Gestalt Foundation Collaborators

Gestalt Foundation Collaborators
  • Antoniou Elena, BSc Psychology (University of La Verne, Athens). MSc Counseling Studies (University of Hull, U.K.). Member of EAGT (European Association for Gestalt Therapy). She has worked with children, groups, at a helpline for abused women, in protected apartments of psychiatric structures, with volunteer support groups, and in the field of qualitative research. Nowadays she works as an individual and group therapist.
  • Alexia Ioanna, has graduated from Panteion University (Psychology) and she is a gestalt therapist, member of the E.A.G.T and of the Hellenic Association for Gestalt Therapy (HAGT). In the past she has worked with various populations in different fields, providing psychological support to elderly people, children and adolescents, minors in detention centers, people with epilepsy, victims of torture, immigrants and refuggees. These days she is working in her private practice and in groups supporting professionals and volunteers who work with immigrants and refugees.
  • Anagnostopoulou Athina, Studies: Relational Gestalt Psychotherapy (Continuing education of Gestalt Psychotherapy), Gestalt Psychotherapists Training Program (Gestalt Foundation,) ΒΑ in Psychology (The American College of Greece), Diploma in Integrative Counseling (COSCA). She works as an individual therapist with adults, runs and facilitates personal development groups, supporting group for eating disorders, and workshops for parents with the Positive Parenting approach.
  • Askaridou Victoria,    Mental Health Counselor, Gestalt Psychotherapist, trainee Gestalt supervisor, Sandplay Therapist, Hypnosis Therapy, Adlerian training in parent groups, Trauma Therapist (EMDR, CRM basic & advanced), CRM trainer.
  • Baier Armin, LCSW has a private psychotherapy practice in Los Angeles specializing in Relational Gestalt Therapy, addiction and trauma, and he is on the core faculty of the Pacific Gestalt Institute in Los Angeles. He provides clinical supervision in two Los Angeles mental health programs, and he serves as an officer and director of the Gestalt Therapy Institute of Los Angeles.  Armin teaches at the Columbia School of Social Work Masters Program online campus. A former Clinical Director of the Parallax Center chemical dependency treatment program, in NYC, his clinical experience, teaching and published writings include research, method and policy in the field of addiction.
  • Barbarello Favorito, RCST, M.Sc. Gestalt Psychotherapy, Dip. Gestalt Psychotherapeutic Counselling, H.Dip. Integrative Psychotherapy (Hons), Dip. Craniosacral Therapy. Favo (born in Puglia - South Italy) moved to Ireland in 1998 where he qualified as a Craniosacral therapist. He has been training with GATLA in Gestalt therapy since 2004 and has just achieved a MSc in gestalt psychotherapy in Metanoia, London. He has a thriving private practice in Ireland both as a Craniosacral therapist and as a gestalt psychotherapist.
  • Chantziara Demetra BSc (Hons) Psychology – Gestalt Psychotherapist. Member of EAGT (European Association for Gestalt Therapy) and member of the Hellenic Association for Gestalt Therapy (HAGT). Coordinator of group therapies, women support groups, training and supervision groups for volunteers who support cancer patients, individual counseling for parents, individual psychotherapy sessions. Trained in the EMDR Traumatotherapy method.
  • Chatzigeorgiou Eleni Psychologist, graduate of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Gestalt Psychotherapist, Member of HAGT and EAGT, certified Dance Therapist and Trainer of DRLST, Responsible in Greece of the International Training Program of DRLST (Danse Rythme Lien Social et Thérapie),  based in Paris. She has also studied dance at the Rotterdam Dance Academy and the National School of Dance in Greece. Her research on dance focuses on the psychological, sociological and anthropological study of movement, rhythm and structures of ritual in the context of healing, social intervention and artistic mediation.

