Full Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Zagreb, neuropsychiatrist, subspecialist child and adolescent psychiatry, psychotherapist, retired. Born in 1938 in Pleškovac, Čakovec. Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Zagreb (1962), M.Sc. (1975), Ph.D. (1979), title of dissertation: "Analysis of Causal factors leading to psychological changes in people with epilepsy". She worked at the Jankomir Psychiatric Hospital where she founded the first Autism Center in the former Yugoslavia. She was an advisor to the Government of the Republic of Croatia and a head of the psychosocial assistance program for war victims. Established the Mental Health Center in Children's Disease Hospital. Head of the National Center for Psychotraum and Center for Distressed Disorders. Now she works in her own Polyclinic Kocijan / Hercigonja. She has published 66 papers. Author and Co-author of 14 books, 19 chapters in books. Some of the most important awards: Life Achievement Award for Child Rights Promotion (2008); Laureate for Contributing to Psychotherapy in Croatia (2008); Medal of bravery Katarina Zrinski. Regular member of AMZH since 1983. She is President of the European Association for Therapeutic Services for Children and Young People (EIATSCYP).

Norman Sartorius (born 1935) is a Croatian psychiatrist and university professor. Sartorius is a former director of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Division of Mental Health, and a former president of the World Psychiatric Association and of the European Psychiatric Association. He has been described as "one of the most prominent and influential psychiatrists of his generation". He obtained his M.D. from the School of Medicine, University of Zagreb in 1958, and his B.Sc. and M.A. in psychology from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb in 1962. He finished his specialization in psychiatry and neurology in 1963 and defended his Ph.D. thesis in psychology at the University of Zagreb in 1965. In 1967, Sartorius left his job at the University Hospital Center in Zagreb to join the WHO as the Head of the WHO Interregional Advisory Team on Epidemiology of Mental Disorders. He served as the President of the World Psychiatric Association (1993–1999) and of the Association of European Psychiatrists (1997–2001). Major themes in his current work and public activity are rights of patients with mental disorders and struggle against stigma and prejudices associated with mental illness, co morbidity of mental and physical illness and improvement of mental health services. Between 1961 and 2008, Sartorius published more than 400 scientific works. He has authored, co-authored or edited 66 books.

Director of the Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb has been working with children for thirty years of her career. As a child psychologist of Children’s Hospital Zagreb, she often worked with abused and neglected children who had not had the necessary protection from adults. This is the reason why she was among the first professionals in Croatia to recognise the issue of child abuse and neglect and to devote her further work to that issue. She is the founder of the Brave Phone, help-line for abused and neglected children and of the Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb. The Center has been recognised as a model of good practice by the Council of Europe and was, as such, presented in the UN. She received several awards of recognition for her work. One of the outstanding achievements was the Child Protection Center Multidisciplinary team award received by the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) in 2008. Besides her professional work she has been active in scientific work and published and presented at international conferences a number of scientific and professional papers. She has published books, handbooks and brochures for parents, children and professionals. She is especially devoted to disseminating her knowledge and experience to future professionals and works at the Faculty of Philosophy in Osijek and Croatian Studies in Zagreb. She is a permanent court expert for abused and neglected children.

He received his medical degree from Harvard University and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCLA with training in pediatrics and child, adolescent and adult psychiatry. He served as a National Institute of Mental Health Research Fellow at UCLA, studying family interactions with an emphasis on how attachment experiences influence emotions, behavior, autobiographical memory and narrative. Dr. Siegel is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA. An award-winning educator, he is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and recipient of several honorary fellowships. Dr. Siegel is also the Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute, an educational organization, which offers online learning and in-person seminars that focus on how the development of mindsight in individuals, families and communities can be enhanced by examining the interface of human relationships and basic biological processes. His psychotherapy practice includes children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. He serves as the Medical Director of the LifeSpan Learning Institute and on the Advisory Board of the Blue School in New York City, which has built its curriculum around Dr. Siegel’s Mindsight approach.

