The MacKays: three different perspectives on a family history case study

Date(s) - 21/10/2023
9:00 am



The MacKays: three different perspectives on a family history case study

During this online ZOOM workshop, Carlos Raimundo presents a Psychodramatic-Sociometric approach to a real-life case history of the MacKay family. After that, two other panellists, Simon McLellan and Roberta Mineo, will comment from their distinct perspectives (Group Analysis & Organizational) on the same case study, followed by a discussion with the online audience.

The panellists are:

  • Dr Carlos Raimundo (interim chair of the Family Therapy Section)
  • Dr Simon McLellan (chair of the Organisational Consultancy Section)
  • Dr Roberta Mineo (chair of the Governance and Bylaws Committee)

Host: Adrian Hofstede  (chair of the Webinar Committee)
Date: October 21st 2023
Time: 09.00-11.00 a.m. CET

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Short bios of the panellists
 Dr. Carlos Raimundo is a medical doctor and psychiatrist from Argentina with an MA in business. He founded Active Learning International and is an adjunct Research Fellow at the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture at Charles Sturt University. He’s a former lecturer on Relational Psychodynamics and Supervision at JCS and a former lecturer to the AMP Horizon’s. Carlos is the author of Relationship Capital (Prentice Hall, 2002) and the creator of the 3D stimulation technology Play of Life®, which has revolutionised individual and team behavioural transformation. He also developed RCompass, a digital sociometry or relationship mapping tool.

Simon McLellan is a New Zealand-based educator, writer, and musician. He has worked in various educational contexts, including as a teacher, lecturer, and educational consultant. He holds a PhD from the University of Canterbury, where he completed a thesis on the role of universities in promoting social consciousness. He has written and presented extensively on topics related to education, including curriculum development, teacher training, and educational leadership. In addition to his work in education, Dr. McLellan is also a violinist and has performed in various orchestras and ensembles in New Zealand and internationally. He is also involved in various professional organisations related to education and psychology.

Roberta Mineo, PhD 
University of Modena e Reggio Emilia Tenured academic, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, serving as Chair of the Erasmus Committee and other mobility programs, with more than thirty international partners worldwide. Teaching Psychodynamics of Family RelationsClinical Psychology, and Group ProcessesProgram Chair of the first Industrial Ph.D. in Reggio Childhood Studies, since its opening, leading all introductory seminars for first-year doctoral candidates. Visiting Professor at NYU Law School, invited by Professor Jerome BrunerChair of the Governance and Bylaws Committee of the International Association for Group Psychotherapy and Group Processes (IAGP), initiator of the FOYT program for young professionals. Designer of international conferences like Ryla (Rotary Youth Leadership Award) and FLAM (Femininity, Leadership, Authority, Masculinity), NGOs’ advisor (like CISS Morocco), and researcher at educational institutions (such as Rakhawy Research Center in Cairo).

The Family Therapy Section aims to provide a platform for practitioners, regardless of their experience level and those interested in the field. It serves as a space for sharing experiences, seeking mutual support, and learning from various approaches such as psychodrama, sociometry, systems models, Jungian, analytical, narrative therapy, and art therapy. It addresses specific topics within families, including addictions, trauma, grief and loss, separation – divorce, displacement, domestic violence, cultural-religious tensions, migration (refugees and exile), self-harm, and family education.
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