Magdalena Kaczorowska-Korzniakow

M.A. Psychology english

Magdalena Korzniakow obtained her master’s degree in Social and Clinical Psychology at the University of Humanities and Social Sciences and Applied Linguistics at the University of Warsaw. She is currently in the last year of a four year psychotherapy program at the Centre of Analytical Psychotherapy, which is affiliated with the Polish Association of Psychoanalytical Psychotherapy. In addition, she is improving her qualifications by participating in a seminar on observing infants and in conferences, lectures and workshops.

Magdalena has gained professional experience at the Mental Health Clinic and at the Specialist Family Clinic. She writes articles related to psychology for an internet site and magazine called “We Want to Be Parents”. She is the co-founder of the Perinatal Assistance Team at the Hanna Segal Institute of Psychoanalytical Studies.

Consultation and individual psychotherapy for adults who:

• Experience difficulties in relationships or are going through a life crisis

• Experience anxiety, sorrow/grief, anger, feelings of guilt, helplessness and other difficult emotions

• Experience sexual problems

• Have frequent or chronic physical problems, in particular (but not only) if they have medical basis (insomnia, headaches, difficulties in breathing, irritable bowel syndrome)

• Suffer from eating disorders

• Feel that they are not able to free themselves from obsessive thoughts or actions

• Constantly return to difficult situations from the past in their thoughts

• Experience problems associated with parenthood in the broad sense of the term (when attempting to have children, during pregnancy, after childbirth, problems with older children, in the case of the loss of a child or an unborn child)

• Struggle with life problems including family patchwork/reconstruction

• Desire to lead a more satisfactory life by obtaining greater self-knowledge, improving relations with others and living more fully and creatively

Consultation psychotherapy with children and adolescents with problems related to:

• Difficulties in pre-school or school

• Difficulties in adapting to change

• Extreme anxiety, tension, aggressive and self-destructive behaviours, social alienation and persistent depression

• Tic disorder without neurological basis

• Contact with peers and members of the family

• Sleep disorder (nightmares, night terror, frequently sleep disruption, persistent insomnia)

• Avoiding activities and meetings with family and/or peers

• Eating disorders (refusal to eat, overeating, obesity, vomiting, restrictive food intake disorder)

• Obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviours (intrusive thoughts)