Alice Bowman

Professor of psychiatry, recently retired. Core specialization in child and adolescent psychiatry. For the most part of employment history held the position as Head of Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatric Clinic of the University of Sarajevo. By educational background affiliated to the school of psychodynamic orientation. Participated in numerous scientific and professional meetings and worked on many projects, mainly in the field of child psycho-traumatology. Published around a hundred scientific papers, authored or co-authored a number of publications, textbooks and monographs in the field of developmental psychopathology.She is actual head of Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in Bosnia and Hercegovina (UDAP in BiH).

Alice Bowman

He is the founder and Director of the Resilience Research Centre and Canada Research Chair in Child, Family and Community Resilience at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. He received his PhD in Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University in 1995 and is the former Chair of the Nova Scotia Mental Health and Addictions Strategy, executive board member of the American Family Therapy Academy, and a family therapist who works with mental health services for individuals and families at risk. His international program of research spanning six continents has changed the way resilience is understood, shifting the focus from individual traits to the interactions between people and their families, schools, workplaces, and communities. He is the author of 14 books that have been translated into five languages, numerous manuals for parents, educators, and employers, as well as more than 150 scientific papers and book chapters. Dr. Ungar has adapted findings from his research and lessons learned from his clinical practice into best-selling works for professionals and researchers, including books for parents such as Too Safe For Their Own Good: How Risk and Responsibility Help Teens Thrive and I Still Love You: Nine Things Troubled Kids Need from their Parents. His blog Nurturing Resilience appears on Psychology Today’s website.

He is a national leader in developing systems of care for children with significant behavioral health issues. He is Chief of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Director of the Child Psychiatry Residency Program at Tufts Medical Center. He is Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at Tufts School of Medicine. Dr. Sargent is a clinician in the Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project, and is a member of the Massachusetts Children's Behavioral Health Advisory Council. He is also past president of the American Family Therapy Academy. Dr. Sargent is board certified in Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

He is a Consultant Psychiatrist at Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust at Nuneaton. He is also an Honorary Clinical Associate Teacher at Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick UK. He graduated from King Edward Medical College Lahore, Pakistan and received higher specialised training in Psychiatry at Royal Edinburgh Hospital, University of Edinburgh and Institute of Psychiatry & Maudsley Hospital London. He has served the UK Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK as Deputy / Associate Registrar, member Board of International Affairs of the College, Chairman of West Midlands Division of the College & one of the lead College office bearers for SAS doctors & Pt & carers groups. He is currently elected as executive committee member of the College Faculty of Rehabilitation and Social Psychiatry. His role in international psychiatry is highlighted by his involvement with a number of professional organisations. His areas of special interest are Social and Transcultural Psychiatry, Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Psychiatric Research. His academic skills have been invaluable when publishing more than 95 scientific papers and being author of six books/monographs on different topics of psychiatry. He is currently involved in a number of projects on Schizophrenia and is completing audits in different clinical aspects of long term management of chronic mentally ill in the community.

Retired university professor at the Department of Psychology, undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, consulting, evaluate and advising students, scientific research and professional work at the Faculty and University.

Work as Deputy to the Federal Ministry of Health, over twenty years of experience in public health, policy development and strategy, and community service. He specializes in field of mental health development in BiH. Goran Čerkez has led the mental health reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as the establishing of Mental Health Services in the community as the director of the World Bank project in BiH. He participated in drafting the Action Plan for Mental Health of World Health Organization as the only expert in the region of Southeast Europe. He worked on the mental health strategy in BiH, development of standards and norms for mental health centers, development of accreditation standards, on the implementation of coordinated care and occupational therapy in mental health, on the development of psychosocial disaster support guides, the development of a matrix for the identification of the risk of violence school population, prevention of violence, as well as numerous other activities in the field of mental health. He worked with IOM and the Defense Ministry in BiH on the initiation of psychologists in the armed forces. For the past eight years he coordinated the mental health project in Bosnia and Herzegovina, implemented by XY, and supported by the Swiss government. Goran Čerkez is a invited lecturer on topics related to the development of mental health services at the Faculty of Medicine in Sarajevo, summer schools for health management organized by the United Nations Center for Peace, the Summer School for social workers in Dubrovnik, as well as the Faculty of Criminalistics, Criminology and Security Studies about juvenile violence. He also taught at Human Resources Development Week in the World Bank. As a mental health expert he worked with the World Bank, WHO, IOM and the Council of Europe, ITF, UNICEF, UNFP, Harward Refugee Trauma, the Southeast Europe Health Network and many NGOs. In the area of mental health in the region of Southeast Europe within the Stability Pact, he was a member of the Executive Board of the project "Strengthening Social Cohesion through Mental Health Development". More than 15 years representing Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Southeastern Europe Network, where he has been chairman of the executive committee for three years. Honorary member of the Association of Psychologists of FBiH. For contribution to the development of quality in health care, the development of accreditation standards in mental health awarded by AKAZ, and recognition for the development of health care in the Republic of Moldova. The holder of awards for the development of regional cooperation in South East Europe.

