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WHO WE ARE

Centro penc was born with the idea of spread Ethnopsychiatry through a competent clinic aimed at people poised between Worlds

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CENTER OF ETHNOPSYCHOLOGY

Centro Penc was born with the idea of  spreading Ethnopsychiatry through a competent clinic aimed at people in the balance between Worlds ​.
Centro Penc is a non-profit association founded in 2015 and recognized as an ONLUS in 2017; the association is registered in the First section of the Register of Associations carrying out activities in favor of immigrants of the Ministry of Labor and Social Policies, and carries out social solidarity and mental health activities aimed at the most vulnerable people and their care givers.

CHILD SAFEGUARDING POLICY

Centro penc operates according to the principle that children and adolescents should be protected and that their protection is the priority of any intervention.

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Maria Chiara Monti

President

  Psychologist and group analyst psychotherapist since 2010, expert in Ethnopsychology. In 2008 he founded and coordinated the Ethnopsychology Service at the "P. Giaccone" University Hospital in Palermo, and oversaw an extensive network work on the territory by connecting synergies and links between institutional and private social actors who deal with in various areas of migrant welfare.

Rosalia Terrana

Vice president

Psychologist and psychotherapist

systemic-familial at the Academy of Family Psychotherapy. Since 2015 she has been working in the migration field with a special focus on gender-based violence

Mauro Monti

Financial officer

Expert in tax consultancy and financial statements, he deals with the control and monitoring of the tax aspects of the Center and fulfills tax obligations.

THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

PROJECT TEAM

Maria Chiara Monti

President

 Psychologist and group analyst psychotherapist since 2010, expert in Ethnopsychology. In 2008 he founded and coordinated the Ethnopsychology Service at the "P. Giaccone" University Hospital in Palermo, and oversaw an extensive network work on the territory by connecting synergies and links between institutional and private social actors who deal with in various areas of migrant welfare.

Rosalia Terrana

Vice president

Psychologist and psychotherapist in training at the Academy of Family Psychotherapy. Since 2015 she has been working in the migration field with particular attention to issues on gender volition.

Mauro Monti

Treasurer and consultant

Expert in tax consultancy and financial statements, he deals with the control and monitoring of the tax aspects of the Center and fulfills tax obligations.

Sara Ferreira Da Silva

Project Assistant

Jurist and conflict mediator, Sara has been working since 2019 at the Penc Center on planning in all its phases, from writing, to monitoring, to reporting, in European and national projects, bringing her experience as a lawyer to Brazil.

You are also responsible for drafting the legal and administrative instruments, as well as collaborating closely with the Board of Directors in the general administration of the Association.

Maria Chiara Monti

Program Manager

Psychologist and group analyst psychotherapist since 2010, expert in Ethnopsychology. In 2008 he founded and coordinated the Ethnopsychology Service at the "P. Giaccone" University Hospital in Palermo, and oversaw extensive networking in the area by connecting synergies and links between institutional and private social actors who deal with in various sectors of migrant welfare.

Guido Savasta

Project Manager

  Project manager and researcher expert in the field of migration policies and trafficking for the purpose of sexual exploitation. Since 2017 she has worked for various non-profit organizations managing European projects and carrying out support and empowerment activities aimed at the migrant population with a specific focus on vulnerable women and victims of gender-based violence, including trafficking .

CLINICAL TEAM

Maria Chiara Monti

Psychotherapist group analyst expert in ethnopsychology

Rosalia Terrana

Systemic-family psychotherapist

Maria Crivello

Clinical psychology

Gabriella Lattuca

Transcultural doctor and psychotherapist

COMMUNICATION TEAM

Anna Laura Festa

Social Media Manager

Giorgio Marsala

Web Developer  

CULTURAL LINGUISTIC MEDIATORS

 collaborate in the clinical session to make experiences and words pass from the patient's world to that of the therapist, and vice versa

Mohamed Abdi

 He speaks English and Somali

Dhaker Dhaou

He speaks Tunisian Arabic

Ousman  Drammeh

 He speaks English and Mandinka

Drafa Madina (Mimi) Rose Outtara

 She speaks French, Bambara, Dioula

Oksana Zhura

 She speaks Russian and Ukrainian

Deborah Sunday  Igiebor

She speaks english, pidjin english, edo

Nisha Kamrun Nahar

She speak Bengali.

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