Valentina is a Bessarabian Bulgarian from Ukraine, who obtained a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Psychology from Sofia University in 2010.
Valentina’s voluntary online participation in a Ukrainian group organized by a military psychologist to provide psychological support and crisis intervention to those in need in connection to the military actions in Ukraine, contributes to her inclusion in the CRWB team, where she is a Psychologist in the “Blue Dot” center at the BRC headquarters, organized by UNICEF and UNHCR. In the meantime, she is currently specializing in the Institute of Integrative Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics for the fourth and final year in Sofia, where in 2023 she will graduate. As a supporter of the holistic approach to human development and systemic psychotherapy, in her daily life and in her practice with his clients, the psychologist strives to use tools that enable the development and successful integration of all four levels – body, mind, emotions, spirit.
In professional and personal terms, Valya defines herself as an ambitious, responsible, sporty and fighting nature who likes to challenge herself, diversify activities and environments, often staying outside her comfort zone in order to continuously develop, for which she devotes a large part of her time to trainings. Outside of the work and academic environment, the Bessarabian woman with the Aries spirit adores sports activities, board games, folklore events, and sometimes participates in the organization of the latter in addition to her membership in the cultural and educational society “Rodolyubets” for relations with Bessarabian and Tabria Bulgarians since the end of 2018.