Organisation

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Board of directors (2016 - 2019)

Luca Mingarelli - Chairperson - e-mail: presidente @ ilnodogroup.it

Psychologist, psychotherapist (ECP,WCP), specialist in psychiatric rehabilitation (OPL), graduated in Homeopathy at the Libera Università Italiana di Naturopatia Applicata; psychomotor therapist (CNRPP). From 1988 until 1998: founder and chairperson of the Association “Stella Polare” in Milan; director of day centres for children, adolescents and young adults suffering from psychosis and autism. Co-author of research methods in music-therapy. Since 1990 MCE member and consultant: residential training Nature course for teachers, pedagogues, psychologists, environmental workers, artists, actors, in collaboration with Professor Lanciano at the University “La Sapienza” in Rome and with the Research Group on Sky Education. Since 1991: individual interviews with adolescent patients, adults and families. Since 1994: supervision, training and consultancy to public and private profit and non-profit organisations; consultancy for the start-up stage to socio-health facilities nationally. Psychology, Homeopathy and Psychosomatics professor at “Lumen” Libera Università in Piacenza. Since 1998: founder and chairperson of the Association “Rosa dei Venti” Onlus; director of a Therapeutic Community for adolescents with personality disorders (in Casnate con Bernate). Educational Director of the Specialization Course in “Psychiatric Rehabilitation” in partnership with Il NODO group, Mulberry Bush School (UK), Il Porto, ALTERP; training projects planning. Since 1994 BOD member of Fondazione Progetto Arca Onlus. In 2006-07 BOD member of the Association “Amici Scuola Steineriana” Trecallo-Camnago (CO). Since 2010 BOD member of Il NODO Group. He participated in the residential Group Relations Conferences “Authority, Leadership and Innovation” and in the Master Class on Organisational Development (EMSSO) by the Tavistock Consultancy Service, CESMA and Il NODO Group, in the residential Tavistock Forum “Authority, Role and Organisation” and in the International Conference “Authority, Leadership, Identity” in Israel (OFEK). Administrator in the 2009 and 2010 ALI Group Relations Conference. Since 1995: Research-action International Group run by Maud Robart, Haitian artist-pedagogue, since 2004 he has been his assistant as psychologist and psychosomatist, with the participation of psychologists, doctors, artists, perfomers and anthropologist from around the world. Since 1988 he is a researcher on oral tradition singing. He has organised and coordinated courses on Interculture and a research in Senegal with anthropologists and artists.He published the introduction to Arte dell’abitare: canto,corpo,spazio [The art of dwelling: singing, body, space] by M. Conti (Giunti, 1999), a chapter in La nave di Penelope [Penelope’s ship] by F. Lorenzoni (Giunti, 2002). Ha wrote the book Adolescenze difficili: autobiografia di una Comunità Terapeutica [Difficult adolescences: Self-biography of a Therapeutic Community] (Ananke, 2009).

Franca Fubini - Vice Deputy Chairperson - e-mail: franca.fubini @ gmail.com

Psychologist, psychotherapist, trainer and organisational consultant. She lived in London for many years where she worked in public institutions and trained at the Institute of Psychotherapy and Counselling, the Institute of Group Analysis, the Tavistock Consultancy Service.
She works clinically and is a consultant to public institutions, profit and non-profit organisations and groups.
In 1994 she fonde, together with some colleagues in Perugia, an association to treat and study psychosis integrating art languages and group psychotherapy.
She facilitated the programme 'Blossoming in Europe' that connected nine European countries through an Exchange of artistic events.
At the beginning of the nineties she met Gordon Lawrence and learned about Social Dreaming; ever since she has been studying and developing this methodology, applying it in a variety of institutional, clinical, trainig and research contexts.
A member of the BOD of the former Social Dreaming Institute (UK) LTD, she is now guarantor of the Gordon Lawrence Foundation.
She is a founding member of 'socialdreaming.it'.
Together with Lilia Baglioni and Gordon Lawrence she held the first Social Dreaming training models in Italy.
She has cooperated with the University of Perugia and the University of Roma; she is Senior Fellow of the University College London.
She is a consultant for (and a member of) Il NODO Group, the Cesma and the Tavistock Institute in London in the “Group Relations” Conferences in Italiy.
OPUS (UK) and ISPSO member.

