¿Considerant psicoteràpia? Com seleccionar terapeuta.

Published May 2018 by Casalcz.cz

Si tens un problema i l’has intentat solucionar-pel teu compte sense èxit és recomanable buscar ajuda professional. No sempre n’hi ha prou amb parlar amb familiars i amics, o seguir els consells universals (fer exercici, menjar i dormir millor…). En aquesta nota parlarem dels punts que has de tenir en compte si decideixes buscar psicoterapeuta. Continue reading “¿Considerant psicoteràpia? Com seleccionar terapeuta.”

Quin tipus de psicoteràpia és adequada a les meves necessitats?

Published June 2018 by Casalcz.cz

L’elecció s’hauria de basar en l’estil del client, les seves prioritats presents i allò que aspira a obtenir de l’experiència.

Si no pots superar un problema psicològic amb les teves habilitats i bones intencions, o si el consell de família i amics no ha tingut els resultats esperats, potser pots considerar veure un professional format, un psicoterapeuta. Atès que la teràpia és una inversió important de temps, diners i recursos emocionals i mentals, té molt de sentit analitzar amb molt de compte quin tipus de psicoteràpia podria encaixar amb les teves necessitats. Hi ha diverses modalitats de teràpia que poden tractar el mateix problema però varien molt en l’enfoc. L’elecció s’hauria de basar en l’estil del client, les seves prioritats presents i allò que aspira a obtenir de l’experiència. Continue reading “Quin tipus de psicoteràpia és adequada a les meves necessitats?”

“Environmental stress exacerbates problems expats brought in their luggage”. An interview with expat psychologist Dr Désirée Gonzalo

Published March 2018 in Catalan by casalcz.cz

Dr. Désirée Gonzalo is a clinical psychologist living in Prague since 2008 and working as a psychotherapist with expats.

Do expat psychotherapy clients in Prague have a typical profile?

One can distinguish various groups of clients according to the reasons why they live here. These reasons could be a determining factor in the integration process. Some come for the ample job opportunities. Most foreigners work for international companies or with an international audience. Those who come with their family tend to integrate to a lesser extent with the Czech population. Those who come alone interact mainly with other foreigners and with Czechs primarily if there are work reasons to do so. There is also a minority working in fields, such as culture, history or diplomacy, which involves relating to local people. Another large group consists of foreigners with a Czech partner. These tend to have more contact with other Czechs, for example with their partner’s family and friends. Continue reading ““Environmental stress exacerbates problems expats brought in their luggage”. An interview with expat psychologist Dr Désirée Gonzalo”

7 New Year’s resolutions for expats in Prague and the Czech Republic

Published 04.01.2019 by Expats.cz – Author: Katrina Modrá

There’s no way to sugarcoat it — being a foreigner in the Czech Republic is hard. For many of us integration is a continuous process that comes with a lot of self-doubt and constant comparisons with your country origin. As we kick off another year of Czech-language missteps and confrontations with sourpuss cashiers, Dr. Désirée Gonzalo, a Spanish clinical psychologist who has been counselling Prague’s foreign-born population for nearly a decade offers some coping strategies for a better Bohemian life in 2019: Continue reading “7 New Year’s resolutions for expats in Prague and the Czech Republic”