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Doktor Mgr. Renata Jardin Kocourek, DiS.

Mgr. Renata Jardin Kocourek, DiS.

Psychologist

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Czech, English, German, French, Italian

I am a psychologist with international experience. I grew up in Austria, went to highschool in the United States and studied psychology in France. At the University in Reims I discovered the field of clinical intercultural psychology that has not stopped fascinating me.

At the CIEE program of Charles University for american students I was teaching Cultural psychology. The course was focusing on the observation of psychological categories (emotions, intelligence, behaviour, speech etc.) in relation to cultural dimensions. Currently I am finishing my doctoral thesis at Charles University and examining the relationship between the quality of attachment and emotional intelligence. I am participating in lectures and conferences at Charles University in coopertation with other universities and leading bachelor thesis of psychology students.

In my clinical practice I receive children (from the age of 2years), adolescents, adults and couples:

  • Clinical child diagnosis: 
    • Family system and educational difficulties
    • Emotional problems: anxiety, fear, nightmares, anger 
    • Behavioural disorders: self-mutilation, suicidal risk, antisocial behaviour 
    • Maladaptive syndrome in relation to expatriation
    • ADHD, OCD, anorexia, bulimia, child and adolescent depression 
  • Clinical diagnosis of adults:
    • Depression (postpartum, situational or chronical), feelings of emptiness
    • PTS, working with trauma and psychosomatic symptoms
    • Conflicts in family and personal life
    • Anxious states, panic attacks, stress, burn out
    • Addictions, unfunctional behavioural patterns, stagnation
  • Therapeutic axes
    • Person centred psychotherapy: rogerian, existentional and jungian
    • Goal centred psychotherapy: cognitive and behavioural for achieving of a concrete goal or change of habits 
    • Therapy for personal development: techniques to strengthen self-esteem and image, female therapy, support of creativity, artherapy.
    • Couples therapy: especially for intercultural couples
  • Relaxation techniques
    • Sophrology, visualisation, affirmation, body work and centring on emotions.

Domains that I do not focus on: divorce procedures, autism.
Languages: Czech, English, German, French, Italian.

Curriculum Vitae

Education

1987 - 1995

Elementary school Austria

1996 - 1997

Broomfield High school USA

1997 - 2000

Austrian boarding school Prague, High school graduation

2000 - 2001

University of Vienna, Intensive course French/Italian

2002 - 2005

Higher nursing school, Bachelor of nursing

2007 - 2010

University of Prague, Bachelor of human sciences

2011 - 2013

Universite de Reims, Master I+II, Psychology

2016 - present

PhD thesis FF UK

Employment and expertise

2019 - 2020

Professor of Cultural psychology in CIEE study program
90min class. 2x a week covering a research project, student presentation, class excursion and organization of guest speaker.
The syllabus contained the topics of intercultural, cultural and transcultural psychology, as well as a global overview of health and illness, actual data base analysis and Geert Hofstede cultural dimensions.

2017 - 03/2021

Clinical psychologist in Canadian medical
Psychotherapy and clinical evaluation of international patients from contracted clients and embassies.

2014 - 2017

Own psychological practice in France/Messery
Psychotherapy for patients of different origins with all spectra of psychical illness. Family therapy, couple therapy, adolescents and children.

2013

Collectif interculturel d’associations des migrants, REIMS
Psychological support for immigrants (mainly Russians) in an
intercultural dimension, help with their integration and insertion.
Organization of seminaries regarding interview techniques.

2012

Day hospital, REIMS
Psychological support for psychotic patients and their families,
individual interviews and speaking groups, artistic activities.

2012

Association Jeune Reims, REIMS
Psychological support for adolescents coming out of prison
after delinquency problems and in reinsertion process. Clinical
evaluation, assistance to programs for re-insertion.

2009 - 2011

International SOS, PRAGUE
Medical auditor of doctors and hospitals for potential cooperation
with the American army.
Interface between the medical responsible of the sector and the given
Air base, NATO base, NAVY base. Responsibility for the following
regions: former French colonies, Italy, Germany and ex-Yugoslavia.
Organization/holding of informative congresses for US soldiers.

2008 - 2009

Johnson and Johnson, PRAGUE
Client service specialist for diagnostic laboratories.
Responsibility for the following regions: France, Germany,
Italy and England. Training of colleagues for new procedures.

2005 - 2007

International clinic of Prague
Nurse, translator and assistant.
Coordination of public campaigns of the humanitarian project
CZECHAID. Organization of an exhibition in the Czech parliament.

2001

SWISSAIR
Stewardess of economy et business class, service on board of the
planes Airbus and MD11.

