Specialist profile

About me

anyaserebr@gmail.com        –        +7-962-917-32-69
Prospekt Vernadskogo 105-2-60, Moscow, Russia, 119526
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST, COUNSELOR

I am a clinical psychologist and counsellor with work experience in various psychology, therapy and educational environments. Experience includes working with school children as well as adults using various methods, primarily CBT, as well as performing psychological testing and research. My bilingual background enables me to perform therapy in English and Russian

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • 2017 – Online CBT training program from the Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre Oxford, OX3 7JX, UK.
  • 2016 – Professional training course “Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy for Bipolar Disorder”
    3c Institute, Durham, NC: – Mastering a CBT approach to treating bipolar disorder.
  • 2015 – Professional retraining program in Clinical Psychology
    Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia: – Experience of working in a hospital setting, performing psychological tests and neuropsychological tests
  • 2014 – Certificate program “Cognitive-behavioural therapy for emotional and personality disorders”
    Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia: – Consisted of an educational block on affective and personality disorders and supervision of cases
  • 2012 – M.A. in Counselling psychology
    Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia:
    – Honours degree
    – Honors thesis “Jealousy and Dysfunctional Cognitive Schemas” under the supervision of N.G. Garanyan
    – GPA: 4.0
  • 2010 – B.A. in Psychology
    San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
    – Summa cum laude
    – Minor in Philosophy
    – Teaching and research experience
    – GPA: 4.0

WORK EXPERIENCE

Clinical psychologist, CBT therapist – April 2016 – Present
Mental Health Center – http://www.mhcenter.ru/
Palikha street, 13/1, building 2, Moscow, Russia

Responsibilities:

  • Assessing the psychological state of new clients and deciding on the best course of therapy in their condition.
  • Conducting individual CBT sessions with clients.
  • Working together with psychiatrists, undergoing supervision and consulting with colleagues to obtain best possible results.

 

Clinical psychologist, CBT therapist – February 2015 – Present
Center for Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy “Alvian” – http://www.posclinic.ru/
Leninskij Prospekt 38-1, Moscow, Russia

Responsibilities:

  • Assessing the psychological state of new clients and deciding on the best course of therapy in their condition.
  • Conducting individual CBT sessions with adult clients.
  • Conducting individual CBT sessions with children (12-17 years old).
  • Working together with families to achieve best possible results for their children.
  • Working together with psychiatrists, undergoing supervision and consulting with colleagues to obtain best possible results.
  • Designing and executing educational and recreational activities for children (such as a psychological day camp)

 

Psychologist – October 2011 – Present
Moscow School 45 – www.ms45.edu.ru
8 Grimau st., Moscow, Russia, 117036

Responsibilities:

  • Performing psychological assessment of school children ages 6 through 18 to determine their intellectual capacities, development, emotional state, readiness for school, etc
  • Organizing and conducting after school classes and trainings for children with various educational, developmental, emotional problems.
  • Counseling students on a range of problems, mostly interpersonal relationships and anxiety
  • Counseling parents on a range of parenting issues, but also about their own individual problems, mostly their relationships with significant others, occupational problems, depression and anxiety.
  • Counseling teachers both individually and in group sessions both on the problems they experience with students as well as about their personal issues.
  • Giving speeches at parent-teacher conferences and staff meetings
  • Organizing and implementing training programs for teachers and students.
  • Cooperating with universities to organize psychology internships at the school and consequently organizing, monitoring and advising the work of undergraduate college students

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Research assistant – February 2009 – December 2009

San Francisco State University, Department of Psychology, Motivation and Emotion lab – www.sfsu.edu
1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, CA, 94132

Responsibilities:

  • Collecting data.
  • Using various lab systems to enter data and set up research studies.
  • Participating in weekly lab meetings dedicated to discussing current research in the lab, collaborations with other institutions and important research findings in the field.

Research assistant/Interviewer – February 2009 – May 2009

San Francisco State University Public Research Institute – www.pri.sfsu.edu
2001 Junipero Serra Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94132

Responsibilities:

  • Collecting data through telephone interviews
  • Using the CATI lab system
  • Entering questionnaire data

Research assistant – January 2008 – May 2008
San Francisco State University, Department of Psychology, Psycho-physiological lab – www.sfsu.edu
1600 Holloway Ave, San Francisco, CA, 94132

Responsibilities:

  • Collecting data using psycho-physiological equipment, such as EEG.
  • Using various lab systems to enter data and set up research studies.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Teaching Assistant

PSY 452 Abnormal Psychology
San Francisco State University
2009

Teaching Assistant

PSY 200 General Psychology
San Francisco State University
2008

 

PUBLICATIONS

Serebryanaya A.V, Garanyan N.G. (2013). Jealousy and Dysfunctional Cognitive Schemas. Journal of Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy, 1, 20-41. (In Russian)

 

REFERENCES

References are available on request.

 

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