Keynote speakerPalestina Share
My name is Khader Rasras, a 52 years old man. I am a clinical psychologist. I had my B.S from Adamson University, Manila Philippines, I had my MSc/M.A from The university College London-UCL. I was trained in France –University Lumiere Lyon II in CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) for children. I worked at Bethlehem Psychiatric hospital from 1990-1999. I was then appointed the chairman of the psychology department. I then joined the treatment and rehabilitation center for victims of torture (TRC). I became the executive director. In 2003 I had an M.A in democracy and human rights. I joined the IAGP 16 or 17 years ago. I have several publications mainly on crises intervention and group therapy for highly traumatized individuals. Jointly with the support of a group of great and devoted persons, among them are Jorge Burmeister, Ursula Hauser, Elisabeth Rhor, Maurizio Gasseau and Anne Lindhardt and others we introduced Psychodrama and group processes/therapy in clinical use to the Palestinian professionals.