Giampiero Divotti - Treasurer - e-mail: gdivotti@ gmail.com

Mariano De Vincenzo - e-mail: marianodv @ fastwebnet.it

Francesco Noseda - e-mail: f.noseda @ gmail.com

Mario Perini - Scientific Director - e-mail: mario.perini @ ilnodogroup.it

Scientific director, former chairperson and co-founder  of Il NODO Group – Training, Consultancy and Research. He lives and works in Turin. MD, psychiatrist, IPA (International Psycho-Analytic Association) Associate member and ISPSO (International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations) member. After several years working in the mental health services in Turin and its Province, he trained in Institutional analysis and the Group Relations method with the Tavistock Institute and the Tavistock Clinic, attending the workshops in “Psycho-social management” held by Anton Obholzer in Turin and completing the “Leicester Conferences” training programme in the UK.
ATiC (Associazione per la Terapia di Comunità) and Idea Management Human Capital consultant, member of the scientific committe of the Association Myth & Reality, consultant to Local Authorities, Public Health Centres and Hospitals, profit and non-profit organisations, social services and ONLUS, he has been in charge of institutional supervision, professional and management training, Balint Groups, executive coaching and consultancy to the organisational role.
In the last years he has been working as a consultant and a trainer in a variety of public and private enterprises and socio-health institutions to provide an analysis and potential improvement of the institutional climate, paying close attention to the quality of group relations, emotional competence and leadership development, interdisciplinary work and networking, safety in the workplace, occupational stress prevention and the promotion of organisational wellbeing. He is a member of the Commission on professional discomfort within the Medical Register of the Province of Turin. He has is private practice as psychoanalyst, psychotherapist and coach  and he is a scientific consultant in the Italian Tavistock Group Relations Conference Programme.
Professor at the Specialization post-graduated School in Health Psychology at the University of Turin, speaker at conferences and congresses, teacher in course and workshops, he has published papers  about clinical psychotherapy and psychoanalysis, adolescent psychology, psychology in the medical practice, consultancy to institutions and group and organisational psychodynamic, the book L’organizzazione nascosta [The hidden organisation] (Franco Angeli, Milano 2007) and, recently, Psychoanalytic Perspectives on a Turbulent World (Karnac, London 2010, in collaboration with Halina Brunning).


Andrea Pistone - e-mail: andrea.pistone @ fastwebnet.it

Psychologist and psychoanalytically-oriented psychotherapist, since 1987 he has been working in his private practice as psychotherapist. Previously he was in charge of HR selection (potential assessment, competence evaluation) in public and private enterprises. He was consultant at Luiss Management (workshops about Leadership in situations of crisis, Business transmission in family business, Business communication) and to the Autonomous supplementary benefit fund of the Italian Journalists (CASAGIT) about clinical and work psychology to monitor the IT process of the newspapers in L’Espresso Group (La Repubblica Rome, Il Mattino Padua, La Tribuna Treviso). Since 1998 is consulting to family business within business supporting projects funded by the European Social Fund and the Region Lazio. He taught a the Pontificia Facoltà Teologica San Bonaventura in Rome (Social psychology, General psychology, Psychology of deviancy) and at the Scuola Superiore di Servizio Sociale of L’Aquila (Psychology and Sociology of deviancy). Founding member of the Cooperativa SP&S (Psychoeducation and Health Psychology Group), on behalf of which he holds training courses to newly graduated psychologists. He trained in Institutional analysis according to the “Tavistock model”: he participated in three “Arona’s Seminars” (i.e. the Italian Group Relations Conferences) and attended the ”Executive Master in Organisational Development” (EMSSO). In 2006 he held a workshop in Institutional analysis addressed to students at the Master course in Management and Development of Knowledge in the Human Resources Area at the Faculty of Educational Sciences of the University of Rome 3.

