Associate Professor, PhD, MA
Dr. Agnieszka Wilczynska comes to ACPN from Burjeel Medical City, Abu Dhabi where she held the position of Clinical Psychologist. She completed PhD in Psychology in the year 2000 from University of Silesia, Poland and went on to complete her post-doctoral studies, PhD in Habilitation (Associate Professor) in Psychology at Jagiellonian University in Poland in 2017. She received the European Certificate of Integrative Psychotherapy from European Association for Integrative Psychotherapy (EAP), Austria in 2009. She holds membership with the American Psychological Association (APA) and European Association for Psychotherapy (EAP). She is a registered Clinical Psychologist in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Dr. Wilczynska’s experience in psychology and psychotherapy spans over three decades working in clinical and academic roles in the UAE and Poland. While in Poland, she led a well-established practice at the psychological center Partner, providing treatment for individuals and families for eighteen years from 2000 to 2019. Moving to Dubai in 2019, she provided psychological consultations, psychoeducation and psychotherapy at KindCare Medical Center, Dubai and Burjeel Medical City, Abu Dhabi for patients of all ages. Her academic role saw her as Adjunct Professor at American University in Dubai as well as private universities in Poland. She is renowned in the field of psychology having delivered more than 150 public speeches, including TED talks in Europe, Asia, and the USA. She authored three books on psychology and more than 130 scientific articles.
Dr. Wilczynska’s treatment follows the principles of Psychodynamic approach, Gestalt therapy, CBT- Mindfulness, Coherence Therapy, and evidence-based approaches. She works with adolescents and adults with depression, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), burnout syndrome, career and personal development, mood disorders, identity and self-esteem, dealing with traumatic experiences in childhood including physical and sexual abuse, family and marriage relationship counseling, and more. Her interests cover multidisciplinary perspectives in psychology including psychophysics, biochemistry and the latest research and developments in medicine and psychotherapy.
Spoken Language(s): Polish, English