It is becoming more common to consult a psychologist in Copenhagen, and in Denmark in general. Particularly since 2003 there has been an increase in the number of people who accessing psychological help.
There are many reasons why people may access a psychologist, including, but not limited to, issues surrounding work, family relations, low self-worth, anxiety and depression. The Healthy Mind (Det sunde sind) at Østerbro represents psychologists who aim to provide clients with more meaningful, peaceful and joyous lives. This is achieved with the use of various therapeutic strategies and techniques including cognitive therapy, compassion-focused therapy (CFT), mindfulness, self-awareness, and improved self-care. Through therapy various techniques are developed to help individuals manage unpleasant feelings and address negative thought patterns.
The work of a psychologist
Iben Larissa Jørgensen is a trained and licensed (autoriseret) psychologist from the Queensland University of Technology in Australia (Bachelor) and Copenhagen University (Master). The title ‘psychologist’ is protected, only people with a bachelors and a master’s degree in psychology from an accredited university may use this title. Likewise, the use of the title ‘licensed psychologist’ requires a minimum of two years practical work experience after graduating from a master’s course.
A psychologist’s role is to help individuals process difficult emotions and negative thought patterns. The Healthy Mind (Det sunde sind) at Østerbro aims to provide clients with specific easy to use exercises and techniques which can improve wellbeing.
There are many reasons why an individual may contact a psychologist, psychologists can help individuals to address problems which are difficult to solve on their own. In some situations, it can be useful for an individual to talk to a psychologist about their thoughts as this allows them to feel supported through challenges in their life. Everybody experiences the feeling that life can be hard, sometimes talking to family members or friends can help, and in other situations it can be more beneficial to speak to a professional. A psychologist can provide techniques and psychological tools which can be used to address problems enabling better well-being. Psychologist Copenhagen.