The cultural non profit organization “European network for research and training in psychodynamic psychiatry” was founded on May 30th 2014.
President: Annelore Homberg, MD
Board of directors: Claudia Battaglia, MD; Paola Casolini, Professor; Alessandro Hinna, Professor; Raffaella Nicolai, PhD; Fernando Panzera, MD
General secretary: Lucia Arcà
Psychiatrist and psychotherapist, PhD in Science of Human Relationships, she has been employed for many years in the Italian public health services. Since 1989 Annelore Homberg has been working in private practice. Lecturer at the University of Foggia (equal opportunity course) and at the University of Chieti Pescara “G. d’Annunzio” (general psychology course), she is co founder of the journal of psychiatry and psychotherapy “Il sogno della farfalla”. She has written many publications and has done many translations in the field of psychopatology, psychodynamic psychiatry and history of psychiatry. Her latest publication is Una visita al museo (A visit to the museum), introduction to: L. Lütkehaus (edited by), L’ Africa interiore. L’inconscio nella cultura tedesca dell’Ottocento (Internal Africa. The Unconscious in German culture of the nineteenth century), L’asino d’oro edizioni, Rome, 2016.
She has worked at the Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport where she was in charge of organizational tasks. Lucia Arcà is engaged in campaigns to raise awareness of psychiatric issues and has written publications on the relationship between psychiatry and literature.
She graduated in Modern Literature at the University of Florence and has a teaching diploma. She is currently doing a PhD in Development Psychology and Educational Research at the Department of Experimental Pedagogy of the University of Rome “Sapienza”. Alessia Barbagli has been teaching literature in high school since 2003. Since 2014 she has also been collaborating with Professor Patrizia Sposetti, who directs the general teaching course at the Department of General Education of the University of Rome “Sapienza”.
She graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Rome “Sapienza” in 2009, after which she specialized in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the “Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore”, where she mostly worked in the diagnosis and treatment of mood disorders. Claudia Battaglia has been associate staff member of the “University College of London” (Mental Health Sciences), where she has carried out research on early intervention and first episode psychosis. Since 2013 she has been doing research in the field of prevention and early intervention of states at risk of developing affective and non affective psychosis at the Unit of Pediatric Neuropsychiatry of the Hospital of Rome “Bambino Gesù”, where she has been employed as a doctor since June 2015. Her latest publication, written together with other colleagues, is Pediatric mania: the controversy between euphoria and irritability, Current Neuropharmacology, March 2016.
Psychologist and psychotherapist, since 2005 she has been working in private practice as individual and group psychotherapist. Caterina Bonizzi was employed untill 2007 in the psychiatric clinic of Rome “Villa Armonia Nuova”, where she carried out clinical activity with young psychotic patients. She is mainly engaged in the identification and treatment of depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorders and disorders of the Self in patients of all ages. She also works as technical consultant in child custody disputes and as evaluator of bio-psychological damages in legal disputes.
Biologist, PhD in Neuroscience, Paola Casolini teaches pharmacology and toxicology at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and in the degree course of Science in Nursing of the University of Rome “Sapienza”. She has written many scientific papers in the field of neuropharmacology and neuroscience. Her latest publication is Maternal exposure to low levels of corticosterone during lactation protects against experimental inflammatory colitis-induced damage in adult rat offspring. PLoS One. 2014 Nov 18.
Psychiatrist and psychotherapist, after graduating in Medicine and Surgery she specialized in Psychiatry at the University of Rome “Sapienza”. Floriana Coletta has worked for more then ten years in the public psychiatric care of the Lazio Region. She is currently employed as medical director in the public psychiatric care of Colleferro (Rome), where she carries out clinical activity with severely ill and young patients. She has been working for the last two years on the project “Dal libro alla…vita. Io leggo: amore senza bugie – educazione all’affettività” (From book to… life. I read: love without lies – education to affectivity) for students of the public educational institute “Galilei-Sani” of Latina.
Germanist and Latin scholar, he directed the Goethe-Institutes of Nairobi, Rotterdam, Los Angeles, Kyoto-Osaka and Napoli. Since 1999 Reinhard Dinkelmeyer has been promoting inter-European cultural exchange, especially in the field of psychiatry. He lives in Rome and Berlin.
Psychologist and psychotherapist, she works as individual and group psychotherapist. Marzia Fabi carries out projects for the prevention of mental disorders in middle and high schools in Rome. She has written scientific papers in the field of dynamic psychology and adolescent psychopatology. She has conducted study seminars at the University of Chieti-Pescara “G. d’Annunzio”. Her latest publication, written together with other colleagues, is Autolesionismo. Quando la pelle è colpevole (Self harm. When the skin is guilty), L’Asino d’oro edizioni, Roma, 2016.
Psychiatrist and psychotherapist, he has carried out research activity in collaboration with Prof. Ross J. Baldessarini at the “Harvard Medical School”, Boston (USA, MA). He has participated in several studies regarding the epidemiology and clinical aspects of suicide and efforts to reduce suicidal risk among adolescents. He has published more than twenty scientific papers on international peer-reviewed journals. Currently he is conducting epidemiological research on early risk factors for suicidal behaviour in adolescents at Bordeux Population Health Center (Bordeux, France) and at the University of Rome “Sapienza”.
