Mgr. Viktória Hičárová, PhD.

Viktória Hičárová

Researcher *


PhD., 2010, Faculty of Arts, University of Presov, program Social Psychology
M.A., 2002, Faculty of Humanities, Trnava´s University, program Psychology

Area of scientific interest

  • Mindfulness at workplace
  • Kindness in relation to the meditation
  • Gratitude in the context of perception of happiness

Internship, courses and stays abroad

2018 Mindfulness Meditation, Self-Compassion and Kindness: Three Pillars in Reducing Therapist’ Stress before it becomes Distress. The Art of Self Care (Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, Kanada)
2017 Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Basics (Montreal, Kanada)
2015 Intervenir auprés de la personne suicidaire á l´aide de bonnes Pratiques (Montreal, Kanada)
2014 Brain and Behaviour (Queens University, Kingston, Kanada)
2013 Professional clinical internship (Douglas Mental Health Institute, Montreal, Kanada)
2012 Ethics and Professionalism (Montreal, Kanada)

Selected scientific projects

2021 – 2024, researcher of the VEGA project “Social and psychological correlates of populist attitudes” (no. 2/0065/21)

Selected publications

HIČÁROVÁ, Viktória. Vplyv veku a pohlavia na copingove stratégie u adolescentov. In Psychológia a patopsychológia dieťaťa, roč. 45, č. 1, 2010, s. 3-20.

HIČÁROVÁ, Viktória. Interakcia veku a obáv u mladých ľudí. In, 2008.

ŠPIRENGOVÁ, Viktória. Z čoho majú mladí ľudia starch a ako ho zvládajú? In, 2006.

Teaching activities

5/2003 - 8/2004 Air Force Academy, Military Psychology

Membership in scientific and other organizations

from 2014 - L´Ordre des psychologues du Quebec
from 2010 - The association of School Psychologe


Languages: Slovak, Czech, English, French

Interests: reading, traveling, walking

Favourite Quote: Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always.