The Person You Want to Be, with Eric Teplitz

Ep. 31: Biomedical Researcher, Gestalt Therapist-in-Training, and Podcaster, Aleksandra Vancevska

August 22, 2023 Eric Teplitz / Aleksandra Vancevska Season 2 Episode 31
Ep. 31: Biomedical Researcher, Gestalt Therapist-in-Training, and Podcaster, Aleksandra Vancevska
The Person You Want to Be, with Eric Teplitz
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The Person You Want to Be, with Eric Teplitz
Ep. 31: Biomedical Researcher, Gestalt Therapist-in-Training, and Podcaster, Aleksandra Vancevska
Aug 22, 2023 Season 2 Episode 31
Eric Teplitz / Aleksandra Vancevska

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Born and raised in Serbia, Aleksandra Vancevska today lives in London, where she is a biomedical researcher at the Francis Crick Institute and a Gestalt therapist-in-training at the Metanoia Institute.

She also paints, dances, practices and teaches yoga, hosts a podcast called “Being and Doing” and serves as an interviewer on another podcast, “Humans of Gestalt”!

In this wide-ranging conversation, Aleks shares insights on her development as both a scientist and an artist, being multilingual, becoming interested in psychotherapy, and a whole lot more.

Aleksandra Vancevska Links:
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aleksandra.vancevska/
Instagram (Being and Doing Podcast): https://www.instagram.com/being_and_doing/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@beinganddoing.community
Website:  https://aleksandravancevska.com/

About Your Host, Eric Teplitz:
Website: http://ericteplitz.com/
Schedule a FREE coaching consultation: http://ericteplitz.com/work-with-me/
Access a FREE preview of Eric's online course "Opening to Greater Possibilities": https://ericteplitz.thinkific.com/ 

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Send us a Text Message.

Born and raised in Serbia, Aleksandra Vancevska today lives in London, where she is a biomedical researcher at the Francis Crick Institute and a Gestalt therapist-in-training at the Metanoia Institute.

She also paints, dances, practices and teaches yoga, hosts a podcast called “Being and Doing” and serves as an interviewer on another podcast, “Humans of Gestalt”!

In this wide-ranging conversation, Aleks shares insights on her development as both a scientist and an artist, being multilingual, becoming interested in psychotherapy, and a whole lot more.

Aleksandra Vancevska Links:
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aleksandra.vancevska/
Instagram (Being and Doing Podcast): https://www.instagram.com/being_and_doing/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@beinganddoing.community
Website:  https://aleksandravancevska.com/

About Your Host, Eric Teplitz:
Website: http://ericteplitz.com/
Schedule a FREE coaching consultation: http://ericteplitz.com/work-with-me/
Access a FREE preview of Eric's online course "Opening to Greater Possibilities": https://ericteplitz.thinkific.com/ 

Support the Show.

Opening Clip
The Person You Want to Be intro
Introducing Aleksandra Vancevska
Born into "a field of sorrow"
Creative permission
Testing beliefs (the emergence of her inner scientist)
Permission from supportive others
Mistakes (vs. negligence)
Polarities
Language learning
Communism vs. capitalism
Humility
The person Aleks wants to be
Inspiration for becoming a podcaster
Tim Ferriss, if you're listening...
The Being and Doing Podcast's origin story
Aleks's interest in psychotherapy
Humans of Gestalt
The magic of today's technology
Remaining curious in relationship with others
Making time for all of her interests
Calling herself a scientist