Economist, PhD in Economics and Management of Enterprises and Public Administration, Alessandro Hinna has been teaching business organization at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” since 2006 and since 2011 he has been associate professor of business organization at the University of Catanzaro “Magna Graecia”.
Germanist, psychologist and psychotherapist, she works as psychotherapist in a number of high schools in Florence and has been working in private practice since 2014. Cecilia Iannaco has done many translations and written many publications in the field of psychodynamic psychiatry, focusing especially on German literature which she has examined from a psychodynamic point of view. Her latest publication is Introduzione alla traduzione italiana (Introduction to the Italian translation), in J. Greenberg, Non ti ho mai promesso un giardino di rose (I’ve never promised you a rose garden), L’Asino d’oro edizioni, Roma, 2015.
Psychiatrist and psychotherapist, PhD in “Clinical and Experimental Neuroscience and Psychiatry” earned at the University of Rome “Sapienza”, she carries out research and clinical activities in the field of prevention of early psychoses. Nella Lo Cascio has done clinical research internships at the “Zucker Hillside Hospital” of New York and at the Orygen Youth Mental Health of Melbourne. In addition to her private practice, she carries out projects for primary and secondary prevention of mental disorders in many Italian high schools in collaboration with the cultural association “La scuola che verrà” and the “Cooperativa sociale di psicoterapia medica”. Her latest publication, written together with other colleagues, is Attenuated psychotic and basic symptom characteristics in adolescents with ultra-high risk criteria for psychosis, other non-psychotic psychiatric disorders and early-onset psychosis, “European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry”, February 2016.
Medical doctor and clinical psychologist, she is curruently employed as medical director in the public psychiatric care of Viterbo (Lazio Region). Since 2001 Cesarina Lobello has been working in private practice as individual and group psychotherapist. She has given lecturers during the Continuing professional training corses for journalists an during the Contiunuing Medical Education (CME) courses for medical doctors and psycologists organized by netforpp europa.
Biologist and researcher at the Sigma-Tau Pharmaceuticals industry (sector Clinical Research R&D), she has conducted research in the field of oncology and neuroscience.
Journalist at the RAI Tg1 news service, covering highly topical news stories. In 2010 she presented the transmission Uno mattina estate and from 2009 to 2012 she also produced and presented the Tg2 feature L’Intervista, meeting people from the world of culture and entertainment. Adriana Pannitteri has a degree in Political Science, specialising in International Politics. She has published several books, including: Madri assassine, diario da Castiglione delle Stiviere (Killer mothers, diary from Castiglione delle Stiviere), Alberto Gaffi editore, Roma, 2006; Vite sospese, eutanasia un diritto? (Suspended lives, is euthanasia a right?), Aliberti editore, Roma, 2007; with Beppino Englaro, La vita senza limiti (Life without limits), Rizzoli, Milano, 2009. Her latest publication is La pazzia dimenticata, viaggio negli Opg (The forgotten insanity, travelling in the juridicial psychiatric hospitals), l’Asino d’oro edizioni, 2013. She currently presents the Tg1 morning news.
After graduating in Medicine and Surgery, he specialized in Psychiatry at the University of Rome “Sapienza”. He then became President of the cooperative “Aletheia”, managing two psychiatric day centers and a therapeutic community in Rome. He has lectured at the “University of Foggia” and at the University “G. d’Annunzio” of Chieti-Pescara. Fernando Panzera currently works in private practice as individual and group psychotherapist. He has given lectures during the Continuing Medical Education (CME) course A comparison between psychotherapy and medication and during the courses Psychiatry and mass media organized by netforpp europa.
Gynecologist and lecturer at the Specialization School in Pharmacology of the University of Rome “Sapienza”.
Psychiatrist and psychotherapist.
Psychiatrist and psychotherapist.
Psychiatrist and psychotherapist, since 1994 she has been working in the public psychiatric care of the Lazio Region. Sandra Santomauro has written scientific papers in the field of psychopathology, history of psychodynamic psychiatry and clinical psychiatry. Her latest publication is Il trattamento integrato delle psicosi, (Integrated treatment of psychoses), in “Il sogno della farfalla”, I, 2016, pp.102-112.
Graduated in Agricultural Sciences at the University of Bologna, she then specialized at the same University in Food Chemistry and Technology. PhD in Food Biotechnology earned at the University of Firenze, since 2001 Carla Severini has been teaching (associate professor) at the University of Foggia, where from 2006 to 2009 she was President of the degree course in Food Science and technology. She has been working for the past 30 years in the field of food science and technology, focusing especially in food technological processes and in the study of conventional and innovative food formulations. Carla Severini holds four patents and has written more then 180 scientific papers.
From 2003 to 2010 she was the delegate of the Rector for Equal Opportunities and president of the Equal Opportunities Committee of the University of Foggia.