Maryna got her first degree in Kyiv Polytechnic Institute in 1996. After receiving her second degree in National Pedagogical Drahomanov University in 2005, this time – as a primary school teacher, Maryna was organising educational work with children of preschool and early school age in 2004-2008 with educators of Specialized Educational Complex Lileya.
In 2007 Maryna began studying psychology within the Holistic Psychology Program in the INŠTITÚT REGENERÁCIE ČLOVEKA in Slovakia. In 2009 she received her diploma as an instructor-consultant of group work. Since then Maryna is developing and hosting trainings on development and harmonious relations for women; seminars for conscious parents, and parent-infant trainings on effective communication.
In 2009-2010 Maryna studied in the Ukrainian Institute of Integrative Psychology and Psychotherapy in such programs as Art Therapy and Systemic Family Therapy, which gave her a chance to broaden her expertise and knowledge.
In 2014 Maryna received her Master degree in Psychology in the University of Educational Management. Since then she has been constantly broadening her theoretical and practical knowledge in psychology.
Over the past years she was certified in the following spheres:
- Child psychotherapy (Ukrainian training company “Osnova”, 2013-2015);
- The practice of psycho-pedagogical assistance: eco-facilitative approach (International Centre for Psychological and Pedagogical Innovations, 2013);
- Fundamentals of body-respiratory therapy (Centre for Innovative Technologies of Luhansk National University, 2014);
- Art Therapy+Coaching = The most effective work with the client (NGO Eastern Ukrainian Association of Art Therapy, 2015)
In 2014-2015 Maryna studied within the «Psychologists on-line» program and held webinars at the National forum “Crisis as a Resource” on such topics as “Solving Conflicts” and “Crisis in Relations”.
Since 2015 Maryna is working as a motivational psychologist in LifeChanger FSU project. Since 2016 she is working as a psychologist on the project “Social Integration through Development of Emotional Intelligence and Conflict Mediation Skills in Eastern Ukraine” established by NGO “International Educational Initiative “OPEN KHATA”
Maryna has been married for more than 20 years; she raises 3 kids.