Dr Jelena Mustapic


Jelena is a Licensed Psychologist and Gestalt Therapist with more than 15 years of clinical experience in a range of different settings, including psychiatric hospital, a community-based youth and family organisation, a prison/forensic setting, educational institution, and private counselling centre. She is a person-centred therapist with holistic approach to mental health care and life. Jelena is passionate about helping children, adolescents and adults to overcome their difficulties, and to lead happier and more fulfilling lives. Jelena has experience in working with people from various cultural backgrounds & has worked with depression, anxiety, eating disorders, compulsive eating, PTSD, loss & bereavement, and other. Jelena also has extensive training and experience conducting psychological assessments. She conducts psychological and psychoeducational assessments for ADHD, learning difficulties and various other diagnostic concerns including PTSD, anxiety, mood disorders, and personality disorders.

Jelena holds a Ph.D. Degree in Biomedicine and Health Sciences; a Master Practitioner Diploma in Eating Disorders & Obesity from National Centre For Eating Disorders (NCFED), UK, and Certificate in Hypnotherapy from The UK College of Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy, London, UK.

Her main therapeutic orientation is:

  • Integrative Gestalt Therapy
  • Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Flash Technique
  • Mindfulness
  • Hypnotherapy

Jelena completed her training in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy with EMDR Extra, London, UK, and is currently in process to become an Accredited EMDR Practitioner. Jelena is a member of British Psychological Society, National Centre for Eating Disorders UK, EMDR Association UK & Ireland, Middle East Psychological Association (MEPA), Croatian Psychological Society, Association of Psychotherapy Societies of Croatia, Croatian Psychological Chamber, Croatian Society for Traumatic Stress, and Croatian Association of Gestalt & Integrative Psychotherapists.

Education and Training

PhD, Biomedicine and Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia, EU

Master’s Degree Psychology (Integrated Bacc (Hons) and MA), Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Rijeka, Croatia, EU

Integrative Gestalt Psychotherapy, Institut für Integrative Gestalttherapie - IGW,

Würzburg, Germany

Specialty Interests

Psychological Trauma

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) evaluation and treatment

Anxiety Disorders

Mood Disorders

Eating disorders and Obesity

Psychological Resilience, Purpose and Meaning

Training and Supervision in Psychology and Psychotherapy


Licensed Psychologist in Croatia, EU

Certificate in Integrative Gestalt Psychotherapy

Master Practitioner for Eating Disorders and Obesity

Flash Technique Practitioner

EMDR Therapy

Certificate in Evidence-Based Hypnosis

Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy Practicum

Preparatory training in Group Analysis

Professional Membership

British Psychological Society

National Centre for Eating Disorders UK

EMDR Association UK & Ireland

Middle East Psychological Association (MEPA)

Croatian Psychological Society

Croatian Psychological Chamber

Croatian Society for Traumatic Stress

Croatian Association of Gestalt and Integrative Psychotherapists

Association of Psychotherapy Societies of Croatia

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