 

  • Chatzopoulou Sevi, Psychologist, Gestalt Psychotherapist, Trainee gestalt trainer and supervisor, MSc in Health Psychology–University of Surrey, U.K ., Member of EAGT, H.A.G.T., Member of Panhellenic Psychological Association, counseling-psychological support for adult treatment of anxiety disorders, mood disorders, eating disorders, personality disorders, chronic diseases, mourning-loss, abuse, sexual issues, crisis management, interpersonal relationships and communication issues, disability issues, issues with the elderly. Training and supervision of volunteers for people with chronic illnesses and families in crisis.
  • Denham-Vaughan Sally, Dr, is an International Trainer, Psychotherapist, Registered Training Supervisor, Organisational Consultant and Accredited Coach/Coach Supervisor. She has a background in Clinical Psychology and Gestalt Psychotherapy with over 25 years experience in senior leadership positions in the NHS in the UK. She now specialises in Relational Leadership Development, Organisational/Community Transformation and Governance/Ethical Frameworks. Recently her consulting work has focussed on large scale culture change programmes with global organisations committed to ethical, ecological and sustainable developments. She also works as an executive coach with CEO and Board members of purpose driven organisations. She is the Co-Founder of Relational Change, an International Organisation specialising in developing Relational Approaches in theory and practice, International Board Advisor at The Relational Center in Los Angeles, Academic Advisor on the Doctoral programme at Metanoia/Middlesex University in London, International Faculty Associate at the Pacific Gestalt Institute in California and an Associate with the Taos Institute. She presents widely at conferences and international training centres and was the keynote speaker at the GANZ conference, (Gestalt Australia and New Zealand), in 2014.
  • Finlay Linda, PhD, BA (Hons), Linda Finlay characterises herself as belonging to four distinct professional communities: psychology, occupational therapy, psychotherapy and phenomenology. In her role as an Academic Consultant, Linda Finlay offers teaching, supervision and mentorship in Qualitative Research Methods for practitioners in health care, psychology and psychotherapy fields.
  • Francesetti Gianni, Psychiatrist, Gestalt therapist, international trainer and supervisor, he has published widely on psychotherapy and psychopathology, exploring original approaches to understanding clinical suffering from a phenomenological and Gestalt therapy viewpoint and proposing new models for framing particular clinical disorders (including experiences of panic, depression, psychosis, and obsessive-compulsive disorder). He is president of Poiesis. Gestalt Therapy Center of Torino and co-director of the IPsiG (International Institute for Gestalt Therapy and Psychopathology). He is Past President of the EAGT (European Association for Gestalt Therapy), of the SIPG (Italian Society for Gestalt therapy) and of the FIAP (Italian Federation of Psychotherapy Associations), member of the New York Institute for Gestalt Therapy, the Association for the Advancement of Gestalt Therapy (AAGT), the European Association of Psychotherapy (EAP), and the Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR). He lives and works in Turin, Italy.
  • Dr. Giorgis Giaglis - M.D., M.Sc., Ph.D., consultant neurologist, psychologist, postgraduate studies in Medical Research Technology, Statistics, Cognitive Psychology & Neuropsychology and Adult Education, postgraduate training in London in Neuropsychiatry and Neuropsychology, Gestalt Therapist & Trainer, member of E.A.G.T., Gestalt supervisor trainee.
  • Giagou Ada, Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Gestalt Trainer, Trainee Gestalt supervisor, member of EAGT and HAGT, post graduate training in Forensic Psychology and Criminology