Maria Grazia Siri - e-mail: migisiri @ gmail.com

Biancarosa Volpe - e-mail: biancarosa.volpe @ unipd.it

Scientific Committee (2016 - 2019)

Mario Perini - Scientific Director - e-mail: mario.perini @ ilnodogroup.it

Scientific director, former chairperson and co-founder  of Il NODO Group – Training, Consultancy and Research. He lives and works in Turin. MD, psychiatrist, IPA (International Psycho-Analytic Association) Associate member and ISPSO (International Society for the Psychoanalytic Study of Organizations) member. After several years working in the mental health services in Turin and its Province, he trained in Institutional analysis and the Group Relations method with the Tavistock Institute and the Tavistock Clinic, attending the workshops in “Psycho-social management” held by Anton Obholzer in Turin and completing the “Leicester Conferences” training programme in the UK.
ATiC (Associazione per la Terapia di Comunità) and Idea Management Human Capital consultant, member of the scientific committe of the Association Myth & Reality, consultant to Local Authorities, Public Health Centres and Hospitals, profit and non-profit organisations, social services and ONLUS, he has been in charge of institutional supervision, professional and management training, Balint Groups, executive coaching and consultancy to the organisational role.
In the last years he has been working as a consultant and a trainer in a variety of public and private enterprises and socio-health institutions to provide an analysis and potential improvement of the institutional climate, paying close attention to the quality of group relations, emotional competence and leadership development, interdisciplinary work and networking, safety in the workplace, occupational stress prevention and the promotion of organisational wellbeing. He is a member of the Commission on professional discomfort within the Medical Register of the Province of Turin. He has is private practice as psychoanalyst, psychotherapist and coach  and he is a scientific consultant in the Italian Tavistock Group Relations Conference Programme.
Professor at the Specialization post-graduated School in Health Psychology at the University of Turin, speaker at conferences and congresses, teacher in course and workshops, he has published papers  about clinical psychotherapy and psychoanalysis, adolescent psychology, psychology in the medical practice, consultancy to institutions and group and organisational psychodynamic, the book L’organizzazione nascosta [The hidden organisation] (Franco Angeli, Milano 2007) and, recently, Psychoanalytic Perspectives on a Turbulent World (Karnac, London 2010, in collaboration with Halina Brunning).

Vittorio Annoni – e-mail: vittorio.annoni @ tin.it

He was born and grew up in Geneva (CH) in the context of International organisations. After attending the French secondary school, aged 17, Vittorio Annoni moved to Milan where he graduated in Chemical engineering. After attending a master class in business management, an executive master, and having a long international experience (London, Brussels) at Exxon in the manufacturing dept., at age 30, he began a manager career at Shell until he became National general manager (management and development director Italy), then international general manager in Hamburg and later Development director in 12 countries of the Central Eastern Europe cluster. Being appointed to several offices as expat in Europe enabled him to develop remarkable cross-cultural skills in the creation of new business and in organisational change. In 1999 he moved back to Milan, where he started off his own business in the construction sector and, since then, he has been appointed as executive officer in Italy on behalf of several foreign companies. He is currently the Head of investment management for Italy at Aberdeen, an indipendent international asset management company.

Francesco Benincasa - e-mail: francesco.benincasa @ libero.it

Ornella Di Benedetto - e-mail: ornedibe @ gmail.com

Giovanni Foresti - e-mail: battista.foresti @ gmail.com

(13.11.1957) MD, psychiatrist, member of the Italian Psychoanalytic Society and the International Psycho-Analytic Association, member of IL NODO group. He has direct and indirect managing experiences both as the Head of health services (Consultant doctor and Clinical director), and as a consultant and supervisor in a variety of institutions (in Lombardy, Emilia and Veneto). In 1983 he earned a PhD in Relational Sciences and he is currently professor at the University of Pavia (Psychiatric rehabilitation and Work and organisational Psychology). He also teaches in the Management Training Courses of the Region Lombardy (IREF Health Management School) and has worked in several post-graduation courses organised by the University of Padua and the University of Urbino. From 1994 until 2008 he was the Clinical Director of Centro Fatebenefratelli-AFaR in San Colombano al Lambro. From 1999 until 2005 he was President of the Association “Myth & Reality” ONLUS

