Detelina Stoykova-Asenov, MA, MA


Certified Trauma Professional 

Expressive Art Therapies

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

Wellness Coaching

Member of:

Areas of expertise

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Dream analysis

Individual therapy
Relationship issues
Relational conflicts (family, friends and peers)
Parent-Child relationships
Domestic abuse
Recognizing and working with child abuse
Trauma, loss, break-up and divorce
Early childhood and adolescent therapy
Deviant adolescent behaviour
Dyslexia in children and adults
Identity crisis

Depression and anxiety management
Anxiety, Fears and Phobias
Borderline conditions

Motivation and Self-esteem
Self- awareness
Personal development
Existential crisis

Eating disorders
Crisis intervention
Health and Wellness coaching

Academic History

2016- Graduated
MA in Psychoanalysis| Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis, Boston, MA, USA

Certificate program of Philadelphia School of Psychoanalysis| Training for certificate, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Recognizing and reporting Child Abuse | Training and Certificate | University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA

Certificate program for Modern Psychoanalysis | Training for certificate | Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies, New York, NY, USA

1995 Graduated
MA Bulgarian Philology with Teaching Thereof | St. Cyril and Methodious University, Bulgaria

Work Experience

2015- Present
Psychoanalyst in private practice,
Independent mental health practitioner USA | Bulgaria

Philadelphia Consultation Center | Practicum, Psychoanalytic Therapist, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Psychology intern at Ancona State Psychiatric Hospital, New Jersey, USA

American Psychological Association
Division 39
Society of Modern Psychoanalysts

Publications and Awards

2020, Seven Seasons, Collected poems, New York, NY

2018 -Award for Writing:
Oedipus- Myth, Reality and the Distribution of Guilt

from NAAP, National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis, New York

2018 -IFPE- USA, published research paper

2019- Therapy Route -South Africa, published research paper

2016- Analysis of a Specimen Dream -Freudian, Kleinian and Lacanian View – research diploma work.

1997- On the Methods of Teaching Old Bulgarian Literature – part of diploma work published at Annual Collection of papers, Veliko Tărnovo University, Bulgaria   

Numerous articles in local newspapers.