Wanda Wegener, psychologist

In the 70s she studied medicine at the University of Medical Sciences in Poznań. After the third year, she moved to West Germany with a view to further study. She worked as a nurse in the organizations involved in the care of the elderly and the sick in their homes. As a result of overwork she suffered cerebral artery ruptured and stroke, damage to a number of brain centers and clinical death. An operation carried out in Berlin clinic, which involved putting a metal clip on the artery, saved her life, but because of leak in dura mater fluid poured into the space of cheek and eye. After a six-month stay in the hospital the patient was discharged with a diagnosis according to which she should spend the rest of her life in a wheelchair. Her condition is characterized by brief descriptions: the total paralysis of the right side and partial of the left side of the body, amnesia, epilepsy (up to ten seizures a day, with loss of consciousness), unbelievable headaches. Her husband leaves her because of her condition for fear of long-term care of paralyzed wife.

Her mother's loving care and application, since 1990, of precise visualization techniques repairing brain tissue and the nervous system allowed her within two years of a stroke to regain full health. 20 years has passed since that time, and Wanda Wegener is still in great condition, gladly teaching to people the effective methods of recovery from any, even a hopeless situation.

Such tremendous success in regaining health encouraged the author to continue her studies. She completed a five-year study of Therapeutic Education at the University of Zielona Gora within 2.5 years and with the best notes, and then (in a similar fashion) - Psychology at the Free University in Berlin. Her first work was a commission from the German Senate- she was to conduct the therapy of prostitutes from Eastern bloc. The next step was the psychological care of alcoholics (migrants from Poland) in Vittenau Klinikum in Berlin. Her activity in Wilhelm Griesinger-Krankenhaus (today Vivantes Klinikum Hellersdorf) - the largest psychiatric clinic in Berlin ? gave her experience in the treatment of patients with paranoid schizophrenia. At the same time she was cooperating with Dr. Reinhold Graf from Charité-Universitätsmedzin Berlin, as a part of psychological support for patients diagnosed with cancer. At the same time the author began to run therapeutic workshops in Poland, teaching her copyright methods of fighting the disease.

Since 1999, regularly every two months, she gives her lectures in cities such as Opole, Konin, Swinoujscie, Rzeszow, Gorzow Wielkopolski. Twice a year, she gives her lectures in Warsaw, Szczecin, Krakow and other smaller towns.

In 2003, she presented her paper The problem of underage prostitution at the Social pathology in the picture and description conference, organized by the University of Zielona Góra.

In the years 2005 and 2007, at the invitation of the Austrian neurological association, gave in Vienna, a series of lectures and therapy for patients after strokes. At the same time she took part in international conferences in Berlin - ICCEES VII World Congress (Europe - Our Common Home?) and the ICCEES European Regional Congress - where she spoke about the globalization of the problem of prostitution. In 2008 in Szczecin, at the conference Help for abused children-new challenges, she gave a speech on the prostitution of children who take a leaf out of their prostituting mothers` book. This issue is also the motto of her doctoral dissertation Psychosocial determinants of prostitution.

In 2006 she started working in her therapeutic center in Moryń in West Pomerania Province. Here, in a comfortable environment, under the scrupulous care of a doctor, patients learned how to regain health.

In 2009, Wanda Wegener opened HELWAN- her own therapy center in Berlin Pankow, where she succeded in helping people suffering from, among other things: schizophrenia, cancer and MS, covering the districts of Pankow, Prenzlauer Berg, Weissensee.

In the same year she started cooperation with the Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis and at its invitation she gave lectures for managers, nurses and patients:

In 2010-2011, she was active in London and the United States. From April 2010 to April 2011 every Thursday she hosted live radio shows on Polish Radio New York and gave lectures, run workshops and therapies (health and business) in many U.S. cities. In February, March and April 2011 she has repeatedly worked with a large group of patients in London, becoming the hero of radio programs and newspaper articles. The year 2012 brought a stay in Brussels and success in working with the local Polish community.

A completely new project is AWANGARDA psychological practice sp.z.o.o.[ Ltd] based in Szczecin, whose mission is to introduce modern techniques of communication to the therapeutic work as well as supporting business.

She cooperates with many well-known doctors, among others: Klaudyna Brzyszczan, Halina Przeniczna, Małgorzata Gawor, Małgorzata Chrobok, Maria Glińska.

She is the author of the course "Mind in the fight against the disease, the creation of a healthy life," she wrote a book under the same title (translated into English, German, Russian), recorded five CDs of original visuals and dozens of CDs dedicated individually to patients. Publications provide a set of techniques based on the latest research on the effects of the mind on health and they teach how to use them. These are visualization techniques, assisting the body in fight against the disease and in the quest for full recovery and a healthy life.