This service is aimed for those who feel that their job search and success in getting hired are affected by a situation, for which they have a hard time finding a solution on their own. There are many different situations in which you might benefit from talking to someone and getting support from a specialist. You should turn to a psychologist if any of the following statements is correct about you.
- you doubt your ability and skills
- you feel that the situation is hopeless
- you have difficulty falling asleep
- you often feel anxious and/or depressed
- you have an eating disorder
- your mood fluctuates a lot more than previously
- you have difficulty making decisions
- it seems as though everything is piling up rapidly and you do not know how to proceed
- you have undergone major changes in your life.
You may also have other reasons for wanting guidance from a psychologist.
A psychologist will help you discuss and analyse problems. They will help you see your situation in a new light, notice and analyse new perspectives and details. A psychologist does not offer solutions, their job is to listen, understand and help you see sides of a given situation that you have not noticed on your own. In cooperation with a psychologist, you can draw up a plan for further activities. If necessary, they will support you in carrying out those activities to help you cope better and find a job.
People who have registered as unemployed and jobseekers who have received a redundancy notice are able to turn to a psychologist. If you want to go see a psychologist, let your consultant know, so that they can introduce the service to you in greater detail and will, if necessary, direct you to the service.
People who have registered as unemployed and who take part in psychological counselling, will receive commuting and accommodation benefits, if necessary.
The labour market service provided for individuals with decreased working ability is co-financed by the European Social Fund of the European Union by regulation No. 57 of the Minister of Social Protection and the Minister of Health and Labour of 27 March 2015 on the basis of ‘Provision of labour market services to the target group of work reforms’ .