Aleksandra Nowak, Ph.D. 

EDUCATION:

  •  1993-1998 – M.A. in Psychology, Silesian University (Department of Psychology and Pedagogics), Katowice, Poland
  • 11.2003 – First Degree of Specialization in Clinical Psychology, Training and Examination approved by the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Poland
  • 02.2006 – Ph.D., Silesian University (Department of Psychology and Pedagogics), Katowice, Poland
  • 2007-2011 - Postgraduate Course of Psychotherapy attested by the Polish Psychiatric Association (Scientific Section of Psychotherapy) organized by Polish Ericksonian Institute 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • 1994-1997 – Lulworth Court (Queen Elizabeth Foundation for the Disabled, Essex, England), voluntary work with disabled adults
  • 09.1998.-08.1999. – Polish Association for the Handicapped, Rehabilitation and Education Centre in Katowice, psychologist (psychological diagnosis and psychological support)
  • 09.1999.-03.2009. – Upper Silesian Health Center for Children in Katowice, Department of Pediatric, Endocrinology and Diabetes, clinical psychologist (psychological diagnosis, individual, family and group therapy)
  • 04.2000-06.2013. – Silesian Medical University in Katowice, teacher (lectures and workshops for American students: psychological development, practical aspects of psychology in pediatrics, doctor-patient communication)
  • 10.2003.-04.2016. – Regional House of Nurses and Midwifes in Katowice, teacher (lectures and workshops: communication with patients, stress management)
  • 11.2007.-30.05.2013. – Polish Ericksonan Institute (branch in Katowice), psychotherapist (individual, family, couples and group therapy)
  • 09.2010.-till now – Polish Ericksonan Institute, teacher of ericksonan approach 

TRAINING: 

  • 01.1997. Jolanta Berezowska, „Almost Everything About Love (to Eating)” – therapy of eating disorders, Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (14 hours)
  • 03.1997. Katarzyna Szymańska, „Seeding Seeds” – metaphor and fairytale in therapy, Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (14 hours)
  • 01.2001. Krzysztof Klajs, „Say it Again...” – psychotherapy of obsessive-compulsive patients, Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (14 hours)
  • 11.2001. Jolanta Berezowska, „One Little Step…” – therapy of victims and abusers of  violence,  Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (14 hours)
  • 10.2001.-03.2002. „FAMILY THERAPY  training course” – ericksonian model of working with family, family as a system, couples therapy, Bert Hellinger’s family therapy, resources of therapist working with families, methods of working with children and families, Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (84 hours)
  • 11.2003. Maria Marquardt, “Samson’s Dignity” – therapy with sexually abused patients, Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (14 hours)
  • 04.2004. Polish Ericksonian Conference „Children and Dreams” (Łódź) – psychotherapy of children, adolescents and families (7 hours)
  • 02.-06.2004. „MEETING, RESOURCES, PROCESS” – learning practical skills of psychological help,  Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (70 hours)
  • 12.2004. Maria Marquardt, „The Power of Source” – autohypnosis, Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź  (14 hours)
  • 06.2006. IV European Congress of Ericksonian Hypnosis and Psychotherapy in Cracow (32 hours)
  • 04.2006. Katarzyna Szymańska, „In Hefaystos’ Smithy” – therapy with aggressive children, Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź  (14 hours)
  • 04.2006. Małgorzata Skubacz, „What Can We Play With?” - trans motor play as a method of working with family, Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (14 hours)
  • 06.2006. Maria Marquardt,  „Phoenix” – therapy of PTSD, Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (14 hours)
  • 06.2006. Aleksandra Zawrzel, „The First Session With Family” – Consultation? Contract? Or What?, Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (14 hours)
  • 12.2006. Krzysztof Klajs, „The Royal Way To Unconsciousness” – introduction to ericksonian hypnosis, part I,  Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (36 hours)
  • 10.2007. Rafał Antkowiak, „Peter The Fidget” – therapy with  over reactive children,  Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (15 hours)
  • 06.2008. Aleksandra Zawrzel, „Awakening” – psychotherapy with individuals who call failures in relationships, Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (15 hours)
  • 10.2008. Heribert Doring Meijer (Germany), „Systems Constellations and Therapeutic Rituals” (15 hours)
  • 30.03.–02.04.2008. Jeffrey Zaig (USA), Advanced Training In Ericksonian Hypnotherapy, ZIST, Germany (24 hours);
  • 04.2009. Anna Wierzbowska, Rules of Brief Therapy, Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (15 hours)
  • 05.2009. IX Polish Ericksonian Conference (Poznań) “Psychosomatic and Somatomorphic Disorders” (16 hours)
  • 05.2009. Brent Geary (USA), “Strategic Approach to Therapy of Psychosomatic Disorders” (9 hours)
  • 10.2009. Norma Baretta and Phil Baretta (USA), “Psychosomatics, Psychotherapy and Metaphor” (16 hours)
  • 07.2010. Fundamental, Intermediate and Advanced Intensive Training in Ericksonian Approaches to Brief Hypnotic Psychotherapy, The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Phoenix, Arizona, USA (90 hours)
  • 03.2011. Anna Janik, “About The Meeting Which Will Arise” – therapeutic work with person who has been preparing to pregnancy, to role of mother and has been treating infertility, Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (15 hours)
  • 10.2011. Norma Baretta and Phil Baretta (USA),”Dancing trance” – love, respect and negotiations in couples therapy, Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (16 hours)
  • 03.2012. Krzysztof Klajs, Case study, Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (8,5 hours)
  • 05.2013. Lucyna Lipman, “Negotiations with the body” – control and utilization of pain and the other body signals, Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (15 hours)
  • 06.2014. Jeffrey Zaig (USA), Advanced Techniques of Therapy, Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (9 hours)
  • 04.2015. Krzysztof Klajs, Ericksonian Genogram of Future, Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (9 hours)
  • 10.2015. Emilia Lichtenberg-Kokoszka, Maria Wojaczek, Paulina Kołosowska, Gabriela Eliasz- Łukaszewicz, Prenatal Trauma – causes, consequences, prevention and therapy, Centrum Szkoleń i Usług Psychologicznych ACADEMIA PSYCHE (20 hours)
  • 10.2015. Rebeka Jorgensen, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Polish Psychiatric Association (Scientific Section of Psychotherapy)
  • 11.2015. Norma Baretta (USA), Personal Development of Psychotherapist – the process of individuation and autonomy building in psychotherapy, Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (16 hours)
  • 06.2015.-02.2016. “Trip to Squaw Peak” – marriages and couples therapy, Polish Ericksonian Institute, Łódź (68 hours)

PRICE LIST:

  • individual psychotherapy - 150 PLN (per 50 minutes session)
  • family or couple psychotherapy - 200 PLN (per 60 minutes session)

To make an appointment call: +48 608 66 99 17