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Behar CenterWelcome to Behar Center

a Prague-based psychology institute that offers:

Psychotherapy for depression, trauma, stress, conflict, family, marital, and adjustment problems, eating disorders, anxiety, phobia, panic, and attention deficit (ADHD). An associate psychiatrist for medication is available.

Psychological Evaluations
 for decisions about career, schooling, and treatment (psychodiagnostics).

Coaching and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Dr. Lior Behar
, clinical psychologist, founded the center in 1999. My vision is of a mental health center that plays an active role in the local as well as the international community in Prague, with high professional and ethical standards and with a special attention to public education.
The facility is officially registered as a Private Health Care Institute.
Services are available in English, Czech, German, and Hebrew.
(From October 2020) An hourly therapy/counseling costs CZK 1400.
Health insurance companies Aetna, Bupa, Cigna, Allianz, PPP and others, reimburse therapy.



Does Unconscious Really Have Such an Effect on Physical Illnesses?
This fascinating article from the Marshall Autoimmunity Foundation is representing one of the hottest debates in psychology these days. Does your mind have indeed a huge impact on your body so as to cause a real medical condition, as it was once thought?

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MBOD Bubbles

  • Behar Center has a new address! :

Velvarská 19, Prague-6 Dejvice 

Metro: Dejvická 

Tram: Tákurova

  • Yesterday I went to Ikea to buy things for my new therapeutic practice. Then it occurred to me. There must be something about Ikea shops that resembles the inner architecture of my brain. A big showroom of flashy ideas of questionable quality; being obliged to pass through loads of heavy stuff in order to reach one little item, and a generous hunger-center right in the middle.

  • I am often aware of the disconnect between therapeutic experience and daily life. Sometimes things move very fast in therapy, as if life outside stood still; other times life moves fast outside while nothing is happening in therapy. The correct explanation is of course special relativity: The therapy room and the rest of the world are moving in very different speeds relative to one another. As a result, an hour outside therapy lasts ten minutes longer than the standard 50 minutes measured inside therapy office, and, from the reference frame of an outsider, the therapist shrinks.

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