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Sergei Ishanov

  • Sergei Ishanov has been at HSE University since 2014.


  • 2019

    Doctoral programme in Psychology
    HSE University

  • 2015

    Master's in Psychology
    HSE University

  • 2013

    Volgograd State Socio-Pedagogical University

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience


University of Rochester (New York, Rochester) (February - April 2018)

Additional education

GLE-international the Clinical Training Program (October 2016 - September 2019). Trainers: Ukolova Elena, Shumskiy Vladimir

Practical seminar "PSYCHOSOMATICS. Body and Existence" (Psychosomatics. Body and Existence) (Jurmala, Latvia, August 25-27, 2017)

GLE-international the Basic Training Program "Existential-analytical and logotherapeutic counseling and accompaniment" (September 2013 - June 2015). Trainers: Ukolova Elena, Shumskiy Vladimir

The theoretical practical seminar "Therapeutic relations in existential-phenomenological therapy" (Minsk (Belorussia), October 23-25, 2014), 20 hours. Prof. Ernesto Spinelli

The program "Body-oriented psychotherapy", 72 hours. Trainer: Trenogov Andrew

The program "Psychodramapraktiker". Trainer: Olga Moskovtseva

The program "Business Foreign (English) Language" (April 2011 - June 2013). Volgograd State Socio-Pedagogical University.

Young Faculty Support Program (Group of Young Academic Professionals)
Category "Future Lecturers" (2015)

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Dissertation for a degree of Candidate of Science



  • 2017
    «Психологические проблемы смысла жизни и акме» (Москва). Presentation: Уединение: критерии продуктивности и значение для смысла жизни
  • 2016
    Психология XXI века: российская психология в контексте мировой науки (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Уединение и одиночество: влияние экзистенциальной исполненности личности
  • 2015
    V Международная конференция «Психология индивидуальности» (Москва). Presentation: Личностные предпосылки переживания уединения

Employment history

2014 - 2015 Assistant, Department of Psychology, Higher School of Economics

2015 - 2017 Psychologist, College of multi-level profile education of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration

2017 - 2021 Research assistant in the International Laboratory of Positive Psychology of Personality and Motivation

2018 - 2021 Lecturer at the Department of Psychology

2019 - 2021 Psychologist at the Center for Psychological Counselling, National Research University Higher School of Economics

6th World Congress on Positive Psychology

Lab staff members (Dmitry Leontiev, Martin F. Lynch, Tamara O. Gordeeva, Sergei Ishanov) took part in the 6th World Congress on Positive Psychology in Melbourne (Australia), July 18-21, 2019. About 1600 participants from 50 countries were registered at the congress. 

When There Is No One Around

How solitude differs from loneliness

Laboratory Staff at the 9th Conference on Positive Psychology in Budapest

At the end of June, the 9th Conference on Positive Psychology (ECPP) was held in Budapest, Hungary. The topic this year is “Positive Psychology for the Prosperity of Europe in Transition.” The conference was organized on the basis of the University of Budapest and brought together more than seven hundred participants from 66 countries.