Zsanett Tarnok, PhD

Zsanett Tarnok, PhD



Professional career

Vadaskert Foundation, Vadaskert Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic, Budapest, Hungary

2001- 2018 Leading clinical psychologist, neuropsychologist, research fellow

2004- present Founder and leader of Tourette’s Syndrome Program in Vadaskert Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic

2018- present Director of Vadaskert Foundation for the Mental Health of Children

Semmelweis Medical University Clinical Psychology Department, Budapest, Hungary

2008- Teaching Clinical psychology and neuropsychology in Clinical Psychologist post gradual program

2019- Teaching clinical neuropsychology in Clinical Neuropsychologist post gradual program


2009- Family therapist

2008 PhD in Neuroscience, Semmelweis University of Budapest, PhD School (Neuropsychology and Genetics)

2007 Clinical Neuropsychologist, Semmelweis University of Budapest, Faculty of Medicine

2005 Clinical Psychologist, Semmelweis University of Budapest Faculty of Medicine

2002 University of Szeged Faculty of Arts MA degree in Hungarian Language Literature and Pedagogy

2001 University of Szeged Faculty of Arts MA degree in Psychology

1995-1996 Jefferson College, Hillsboro, Missouri, USA, full athletic scholarship


• 2019- TicGenetics Tourette International Collaboration Study, National Institute of Mental Health USA, Rutger’s University Personal Investigator in Budapest site https://tic-genetics.org

• 2018-2019 EFOP-2.2.0-16-2016-00002 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Development of National Health Care System. Validation of the Yale Global Tic Severity Scale and publishing a collection of Questionnaires in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

• 2012-project coordinator and personal investigator in EMTICS (European Multicentre Tics Study)- 7th Framework Programme in Europe www.emtics.eu