About us


Urszula Łopuszańska, PhD


psychologist, biofeedback therapist, BSFT therapist


About us


Education, trainings and courses

I am a psychologist with several years of professional experience. In 2006, I graduated from a Master’s studies in psychology in the field of clinical psychology with neuropsychology at the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin. In 2010, I received a diploma of completion of postgraduate studies in the field of human resources management at The University College of Enterprise and Administration in Lublin (WSPA).

Currently, I am a PhD, I work at the Medical University of Lublin in the field of medical biology. The subject of the doctoral dissertation as well as own research concern the psychosocial and medical aspects of metabolic disorders in people with mental illness.

I graduated in First-Degree Solution Focused Brief Therapy (BSFT) training, I continue my education in this field.

The knowledge and skills in the field of Biofeedback Therapy (First- and Second-Degree) I obtained as part of the training organized by the Biomed company (representing the Canadian school, distribution of Thought Technology equipment).

Selected publications

  • Urszula Łopuszańska, Katarzyna Skórzyńska-Dziduszko, Krystyna Lupa-Zatwarnicka, Marta Makara-Studzińska. Mental illness and metabolic syndrome – a literature review. Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine, 2014 ; 21(4).
  • Urszula Łopuszańska, Katarzyna Skórzyńska-Dziduszko, Monika Prendecka, Marta Makara-Studzińska. Overweight, obesity and cognitive functions disorders in group of people suffering from mental illness. Psychiatria Polska, 2016; 50 (2): 393-406.
  • Urszula Łopuszańska, Katarzyna Sidor, Marta Makara-Studzińska. Psychosocial determinants of metabolic disorders in individuals with psychiatric disorders. Psychiatria i Psychologia Kliniczna, 2017; 17 (1): 17-22.
  • Urszula Łopuszańska*, Marta Makara-Studzińska. The correlations between air pollution and depression. Current Problems of Psychiatry, 2017; 18(2): 100-109.


Professional experience

I started my therapeutic path in Mississauga, Canada, working for two years with seniors as an activity person. After returning to Poland, I worked as a psychologist in centers providing services and help for people struggling with mental, intellectual or neurological disabilities in the Podkarpackie and then Lublin voivodeships. In the meantime, I had the opportunity to help those affected by the crisis, domestic violence as part of the crisis intervention organized at PCPR. I conducted various trainings and gave psychological support to long-term unemployed people threatened by marginalization and social exclusion, as well as parents experiencing problems in raising their own children. I also conducted individual therapy for people affected by a psychological crisis, long-term somatic illness. Additionally, for four years I worked as an engineering and technical consultant at the Department of Applied Psychology at the Medical University of Lublin. As part of my doctoral studies, I have been conducting psychology classes for Polish and English-speaking students.

Working with people taught me many things, but most of all humility …