychiatric patients in a multidisciplinary team together with a psychologist, psychotherapist, music, art therapist, occupational therapist, physiotherapist.

Especially interested in the treatment of various types of mental disorders in adults - acute and prolonged psychotic disorders, bipolar disorders, depression, sleep disorders, somatoform disorders, adaptation disorders. In her work, great attention is paid to an individual approach to each patient, a detailed history of collection, lifestyle, risk assessment, lifestyle modification. Different approaches to psychopharmacotherapy are used for treatment, but combinations of different types of psychotherapy and medication are considered to be the most effective.


Riga Stradins University, Faculty of Continuing Education, residency in the field of psychiatry, certificate of a doctor-psychiatrist, 2010 - 2014

Riga Stradins University, Faculty of Medicine - doctor's degree, 2004 - 2010

I regularly participate in and supplement my knowledge in psychiatry, psychotherapy and interdisciplinary conferences and congresses in Latvia

Professional experience

Riga Psychiatry and Narcology Center, psychiatrist, 2014 - present

SIA “Moderns Medikals”, doctor-trainee in psychiatry, 2014 - 2016

Association of health centers “Pļavnieki”, doctor-psychiatrist, 2014 - 2015

Emergency Medical Service, Physician-Consultant of the Operational Management Center, 2012 - 2015

Emergency Medical Service, trainee doctor in field teams, 2011 - 2012

Riga Psychiatry and Narcology Center, resident doctor in psychiatry, doctor-trainee in the admission department, 2010 - 2014

Children's Clinical University Hospital, Department of Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery, Acting Nurse, 2008 - 2010

Membership in associations

Member of the Latvian Psychiatric Association

Language skills

Latvian, Russian and partly English

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