The Buda Health Center is one of the leading private institutions of Budapest offering its patients personalized comprehensive health care.


Perczel-Forintos, Dóra, MD


Cognitive behaviour therapist, mindfulness tutor, mainly treats patients with anxiety diseases, depression, somatisation and headache.

Medical specialism

  • Anxiety diseases
  • Trauma processing and post-traumatic states
  • Depression and self-evaluation problems
  • Psychosomatic diseases
  • Diseases related to stress
  • Lifestyle problems, self-knowledge questions

Professional experience

  • 1984 – 2001: Department of Psychiatry, Semmelweis University
    • Psychologist
    • Academic assistant
    • 1994 – 2001: Clinical psychologist
    • 1994 – 2001: Academic adjunct
  • 1998 – 2001: Psychology Counselling Center, Central European University
    • Counselling psychologist
  • 2001 – : Department of Psychology, Semmelweis University
    • Head of Clinical Psychology course
    • 2001 – 2016: Head of Department and Associate Professor
    • 2017 – : Head of Department and Professor
  • 2001 – 2007: National Center for Psychiatry and Neurology
    • Psychological director
  • 2015 – : Buda Health Center

Education and qualifications

  • 1983: relaxation mode course
  • 1984: psychology degree, Eötvös Loránd University
  • 1986: person-centred psychotherapy course
  • 1990 – 1992: behavioural therapy and hypnosis, Harvard Medical School
  • 1994: qualifying exam in clinical psychology
  • 1994: MA dissertation
  • 1997: psychological sciences candidate
  • 1995 – 1998: cognitive psychotherapy course, Cognitive Therapy Centre, Oxford University
  • 2000: qualifying exam in psychotherapy
  • 2001: cognitive behaviour therapeutic
  • 2004: European accreditation psychotherapeutic

Language skills

  • English advanced level

Scientific activity

  • Naturalised and dispersed cognitive psychotherapy
  • Invented new methods in the area of psychotherapy for Hungarian patient care: assertive training, social competence development training, weight reduction behaviour therapy groups, problem solving training, mindfulness training and cognitive therapy based on conscious presence
  • Author of books: „Kognitív viselkedésterápia, Higgyük a szemünknek, Kérdőívek, Becslőskálák a klinikai pszichológiában”
  • In 2014 she began to naturalise the „Tudatos jelenlét alapú kognitív terápia (MBCT)” course and the serious recurrent depression MBCT treatment based on the Oxford University Cognitive Therapy Centre and Department of Psychology

Should You like to make an appointment with our collegue for private consultation, please dial the number +36-1-489-5200, where our dispatchers will answer your call between 8am and 8pm every weekday!

Suspension of outpatient and inpatient care in non-acute cases

Dear Visitor,

Amidst the current epidemiological situation and in line with the orders of the competent government bodies, the Buda Health Center (BEK Kft.) is suspending its outpatient and inpatient care in non-acute cases with immediate effect.      

We will continuously keep our contractual partners posted about how the logistics of the services evolve through the competent experts and those responsible for organising our healthcare provision.      

As far as ongoing treatments are concerned, our dispatchers will continuously keep patients posted following the guidance of their respective doctors. Should you have any questions, we recommend contacting your doctor via email through the institute’s email address.      

This measure will change based on central orders upon the alleviation of the epidemic.      


Péter Pál Varga, M.D.
General Director