Gestalt psychotherapist and child and adolescent integrative psychotherapist, from 1992 until now her professional and academic growth and development is focused on the field of preserving the health and well-being of children and young people. Many years of experience in working with children, adolescents and adults gained in international organizations at positions of facilitators, managers, researchers, supervisors, psycho-social programs aimed at preserving and strengthening the child's integrity. She is lecturer and speaker at numerous domestic and international congresses and conferences on issues of health protection, rights and children's interests. She is author and co-author a series of scientific and professional papers. The European certified psychotherapist. Founder and Director of BHIDAPA, the first European accredited interdisciplinary education program in the field of child and adolescent integrative psychotherapy and counseling in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Since 2007 she has been practicing psychotherapy and counseling in Sarajevo. She is happily married and mother of two children.

special educator, doctor of medical science, master of integrative psychotherapy and certified child and adolescent psychotherapist. Director of Polyclinic Kocijan/Hercigonja, vice president of Institute D.O.M. and general secretary of EIATSCYP. In her everyday job she conducts diagnostics and treatment to children and youth. She leads education in child and adolescent psychotherapy. She teaches at 3 universities in Zagreb, is author of numerous scientific papers, congress speaches and co-author of several books.
Her main field of interest are children and youth, adhd and behavioural problems.
She is mother of three daughters.

Neuropsychiatrist, Ph.D., Associate Professor at the University of Tuzla was born in 1957. She graduated in 1981 at the Faculty of Medicine in Sarajevo. She ended her specialisation in neuropsychiatry in 1991 in Sarajevo. At the Faculty of Medicine University of Tuzla she took her post graduating studies and obtained her master’s degree in the field of suicidology, as well as her Ph.D. which regarded a subject in the field of women’s mental health. She is a subspecialist in social psychiatry. She completed a training for group analyst at the Institute for group analysis in Zagreb. Currently, she works as a psychiatrist and group analyst at the Clinic for Psychiatry at the University Clinical Centre in Tuzla. Moreover, she teaches at the Faculty of Medicine, Educational – rehabilitation faculty and the Department for social work at the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Tuzla. She published several scientific and professional papers, as well as several book chapters in the field of psychiatry and neurology. She is a member of several psychiatric and psychotherapy associations. She is involved in the reform processes in Bosnia and Herzegovina that regards mental health services, engaged in strengthening user’s organisations, and through non-governmental organisations she is also involved in providing support and help for victims and survivors of genocide, torture and war trauma in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Psychiatric Specialist, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist. Education - Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, as well as group analysis. In 2003 she defended her doctoral dissertation at the Faculty of Medicine in Rijeka with the topic "Styles of coping with stress during the middle phase of adolescence in high school". The founder and head of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Psychiatric Clinic, University Hospital Center Rijeka from 1998. Associate professor at Department of psychiatry and psychological medicine at the Faculty of Medicine in Rijeka and Faculty of Health Studies in Rijeka (undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate studies). Lecturer at the postgraduate study of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Faculty of Medicine in Zagreb. Educator in European Programs for Child and Adolescents Integrative Psychotherapy in Zagreb (Croatia's Interdisciplinary Therapeutic Association for Children and Young People HITUDIM), Zadar (at Center for psychotherapy, education and counseling Psihika) and Sarajevo (Bosnian-Herzegovinian Integrative Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Association - BHIDAPA). Areas of interest: children and adolescent psychiatry and psychotherapy; psychodrama as a therapeutic technique. Specific areas of interest: identity development and pathology of identity, depressive disorders of children and adolescents, feeding disorders, disorders related to stress and trauma in children and adolescents, family and child/adolescent with psychological/developmental difficulties.

