is a private institute founded in 2008 with the aim of promoting systemic psychotherapy for families, couples and individuals, training systemic therapists and providing systemic counselling for couples, families and other systems.
Incorporating systemic family psychotherapy into treatment of mental illness and preventing or minimalizing the consequences of mental illness in individuals and their families in line with current guidelines for treating mental illnesses.
Development of systemic family psychotherapy training programs for professionals who work with individuals and families with members who are being treated for a mental illness.
The development of treatment models for coping with effects of violence, sexual and emotional abuse in the family.
Educating professionals from the fields of medicine, psychology, social work and education about the importance of family context for the course and success of treatment of chronic mental and somatic illnesses, for the success of educational programs for children and young people and the success of offering of psychological help to individuals and families in crises.
The institute was founded by a group of experts in clinical psychology, psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry who are fully trained systemic family therapists, trained by trainers from the Institute of family therapy, London and the Tavistock clinic London. Their training is accepted by the Training Institute Chamber, European Family Therapy Association (EFTA).
The Institute of Family and Systemic Psychotherapy collaborates with the Department of Psychiatry at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ljubljana in providing education in systemic family psychotherapy.
The collaboration with the London Institute of Family Therapy and The Tavistock Clinic ensures the quality of training we are providing to future systemic consultants, therapists and supervisors.
The Institute of Family and Systemic Psychotherapy collaborates with Outpatient psychiatric service and psychotherapy practice Dirona d.o.o., which is a part of Slovenian public healthcare system.More about Dirona
The Institute of Family and Systemic Psychotherapy collaborates with Beli Obroč Slovenije, a society dedicated to helping victims of violence.