  • Gioni Konstantina, Psychologist (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), ΜSc Mental Health (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens), Gestalt Psychotherapist, Member of EAGT (European Association for Gestalt Therapy), Member of the Hellenic Association for Gestalt Therapy (HAGT). She has worked with self-support groups for addicted persons and their relatives, at inpatient structures and protected apartments and guest houses of psychiatric structures, with women support groups, therapy groups, counseling groups for parents, at special education groups, and as an individual therapist.
  • Hewitt Evans Joanna, Course leader of a UKCP accredited Gestalt Training at Scarborough Psychotherapy Training Institute, UK.  She is also registered as an Integrative Psychotherapist with EAIP and Director of the European Institute for Psychotherapeutic Studies.  Joanna has worked for many years with children and families and is particularly interested in the development of identity.
  • Jacobs Lynne, inhabits two psychotherapy worlds. She teaches gestalt therapists world-wide. She is co-founder of the Pacific Gestalt Institute and also a training and supervising analyst at the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis. She is co-editor of The Healing Relationship in Gestalt Therapy: A Dialogic / Self Psychology Approach, and co-editor of Relational Approaches in Gestalt Therapy (both with Rich Hycner). She has also published numerous articles in gestalt therapy and psychoanalytic journals. Her abiding interest is attempting to understand the psychotherapeutic relationship. She has a private practice in Los Angeles.
  • Kafkopoulou Alkistis, Educational Psychologist, Gestalt Psychotherapist. She works individually with children and adults at an individual and group level. She has been collaborating with Gestalt Foundation, Psychotherapy & Training Center, since 2007, as Supervision-Group Coordinator (Association of Cancer Patients of Macedonia – Thrace, Friends – Volunteers of Child Care Institution).
  • Kalota Joanna, MSc Counseling Psychology, Gestalt Psychotherapist, trainee Gestalt trainer and supervisor. Member of EAGT (European Association for Gestalt Therapy) and of the Hellenic Association for Gestalt Therapy (HAGT). She has been working as a psychotherapist since 2004. She works with: adults, people with chronic diseases, caregivers of people with chronic diseases, parents with disabled children, parents of adolescents, volunteers (planning, training, supervision) of vulnerable groups. She has been collaborating with Gestalt Foundation, Psychotherapy & Training Centre since 2007, as therapy and supervision group coordinator.
  • Kapoulea Amalia, BSc in Counseling and Psychological Science in Mediterranian College, University of Teeside. She is trained in Gestalt Therapy in Gestalt Foundation of Athens. She has worked as a psychologist with groups of people suffering from cancer, elderly people, educators, parents and children. Currently she is working as an individual and group psychotherapist in her private practice. She also runs and facilitates personal development groups, workshops for parents and adolescents, and she conducts adult group therapy. She is a member of EAGT European Association for Gestalt Therapy) and ΗAGT (Hellenic Association for Gestalt Therapy).
  • Karasavva Katerina was born in Greece in 1979. She has graduated from the Athens School of Philosophy, she has a B.Sc. in Psychology (Hons) from Middlesex University and also an M.Sc. in the Philosophy of Mental Disorder from King's College London. She has graduated from the Gestalt Foundation in Athens and has worked in stress management, in a home for the elderly and she has worked with cancer patients and their families/carers. Currently, she has a private practice in Athens and is also working as a psychologist at an MSF (Medecins Sans Frontieres) project for the rehabilitation of torture survivors. She has attended advanced trainings in relational Gestalt Therapy, working with victims of abuse and crisis intervention.
  • Kato Ioanna, mgr. psychologist, speech therapist, Gestalt therapist,

