He has graduated in Psychology and is specializing in clinical psychology at the New Bulgarian University. He is a consultant in cognitive-behavioural therapy. He has been trained in: the model of Therapeutic Community for Addicts in CEIS Italy and Phoenix Haga, Norway; telephone and Internet consultations in Trimbos Institute, the Netherlands; MMPI-2 and IPDE diagnostics. He speaks Russian.
He has been working in Solidarnost Rehabilitation Program since 2006 and for several years has been a team leader.
He has also worked as a consultant on the National Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling Helpline. Currently, he is a psychologist and director of the Rehabilitation Program.
Social Work Assistant, Coordinator of National Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling Helpline
She is a social work assistant and has been working as an assistant in Solidarnost Rehabilitation Program since August 2007. Since April 2008, she has also been working as a consultant on the National Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling Helpline.
She has been trained in telephone and Internet consultancy in Trimbos Institute, the Netherlands, and in the model of therapeutic community of addicts in Spain. She speaks English. She is a coordinator of the team of the National Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling Helpline.
Psychologist, Family counselor, National Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling Helpline Consultant
Marina is a Bachelor in psychology (VTU “St. Cyril and St. Methodius”) and a Master in Work and Organizational Psychology (SU “St. Climent Ohridski”). From 2010 to 2011, she was a volunteer at the National Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling Helpline, and in June 2013, she started working as a consultant on the Helpline. Since June 2018, Marina has also been working as a family counselor in Solidarnost Program.
She has been trained in Motivational Interviewing and finished a special training for the work with telephone, chat, and e-mail. Marina has been trained in Transactional Analysis – base level. She completed a training for a family consultant at the Institute of Family Therapy – Bulgaria. She speaks English.
Dilyana has a Master’s Degree in Clinical psychology (SU “St. Climent Ohridski”). In November and December 2013, she was a trainee in Solidarnost Rehabilitation Program and, from March 2014 to September 2020, she worked as a consultant at the National Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling Helpline. Since 2017, she has been working as a psychologist in Solidarnost Program.
She received a special training in telephone and internet consulting and a base level training in Motivational Interviewing. She speaks English fluently.
Psychologist, National Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling Helpline Consultant
Gergana has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Child and adolescent Psychology – Diagnostics and Counselling from Sofia University “Saint Kliment Ohridski”. She’s worked for two years as a Kindergarten teacher. She has experience in social work with groups in risk, and as a Consultant on National Helpline for Children. Aside from the National Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling Helpline, which she joins in August 2018, she’s also currently working at a Crisis Centre for Children – Victims of Abuse.
Gergana speaks English fluently and to a lesser degree – German. She has attended trainings and workshops for Telephone Counselling, for work with victims of sexual abuse and people suffering eating disorders, as well as Application of Guidelines for secure family environment.
75 causes are looking for support in “Bulgaria Donates” campaign from March 22 to March 31
This year the National Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling Helpline (NDAGH) takes part in the second edition of the donating initiative “Bulgaria Donates”. NDAGH provides anonymous and free of charge counseling…
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All funds raised will support the activities of the rehabilitation program Solidarnost.
Charity photography exhibition “TOGETHER ON THE ROAD…”
With excitement and joy we opened on September 24, 2020, the Charity photography exhibition “TOGETHER ON THE ROAD…”, held in support of the National Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling Helpline. We…
IN THE BEGINNING I DID NOT BELIEVE I COULD BE CURED
All starts are difficult, so was this one – to accept that you are addicted and to start treatment.