Speakers

With the participation of main speakers:


Mario Marrone

Dr. Marrone obtained the title of doctor in the University of Rosario, Argentina (1973). He also obtained the Diploma of Psychiatrist in the Medical College of the Province of Santa Fe, Argentina (1976). He trained in group analysis at the Institute of Group Analysis (London) and in psychoanalysis at the Institute of Psychoanalysis (London).

Dennis McCarthy

Licensed mental health counselor in New York, and has been working with children and adults for over forty years. He trained in Dance Therapy, Bioenergetic Analysis and Jungian Analysis. He has developed a unique approach to Play Therapy that focuses on helping children discharge negative aggressivity using movement, clay and a deep sandbox.


David Mirow

Clinical Psychologist, works with children, families, and adults. He is an Affiliate Trainer and Supervisor for the Theraplay Institute in Chicago, where he trained with Ann Jernberg and Phyllis Booth. He also is a Registered Association for Play Therapy Supervisor. Dr. Myrow earned a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois (Urbana), and completed his training in Clinical Psychology at Syracuse University and Erie county Medical Center.  

Susan Bundy Mirow

Ph.D. a Counseling Psychologist, has specialized in working with Autism Spectrum disorders with children, teens, and their families since 1979. She is a Registered Association for Play Therapy Supervisor, and is an Affiliate Trainer and Supervisor at the Theraplay Institute in Chicago, where she trained with Ann Jernberg and Phyllis Booth. 

 

 


FRASER BROWN

Fraser Brown is Professor of Playwork at Leeds Beckett University and a Core Member of the Institute for Health and Wellbeing. His key interests include Playwork and Children's Wellbeing. He has built up a substantial research and practical knowledge of Playwork and the value of this element of children's development.

Joaquín Blix

Graduated in Pedagogy from the Universidad Panamericana de México.

Trained as a Gestalt Therapist at the Humanist Institute of Gestalt Psychotherapy in Mexico (IHPG). Later he was trained in the Gestalt therapy with children and adolescents with Dr. Violeta Oaklander in California.