2019: Certificate of an Individual Schema Therapist issued by the International Schema Therapy Association, standard level
2017: Mindfulness Instructor Certificate
2006: Certificate of Completion for the Course of Kaunas Medical University-Dutch Psychoanalytic Therapy of Personality Disorders and Supportive Therapy
2002: Institute of Humanistic and Existential Psychotherapy. Qualification of a psychotherapeutic work supervisor
2000: Institute of Humanistic and Existential Psychotherapy. Qualification of a psychotherapist, existential psychotherapy
Since 2000: a member of the East European Association for Existential Therapy
1996: Vilnius University, master’s degree in clinical psychology
Since 2016: radio host and author on the “Knowledge Radio” (“Žinių radijas”), the radio program “About You” (“Apie tave”)
Since 2011: author and lecturer in the training program “The Free Personality Program”
Since 2014: radio host and author on the radio station “The Free wave” (“Laisvoji banga”)
Since 2007: private consulting office
2002–2018-: lecturer and supervisor at the Institute of Humanistic and Existential Psychology
Lecturer: since 1997 at Vilnius University, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Teacher Professional Development Center, private company “Consultation on Management Changes”, Center of Educational Studies at the Vilnius Academy of Arts.
Medical psychologist since 1995 at various Vilnius Mental Health Centers, since 2002 – psychologist-psychotherapist.
Expert knowledge of psychodiagnostics, psychotherapy, academic and clinical psychology. Consults and delivers lectures in Lithuanian and Russian, reads and communicates in English.
Member of the Union of Journalists and the Union of Writers.
Delivered presentations and reports at the conferences of the East European Association for Existential Psychotherapy and publishes articles in the journals of this association.
Speeches on TV: television programs “Good morning” (“Labas rytas”), “An hour with Rūta” (“Valanda pas Rūtą”), radio shows “Conversations about you and the others” (“Pašnekesiai apie tave ir kitus”), “Everyday culture” (“Kasdienybė kultūra”), etc. Interviews to newspapers “Delfi”, “Lithuania’s morning” (“Lietuvos rytas”), “Ieva”, “The woman” (“Moteris”), “15 minutes” (“15 minučių”). For 6 years she wrote content for the journal “I and the Psychology” (“Aš ir psichologija”), the newspaper “The Northern Athens” (“Šiaurės atėnai”); for web sites www. bernardinai.lt; www. manokarjera.lt;
Hobbies: meditation, mountaineering, tourism, artistic creation – she published three fiction books and three psychological books.