Meet our speaker - Katarzyna Grunt-Mejer

Katarzyna Grunt-Mejer

Katarzyna Grunt-Mejer

SWPS University

Katarzyna Grunt-Mejer

SWPS University

BIO

Doctor in Psychology (Faculty of Psychology, UW), integrative psychotherapist (Dialog School of Psychotherapy), psychosexualologist (European Federation of Sexology and European Society for Sexual Medicine) and bioethicist (Institute of Philosophy, UW). Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology and Law at SWPS University in Poznan.

Founder and director of the postgraduate course Practical Sexology (SWPS PoznaƄ), which promotes consensual and pleasurable sexual life in people with normative and non-normative relational and sexual needs. Together with Maciej Lorenc, she created the first postgraduate program in Poland on the use of psychedelics and altered states of consciousness in psychotherapy and medicine (1st edition of the study planned for X 2024).

Researcher of social perception of non-monormative relationships, the phenomenon of medicalization of sexuality and the concept of norm in sexology. Manager and researcher in national and international research projects. Member of the scientific council of the Polish Psychedelic Society and member of scientific societies (The International Academy of Sex Research, The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, The European Association for the History of Medicine and Health, European Society for Health and Medical Sociology, Philosophy of Science Association). She is the author of many publications in the field of psychology AND philosophy of sexuality.

In her therapeutic work, she helps her clients experience a life of meaning, courage and satisfaction. Her special areas of work include supporting people in consensually non-monogamous relationships or those planning to open a relationship, people with sexual and relational challenges, and those with non-standard sexual, gender and relational identities. She also leads the integration of psychedelic experiences and helps clients safely and effectively use experiences with psychedelics and empathogens in their own development or therapy.