Prof. Said Fišeković, PhD, has recently retired from the position of the Head of the Psychiatric Clinic in Clinical center of University Sarajevo. As subspecialists of clinical psychiatry largest part of working life spent at the position Head of the Department of Emergency Psychiatry. According to the educational orientation belongs to transactional analysis school. As TA therapist in psychotherapy sessions apply elements transactional analysis, comprising humanised and cognitive approach. She is the author of several books and university textbooks for students and postgraduates. She has published over one hundred scientific papers. She was a lecturer in the postgraduate studies at the Medical Faculty of the University of Sarajevo, Faculty of Political Science of the University of Sarajevo, as well as The international graduate school of child and adolescent psychiatry and psychology with the University of Sweden as holder of the course "Psychiatry and psychology in the community." She has performed as a guest lecturer in the university clinics abroad. She has participated in numerous scientific and professional conferences as an invited speaker. She has participated in a number of scientific research projects in the field of clinical psychiatry. She participated in numerous clinical studies at home and abroad. She was a lecturer and examiner at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Sarajevo, the examiner at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Sarajevo, and the Faculty of Law, University of Sarajevo. She is a member of the Committee for psychiatric and neurological research of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
She is a member of the World Association for Biological Psychiatry, World Association of Transactional Analysis, World and European Psychiatric Association, a member of the Association of Psychiatrists of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a member of the Association for Biological Psychiatry/ psychopharmacology FBiH and a member of the Medical Chamber of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
She has received awards for contribution to the development of the Psychiatric Clinic of the Clinical Center of Sarajevo University. The holder of the Chamber plaques of Medical Chamber of Sarajevo Canton for active and persistent contribution to maintaining the health of the nation and strengthening public and professional reputation of the Chamber of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

She graduated from Clinical Psychology at the University of Belgrade (1986). She defended doctoral thesis in 1994 on "Analysis of the episodes of contact, with an insight into the Geštalt psychotherapy process", also at the University of Belgrade. By 2002, she obtained the EAGT certificate for Gestalt psychotherapy as well as the European Psychology Certificate (ECP). She was employed as a psychologist consultant at the Assembly of the former Yugoslavia. It was approved for her to open a private practice and a company named "Geštalt Psychological Educational Studio" in Belgrade, where she organizes training in the field of Gestalt therapy and individual psychotherapy with clients. On Malta, she has permanent employment at Santa Maria Hospital as a psychotherapist with clients (alcoholics and drug addicts) and their families. She is also an extraordinary lecturer at the University of Malta. She has a permit from the Ministry of Education of Malta to set up the Institute for Gestalt Psychotherapy. Since 2001 she is a visiting coach at Geštalt Center in Skopje, Macedonia and at the Faculty of Psychology of the University of Belgrade and later becomes a visiting coach at the Geštalt schools in Croatia (Rijeka, Zadar), Montenegro (Podgorica), Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo). In 2003 she founded Bert Hellinger Center in Malta. She is also the founder of the "Yugoslav Association for Gestalt Therapy" (1994) as well as a member of the FORGE (International Federation for Gestalt Psychotherapy, Paris), EAP Individual Membership and Membership of GPTIM and Associate Professor and Supervisory Member of GPTI, London (1996). She is also a founding member of the "International Association of Gestalt Therapy" in New York (1998) and the Association of Psychotherapy at Malta (1999). She is also a member of the EAGT and the national delegate of Malta for Gestalt Therapy (2001).

He is integrative psychotherapist and Certified Transactional Analyst. Besides that he was trained in several other psychotherapy schools (psychoanalytic therapy, cognitive-behavioral, EMDR). He is Provisional Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst (PTSTA) in European Association for Transactional Analysis and International Transactional Analysis Association. He is founding member of International Integrative Psychotherapy Association (IIPA). He was trained in integrative psychotherapy by Institute for Integrative Psychotherapy, New York. He is director of Institute IPSA. He is a guest trainer at training Institutes in Great Britain, Spain and Bosnia.

