Gojkosek - Psychologist - Maribor, Slovenia

Marjetka Gojkosek

Maribor, Slovenia




counseling to different types of people, working on personal growth, raising self-esteem and strengthening weak personality traits of people, leadership abilities, ability to communicate with people from various backgrounds and ages, meditating skills...

Work History

A test administrator

Center for psycho-diagnostic means

- Kadis d. o. o. (Personnel training engineering)
- Pedagogical institute
(Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Duties: Currently ongoing

• Testing with a multi-factor MFBT battery of tests (testing, evaluation tests)
• Testing the knowledge of science, mathematics, computing and linguistic competence on elementary schools in Slovenia
• Participation in the project PISA and ICILS (programs for international comparison of student accomplishments)
• Administrative and professional work

Workshop leader

Ljubljana, Slovenia

• Active participation in strengthening families program (program involves school-aged children ((3-5, 6-11 and 12-16 years old) and their families)
• Conducting workshops for children and their parents
• Learning and practice of communication skills in families
• Application of cognitive-behavioral approaches to increase resilience and reduce risk factors for behavioral, emotional, academic and social problems
• Active work on achieving the goals of the program, such as: (1) improving family relationships; (2) improving parenting skills; and (3) increasing the youth's social and life skills

Workshop leader

Ljubljana, Slovenia

• Active participation in the preventive program for parents EU-Dap (EUropean Drug addiction Prevention trial)
• Organizing and conducting group workshops for parents of primary school children
• Making aware and teaching parents to learn about the importance of raising children for a higher quality of communication and dealing with conflict
• Making parents aware about the influence of the family on the use of drugs with adolescents
• helping parents understand the changes that their children go through in relation to the development and design of their identity while growing up, and understand the use of various substances in this framework
• teaching and helping parents establish clear rules in the family and increase their negotiating skills
• teaching them how to strengthen their strategies, which will increase the closeness of the family

Technical assistant

Slovenian association

Ljubljana, Slovenia

• Coordination and integration, and joint meetings interviews with NVO (non-profit organizations) networks in the field of health and welfare and search for common activities/projects
• Connecting with content networks in welfare area - addiction (NVO in the field of drugs, tobacco, alcohol)
• Work on prevention platform - searching for common solutions and cooperation with many non-profit organizations in Slovenia - with the aim to reduce the health and social consequences of drug abuse

Counselor in crisis situations

Crisis center for women and children, victims of violence

Maribor, Slovenia

• Counseling for women and victims of domestic violence
• Personal growth, raising self-esteem, strengthening weak personality traits, reading professional psychological literature, teaching about a better way of life and a higher quality of future planning
• Learning about the work in public institutions of social and health care
• Working with people
• Writing reports

Qualifications & Certifications


Faculty of Arts of the University in Maribor

Institute for Research and Development Utrip

Institute for Research and Development Utrip


Faculty of Arts of the University in Maribor


Sigmund Freud University

Tertiary school of Business Secretary

Secondary school of Economics

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