Snezhana-Sophia Zamalieva, PhD is a certified expert in psychology, logocoach, speaker. Born in St. Petersburg (Russia), Snezhana-Sophia graduated from Saint Petersburg State University with a master’s degree in Sociology. In 2003, she received her MBA degree in the Presidential programme on
training managers at Saint Petersburg University of Management and Economics.
Snezhana-Sophia supports the idea of life-long education and implements it in her life. Later, she graduated from the East European Institute for Psychoanalysis with a master’s degree in psychology and psychoanalysis. She continued her education attending the program at The Center for Group Studies (Modern Leadership), New York and Victor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy, Abilene, Texas.
She is now a Faculty Member and Diplomate Clinician at Victor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy, and she is an Associate Professor of the General Scientific Studies Department at the East European Institute for Psychoanalysis.
In 2012, she was awarded her PhD degree from the Philosophy Department of Saint Petersburg State University with a thesis on the Meaning-centered Philosophy of Viktor Frankl.
Snezhana-Sophia is also an experienced sportswoman; she has a black belt in martial arts and is certified as TDI diver.
Snezhana-Sophia is President of the Maestro Temirkanov International Foundation for Cultural Initiatives from 2004. This is a non-profit organization with the mission to preserve, develop and enrich Russia’s national musical heritage and to share their legacy with the world.
She was awarded the Vernadsky Silver Medal for contribution in the development of science, The MBA Cup – 2006 International Prize for non-profit Foundations contribution in the development of culture. In 2015, she received The Statue of Responsibility Award in grateful recognition of distinguished leadership in promoting the work of Victor Frankl throughout the world.
Snezhana-Sophia is a certified specialist of the European Confederation of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. She is an active member of the Russian Psychological Society. She is the author of numerous articles, courses and master-classes. Her monograph The Freedom To Decide: V. Frankl’s Logotherapy and Existential Anthropology was recently published and is considered to be the only research on Victor Frankl’s Philosophy in the Russian language.
Her life philosophy is: “He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.”
Her services include: Coaching, Counseling, Speaker, Lectures, Seminars, Workshops
Snezhana-Sophia helps clients to transform their thinking, become more resilient, apply and use the meaning philosophy in day-to-day life and work.
Recently she was invited to speak at the XX Jubileum World Congress on Logotherapy “Humanity’s Search for Peace and Purpose.” She was one among respected speakers such as Dr. Arun Gandhi (grandson of Mahatma Gandhi), Dr. Steven Southwick (Yale University), and Dr. Stefan Schulenberg (University of Mississippi).
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