APPOINTMENTS
Call us at 040 762 566 and leave a message. A therapist will return your call in the shortest time possible in order to schedule a time for your session, or to respond to other inquiries. We return calls and emails Monday through Friday, typically within 24 hours.

Alternatively, you may contact us via email
at info@zavod-namen.si.
Please be sure to leave us your name and number for contact. Also, in order to protect your privacy, please do not send delicate confidential information via e-mail.


Mateja Bedenk Košir Rachel Novšak Matej Torkar

Each of our therapists has put into practice at least 5000 hours of therapy during the ten years of our clinical practice.

Our therapists:


Mateja Bedenk Košir
Founder and Managing Director of Zavod Namen
Therapy also possible using a therapy dog (especially beneficial when working with abuse, trauma, children and adolescents)
Marital and family therapist, licensed by the Association of Marital and Family Therapists Slovenia.
Supervizor.


Rachel Novšak
PhD in Marital and Family Therapy and Supervisor, licensed by the Association of Marital and Family Therapists Slovenia.
Supervisor, licensed by the Association of Marital and Family Therapists Slovenia.

As a Native English speaker, and fluent in the Slovene language, therapy make take place in either or both languages.
I help children, adolescents, couples, families and adults to sort through many issues and ultimately improve how they feel about themselves and their relationships, even if they feel certain of being doomed to the confines of their current circumstances. I believe we all share a joint quandary: we are all lost in travel, surrounded only by each other, and we’re on the voyage of our lives. My wish is to challenge you and inspire you in cultivating who you are.

I love my work, I love the ebb and flow of connection, and I feel honored to be both witness and guide as people reconnect with their vitality, wisdom and creativity.  I am born and bred in the USA. I live and breathe a bi-cultural life in Ljubljana with my husband and three children. I am an avid traveler, and I believe that nothing human is foreign to me. When I feel overwhelmed, I find solace in choice relationships, wild and tended gardens, and nature in general.

Matej Torkar
BA in Psychology.
Marital and family therapist, licensed by the Association of Marital and Family Therapists Slovenia.
Supervisor licensed by the Social Chamber of Slovenia.
Professional degree in Social Services.