"Our Centre is a core medical institution that uses in its work the latest diagnosing and treatment means, developed in close collaboration with leading research centres. Our doctors are trained to work with modern methods of providing psychotherapeutic care, mental health treatment; all of them have valid certificates and are constantly improving their professional skills. Professors, Doctors and Candidates of Medical Sciences, Doctors with many years of practical work carry out appointments."
After graduating from Alma-Ata State Medical Institute in 1976 he held an internship at the Republican Psychiatric Hospital in Alma-Ata. Until November 1978 he worked as a clinical intern, headed the psychiatric department of Dzhambyl regional Psycho Neurological Clinic (PNC), where he was in charge of diagnosing and curing various neuropsychiatric disorders. From 1978 to 1998 he worked at the Federal State Institution StateResearch Centre (FSI SRC) of Social and Forensic Psychiatry n.a. V.P. Serbskyin Moscow, whose priority area of functioning is studying of manifestation of the most complicated psychiatric anomalies in terms of diagnostics, including those which define social role in the human life. For many years he had been a senior researcher at the Institute, chairman of the forensic-psychiatrical, including complex (psychological, sexologic-, addictologic-) forensic-psychiatrical hospital examinations.
In 1983 he defended his thesis for the degree — Candidate of Medicine, in 1993 he received the title of "Senior Research Worker."
He is the author of more than 50 scientific papers. In 1996 he attended a seminar "Academy of the Teutsch IDEAL Method (ATIM)" in Tel Aviv (Israel). From 1998 he worked in practical psychiatry, psychotherapy as an assistant professor of the psychiatry department of Humanitarian University named after Maimonide, was the head of psychotherapeutic treatment room of the 17th Central Clinic of the Ministry of Defense of Russian Federation.
The psychiatrist's world-view was being formed during the process of studying the scientific works of nosological area founders of Russian Moscow psychiatric school — S.S. Korsakov, P.B. Gannushkin, V.M. Morozov, A.V. Snezhnevsky, A.S. Tiganov.
Professionalism, clinical experience, understanding and love of the patients were formed during the years of work at FSI SRC of Social and Forensic Psychiatry named after V.P. Serbsky under the supervision of academician AMS USSR prof. G.V. Morozov, and later under the supervision of academician RAMS prof. T.B. Dmitrieva, in close cooperation with such well-known psychiatrists and psychiatrists-experts as prof. E.A. Babayan, prof. K.L. Immerman, prof. T.P. Pechernikova, prof. B.V. Shostakovich, prof. V.A. Guriev, Doctor of Medicine A.Z. Agalarzade.
In 2004, he took a course in the Centre of NLP-technologies "PSYCHOTERAPY OF PERSONAL HISTORY" (Moscow).
In 2004 — 2005 trained in sports psychology under the supervision of the famous psychotherapist A.V. Alexeev, who was engaged in training sportsmen of different levels, including the winners and champions of the USSR, the European Championships, World Championships, Olympic Games for more than 40 years. In May 2004 at the stage of pre-Olympic training he worked as a psychotherapist with Russian women's national water polo team. In June 2005 he did the same work with the team "Uralochka" in the city of Zlatoust — multiple champion and winner of Russian championship in water polo (women).
A.M. Gonopolsky's idea of creating an outpatient Centre for the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with neuro-psychiatric disorders has been successfully put into practice in June 2009 (the "Centre of Mental Health "Alliance"). At present moment the Centre works highly efficiently and dynamically develops in all the areas including the modernest, the most innovative and promising areas in the sphere of diagnostics, psycho corrective treatment technologies, therapeutic and rehabilitative measures.
Patent A61M 21/00 "Method of psychotherapeutic training of sportsmen" is being considered in the Russian Agency for Patents and Trademarks. Psychological help by means of this psychotherapeutic technique described in the above-mentioned invention, is provided not only for successful sportsmen (see the website of Elena Muratova — World Champion in freestyle skiing and many more) but also for well-known businessmen, politicians, workers of culture and art.
We can't but emphasize that his professional activity is combined with the active sports life. In early 2000's. together with Y.V. Kolosov, and many others he assisted in the organization and development of mini water polo Federation of Russia for Moscow teams. He regularly performed in mini water polo and swimming competitions, including international ones.
Since 2012 he has been an organizer and leader of the "Moscow Masters" (55 +) team. In June 2012 he won the silver medal at the World Championships in Italy, and now being in this team he does active preparations for the European Championship in Budapest (June 2013).