Psychology students who participate in AntiLoneliness Internship Programme are given the opportunity to learn about the real challenges of a psychologist’s practice and at the same time to build their own professional toolbox through the practical knowledge they will gain.
Vassia Sarantopoulou, owner and founder of AntiLoneliness and psychologist/counselor has more than 15 years of experience in the fields of counseling sessions, but also of organising psychoeducational workshops and support groups in order to help individuals in their struggles.
She facilitates the internship and provides the positive and safe environment so that the students’ personal and professional learning goals are met.
The Four Pillars of AntiLoneliness Internship
1_Organisation & Preparation Prepare material and resources for psychoeducational workshops and support groups Assist in the organising of workshops, support groups, presentations Participate in all stages of organising a new workshop/ support group/ presentation
2_Supervision Participation in workshops and support groups (from observation to active participation and interaction) Reflections/ Self-reflections Group supervision Role-Playing Questioning and formation of hypothesis (Case formulation) Case studies Therapist’s skills Psychoeducational team meetings
3_Learning and Development Learning a variety of therapeutic approaches and therapeutic techniques Studying and reporting literature Learning new knowledge and tools from articles, books and videos Focus on Group counseling, Grief Counseling and Loneliness Putting together a therapist’s toolbox
4_Research Data processing / Data analysis Study on Loneliness Statistical analyses
Are you interested in participating in the AntiLoneliness Internship?
UPDATE: We have received an overwhelming amount of students who applied for the next internship, so the application has closed earlier. We wish you all the best in finding an internship placement!