supervisor and trainer. Member of the EAGT, current chair of the HR&SR Committee, member of HAGT. Graduated psychology (KUL) and speech therapy (UMCS) in Poland. Trained in Gestalt therapy at Gestalt Foundation  - Athens, Greece. Trained in EMDR at Trauma Therapy Institute in Athens. Completed training in supervision and psychotherapy training at European Centre of psychotherapeutic Studies with K&J Evans. Currently works in private practice – individual psychotherapy, leads training and supervision groups. Volunteer at Babel Day Centre in Athens.

  • Kostalou Aggeliki, BA Psychology (American College of Greece), MSc Psychology and Health (City University, London), Postgraduate Certificate in Counseling Skills (British Association for Counseling & Psychotherapy, London), BA Studies of European Civilization (Hellenic Open University). She works as a psychotherapist -member of HAGT and EAGT- with an emphasis on the body process in the therapeutic relationship. She also works as a family counselor, facilitates psycho-educational and therapy groups and teaches psychology, counseling skills and psychotherapy in various educational institutions. She has worked with HIV and cancer patients, stroke survivors and child abuse victims.
  • Le Peuc’h Isabelle, Gestalt-Therapist, trainer and supervisor. She is also the director of the french Ecole Parisienne de Gestalt (EPG), which activity was created in 1981 by Serge and Anne Ginger. She is particularly attached to the holistic dimension of Gestalt-Therapy and has therefore completed her training with different body approaches.
  • Levi Nurith, Ph. D., Gestalt Psychotherapist, specialized in supervision and family therapy.  Professor Emeritus at Tel Aviv  and Be'er Sheba Universities, Beit Berl College, Clinical Advisor to the National Council of Child Protection. Chair of Training Standards Committee of EAGT.
  • Lichtenberg Philip, Philip is a licensed psychologist who taught at the Bryn Mawr School of Social Work and Social Research for more than 35 years. Philip received his Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve University and his formal training in Gestalt Therapy at the Gestalt Training Center in San Diego with Erving and Miriam Polster. He also studied with Isadore From in New York. He has authored six books, including Community and Confluence: Undoing the Clinch of Oppression and Encountering Bigotry: Befriending Projecting Persons in Everyday Life. He has also written many articles and monographs. Philip regularly conducts training abroad. His areas of theoretical interest include the use of Gestalt Therapy in the larger world of social action and social organization.
  • Lompa Richard, Μ.Sc. Psychologist, Gestalt Psychotherapist, Linking Tutor with University of Middlesex. Member of EAGT.
  • Makridou Melina, MSc Health Psychology, University of Bristol UK, Gestalt Psychotherapist, trainee gestalt supervisor. Member of EAGT (European Association for Gestalt Therapy) and of the Hellenic Association for Gestalt Therapy (HAGT). She has been practicing her profession since 2006 with adults and people with chronic diseases, both at individual and group level (Association of Cancer Patients of Katerini & Pieria “Saint Ekaterini”). Since 2007 she has been collaborating with Psychotherapy & Training Center Gestalt Foundation as coordinator in therapy groups and experiential workshops.
  • Manolaki Katerina, Psychologist (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), Gestalt Psychotherapist, trainee gestalt supervisor, member of EAGT (European Association for Gestalt Therapy) and founding member of the Hellenic Association for Gestalt Therapy (HAGT). She has been practicing her profession since 2003. She works with adults, couples, groups. She has been one of the initial collaborators of Psychotherapy & Training Center Gestalt Foundation and since 2008 she has been coordinating workshops for the training program.
  • Mavridou Maria, Psychologist (AUTH), Gestalt Psychotherapist, trainee gestalt supervisor. Post graduate studies at the Open University, Studies in Education sector. Member of EAGT (European Association for Gestalt Therapy), regular member of the Hellenic Association for Gestalt Therapy (HAGT), (member of N.O.P.G.) and regular member of the Panhellenic Psychological Association. For 8 years she has been working as psychologist at the Social Support Centre of the city-ribbon Evosmou (in the field of counseling, psychological support and short therapy to individuals, couples and families (specializing in Vulnerable Social Groups). Since 2005 she has been working as a psychotherapist in the private practice by offering services of counseling and therapy both on individual and group level. She organizes and conducts experiential groups, parent schools, thematic workshops, lectures, etc.
  • Mavromichalis Anastasis, Psychologist, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, MA in Social and Clinical Psychology, Member of EAGT and HAGT, Member of the Association of Greek Actors, Actor, Trainee Gestalt Supervisor. He has been working as psychologist since 1996 at structures for psychosocial intervention and therapy to high risk population groups (prisoners, gypsies, street children, addicted to psychoactive substances). He also works as psychotherapist in private practice both on individual and group level, emphasizing on the “here and now” and on the “mirroring” that strengthens awareness. He is particularly attracted to the therapeutic dynamic of the self-help groups. Since 1994 she has been participating as an actor in different theatrical groups of Thessaloniki.
  • McCann Kevin, MIACP, H.Dip. Gestalt Psychotherapy, H.Dip. Integrative Psychotherapy, Dip. Couns. (Hons), Certified Gestalt Therapist GATLA.

As well as being a chef by profession Kevin is also a registered Gestalt Therapist. He continues to develop his Gestalt training with the Gestalt Training Associates of Los Angeles where he trains at master’s level. He is a GATLA accredited Gestalt therapist and faculty member (assistant trainer) in their couples therapy program. He lectures nationally and internationally on several themes from a process based Gestalt perspective and runs workshops for many groups especially those from socially neglected and marginalized backgrounds and also runs a private practice for individual psychotherapy and couples therapy. Kevin is an accredited member of the Irish Association of Counseling and Psychotherapy and is a former chairperson of the Irish Gestalt society.

