Psychological help – duty hours of specialists
The purpose of on-call specialists will be to make an initial diagnosis of clients’ problems and plan support for individuals and families using their services. Specialists will provide free assistance in a safe environment needed to share problems and experiences of those in need of support. Specialists will provide expert advice, motivate them to take action to improve the life situation of the families receiving support.
Psychologist for children and adolescents
Psychological consultations may include, but are not limited to: diagnosing the overall development of children and adolescents, problems and disorders that occur in children and adolescents (such as anxiety disorders). Our specialists use a variety of modern and traditional diagnostic methods. Once the disorder is accurately diagnosed, they plan the course of therapy and suggest to parents one of the available treatment methods. Most often, after consultation and interview, individual or group therapy is implemented. If the problem is family relationships and it is these that need repair, family therapy is suggested.
Psychologist for adults
The psychologist is engaged in receiving patients, making a proper psychological diagnosis and providing support. His tasks include professional opinion and counseling. He helps people with all kinds of problems and disorders to eliminate or reduce them; together with the client, he analyzes the causes of disorders, helps him to learn and understand his behavior.
The psychologist’s individual approach to the client ensures adequate support for the diagnosed problem. In turn, the use of various psychological techniques guarantees adaptation to his needs and abilities. The form of an on-call service makes it possible for the interested party to benefit from the psychologist’s assistance, depending on the needs, in one or many sessions. Psychological assistance should be effective, so the results will depend primarily on the psychologist’s extensive knowledge and skills, as well as the client’s willingness to accept support.
A form of support for people experiencing marital conflicts, parenting problems, parental conflicts with adolescent children, chronic illness and any crisis in the family. It is also essential for treating eating disorders as well as adult children’s conflicts with parents. During meetings with the family in question, the therapist tries to understand what the family’s troubles are and how the way the whole family functions contributes. The family therapist works both individually with family members and in groups working with the whole family at the same time. The main task of systemic therapy is to repair relationships in the family, strengthening its bonds. The therapist assists the family in the process of building mutual understanding and empathy.
Training of social skills with elements of sociotherapy
Topics of classes in the form of workshops include, among others: issues in the area of social skills development. Regular meetings are aimed at integrating the group and correcting behavioral disorders. It is also important to familiarize the participants of the classes with social skills, which means having knowledge of what, how and when to do in order to achieve a measured interpersonal goal, as well as understanding why something works or not in human relations. Workshop topics are tailored to the needs and abilities of each group. Developing social competence during the classes allows participants to increase interpersonal as well as intrapsychic competence. The program of classes also includes issues related to the development of leadership competencies, so as to shape a pro-social and pro-citizen attitude among young people, directing them to take action for the benefit of others. During the workshop, participants will learn the principles, methods and techniques of effective communication, assertiveness, conflict resolution, negotiation, etc., while practicing the acquired competencies in a safe workshop environment. They will gain the ability to communicate verbally and non-verbally, which is an integral part of communicating with others.