About me

Competencies, social and professional functions & activities

I completed a long-term individual training path with the International Association for Analytical Psychology (IAAP), based in Zurich. I underwent my training supervision and analysis in London, UK. For many years I have been deepening my competences by taking part in courses and seminars organized by various analytical and psychotherapeutic institutes and organizations, run by specialized staff from all over the world. I also provide psychotherapy and analysis in English (TOEIC score 985/990).

My certifications include:

Current professional and social roles:

My education:

  • Supervision course accredited by the International Society of Analytical Psychology (Bucharest, 2019)
  • Postgraduate course in psychodynamic and analytic supervision – C.G. Jung Institute Copenhagen / Dansk Selskab for Analytisk Psykologi (Copenhagen, 2016)
  • Individual training route – Jungian psychoanalysis – International Association for Analytical Psychology based in Zurich (2012-2016)
  • Course in Jungian psychotherapy and analytical psychology – Polish Association of Analytical Psychology
  • Doctoral School in the Humanities (Cultural and Religious Sciences) – University of Warsaw
  • GCI Certification Training – specialized training in Jungian psychological types / GCI – Gifts Compass, Inc.
  • Introduction to behavioral-cognitive therapy – European Psychiatric Association
  • Volunteer psychotherapist at the Mazovian Specialized Health Center named after prof. Jan Mazurkiewicz (Tworki Hospital)
  • Clinical internship in the Mazovian Specialized Health Center named after prof. Jan Mazurkiewicz

My experience as a Jungian psychotherapist and psychoanalyst consists of over 2000 hours of specialized training and over 10 years of experience as a therapist. I am guided in my work by the Codes of Ethics of the Association of Jungian Analysts, PTPA, IAAP and the Polish Federation of Psychotherapy I carry professional liability insurance that covers the practice of psychotherapy.

Outside of the consulting room, I am involved in music, and for health and balance, I practice the Chinese martial art of I Liq Chuan.

Publications:

  • The psychology of the Greek witch. What does the story of the ancient Kirke teach us? Sens (Nr 2/2019). Warsaw: Zwierciadło.
  • Dreams, sex and spirituality – on the website of the quarterly Przekrój.
  • The Samurai way of dealing with the pain of existence. Przekrój (Nr. 4 (3559)/17). Warsaw: Przekrój Sp. z o.o.
  • Big and small dreams. Coaching extra (Nr 3/2016). Warsaw:Burda Publishing.
  • In search of a vocation. Coaching extra (Nr 2/2016). Warsaw: Burda Publishing.
  • Gnostics, alchemists, and Jung: The Red Book and the hermeneutics of individuation. Hermaion (nr. 1). Warsaw: OKULTURA.
  • The Red Book and Jung’ s initiation. Albo albo. Problems of Psychology and Culture (no. 3-4/2011). Warsaw: ENETEIA.

Contact me

Phone no. (only text)

793-231-611

Email

b.samitowski@gmail.com

Address (by appointment only)

Ul. Piwna 29/7
00-265 Warsaw