I hold a current position at the Child and Adolescent Mental Health dept. at Haukeland University Hospital in Bergen, with specialst degrees in community and clinical psychology. My clinical work is providing psychological services to the pediatric wards at the University Hospital.
I teach at the University of Bergen and the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences to bring Community Psychology(CP) into the field of suicide prevention.
As former treasurer and board member of the European Association of Community Psychology(Ecpa) I was member of the scientific committee for the Eccp2013 in York, the Eccp2017 in Newcastle, and the Eccp2021 in Oslo. These European Conferences of Community Psychology are known for a high sustainability profile and for their inclusive and warm atmosphere. I was nominated by NPF to the Efpa Standing Committee on Community Psychology in 2011, and have initiated Efpa cross board symposia at previous ECP events and for CP to be one of the main topics in the ECP 2022 program.
Kerry Fisher at present works as an NHS radiology administrator in Worcester full-time whilst studying Criminology and Psychology part-time with Arden University. Over the years, she has encountered many different types of people in a number of circumstances which has helped direct her to Psychology.
In her first year with Arden, Kerry, has already co-managed in the university’s first employability event, helping students get a clearer idea of life after their degrees. Kerry was also a speaker in the
Psychology and Social Sciences Student Conference 2021 where, as a first-year student, told of her first-year experiences and her future goals and aims.
Kerry is from a British Asian background and lived in Spain for 12 years where she learnt fluent Spanish. She recognises, due to her previous ill health, she did not achieve the grades at GCSE and A- level results she wanted so entered the world of work but now she is 100% focused on her end goal of helping those who need it.
Kerry has recently got married during the pandemic and her husband is very encouraging of her path into psychology, helping and making sure she is sticking to her schedule. Kerry loves music, is very homely, loves reading, and binge-watches crime dramas and true crime series!
Dr. Ritsa Fotinatos-Ventouratos obtained her Doctorate from UMIST, The University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology, UK, under the supervision of Professor Sir Cary. L. Cooper.
She is a Full Professor at The American College of Greece, Athens, Greece, where she lectures in the domains of Organizational & Social Psychology. Her current research interests are in the field of Stress and Wellbeing at Work, paying particular attention to Gender and Social Class Differences, as well as the social impact on the changing and diverse nature of work. She has published extensively in this field and written several books/contributing book chapters in this domain.
She serves, in a voluntary capacity, for the British Psychological Society, DOP, Working Groups. She has presented her research at numerous European & International Conferences & Congresses, as well as being a Scientific Reviewer for submissions to the DOP Annual Conference.
Prof. Chris Fullwood is a Professor of Cyberpsychology and head of the Centre for Psychological Research at the University of Wolverhampton. Prof. Fullwood’s research chiefly focuses on understanding how people manage the impressions of others in cyberspace.
He also researches the use of digital tools for improving psychological health and has a special interest in online support groups and virtual reality. Prof. Fullwood was one of the founding members of the BPS Cyberpsychology section and was the scientific chair for the section’s inaugural conference in 2021.
He was also responsible for designing one of the first MSc programmes in Cyberpsychology at the
University of Wolverhampton, which is currently in its fifth year.
Jonna Kayatz is in her final stages of completing her doctoral training as a Counselling Psychologist
with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) in the City, University of London’s DPsych
Counselling Psychology programme.
Her clinical experience in Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy covers service settings such as
primary care services, specialist services: clinical health psychology, addiction, trauma, palliative care, healthcare professional occupational health, and the third sector volunteer organisations.
Her general research interests involve around phenomenological approaches, understanding and examining lived experiences and people’s relatedness to the world. Jonna is also a registered counsellor and therapist with the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP). She is a Finnish national living in Zürich, Switzerland, working as an independent practitioner.
Prior to starting her psychology training and career, she worked in various HR positions in a global
corporate environment and lived in Helsinki, New York and London.
Giuseppe Carrus is Full Professor of Social Psychology at the Department of Education Sciences, Roma Tre University, Italy. He is/was national coordinator of many EU-funded projects. He is currently Chief Specialty Editor of Frontiers in Psychology - Environmental Psychology.
