Lyubov BITEKHTINA (Russia)
Psychologist, theologian, organizer of education and science, public figure, candidate of psychological sciences, professor, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, head of the Religiously Oriented Psychotherapy Department of Nursing Education, head of the department of theology and religious psychology of the Russian National Academy of Sciences, head of Peresvet Publishing House Radonezh saints.
Born in Omsk, Russian Federation, lives in Moscow.
She graduated from the Omsk Institute of Physical Culture, a master of sports in fencing, coach (1968); Graduate School of VNIIFK, Department of Psychology (1974); Moscow State University M.V. Lomonosov, Department of Psychology, Department of Medical and Pathopsychology (1977); Catholic College of Philosophy, Theology and History of st. Thomas Aquinas, Department of Theology (2000); Doctoral studies at World Information-Distributive University, Academy of European Informatization (AEI, Belgium 2005); Institute for the Development of Continuing Professional Education (IRDPO, 2013) management of social processes, Department of Mediation.
She defended: 1. for the title of candidate of psychological sciences at the Research Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Education on the theme “Research into the dependence of behavior in extreme situations on certain personality traits” (1977);
2. for the title of Doctor of Philosophy, Grand Doctor of Philosophy, Full Professor [Widu, AEI] on the theme «Tradition and modernity in the methodology of Christian speculation and practice» (2006)
The monograph «East-West, the experience of old age, the speculation of the soul», consisting of 5 independent books, united by the general idea of presenting and substantiating the subject of Christian psychology. Ed. Peresvet, M. 2002, other books and articles on this subject.
She worked at the Research Institute of Psychology of the Russian Academy of Education, Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov as a researcher and teacher in the field of sports psychology; Chairman of the Brotherhood of Radonezh Saints and Peresvet Publishing House; correspondent, dean of the Orthodox Publishing Department of the Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church; Head Department of Psychology of Personality of the Faculty of Psychology of the Orthodox Institute of Joan Bogoslov, dean of the philosophical and theological faculty; Professor, Head Department of Psychology of Management and Mediation INDECOM.
Belongs to the methodological movement and the MMK community of G.P. Shchedrovitsky; member professional and international union of journalists of the Russian Federation; member psychological society of the Russian Federation; a full member Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences; a full member of the All-Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League, she is with the leader of the “Religiously-oriented Psychotherapy” modality of the All-Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League.
Specialist in the field of methodological foundations of practical theology, philosophical anthropology, religiously oriented psychotherapy. She explores the problem of gaps and the connection of tradition and modernity, the phenomenon of anthropological trends, the value of spiritual practices in the history of the formation of psychological knowledge about a person and psychotherapy today. Theological School and the practice of obedience to the Trinity-Sergius Lavra.