Fully qualified Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Clinical Sexologist, member of the National Council of Psychotherapists, UK, registration number 201994.
Psychology Qualifications recognised by Australian Psychological Society (15 August 2008).
Highly qualified academic with 17 years of work experience in curriculum development and teaching in a wide range of psychology, counselling and sexuality modules in the international and multicultural university settings (Poland, Australia, Singapore, Japan).
Leadership within the university (Deputy Chair of Research Ethics Committee).
Participated in many research projects and research grants.
Published books, student textbooks, book chapters, peer-reviewed journal articles.
Principal and associate supervisor of Bachelors, Masters and PhD research students from diverse international and cultural backgrounds.
Conference Organising Committee member of several conferences.
Experienced group trainer and workshop presenter (over 160 workshops for adults, adolescents and children).
Advanced training and expertise in Human Sexuality (Supervisor in Sexology, 2006; Clinical Sexologist, 2003)
Clinical counselling and psychotherapy practice from 1996 (Sex Therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Transactional Analysis, Gestalt Therapy).
Online counselling practice from 2009 (Cross-Cultural Counselling, Psycho-Education, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Sexuality Counselling, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy).
Community involvement and popular publications (public talks, magazine columnist, newspaper interviews, e-publications, Radio and TV appearances).
Education (Qualifications recognised by Australian Psychological Society)
PhD. in Social and Behavioural Sciences and Pedagogics awarded in March 2002 Adam Mickiewicz University, Faculty of Educational Studies, Poznan, Poland, Multi-disciplinary PhD research project: Clinical Psychology, Sexuality Studies, Pedagogy – Doctoral Thesis: Sexual Functioning of Young Adults with Reference to Sexual Norms
Master’s Degree in Psychology awarded in December 1995, The Institute of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, Master’s Thesis: Selected Family Determinants in the Relations of Young Adults with the Opposite Sex
Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, School of International Liberal Studies, Position: Adjunct Professor – current
Temple University Japan Campus, Tokyo, Japan, Psychological Studies, Position: Adjunct Professor – current
Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan, Psychology Department, Position: Adjunct Professor – current
TELL Counseling, Tokyo, Japan, Position: Psychotherapist, September 2012 – August 2013
Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore, School of Humanities & Social Sciences, Position: Psychology Lecturer, April 2011 – July 2012
Raffles College of Higher Education, Singapore/University of Wales, UK, Department of Psychology, Position: Psychology Lecturer, March 2009 – March 2011
The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Faculty of Health Sciences, Position: Adjunct Lecturer in Psychology, March 2008 – December 2008, Position: Lecturer in Sexual Health (Counselling), March 2005 – January 2008
Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland, Department of Health Promotion and Psychotherapy, Faculty of Educational Studies, Position: Psychology Lecturer, May 2002 – March 2005
Wielkopolska Medical School, Poznań, Poland, Position: Adjunct Lecturer in Health Psychology, September 1996 – February 2005
Temasek Polytechnic, Learning Academy, Singapore, Teaching in Higher Education Certificate (THEC), December 2011
The University of Sydney, Institute for Teaching and Learning, NSW, Australia, Principles and Practice of University Teaching and Learning, September 2006
The University of Sydney, Institute for Teaching and Learning, NSW, Australia, Development Program for Research and Higher Degree Supervision. February 2006
Memberships in Professional and Scientific Societies
Australian Psychological Society (recognition of qualification)
Australian Society of Sex Educators Researchers and Therapists NSW (2005 – 2009)
National Council of Psychotherapists, UK (2009 – current)
Polish Therapeutic Society (2004 – 2011)
Polish Sexological Society (2002 – current)
Japan Association of Family Therapy (from 2014)
Professional Practice and Skills
Counselling and Psychotherapy (CBT, TA, Gestalt Therapy)
Gender and Sexuality Counselling
Cross – Cultural Counselling
Mental Health Promotion
Group trainings and workshops
Over 160 workshops for adults, adolescents and children
Coping strategies in crisis intervention
Cross – Cultural trainings
Sexual Abuse Prevention Program
Leadership within the University
Deputy Chair of Research Ethics Committee (Human Subjects) at the Temasek Polytechnic (2011 – 2012)
Subject Leader at Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore (2011 – 2012)
Research Ethics Committee member (Ethical Conduct in Human Research) at the Raffles University/Raffles College of Higher Education (2010 – 2011)
School of Psychology Academic Group member at Raffles College of Higher Education/University of Wales (20o9 – 2011)
Sexual Health Research Group at the Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (2005 -2008)
Student/Supervisor Agreement Advisory Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (2005 -2006)