I am a 65 years old Professor of Psychology at Edge Hill University in the UK, and have worked
professionally in the field of substance use and addiction for nearly 40 years in a variety of roles. In
addition to my long-term interest in psychological aspects of heroin dependence and the treatment
for this (going back to my PhD research at Liverpool University), I am currently interested in the
genetic mediation of the relationships of cannabis, ecstasy (MDMA), and alcohol consumption,
respectively, with cognition and other aspects of psychological functioning, including the neural
substrates of such functioning. For the past 4 years I have also supervised a dietary supplementation
study concerning the protective effects of a pomegranate extract for cognition with participants
having risk factors for diabetes. I have working links with two French universities, and have passed
the DELF B2 advanced level examination in the French language.
Udo Nabitz studied clinical psychology at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen in Germany and at the University of Amsterdam. He became clinical psychologist (GZ psycholoog). In 2006 he defended his thesis Quality Management in Healthcare, with success.
Since 1983 Udo Nabitz worked as a psychologist, researcher and consultant employed by the Jellinek in Amsterdam, the Amsterdam Institute for Addiction Research (AIAR), Quality Institute for Health Care (CBO) in Utrecht, at Arkin Mental Healthcare Services in Amsterdam and for Forensic Clinics.
Udo Nabitz formally retired in November 2019 but continued as a consultant for quality, research, addiction and forensic psychology. He is chairman of the Section Forensic Psychologie of the Dutch Association of Psychologists (NIP).
Udo Nabitz published in various scientific and professional journals. He runs marathons, is a sailor and enjoys classical music and traveling. He is married to Monica Soeting
Tom Ormerod is a Professor of Cognitive Psychology at the University of Sussex. He has published over 120 journal articles in the areas of expert thinking, complex problem-solving, and human interaction with information technology. Much of his research involves the study of people in their work environments undertaking demanding tasks such as creative design, fault diagnosis and crime investigation. He also extensively researched how individuals and groups succeed and fail at solving problems and designing organizational solutions. He has over 15 years of senior management experience as Head of Psychology at Lancaster and Sussex Universities.
Ioana Parry works as EDI OD & Evaluation Manager at NHS-England and Improvement and is an Organisational Psychologist by profession. She specialises in design and evaluations of OD interventions in EDI, talent, leadership, learning, wellbeing.
Previously, Ioana worked as OD Consultant for 2 years at BT, for 3 years as Senior OD Digital Consultant at University of Greenwich and for 10 years at the National Audit Office. Ioana was a volunteer and trainer for the Samaritans
for 4 years. Ioana works part-time as Associate Tutor, Lecturer & Supervisor at Birkbeck College, University of London on the Occupational Psychology MSc and CIPD HRM programmes.
Ioana graduated with a MSc in Occupational Psychology from Birkbeck College, University of London.
She is currently doing her Professional Doctorate in Occupational Psychology at Birkbeck, on course
to become a Chartered Psychologist. Ioana is a member of the British Psychological Society, Division of Occupational Psychology.
He is a full Professor of Personality Psychology and Psychological Assessment at Bundeswehr
University Munich (since 2013) and second Vice-President of the German Psychological Association
(since September 2020). His research interests encompass stress and coping, idiographic and
nomothetic approaches, (digital) interventions to foster well-being and personality change, humor
and also topics in theoretical psychology. Recently, has started interdisciplinary projects with
computer scientists in order to explore and use the possibilities of new (sensor) technologies, Big
Data and Machine Learning approaches to foster idiographic and personalized interventions
according to the overall question: What works best for whom under which conditions and why? He
is also committed to the issue of diversity and inclusion and member or speaker of boards
concerning this issue.
Josefien Breedvelt, PhD is Director of Analysis at the National Centre for Social Research. Prior to this, she worked Assistant Director and Post-Doc at the Centre for Urban Mental Health at the University of Amsterdam and Head of Research at the Mental Health Foundation.
She is a member of the consortium for the prevention of depression and co-ordinator of the International Taskforce for preventing relapse of depression. Her work has been published in high-impact journals such as JAMA Psychiatry and British Journal of Psychiatry and covered widely including in podcasts, national and international news (Reuters, Trouw, Psychology Magazine), webinars and blogs.