I graduated in 2003 at the Faculty of Medicine of the Comenius University in Bratislava and achieved title MUDr. After graduation I worked for 1.5 years at the Sanatorium AT under the leadership of MUDr. Novotný. My work consisted in individual and group psychotherapies for clients addicted to drugs and alcohol, work in the addictology outpatient clinic and providing of counselling to relatives.
In 2005 I worked as a paediatrician at the paediatric ward in the Regional Hospital in Trutnov, Czech Republic.
Since February 2006 I have been employed at the Clinic of Children’s Psychiatry of the Children’s Faculty Hospital in Bratislava as a child psychiatrist. At the same time I also work as an assistant lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine of the Comenius University in Bratislava. I teach the students of the Faculty of Medicine and I am involved in the research. In 2012 I passed field exam from child psychiatry. In 2014, I finished my postgradual studies in the field of psychiatry at the Faculty of Medicine of the Comenius University.
In 2007 - 2008 I completed an educational programme in the area of children’s palliative care in the education centre of the children’s hospice Plamienok under the leadership of international professionals from Spain, Argentina, USA and England. Its purpose was to acquire new knowledge and experience in the area of palliative treatment, creative leading of families in the process of mourning, support of terminally ill and dying children. In 2012 - 2013 I was working in the counselling center of the children's hospice Plamienok, where I was providing support to the families who lost their child.
In 2009 – 2014 I have completed Psychoterapeutic training in logotherapy and existential analysis conducted by the Society for Logotherapy and Existential Analysis in the Czech republic. In 2013 – 2014 I attended a year long psychotherapeutical educational program, under the leadership of Dr.J.Božukovou a Prof.Dr.med.L.Reddemann, called „The therapy of a psychic trauma“. From 2013 I have regularly attended and also participated as a lecturer the educational program called „The psychoterapy of children“ organized bythe Society for Logotherapy and Existential Analysis in the Czech Republic and the GLE Austria.
Since September 2011 I have been providing individual counseling in my own practice in the area of various personal problems, in difficult life events and in interpersonal relationships with adults and children. From 2015, I am a co-therapeut in longtherm psychoterapeutic training in logo-therapy and existential analysis.
In 2012 I bacame a member and co-founder of the Society for Logotherapy and Existential Analysis in the Slovak Republic.
Further memberships: Slovak Psychiatric Society SLS – children and youth psychiatry; Slovak Psychoterapeutic Society; FETE - Federation of Existencial Therapies Europe
The price of one session is 45 EUR (the session takes 50 minutes) .
The sessions take place after prior appointment made over the phone. You can make an appointment at +421 903 703 743. If I do not answer the phone, I probably deal with a client and I will call you back as soon as I can.
The appointment shall be cancelled no later than 24 hours ahead, otherwise it will be charged.
Until further notice I can not take new clients due to capacity reasons.
MUDr. Zuzana Matzová PhD.