  • Meijer Sjanneke, E.D. Pedagogic, Psychotherapist, Gestalt trainer. She works with adults, couples and children.
  • Melnick Joe, Ph.D. Psychotherapist –Gestalt Trainer and Organization Consultant. Member of Gestalt Institute of Cleveland and of Gestalt International Study Center. Editor of “Gestalt Review” magazine.
  • Mertika Antigoni, Dr, Basic Psychology studies at Panteion University. Two postgraduate programs in Counseling and Organizational Psychology at Columbia University in New York. PhD in Clinical Psychology from Panteion University. Currently he is working as a clinical psychologist at Children's Hospital II. & A. Kyriakou and a private psychologist, trained in Gestalt psychotherapy and working with adults. Her research interests focus on the study of the therapeutic relationship, multiculturalism and social integration of people with schizophrenia. Latest deals with Positive Psychology and is a founding member and board member of the Hellenic Association of Positive Psychology. He has written extensively and has participated in individual and collective presentations at many conferences in Greece and abroad.
  • Meulmeester Frans Staff member and guest trainer of several Gestalt institutes around the world. Registered in the EAGT as Gestalt therapist and Gestalt Practitioner in Organizations (GPO) and a registered psychotherapist (ECP) in the European Association for Psychotherapy (EAP). Member of the EAGT Executive Committee.

 

  • Moraitou Demi, B.A. CAM, B.A. in Greek Civilization, Master in Adult Education. She works as a Communication Consultant, adult Trainer and Gestalt Practitioner in Organizations(GPO). Experienced as a Consultant and Trainer for communication and management issues, with a big portfolio of Greek and international clients.
  • Mouslech Helen, Psychologist (AUTH), Gestalt Psychotherapist, trainee gestalt supervisor, member of EAGT (European Association for Gestalt Therapy) and of the Hellenic Association for Gestalt Psychotherapy (HAGT). ECP holder (European Certificate of Psychotherapy). Collaborates as coordinator of workshops and self-awareness groups with Gestalt Foundation. He has experience in "difficult" groups, such as groups with battered women. She works individually and collectively emphasizing on movement and dance wanting to discover creative ways of awareness.
  • Orange Donna M., Ph.D., Psy.D. Ph.D. in philosophy, Fordham University, New York, 1979. Psy. D. in clinical psychology, Yeshiva University, New York, 1987. Analytic certification, Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity, New York, 1991. Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) and Consultant / Supervisor, New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. Relational Track.  New York. Faculty and training and supervising analyst, Institute for the Psychoanalytic Study of Subjectivity, New York. She has written many books, studies and articles.
  • Orfanou Antigoni, Educational Psychologist (Μ.Sc. Professional Training in Educational Psychology), Psychotherapist and Gestalt supervisor, Member of EAGT and Member of the Hellenic Association of Gestalt Therapy (HAGT). She has worked as a scientific associate and researcher in Psychotherapy Centres in Athens, Thessaloniki and Piraeus, as School counselor in Prefectural institutions, as an Educational Psychology lecturer for teachers and school staff, as Psycotherapist in programmes supporting Romani women, autistic children and sexually abused children in UK and Greece. She has followed a training program in psyco-somatic therapy in Ruella Frank's Center for Somatic Studies, and is currently monitoring and supervising families with babies up to 1,5 years old of age. She is based in Alimos, Athens since 1996.
  • Pantelidou Lena, Psychologist, Philologist, Gestalt Psychotherapist. She has been collaborating with Psychotherapy & Training Center Gestalt Foundation, as a group- therapy and experiential workshops coordinator, since 2008.
  • Papathanasiou-Pexlivanidou Katerina, Master Practitioner in Eating Disorders and Obesity, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Sheffield, UK, Master in Psychology and Counseling, University of Sheffield,      UK, Gestalt Therapist, Gestalt Foundation Psychotherapy & Training center Thessaloniki, MP In Eating Disorders and Obesity, National Center for Eating Disorders, Europsy Βasic, Member APA (American Psychological      Association), BPS (British Psychological Society), EAP (European Association of Psychotherapy), EAGT (European Association for Gestalt Therapy), HAGT (Hellenic Association of Gestalt Therapy) HCPC (Health and Care Professional Council, UK).
  • Pappa Exarmenia, BA in Psychology (National Kapodistrian University of Athens), MSc Mental Health Studies, Gestalt Psychotherapist and Trainer. Member of EAGT and HAGT, PgCert Gestalt Body Process (Trained by James Kepner) Certificate in Performance Studies in Dance (Birkbeck College London). She runs a private practice in Athens, Greece. She facilitates groups and workshops that combine Gestalt therapy with movement and dance, support groups for teachers in secondary education and educational workshops for Gestalt therapy trainees. She is particularly interested in exploring movement, dance and somatics methods and applying them in her therapeutic work.
  • Paraschou Marietta BSc Psychology (University of La Verne, Athens). MSc Counseling Studies (University of Hull, U.K.) She has worked at a helpline “Kalipso” for Psoriatic patients and their families, with support groups for elderly and young adults. She has been engaged in the area of research, for 3 years, supporting the standardization of the “Fairy Tale Test" (projective test for children aged 6-12 years). Nowadays she works with adults both individually and in groups. Member of EAGT (European Association for Gestalt Therapy) and of HAGT (Hellenic Association for Gestalt Psychotherapy).
  • Parlett Malcolm, Ph.D. Psychotherapist consultant and Gestalt trainer. Founder of Gestalt Training Center in England. Editor of “British Gestalt Journal”.

