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SRIS Psychologist

Our school psychologist provides support to students and parents. 

Art Therapy

Inspiration and Creative Thinking.

Emotional competence (EQ) base for success. (it gained popularity in the 1995 best-selling book Emotional Intelligence, written by science journalist Daniel Goleman.)

Studies have shown that people with high EI have greater mental healthjob performance, and leadership skills, although no causal relationships have been shown. EI is typically associated with empathy because it involves an individual connecting their personal experiences with those of others. Since its popularization in recent decades, methods of developing EI have become widely sought by individuals seeking to become more effective leaders.

Emotional intelligence (EI), emotional quotient (EQ) and emotional intelligence quotient (EIQ), is the supposed capability of individuals to recognize their own emotions and those of others, discern between different feelings and label them appropriately, use emotional information to guide thinking and behavior, and adjust emotions to adapt to environments.

When it comes to happiness and success in life, EQ matters just as much as IQ.

Often words are not enough. Emotional Awareness. Puberty: new emotions and feelings.

“Art therapy is an easier form of communication for children than talking. It allows me to focus on the child’s expressed feelings and use art therapy to help students strugglung with challenges.”

Alina Efimenko

Alina Efimenko, Psychologist

Ms Alina has two professional university degrees:

  • Art and pedagogical
  • Psychology and pedagogical
  • Over 10 years work experience

I’d Love to Help

Online Seminars

Psychological Seminars

Our psychologist Ms Alina regularly publishes a series of online psychological seminars, helping parents to adapt to the realities of today’s world. Our SRIS psychologist provides tools and strategies to help parents and children cope with potential stressors related to stressful situations in life and school.

Art therapy with Gestalt Approach

Ms Alina uses the Gestalt Approach

Family Therapy

You are welcome to discuss complicated family situations, which burden your child with Ms Alina.

Child Therapy

Some children need special attention. Ms Alina provides this attention.

Anxiety, Stress, and Depression

Ms Alina shows children how to deal with stress and the preassure that can result from accademic performance issues.

Gestalt Approach

Gestalt therapy is a form of psychotherapy which emphasizes personal responsibility and focuses on the individual’s experience in the present moment, the therapist–client relationship, the environmental and social contexts of a person’s life, and the self-regulating adjustments people make as a result of their overall situation. It was developed by Fritz PerlsLaura Perls and Paul Goodman in the 1940s and 1950s, and was first described in the 1951 book Gestalt Therapy.

Support for Families

Complicated family situations can overwhelm children. Our psychologist is there to help.

My Expertise

Stress, Anxiety, & Depression

The accademic preassure and the need to perform can be hard for some students to deal with. Our Psychologist is there to help.

"Art transforms chaos into order. We can break the world; we can make the world."

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment?

Please contact the classroom teacher of your child, any of our coordinators our our reception.

Do you take external clients?

Unfortunatley not. Or service is exclusively for SRIS students and their families.

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