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psychologist

Location:
London, United Kingdom
Posted:
April 29, 2014

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SERENA VIZZINI

BACP accredited

TEL:+** (*)7-448******/+39-329-**-**-***

EMAIL ADDRESS: acdw2h@r.postjobfree.com

235a, KILBURN LANE W10 4BQ London

PERSONAL PROFILE

I am a psychologist and psychotherapist with skills and experiences

in individual and group therapy, psychodrama/active techniques and

art therapy acquired in Italy in the education and clinic sectors.

I am dynamically seeking to develop my career and grow as a

professionist in UK.

CAREER EXPERIENCE

WILD LEARNING, London UK

Assistant for outdoor learning - from 29 to 30- 10- 2013/ 17- 19 Feb & 07-

08 Apr 2014

supervising kids, animating and educating them through play and creative

outdoor sessions

E.N.F.A.P, Palermo, Italy

Private Company tutor - July 2009 to present ( fixed term contract)

Tutoring and mentoring service for undergrads of the School of Psychology,

Philosophy and Social

Sciences of the University of Palermo required for their qualification

organizing of individual tailored

learning plans, creating the optimal learning environment, providing

advises about meetings &

courses of Psychology of Work subjects, compiling of bibliographies for

reading assignments, periodical

supervision and revision of the training process, conduction of specific

studies. Tutoring service for

vocational trainees with preparation, organization, supervision of the

learning path and the proof of their

attendance. Counseling and leading groups providing educational, tutoring

and skills assessment services

for unemployed people, assessment test.

Studio Associato di Ginecologia - Via Rodi 1, Palermo, Italy

Psychologist and Group Therapy Facilitator - June 2008 to July 2008

Preparing pregnant women and families about Antenatal and postnatal

medical & psychological issues:

creating and leading periodical supportive, non-judgmental, confidential

groups with the use of

verbal and non verbal techniques and providing also one to one interviews

for women, partners or

relatives with specific needs.

Istituto Comprensivo "Federico II", secondary school - Palermo, Italy

expert psychologist P. O. N - March 2008 to May 2008

conducting a group for parents of school children on Parent-Child

Relationships issues with verbal and

expressive methods, providing individual interviews with parents with

urgent requests and a supervision

of group process discussing with school teachers and tutors and through

tests evaluation

Home for the elderly -Ex O.N.P.I, Social service, Palermo, Italy

psychologist - November 2006 to Maggio 2007

conducting groups of supervision and support for the caseworkers with the

use of expressive and drama techniques, providing one to one interviews

for workers with specific needs, facilitating group activities of the

guests with verbal and body techniques, individual interviews for the

guests and for needful family members.

University Hospital P. Giaccone Psychiatry Clinic and Psychology Division-

Palermo, Italy

acceptance of inpatients and outpatients, diagnostic test assessment

(cognitive & personality tests administration & scoring), compilation of

case histories and treatment reports, participation in equipe briefings and

supervisions, individual psychotherapy with patients and relatives.

Civico e Benfratelli, G. Di Cristina e M. Ascoli Hospital - Infant

Neuropsychiatric Division (2005) Palermo, Italy

acceptance of little patients and family members, diagnostic test

assessment (cognitive tests administration & scoring), compilation of case

histories and treatment reports, participation in equipe briefings and

supervisions, psychotherapy support for patients and relatives. Infant

observation and play activities.

Civico e Benefratelli Hospital, Plastic Surgery and Burns therapy U.O.

(2004)- Palermo, Italy

Psychological support for severely burned inpatients and outpatients with

one to one interviews and leading of verbal supporting groups of in- and

outpatients, assistance of patients of the intensive care division with

emergency cases and severe burning trauma, holding psychological

interviews to support families and caregivers

Local Sanity Agency n. 6, Mental Health and Psychiatric Ambulatory (2001),

Palermo, Italy

Diagnostic test assessment with projective personality tests (Rorscharch

and T.A.T), compilation of case histories, psychological individual

interviews, participation of the equip group supervision

Local Sanity Agency, Casa del Sole Hospital - Psychiatric Day hospital art

therapy group (2001), Palermo, Italy

clinical observation, assistance, preparation and organization of art

therapy rehab sessions for psychiatric outpatients, periodical

compilation of clinical reports

Therapeutic residential Community for drug addicts, Casa dei Giovani,

Bagheria (2000) Palermo

holding individual interviews for psychological support, clinical

observation and evaluation of guests, observation in the weekly

psychological support group and compilation of the related reports, one to

one interviews with family members and relatives of guests

Dr Xibilia Law Private Studio, Palermo 2002 Forensic assessment &

counseling

Diagnostic reporter, administration, scoring and final report of

psychological tests

EDUCATION

THE GROVE PRACTICE (2014) London Certificate in CBT Skills

SIPEA ONLUS Italian Society psychology education art therapy (2011- 2013)

Roma MA art counselling

COIRAG School of PSYCHOTHERAPY(2003-2007) Palermo PSYCHOTHERAPIST

qualification

University of Catania (2003-2006) PhD, University RESEARCH DOCTORATE in

Educational processes

University of Palermo (Psychology) (1994-2000) UNIVERSITY DEGREE in

Psychology

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Languages Italian: Native Speaker English: upper intermediate

French: intermediate

Software Expertise windows '98,2000,XP;java;office 2000; internet

explorer; outlook express; power point; excel

INTERESTS

I am a person with a bent for all kind of cultural expressions and

fascinated by what is connected with humanistic subjects. I have a passion

for everything is related to the human being and his development as Art,

Philosophy and Psychology. Im involved in art as painting and drawing,

literature, theatre, poetry, photography, music, cultures and dances from

the Middle East.

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