Psychological counselling in English

In general psychological counselling encompasses a broad range of culturally-sensitive practices that help people improve their well-being, alleviate distress and maladjustment, resolve crises, and increase their ability to function better in their lives.

Thematically counselling services are provided in following areas:

  • Management of stress and demanding life situations

  • Self-development – time-management, ability to focus, self-worth, ...

  • Relationship issues – in partnership, family, friendship and working relationships

  • Anxiety, phobias, moodiness, depressions

  • Existential topics – dealing with death, freedom and responsibility, isolation and loneliness, search of life purpose


Psychological counselling in English is provided to native and non-native speakers.

Counselling place

Services are provided in Counseling center at Zemědělská 5 (building E – Institute of Lifelong Learning at Mendel University in Brno).

Counselling hours

  • Mondays     at 10:30–13:00

  • Wednesdays     at 10:30–13:00 

IMPORTANT: Consulting services must be ordered in advance using the registration form below or by email


Psychotherapist - Břetislav PassingerBřetislav Passinger has graduated from Masaryk University, Faculty of Social Science in Psychology and gender studies (BA program) and has successfully accomplished psychotherapy training at the Institut pro skupinovou terapii / Institute for group therapy - INSTEP, which is a complex psychotherapy training program (5 years, 850 hours) accredited by Czech Society of Psychotherapy. Břetislav had worked with adults who developed alcohol addiction and children influenced by drug addiction of family member and has his own private practice since 2012. Besides long-term psychotherapy training Břetislav have participated in a number of psychotherapy and counseling courses, workshops and conferences. The central point of Břetislav professional interest is Gestalt psychotherapy which is an experiential and humanistic form of therapy where Gestalt therapists and their clients use creative and experiential techniques to enhance awareness, freedom and self-direction. The goal is to allow client support himself or herself better in everyday live or in current demanding situations.


Břetislav was born in 1976 and have studied, worked and lived in Brno for fifteen years. Together with his wife they are raising son and daughter. He likes to do various sports and outdoor activities, but had to cut down from adventurous rock climbing back to running, biking, badminton and gardening. He often cooks with his wife and kids, occasionally renovates furniture and lacks the time to read the books he would like to.

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