Therapy for Foreigners
Being in Brazil is not easy when you are a foreigner in need of psychological help. To be understood in your own language is to bring your whole emotional memory to the psychologist’s office, where you will find warmth, understanding and guidance.
A therapist who understands the patient’s language can help with much more feeling. After all, people’s hearts are nestled in their mother language.
Marina Tschiptschin Francisco is a pshcyologist graduated from Universidade de São Paulo (USP), with post graduate work in the United States in the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute, at Temple University. Her mastery of the English language includes conversational fluency and presentation of scientific works for international conferences. She also speaks Spanish, French, Italian and Russian, being able to treat patients in any one of these four languages, besides English and Portuguese.
Here below is the link leading to the English version of the work presented to the II ANDA Conference in July 2012: