Psychologists at Østerbro
It is becoming more common to consult a psychologist in Copenhagen as well as in Denmark in general and particularly in 2003-2013 there has been an increase in the number of people who use psychological help.
Consulting a psychologist is based on individual reasons and may be rooted in work, family relations, low self worth, anxiety, depression or other reasons. The Healthy Mind (Det sunde sind) at Østerbro represents a psychologist who focuses on obtaining more meaningfulness, peace and ease in life. This can be obtained through various ways such as cognitive therapy, compassion-focused therapy (CFT), mindfulness, self-awareness, improved self care and presence training. Through therapy various tangible techniques are provided to dissolve negative feelings and thought patterns.
The work of a psychologist
Iben Larissa Jørgensen is educated as a licensed psychologist at Queensland University of Technology in Australia (Bachelor) and at Copenhagen University (Master). The title ‘psychologist’ is a protected title which means, that only people with a bachelor as well as a master degree in psychology from a university may use this title. Likewise the title ‘licensed psychologist’ is a protected title which requires a minimum of two years practical work experience after the master graduation.
The work of the psychologist is to help the individual to process difficult emotions and negative thought patterns. At The Healthy Mind (Det sunde sind) at Østerbro the focus is on providing tangible exercises and techniques which are easy to use on a daily basis, and which will improve your wellbeing.
There may be various reasons to contact a psychologist. It might be, as an example, problems which are difficult to solve on your own. In some situations, it can be useful to talk to an outsider about your thoughts regardless of the level of the problems in your everyday life. The task of a psychologist is to help people going through a difficult period in their lives. All humans experience the feeling that life can be hard. Sometimes it is enough to talk to family members or friends, and in other situations it can be helpful to get help from a professional, who can provide shortcuts to solve the problems and thus feel better, for example by receiving input and psychological tools.