A native of Moscow, Russia I began my studies in psychology at the State Pedagogical University in Moscow. In 1998, I was awarded a MBA from California State University Hayward, USA. After which I garnered experience working for multinational companies.
My husband and I have been happily married for more than 15 years, and living in Germany since 2001. We are the proud parents of two children.
In Germany, having completed intensive training in order to practice as a mental health professional, I continue training courses to widen my scope of understanding with consideration to how it/they may serve clients better. I am a member of the German Verband Freier Psychotherapeuten, Heilpraktiker für Psychotherapie und Psychologischer Berater e. V. (VFP) and the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (ICEEFT) in Canada. IIPB combines not only my extensive knowledge, but also my international and intercultural experiences.
Courses in Communication Science and Sociology
Master of Business Administration, International Business Option, including selected courses in International Human Resource Management, International Marketing, and Consumer Behaviour
Diploma with Distinction in Linguistic and Education, selected courses in General Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Personality Psychology, Linguistics, Psycholinguistics, and Education Science
Psychological and psychotherapeutic training in Germany:
Certificate: Neuro-Linguistic Programming 2013 International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy, ICEEFT, Germany – Canada. Externship in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy 2012 Hamburger Heilpraktiker Academy, Germany.
Certificate: Individual, Couples and Family Counselling, Systemic Virginia Satir Approach 2011 Generation 2000 Psychotherapy Conference Paracelsus School, Bremen, Germany.
Modern Methods in Children and Adolescent Counselling 2011 German Paracelsus School, Hamburg, Germany.
Certificate: Hypnosystemic Therapy 2010-2011 German Paracelsus School, Hamburg, Germany.
Certificate: Intensive Training in Psychological Counselling 2010 German Paracelsus School, Hamburg, Germany.
Certificate: Person-Centered Counselling, Rogerian Approach