Board Certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry as also as General Psychiatry. Over 20 years of work experience at universities (research, clinical work, teaching, administration). Research interests: Suicidal behavior and prevention, Affective disorders, Childhood and adolescence. She was the winner of the European Psychiatric Association (AEP) award for Best Achievement in 2004. The award-winning publication on the issue of suicide prevention was published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, the world's leading science psychiatric journal.

Specialist of child and adolescent psychotherapy, Head of day hospital care for young people at the Department of Psychological Medicine, University Hospital Centre Zagreb. Full Professor at the School of Medicine in Zagreb, author of numerous works in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry and psychotherapy.

A juvenile judge with more than 30 years of working experience in the jurisprudence of the Municipal and County Court in Zagreb. Employed at the Zagreb County Court, the First-Instance and Second-Instance Youth Council, as the Chair of the Juvenile Department and the President of the Association of juvenile judges, family judges and experts on children and young people in Croatia. As president of the association organized more than 40 public meetings, professional conferences with aims to promote the rights of children and vulnerable groups. Runs the "Stop program" project in the period 2012-2017 and introducing restorative justice in Zagreb area for misdemeanour treatment of children. She participated in the drafting of laws: The Law on Juvenile Courts, the Law on execution of criminal sanctions of the juvenile and the Law on the Ombudsman for Children. Lecturer at the Faculty of Law in Zagreb, the Social Work Study, Faculty of Law in Osijek, the Judicial Academy, the Bar Academy and the Police Academy. She participates in numerous international conferences and congresses of criminologists, victimologists, criminal and juvenile law, and against child abuse and neglect. Expert consultant to the Council of Europe, TAIEX, the European Commission, UNICEF Montenegro, the Ministry of Justice of Montenegro, UNICEF Croatia and the Croatian Ministry of Justice for juvenile Justice. She is the author of a dozen professional articles and books on children's rights. An active member of the commissions, the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Social Policy and Youth, which are dealing with the rights of children. She is a member of Ethical Commissions: Child and Youth Protection Centre of Zagreb and Psychiatric Hospital for Children Zagreb. The winner of the annual prize for the promotion of children's rights by the Ministry of Social Policy and Youth in 2014. She received her PhD in 2017, defended her doctoral thesis about child perpetrators and victims in criminal procedure.

She was born in Banja Luka in 1977 and is a social psychologist, a professor at the Psychology Study Program, the Faculty of Philosophy, the University of Banja Luka and the responsible teacher for Social Pathology, Psychology of Crime, Forensic Psychology and Social-Psychological Studies of addiction. Her scientific and professional work is, to a great extent, devoted to studying the relationship between the process of socialization and behavior of children at risk, contact and conflict with law, the application of social psychology to the law and the development of legal psychology. Creator and author of the award-winning program for improving the quality of life for young people, and a initiator of significant educational programs for professional training of psychologists. Chairman of the Management Board of the Association of Psychologists of Republika Srpska since 2011. Author and co-author of a large number of scientific articles, monographs and professional publications.

Dr. Larisa Velic is teaching Civil Law at University of Zenica. In the same time she works as a Deputy Project Manager by High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Project “Support to the Judiciary in Bosnia and Herzegovina-Strengthening the capacity of prosecutors in the criminal justice system” with support from the Government of Switzerland and Government of Norway.
She has been engaged in different international and domestic projects and she was actively involved in drafting numerous legislative acts in Bosnia and Herzegovina including The Law on Land Registry, The Law on Property and The Law on legacy. Also, she has been engaged as a lecturer on numerous seminars, trainings and workshops organized by Centre for education judges and prosecutorial, State Administration Agency, GIZ, UNDP, USAID, SIDA, CILAP etc.
Inside of her practice she has prepared numerous projects, reports, analyses and legal opinions regarding implementation different reform projects in BiH as well as harmonization domestic and EU legal framework.
She has published many legal commentaries, books, articles and other works.

Associate professor at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Banja Luka, in the department of educational and school psychology. She has been focusing on her interest in children and adolescent psychology for 18 years, working in the field of mental health of children and young people in the educational system, both in the scientific - research work, as well as REBT psychotherapist under supervision in recent years. She is particularly concerned with examining the internalising and externalizing responses of children and youth in the school environment. In addition to scientific - research work, she is particularly active in the field of prevention and works to make the school a safe place for the growth and development of every child.