Subscibed in french repertoire of psychologists: Numéro Adéli: 749307

Others

Certificates

psychologist in healthcare

trauma and PTSD, suicide

SONR and IDS testing (Hogrefe)

I am a psychologist with international experience. I grew up in Austria, went to highschool in the United States and studied psychology in France. At the University in Reims I discovered the field of clinical intercultural psychology that has not stopped fascinating me.

At the CIEE program of Charles University for american students I was teaching Cultural psychology. The course was focusing on the observation of psychological categories (emotions, intelligence, behaviour, speech etc.) in relation to cultural dimensions. Currently I am finishing my doctoral thesis at Charles University and examining the relationship between the quality of attachment and emotional intelligence. I am participating in lectures and conferences at Charles University in coopertation with other universities and leading bachelor thesis of psychology students.

In my clinical practice I receive children (from the age of 2years), adolescents, adults and couples:

  • Clinical child diagnosis: 
    • Family system and educational difficulties
    • Emotional problems: anxiety, fear, nightmares, anger 
    • Behavioural disorders: self-mutilation, suicidal risk, antisocial behaviour 
    • Maladaptive syndrome in relation to expatriation
    • ADHD, OCD, anorexia, bulimia, child and adolescent depression 
  • Clinical diagnosis of adults:
    • Depression (postpartum, situational or chronical), feelings of emptiness
    • PTS, working with trauma and psychosomatic symptoms
    • Conflicts in family and personal life
    • Anxious states, panic attacks, stress, burn out
    • Addictions, unfunctional behavioural patterns, stagnation
  • Therapeutic axes
    • Person centred psychotherapy: rogerian, existentional and jungian
    • Goal centred psychotherapy: cognitive and behavioural for achieving of a concrete goal or change of habits 
    • Therapy for personal development: techniques to strengthen self-esteem and image, female therapy, support of creativity, artherapy.
    • Couples therapy: especially for intercultural couples
  • Relaxation techniques
    • Sophrology, visualisation, affirmation, body work and centring on emotions.

Domains that I do not focus on: divorce procedures, autism.
Languages: Czech, English, German, French, Italian.

Curriculum Vitae

Education

1987 - 1995

Elementary school Austria

1996 - 1997

Broomfield High school USA

1997 - 2000

Austrian boarding school Prague, High school graduation

2000 - 2001

University of Vienna, Intensive course French/Italian

2002 - 2005

Higher nursing school, Bachelor of nursing

2007 - 2010

University of Prague, Bachelor of human sciences

2011 - 2013

Universite de Reims, Master I+II, Psychology

2016 - present

PhD thesis FF UK

Employment and expertise

2019 - 2020

Professor of Cultural psychology in CIEE study program
90min class. 2x a week covering a research project, student presentation, class excursion and organization of guest speaker.
The syllabus contained the topics of intercultural, cultural and transcultural psychology, as well as a global overview of health and illness, actual data base analysis and Geert Hofstede cultural dimensions.

2017 - 03/2021

Clinical psychologist in Canadian medical
Psychotherapy and clinical evaluation of international patients from contracted clients and embassies.

2014 - 2017

Own psychological practice in France/Messery
Psychotherapy for patients of different origins with all spectra of psychical illness. Family therapy, couple therapy, adolescents and children.

2013

Collectif interculturel d’associations des migrants, REIMS
Psychological support for immigrants (mainly Russians) in an
intercultural dimension, help with their integration and insertion.
Organization of seminaries regarding interview techniques.

2012

Day hospital, REIMS
Psychological support for psychotic patients and their families,
individual interviews and speaking groups, artistic activities.

2012

Association Jeune Reims, REIMS
Psychological support for adolescents coming out of prison
after delinquency problems and in reinsertion process. Clinical
evaluation, assistance to programs for re-insertion.

2009 - 2011

International SOS, PRAGUE
Medical auditor of doctors and hospitals for potential cooperation
with the American army.
Interface between the medical responsible of the sector and the given
Air base, NATO base, NAVY base. Responsibility for the following
regions: former French colonies, Italy, Germany and ex-Yugoslavia.
Organization/holding of informative congresses for US soldiers.

2008 - 2009

Johnson and Johnson, PRAGUE
Client service specialist for diagnostic laboratories.
Responsibility for the following regions: France, Germany,
Italy and England. Training of colleagues for new procedures.

2005 - 2007

International clinic of Prague
Nurse, translator and assistant.
Coordination of public campaigns of the humanitarian project
CZECHAID. Organization of an exhibition in the Czech parliament.

2001

SWISSAIR
Stewardess of economy et business class, service on board of the
planes Airbus and MD11.

Subscibed in french repertoire of psychologists: Numéro Adéli: 749307

Others

Certificates

psychologist in healthcare

trauma and PTSD, suicide

SONR and IDS testing (Hogrefe)

Book your doctor’s appointment