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Diana Pokhilko

Psychologist for Afghan Students

New Generation Academy

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New Campus

Phone: 91-50-00

Room: 416


1988-1994:  Physician, Kyrgyz State Medical Institute (honor diploma)

2001: Family medicine. Therapy of inner diseases Doctor’s refresher course, Kyrgyz State Medical Academy of Further education

2008-2012 Naryn State University, Department of Philology, Russian language and literature;

2003 (September – November): Training course of Psychotherapy, Kyrgyz State Medical Academy of Further education)

2003 (December): Gestalt – Psychotherapy Educational Training (Bob and Rita Reznic’s Course, GATLA – Gestalt Association Training of LA), Bishkek

2005-2008: Kyrgyz-Russian Academy of Education, psychological faculty (honor diploma). Psychologist, Teacher of Psychology

2005, May: Gestalt – Psychotherapy Training (Group therapy), (Todd Burley, GATLA), Bishkek

2006, July: Salzburg Educational Seminar, Psychiatry in Austria 

2006,  November: Gestalt – Psychotherapy Training (Nifont Dolgopolov, MIGIP - Institute of Gestalt and Psychodrama, Moscow)

2007, March: Gestalt – Psychotherapy Training supervision course (Jay Levin, GATLA), Bishkek

2007, October: Gestalt – Psychotherapy Training (Nifont Dolgopolov and Nadejda Lubianitskaya, MIGIP)

2008, April: Gestalt – Psychotherapy Training, supervision program (Liv Estrup, GATLA), Bishkek

2008, May - June: GP, Family medicine. Therapy of inner diseases (course of education as a post graduate study) Doctor’s refresher course, Kyrgyz State Medical Academy of Further education


Work Experience:

2004-present:  Vice president of Gestalt-psychotherapeutical Society, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

2001 (July – present):  Director of the board “Pravo na jizn”(“Right for life”) association (nonprofit organization working  with people from different  social groups, pregnant women and babies, the activity is oriented on the improving of reproductive health of women of different ages and social groups, psychotherapeutic help for clients with depression, anxiety, PTSD, post abortion syndrome, addictions, etc.). Work experience as a psychotherapist, group therapist.

June 2000 – November 2012 : JSC ”Uchkun, Medical Centre, Deputy Director of Medical Centre Family doctor, GP Internal medicine and Psychotherapy Practice: consulting – individual (including the work with psychosomatic disorders, addictions),  group sessions, working with couples, trainings (conflict resolution, team building, working with burn-out teams and clients, stress-protective behavior, trauma, etc).

2009 – March 2011:  “Jerooyaltyn”, Senior Medical Advisor (part time)

2007 - 2009:  Kyrgyz-Russian Academy of Education, psychological faculty, Teacher of Psychology 

January 2004 – March 2005: Prime Editor of the newspaper “RIF” (medical advertisement, information, facts)

1996 - 2000: Republic Center of Mental Health (Public Hospital), Psychiatrist

1994-1996:  Post Graduate Studies Internship. Psychiatry and  Psychotherapy (work experience in the department for patients with acute mental disorders, department for treatment of neurosis and psychosomatic disorders), Republic Center of Mental Health, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan


Professional workshops:

2009, May-June,  Training course of Psychotherapy, Doctor’s refresher course, Kyrgyz State Medical Academy of Further education)

2009, August, the 21st Century Perspective, Summer Intensive in Gestalt Therapy (Gestalt Model of working with children and adolescences of Violet Oaklander), Lynn Stadler, LA, Malibu, USA.

2011, April, Advanced Training Working with children and adolescences in Gestalt Model of Violet Oaklander – working with traumatic experience, Lynn Stadler, (USA), St.Petersburg. Training for trainers. Working with groups in Gestalt (Nifont Dolgopolov, MIGIP - Institute of Gestalt and Psychodrama, Moscow), Bishkek.




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Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720060

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