She finished the study of Medicine at the University of Frankfurt in 1986 and after that ten years have professional training at the University Hospital in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. 1995 she defended her doctoral dissertation: „Psychiatric problems of Turkish adolescents in Germany – a longitudinal study“. 1996 she becomes specialist for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychotherapy. Since 1997 she holds a lecture in Psychotherapy: Seminar of Psychotherapeutic Training Rhein-Main, Academy of Psychotherapy Wiesbaden (WIAP), Alfred Adler Institute Mainz and Institute of Psychotherapy for Children and Adolescents (IPKJ) Basel, Bern, Zurich. Since 1997 also practice for child and adolescent psychiatry, Frankfurt / Germany. In period 2003 - 2009 she works as scientific adviser of the German Medical Association (section Psychotherapy). In period 2007 - 2010 she works as a professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in Social Work at Leuphana University Lueneburg, Germany. Since 2010 she lecturer at University of Applied Sciences FHNW, Basel / Switzerland, and also since 2013 she is senior doctor research at department Psychiatric University Hospitals Basel, Switzerland, leader of training and supervision in the Evaluation of Adolescent Identity Treatment Study(EAST) in Basel. Her scientific focus is on Personality research/development of personality disorders in adolescence, trans-cultural Psychiatry, and children of mentally ill parents.

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Gestalt Psychotherapist UKCP, EAIP Integrative Psychotherapist is director of EUROCPS, the European Centre for Psychotherapeutic Studies founded by the late Ken Evans. She is vice chair external relations, EIATSCYP and a visiting trainer on psychotherapy training programmes in several countries in Europe. She has a particular interest in the links between shame, attachment, trauma and affect regulation. Prior to becoming a psychotherapist Joanna's background was in therapeutic social work with children and families and she spent many years managing projects related to abuse. Family and friends, children and grandchildren, biological, step and adopted are central to her life.

Vlatka Boričević Maršanić is the director of the Psychiatric Hospital for Children and Youth in Zagreb. Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences University of Zagreb, an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Psychological Medicine at Faculty of Medicine University Josipa Jurja Strossmayera in Osijek and lecturer at the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at School of Medicine, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, as well as at Education and Rehabilitation Sciences University of Zagreb at the University of Zagreb. She teaches Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at undergraduate and postgraduate specialist training at the School of Medicine of the University of Zagreb.

Mira Klarin is a full professor at the University of Zadar. She has participated in several professional and scientific national and international projects. Her scientific interest is focused on the field of research of socialization factors in the context of human development. It has recently been focused on research of interpersonal relations, their development and possible changes. She has completed training for a psychotherapist and is the head of the Student Counseling Center at the University. She is also author and co-author of 50 scientific and professional papers and chapters in books. For the scientific monograph "The Development of Children in the Social Context - Parents, Peers, Teachers, the Child Development Context" 2006 Was awarded by the Croatian Psychological Society. She is a member of the Croatian Psychological Society, International Society for Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection and European Association for Gestalt Therapy.

Clinical psychologist from the Child and Youth Protection Center of Zagreb, institutions specialized in working with traumatized children and their families. The focus of her clinical and research work is the area of stress, trauma, traumatic loss and a crisis in childhood and adolescence, parenting, emotional problems of children and young people, as well as treatment and counseling work with children and families. She is an an external associate at the graduate and postgraduate studies at several faculties of the University of Zagreb and has collaborated on several projects. She is also educator for professionals who work with children in different systems in Croatia and abroad. She has presented and published a number of scientific and professional papers and book chapters.

psychologist of development orientation and researcher in the field of the theory of attachment, was born in 1963 in Niš. In 2002, she obtained a PhD in Psychology Department of the Faculty of Philosophy in Belgrade, with the topic: Close partner relationships in light of affective attachment theory. Tatjana Stefanović Stanojević works at the Department of Psychology of the Faculty of Philosophy in Niš, and from 2002 to 2015 she also worked at the Faculty of Philosophy in Banja Luka. She was elected as a full professor in April 2014. She holds courses at the Department of Psychology in Nis: Theories of Cognitive Development, Theory of Emotional Development, Research in Developmental Psychology, Psychology of Partner Relations, Trauma from the perspective of Affective Attachment Theory. The author of the monograph: Emotional Personality Development (2005), Early Experience and Love Ties (2007), Affective attachment -Development, Modalities and Assessment (2010), When We Say Love, Do We Think of Love, (2012). Affective Attachment and family relations: the development and importance (co-author, 2012), Fear is the worst place: a study of early trauma from the perspective of affective attachment theory (coauthor, 2018). She is the author of a large number of works in the area of the theory of attachment, printed in scientific journals and collections, as well as founder of the Association for Study, Evaluation and Applying the Theory of Affective Attachment: Safe Base.