Franca Fubini - e-mail: franca.fubini @ gmail.com

Psychologist, psychotherapist, trainer and organisational consultant. She lived in London for many years where she worked in public institutions and trained at the Institute of Psychotherapy and Counselling, the Institute of Group Analysis, the Tavistock Consultancy Service.
She works clinically and is a consultant to public institutions, profit and non-profit organisations and groups.
In 1994 she fonde, together with some colleagues in Perugia, an association to treat and study psychosis integrating art languages and group psychotherapy.
She facilitated the programme 'Blossoming in Europe' that connected nine European countries through an Exchange of artistic events.
At the beginning of the nineties she met Gordon Lawrence and learned about Social Dreaming; ever since she has been studying and developing this methodology, applying it in a variety of institutional, clinical, trainig and research contexts.
A member of the BOD of the former Social Dreaming Institute (UK) LTD, she is now guarantor of the Gordon Lawrence Foundation.
She is a founding member of 'socialdreaming.it'.
Together with Lilia Baglioni and Gordon Lawrence she held the first Social Dreaming training models in Italy.
She has cooperated with the University of Perugia and the University of Roma; she is Senior Fellow of the University College London.
She is a consultant for (and a member of) Il NODO Group, the Cesma and the Tavistock Institute in London in the “Group Relations” Conferences in Italiy.
OPUS (UK) and ISPSO member.

Guelfo Margherita - e-mail: guelfo.margherita @ spiweb.it

Bianca Rosa Volpe - e-mail: biancarosa.volpe @ unipd.it

SCIENTIFIC SECRETARIAT

Elisa Bertana - e-mail: segreteriascientifica @ ilnodogroup.it

 Finalità principale della posizione

Sviluppare una visione sistemica delle proposte e delle attività scientifiche, patrimonio comune dell'associazione. Monitorare la programmazione degli eventi interni ed esterni e le attività organizzate dai soci in coerenza con la mission e i contenuti scientifico-culturali definiti dal CS.

La posizione nasce dall'esigenza di convogliare in un unico referente, in maniera organica ed organizzata, le comunicazioni scientifiche e culturali associative.

Posizione organizzativa

E' membro della base sociale, riporta al CS. Si rapporta con un membro del CS e del CD designato dallo stesso il quale convoglia le informazioni da divulgare.

Collabora in sinergia con la referente delle relazioni interne su tutte le azioni definite dai rispettive ruoli, soprattutto nella fase iniziale di definizione delle due figure e di start up dei progetti relativi.

Si interfaccia con i soci e con i referenti dei gruppi di studio, per divulgare iniziative e raccogliere informazioni necessarie alla mappatura delle attività in essere e future.

Si interfaccia con l'Ing. D'Elia Raffaele per la gestione tecnica del sito.

La posizione è temporanea ovvero si rinnova al rinnovarsi delle cariche istituzionali (triennio).

Responsabilità

E' responsabile:

    1. dei processi di diffusione delle attività tra i soci e per i soci, verso l'esterno e della mappatura delle attività associative;
    2. dell'individuazione degli strumenti comunicativi più idonei per raggiungimento del punto 1 attraverso le risorse che l'associazione può mettere a disposizione;
    3. della gestione dei contenuti del sito e del forum;
    4. dell'assistenza tecnica ai soci fornendo indicazioni per l'utilizzo del forum, della parte privata del sito e delle password di accesso.

Obiettivi

Diretto: facilitare l'accesso e la fruizione del patrimonio scientifico associativo.

Indiretto: sviluppare e implementare i rapporti associativi.

INTERNAL RELATIONS REP

Daniela Cabibbe - e-mail: soci @ ilnodogroup.it

COORDINATION OF STUDY GROUPS

Maria Grazia Siri e-mail: migisiri @ gmail.com