 

  • Rizou Ioanna, Psychologist (AUTh), post graduate studies in Business Administration, MBA. Career counselor, trained in Gestalt Psychotherapy. In recent years supports individuals and organizations in the management of modern challenges.

 

  • Schulthess Peter, Msc, is a Gestalt Therapist living and practicing since 1976 in Zurich, Switzerland. He is living part time in Greece. He teaches internationally since 1991 for several institutes. One of his focuses in his teachings is the working with clients with addictive behaviors. He has worked many years with drug addicts and alcoholics in connection with therapeutic communities and clinics as an external group therapist or supervisor. He has also experience with other kind of dependent behavior, such as eating disorders, sex-dependency, gambling.

 

  • Shadmon Rama, MSc Social & Clinical Psychology, Gestalt Psychotherapist & Supervisor. She works with adults both individually and in groups. She collaborates with Gestalt Foundation, Psychotherapy & Training Center, as a supervisor both for individuals and for groups (W.M.C.A.). Member of EAGT (European Association for Gestalt Therapy) and founding member of the Hellenic Association for Gestalt Therapy (HAGT).

 

  • Siampani Katerina, MSc Counseling Psychology, University of Sheffield, Gestalt Psychotherapist, Gestalt trainer, trainee Gestalt supervisor. Trained in Art-Therapy. Member of EAGT and of the Hellenic Association for Gestalt Therapy, accredited by the National Accreditation Centre for Continuing Vocational Training (EKEPIS). She has been working for many years at W.M.C.A. Greece. For the last five years she has been working at the Greek Association of Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders, while she is working as psychotherapist. Since 2008 she has been collaborating with Psychotherapy & Training Center Gestalt Foundation as coordinator in training workshops.

 

  • Stamatis George B.A. (Law), H.S.D. (Marketing), M.Ed. (Education Adult). Gestalt Foundation Graduate (G.P.O.). Organizations and Business Development Consultant, trainer and coach in Greece and abroad. Gestalt consultant for companies and organizations (G.P.O.) has taught at the Athens University of Economics and UNYP Prague Universities and UNYT Tirana. Author of 12 books, including "The Art of change - Gestalt, a different approach for organizations", along with F. Meulmeester and I. Rizou.
  • Theodorou Petros, He is Gestalt psychotherapist & supervisor, member of EAGT and Greek Company Psychotherapy Gestalt (HAGT). He works on an individual and group level, giving special emphasis to the existential elements of Gestalt, as well as in relations. He has developed his personal approach PSP (Process Stage Praxis) incorporating the philosophical basis of Gestalt therapy with the improvisational stage act. Today lectures and coordinates workshops in Gestalt therapy and the PSP, in Greece and abroad, while systematically deals with the writing of such issues and working as a therapist individual cases and group therapy.
  • Van Baalen Daan, MD, PhD, Gestalt therapist, trainer, supervisor and certified GPO. Certified EAP and EAGT member. Founder of Norwegian Gestalt institute academic college (NGI). Taught in several European countries. Published several articles. Involved actively in research.
  • Vidakovic Ivana, B.A Psychology and M.A. in Clinical Psychology (Belgrade University). Gestalt Psychotherapist, member of EAGT. Additional education in EMDR and Solution Focused Brief Therapy. As a psychologist and psychotherapist she worked at the Counseling Centre and the Centre for Rehabilitation of Trauma and Torture Victims, conducting individual psychotherapy and counseling for people who survived traumatic experience, people who were imprisoned during the war, refugees and internally displaced persons.