Jungian Psychotherapy– a few words

What is Jungian Psychotherapy? by Veronika Leonova, M.A. Jungian psychotherapy is based on the works of a Swiss psychiatrist, C. G. Jung. It is a form of depth psychotherapy that is distinguished by a focus on the symbolic experiences in one’s life. The issues and problems a client comes with are examined both in terms […]

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I’m in isolation. Now what?

A former Little White House intern writes about his experience in isolation due to COVID exposure by Eivind Hamarheim Johnsen By the first 2-3 weeks of March this year, the sars-CoV-2 virus (coronavirus) developed into a pandemic and caused the majority of countries worldwide to a lockdown. The societal effects of the lockdown were enormous […]

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Procrastination

by Heidrun Hoppe When I was a young Psychology student there was one new word I got to learn before many others. Procrastination. I remember sitting in one of those first lectures, along with a bunch of newly enrolled young students, eyes sparkling with motivation, while my statistics professor introduced us to a phenomenon we […]

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Eat, pray, love by Alex Shrimpton You are what you eat and what you eat matters! We hear that all the time but what effect our eating choices have on our mental health can be somewhat misleading as it is difficult to consider a universally healthy diet taking into account cultural factors, historical trends and […]

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Why We Should All Go to the Park More Often

When was the last time you have been at the zoo? Do you remember, how it was divided into different climate zones, equivalent to the different parts of the world the animals would naturally inhabit? You would have the lions, giraffes and elephants running around in huge enclosures that are supposed to imitate the African […]

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Losing the grip on who we are as we move abroad

Your friends, your sport club, your favorite restaurant, your family, your home. As we move to a new country, we leave behind many of the core elements that shape our identity. And the shift is rarely painless. In 1995, I moved from Italy to Denmark: I was 26 years old, had both professional and academic […]

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Anxiety

What is anxiety? Anxiety is an emotional reaction arising from the anticipation of a real or imagined threat to the self. It can play a role of an important protective factor against harm if it is based on an accurate assessment of a threat.  However, if it is persistent, disproportionate, and premised on inaccurate appraisal […]

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Monika Walczak, Ph.D.

I am an English speaking clinical psychologist,  a certified metacognitive therapist. My therapeutic approach draws on evidence-based therapies including Metacognitive Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I primarily work with adults, addressing a variety of difficulties including anxiety, depression,stress, interpersonal difficulties (e.g. communication, relationship breakdown), grief/loss, and self-esteem. My clinical and research interests lie in anxiety […]

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The Little White House Masters level Psychology Internship

Internship positions are open every semester at The Little White House.  In conjunction, we run a ‘student clinic’ that provides low cost therapy to individuals in the community.  Find more information here. We typically select two students per semester after application and interview. The internship is for people proficient in English, and consists of total immersion […]

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