PhDr. Radka Čopková, PhD.
Centre coordinator, psychologist
She is a trained psychologist, in 2017 she received her PhD in Social and Occupational Psychology. Currently, she works as an assistant professor at the Faculty of Economics at TUKE, where she teaches courses with a psychological focus, such as Managerial Psychology or Social Communication. At TUKE she also works as a coordinator of the Centre for Social Psychological Support, where she provides mainly psychological and career counselling. Since 2016, she has been working as a psychologist at the Children's Helpline, where she provides distance psychological counselling for children and young people.
She has experience as a soft skills trainer at both national (e.g. Centre for Labour, Social Affairs and Family, University Counselling Centre UPJS) and international level (e.g. Establishment of Capacity Building Centres as a Sustainable Solution to Raise the Standards of Teaching Staff in India HEIs), she also conducts social-psychological trainings.
She participated in the project Coordination and Methodology Centre for Gender-based and Domestic Violence (Institute for Labour and Family Research). During the last years she has gained qualifications in several areas – she is a certified lecturer and career counsellor (Association of Lecturers and Career Counsellors), distance counsellor (Internet Counselling and Intervention for the Helping Professions), she is a holder of the Eco-C European Communication Certificate confirming her competences in communication, self-marketing, leadership and conflict management. She is also a graduate of an accredited short-term psychotherapeutic training in relaxation-symbolic psychotherapy based on Schultz autogenic training, which is suitable for coping with anxiety states and other problems associated with experiencing stress and stressful life situations.