Reasons why I don’t work with children

Sometimes I receive calls from parents who ask me to consult their child. In such cases, my recommendation to them is to contact a child psychologist, because I do not work with children.

What can a child psychologist do for you?

Child psychologists will give you the most accurate information on whether your child’s psychosocial, motor and […]

By |January 27th, 2023|Counseling|0 Comments

What is pro bono work and how to take advantage of it?

What is pro bono work?
“Pro bono” is the shortened form of the Latin phrase “pro bono publico”. It means “in the public interest”. The practice of working pro bono originally started in the legal field. Lawyers, and later other consultants, volunteered their services, usually to non-governmental organizations or individuals who could not afford to pay […]

By |January 13th, 2023|Counseling|0 Comments

First year of Reality Therapy training completed

In March 2021, I started my five-year training program in Reality Therapy at the European Institute for Reality Therapy. The members of our group came from Bulgaria, Malta, and Morocco.
From our first online meeting…
Today, a year later, we are the first Bulgarian class of future RT therapists. We completed our first year of basic skills, […]

By |March 28th, 2022|Counseling|0 Comments

What is health psychology?

The science of health psychology seeks answers to a number of important questions related to preventive measures to sustain personal and public health. What are the personal characteristics of people who find it easier to lead a healthy lifestyle? What does it mean for an illness to have a psychological origin? How does income affect […]

By |February 16th, 2022|Counseling|0 Comments

Do you keep up to your resolutions?

Happy New Year! May we all have more common sense in 2022, more love and respect and less fear, frustration and anxiety.

What are your 2022 resolutions? Eat healthier? Manage your finances better? Quit smoking? Nearly half of the people in the world make New Year’s resolutions. And this is quite natural – every passing year […]

By |January 8th, 2022|Counseling|0 Comments

Beck Institute CBT Certified Clinician

This Christmas is extraordinarily significant to me – I earned one of my greatest gifts in the realm of professional life – the title of Beck Institute CBT Certified Clinician. I was hardworking, consistent and dedicated to the cause of providing quality mental health services in my country. The result – a recognition of success […]

By |December 13th, 2021|Counseling|0 Comments

Which one is your personality disorder?

Personality disorders are regarded by mental health scientists as one of the most controversial categories of mental disorders. For decades psychologists argue about the diagnostic criteria of these “problems of character”. Some colleagues go so far as to refrain from diagnosing them at all. However, when a person keeps facing specific difficulties in a given area […]

By |January 26th, 2021|Counseling|0 Comments

Difficult personality or Bipolar Disorder?

People suffering from bipolar disorder are often labeled “crazy” along with schizophrenic patients and borderline personalities. They “win” that label with their emotional lability and extreme moods. If you are the partner of someone with bipolar disorder, you surely know how exhausting and confusing communication with them is. The swings from sadness to euphoria can […]

By |January 11th, 2021|Counseling|0 Comments

Existential anxiety and the fear of growing old

Existential anxiety may occur at any point in life. It is very typical for periods of transition. For instance, with the advancement of age, we face a lot of disillusionment, anxiety and regrets, which we have so far suppressed thanks to the belief life is ahead of us and we have time for everything. Later […]

By |August 11th, 2020|Counseling|0 Comments

Online psychotherapy in a time of crisis

Online psychotherapy has become trendy over the past few months. The majority of states declared a lock-down. Bulgaria made no exception. Most psychologists in the country switched to online counseling in order to assist in the fight against the corona-virus spread. Online psychotherapy has previously been applied mainly to clients from remote locations or expats, […]

By |May 26th, 2020|Counseling|0 Comments