Born in 1956 in Sarajevo. In 1980 he graduated from the Medical Faculty in Zagreb. From 1981 to 1986 worked in Trešnjevka Health Care Centre. Specialist exam in 1991. Since 1993 in Tresnjevka Health Care Centre. Master's degree in 1985 (oncology), doctorate in 2003 (pediatrics), 2004 has been granted title of Primarius. He completed postgraduate studies in oncology, cytology and clinical pediatrics. Also educated in the field of mental health care (Balint Education, Family Center - Scandinavian Kempler Institute). From 1993 to 2002 participated in the programs of providing psychosocial help Croatian Psychiatric Association in the refugee camps of Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina in cooperation with UNHCR, Save the Children Sweden and the French humanitarian organization Partage. Head of specialized programs to assist mothers and infants. Doctorate in 2004 on the theme of the impact of war on the growth and development of infants. He gave invited lectures in Chicago, Stockholm, Salzburg, Frankfurt, Montreal, Kusidasi (Turkey), St Andrews (Scotland) and Nesebar (Bulgaria). Published eighty scientific and professional articles published in national and international professional journals (20 cited in SCI and CC). He published the book "First years: why are so important?"; author of the textbook "Child and Adolescent Psychiatry" (Nikolic - Marangunić) and co-author of the textbook (M. Jovančević M. Knezevic and Lj. Hotujac) "Providing assistance for families with children in crisis situations (2009). From 2004 -2008. he was president of the Croatian Society for Preventive and Social Pediatrics. Expresses special interest in the field of organization of pediatric primary care and prevention programs in infant mental health. Since 2005, a working group for pediatric practice within the International Society for Social Pediatrics and Child Health - ISSOP (www.issop.org). Since 2006 is a partner in the UNICEF programs "The first three are important" and „Every child needs a family“. That same year, begins work at the Department of Preschool Education Studies, Teacher's Faculty, University of Zagreb as a bearer of the course Health protection of pre-school children. He also teaches at the University of Zagreb (undergraduate and postgraduate) and the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb (undergraduate studies). Since 2011 Head of the course Physical trauma in children as part of the interdisciplinary specialist postgraduate study "Children's rights" at the Faculty of Law in Zagreb. President of the NGO "Center of child health" (www.djecji-centar.com) which implements programs of health education and primary prevention of diseases in preschool children. Coauthor of the University Textbook Child rights, chapter Physical trauma in children. Editor of the Textbook of Social and Preventive Pediatrics (Grguric J, Jovancevic M) published by Medicinska Naklada, Zagreb.

Licenced doctor, 1978
Specialist in general medicine, 1987
Specialist in child and adolescent psychiatry, 1988
Licenced psychotherapist, 1992
Head of Child and Adolesent Psychiatric Clinic in University Hospital, Linköping, Sweden 2000-2007
Participated in several EU projects and international conferences
PhD in Medicine with thesis: Refugee Children and Families; Psychological Health, Brief Family Intervention and Ethical Aspects, 2013
Clinical work with child and adolescent psychiatry in Sweden, Denmark and Norway

Specijalistica neuropsihijatrije, psihoterapeutkinja i istraživačica, PhD kandidat. Medicinski fakultet i poslijediplomski studij zavrsila je na Medicinskom fakultetu Univerziteta u Tuzli, gdje je i magistrirala. Uposlenica je Klinike za psihijatriju i psihoterapiju Univerzitetsko-medicinskog centra Greifswald i gostujuća istraživačica na Odjelu za medicinsku psihologiju i medicinsku sociologiju Medicinskog fakulteta Univerzitetske klinike u Lajpcigu (Njemačka), gdje u okviru međunarodne inovativne obrazovne mreže Evropske Unije Marie Sklodoska Curie aktualno završava doktorat u oblasti psihotraumatologije. Fokus njenog istraživačkog interesovanja je seksualno nasilje u konfliktu, mentalno zdravlje i ljudska prava.

