Specificity of psychological support seeking in modern Russia

Volume 2, Number 3, 2017, P. 47–50


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The article discusses the issue of a specific attitude to psychological counseling in Russia. It sheds light on the basic motives for applying to psychological help and presents the social and gender characteristics of clients. Positive and negative aspects of the controversial perception of psychological help are noted.


psychology, psychological consulting, psychological help, client


Vasenkin Aleksey Vadimovitch, Candidate of Philosophical Sciences, Associate Professor of History and Philosophy Department in Institute of Fine Arts and Social Sciences and Humanities; a Master’s Degree student of Social and Economic Psychology, Sociology and Social Work Department at Faculty of Human Resource Management of BSU, Irkutsk, Russia

For citation:

Vasenkin A.V. Specificity of psychological support seeking in modern Russia // Social Competence. 2017, vol. 2, no.3, pp. 47–50. (In Russian)


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