A talk given by Dr. Valeria Zoteyeva on Orthodox Psychology, Today & Tomorrow during the Melbourne Syezd 2015

This presentation will introduce individual development from biopsychosocial and spiritual perspectives. It will also discuss main psychological approaches to what does living a good life mean and what it means to be well as a person. Conflicting social and spiritual values will be discussed using Christmas as an example. This session will be concluded having a discussion of the introduced material with the audience and allowing time for the questions.

By Valeria Zoteyeva

  • Master of Psychology(Health) from Monash University.
  • At Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia Valeria was a Psychologist/ Lecturer in Psychology, specializing in Organisational Psychology.
  • She is a practicing Psychologist, general registration with Health psychology endorsement, Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency.
  • She is also a full member of the Australian Psychological Society,
  • She has worked at private hospitals and community organisations, with over 10 years of experience in psychology research, internationally, and clinical practice in different settings in Australia.
  • The Holy Protection Russian Orthodox parish, Russian Ethnic Council and Valeria, are at the moment, supporting and collaborating in the setting up of a low-cost Orthodox psychology Clinic in Melbourne.