Bila je na studijskim putovanjima u Sjedinjenim Americkim Drzavama (Međunarodni centar za psihosocijalnu traumu Medicinskog fakulteta Univerziteta Missouri-Columbia i Harvard Master Class Trauma Program), Norveškoj (Odsjek psihologija Fakulteta za društvene nauke Univerziteta u Oslu i Univerziteta Tromso), Austriji (Graz), Holandiji (Den Boch), Engleskoj (Birmingham), Poljskoj (Varšava, Katowice) i Izraelu (Tel Aviv i Jerusalem), te gostujući predavač na Međunarodnom psihoanalitičkom Univerzitetu u Berlinu (Njemačka) i Odsjeku psihologije Filozofskog fakulteta Univerziteta u Beogradu (Srbija). Trening trenera za prevenciju nasilja Svjetske zdravstvene organizacije završila je 2009. godine u Salzburgu (Austrija), a Ljetnji Univerzitet iz javnog mentalnog zdravlja, zdravstvene ekonomike i menadžmenta pohađala je 2015. godine na Tizino Univerzitetu u Luganu (Švicarska).

Kao aktivna clanica psihijatrijske zajednice Bosne i Hercegovine, bila je sekretar Udruženja psihijatara Tuzlanskog kantona, potom jedan od osnivača i prva predsjednica Udruženja specijalizanata i mladih psihijatara/neuropsihijatara, čija je predstavnica bila pri Evropskoj Federaciji specijalizanata psihijatrije (2008-2011), a bila je i predstavnica mladih psihijatara ispred Udruženja psihijatara u Bosni i Hercegovini pri Vijeću za mlade psihijatre Svjetske psihijatrijske asocijacije (Buenos Aires - Argentina, 2011).

Aktivno je učestvovala na velikom broju domaćih, regionalnih, te međunarodnih i svjetskih stručnih i naučnih skupova sa preko 50 naučnih i stručnih radova. Objavila je, kao autorica ili koautorica, 10 naučnih i stručnih radova u međunarodnim i domaćim časopisima, 3 poglavlja u domaćim i 3 poglavlja u međunarodnim knjigama, kao i 7 recenziranih priručnika.

Jocelyne Quennell registrirana je pri Vijeću za zdravstvene i njegovateljske profesije (HCPC) kao dramski terapeut i art psihoterapeut. Također je registrirana kod Vijeća za psihoterapiju Ujedinjenog Kraljevstva (UKCP) sa diplomom Koledža za humanističku i integrativnu psihoterapiju (HIPC). Bivša je ravnateljica IATE i ravnateljica The Wellbeing Faculty. Voditeljica je portfolija kolegija za sticanje zvanja Professional Therapeutic Wellbeing Practitioner za djecu, mlade, obitelji i organizacije. Ima preko dvadeset i pet godina iskustva u psihoterapiji s odraslima i djecom. Supervizorica je i konzultantica za mnoge organizacije u zakonodavnom, neovisnom i dobrotvornom sektoru, te je odgovorna za superviziju obuke psihoterapeuta u IATE-u. Dobila je počasnu nagradu od UKCP u 2009. godini i predana je promicanju i poboljšanju kvalitete i standarda u obuci i obrazovanju. The Wellbeing Faculty ima za cilj povećati pristup terapeutskim uslugama za djecu, mlade ljude i obitelji kroz izobrazbu profesionalnih stručnjaka.

Lydia Noor is a UKCP integrative psychotherapist, supervisor and trainer with over 40 years experience of working in schools as a teacher, head teacher and therapist. For the last 15 years she has worked at the interface of psychotherapy and schools delivering certificate level courses in therapeutic skills including bespoke in-house training to schools and family services. Her passion is to teach psychotherapeutic concepts, knowledge and skills to people working with children and young people and her recent research explored the impact of therapeutic skills training on school workers. Lydia is also a director of SCPTI, where she leads the diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy.