Psychological Service of the NUPh

OUR ADDRESS:

Kharkiv, 4, Valentynivska str., office 212

e-mail: psc@nuph.edu.ua

Welcome to the official page of the Psychological Service of the NUPh

If you face difficulties in studies, it is difficult for you to adapt to a new surrounding, you are lacking confidence, you have difficulties in communication with parents, teachers or friends and want to sort out your problems – we are waiting for you in the Psychological Service of the NUPh

Psychological Service works for students, faculty members, staff of the Departments, services, offices,  units and laboratories of the National University of Pharmacy

Psychological Service of the NUPh is for you!

General information

Purpose of the Psychological Service of the NUPh – to provide available services in the sphere of practical psychology, to create healthful and harmonious development of all participants of the educational process, to shape professionally-oriented personality, able to create a personal strategy for professional life, while maintaining psychological health.

Objectives of the Psychological Service of the NUPh:

  • to ensure high-quality and available psychological services for students, faculty members, parents and staff of the NUPh;
  • to improve psychological culture of all participants of the educational process;
  • psychological support for students and university employees in crisis and stressful situations;
  • to promote full personal and professional development of students;
  • to form psychic self-regulation skills.

Our psychologists

PLIAKA LIUBOV VOLODYMYRIVNA

Candidate of Psychological Science (PhD), Associate Professor, practical psychologist of the highest category of the National University of Pharmacy

Education

Graduated from H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, specialty – teacher of Russian Language and Literature (1994), Institute of Postgraduate Education of H.S. Skovoroda Kharkiv National Pedagogical University, specialty – practical psychologist (1996), defended Candidate’s (PhD) dissertation on topic “Psychological peculiarities of the development of professional communicative competence of future pharmacists” (Kyiv – 2010).

Areas of research

19.00.07 – Pedagogics and Age Psychology

Problems under study

  • personal problems (lack of confidence, complexes, fears, depression, etc.)
  • interpersonal relationships
  • adaptation problems
  • professional self-determination
  • employment
  • psychosomatics, etc.

Approaches and techniques

  • Gestalt therapy
  • humanistic psychotherapy
  • cognitive psychotherapy

SHAPOVALOVA VLADYSLAVA SERHIIVNA

Candidate of Psychological Science (PhD), Teaching Assistant of the Department of Pedagogy and Psychology, practicing psychologist of the II category of the National University of Pharmacy

Education

Graduated from Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs, specialty – psychologist (2012), defended Candidate’s (PhD) dissertation on topic “Psychological features of fears in the educational and cognitive activity of students” (Kharkiv 2015).

Areas of research

19.00.07 – Pedagogics and Age Psychology

Problems under study

  • interpersonal communication
  • fears, learning fears, anxiety
  • personal problems
  • adaptation problems

Approaches and techniques

  • Gestalt therapy
  • humanistic psychotherapy
  • cognitive psychotherapy

Main directions of activity

  • Psychological education – formation of psychological competence and psychological culture of participants of the educational process.
  • Counseling – individual counseling on personal problems.

Problems for discussion with psychologist:

  • Lack of confidence, coping with complexes
  • Conflict management
  • Stress and depression
  • Problems with peers, teachers, parents
  • Problems in adaptation
  • Self-presentation during job placement (resume writing, interview with employer)
  • Personal problems, etc.

Psychological trainings

Training is a form of specially organized communication, during which issues of personal development, formation of knowledge and skills are solved, process of self-identity through the experience is carried out, life stereotypes and acquired complexes are removed.

Psychological diagnostics (from Greek ψυχή – soul, and Greek διαγνωστικός – able to recognize) – determination of individual psychological characteristics of personality.

Using modern test methods, the NUPh Psychological Service carries out psychological diagnostics of:

  • personal qualities
  • communicative personality characteristics
  • temperament features and personal character
  • psychological condition of personality.