President: Carmem Beatriz Neufeld (Brasil)
Graduated in Psychology - Universidade da Região da Campanha, Brazil;PhD and Master's degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil;Post-Doctorate from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;Lecturer Professor at the University of São Paulo, Brazil;Founder and Coordinator of the Cognitive-Behavioral Research and Intervention Laboratory - LaPICC-USP, Brazil;Researcher - Productivity CNPq - Brazil;Invited professor of the Master’s of the University of Granada - Spain;Former President of the Brazilian Federation of Cognitive Therapies (2011-2013 / 2013-2015);Therapist certified by the Brazilian Federation of Cognitive Therapies with more than 20 years of clinical experience;Author of more than 20 books, more than 70 book chapters and more than 50 articles;Lecturer in several countries about Cognitive behavioral group therapy.
Vicepresident: Maria Celeste Airaldi (Paraguay)
Vice President: Maria Celeste Airaldi (Paraguay)Graduated in Clinical Psychology (Universidad Católica Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, Paraguay);Specialist in Didactics of Higher Education (Universidad Nacional del Este, Paraguay);Specialist in Behavioral Emotional Rational Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (Albert Ellis Institute, USA);Specialization in Effective Cognitive Techniques in Psychopathology (Universidad Favaloro, Argentina);PhD student in Psychology (University of Palermo, Argentina);Professor at the Universidad Católica Nuestra Señora de la Asunción (Paraguay);Postgraduate Professor in several institutions in Paraguay and Brazil;Supervisor certified in TREC / CBT (Albert Ellis Institute, USA);Director of the Sensorium Center for Psychology, affiliated with the Albert Ellis Institute;Lecturer on topics related to TREC and CBT.
Secretary: Ileana Caputo (Uruguay)
Graduated in Psychology (Universidad de la Republica Oriental del Uruguay);Specialization in Psychotherapy in Health Services - Emphasis Cognitive-behavioral Psychotropic (Escuela de graduados Facultad de Medicina, Uruguay);Master in Cognitive Clinical Psychology - emphasis adults (Universidad Católica del Uruguay);Cognitive-behavioral therapist - Sociedad Uruguaya de Análisis y Modificación de la Conducta – SUAMOC;Professor, supervisor and coordinator of the level III training courses of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists of SUAMOC, Uruguay;Former president of SUAMOC (2010-2014);Former president of the Federación Latinoamericana de Psicoterapias Cognitivas y Conductuales – ALAPCCO (2006-2008).
Secretary: Santiago Trujillo (Colombia)
Psychologist from the Universidad Católica de Pereira, Colombia;Specialist in Clinical Psychology from the Universidad Católica de Colombia;Master's degree in Clinical and Health Psychology from Universidad de los Andes, Colombia;National Counselor and member of the Collegium at the Colombian College of Psychologists.
Treasurer: Margareth da Silva Oliveira (Brasil)
Graduated in Psychology from Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil;PhD in Psychiatry and Medical Psychology from the Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil;Postdoctoral degree from the University of Maryland Baltimore Country (UMBC-USA);Researcher productivity CNPq-1, Brazil;Professor of undergraduate and graduate studies at the Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil;Coordinator of the Research and Evaluation Group on Cognitive and Behavioral Psychotherapy (GAAPCC), Brazil;Coordinator of the Working Group "Processes, Health and Research in a Cognitive-Behavioral Perspective" at the Associação Nacional de Pesquisa e Pós-graduação em Psicologia (ANPEPP), Brazil;Founding member of the Federação Brasileira de Terapias Cognitivas (FBTC).
Outgoing president: Maria Esther Lagos (Uruguay)
Graduated in Psychology, University of the Republic of Uruguay;Professor and Supervisor of Training in Psychotherapy in Health Services (Faculty of Medicine - University of the Republic of Uruguay);Professor and tutoress in the Postgraduate Course in Cognitive Psychology and Integrative Psychotherapy - Psiconeuroinmunoendocrinología – Universidad Católica de Uruguay (PNIE – UCU); Clinical Supervision and General Coordinator of the professors of the Sociedad Uruguaya de Análisis y Modificación de la Conducta – SUAMOC and the teaching staff of the agreement with the Adult Psychiatry Clinic (Psychotherapies Program - Clinical Hospital of the Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la República, Uruguay);Member of the Executive Committee and Coordinator of Cognitive-Behavioral Systems in Psychotherapy in Health Services (Faculty of Graduates - Faculty of Medicine - University of the Republic), Uruguay;Honorary Member of SUAMOC - since July 2018;Former President of Federación Latinoamericana de Psicoterapias Cognitivas y Conductuales - ALAPCCO (2015-2019);Former president of FLAPSI - Federación Latinoamericana de Psicoterapias (2010-2012);Former president of SUAMOC (2000-2002 / 2002-2004);President of the SUAMOC (2019- 2021).
Substitute board member: Eduardo Keegan (Argentina)
Graduated in Psychology from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina;PhD in Psychology - University of Buenos Aires, Argentina;Postgraduate at the Institute of Psychiatry at College London, England;Lecturer Professor, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Faculty of Psychology, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina;Professor of Clinical Psychology and Director of a specialization course in Clinical Psychology and Cognitive Therapy (University of Buenos Aires), Argentina;Former president of the la Asociación Argentina de Terapia Cognitiva (2004-2007 / 2010-2013);Honorary Member of the Polish Society of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy.
Substitute board member: David Andrés Adasme Muñoz (Chile)
Clinical Psychologist from the Central University of Chile;Postgraduate in Post-Rationalist Cognitive Psychotherapy in the Post-Rationalist Society of Chile;PhD in Psychology from the Universidad de Chile;Adult psychotherapist;Professor and supervisor of the clinical trial at the Universidad Diego Portales, having won a teaching award in 2016, Chile;Professor of Adult Clinical Masters at the University of Chile;Director and founder of the Center for Post-rational Therapy in Santiago, Chile;Academic Director of the Society of Post-Rational Therapy in Chile;Editor of the Revista Chilena de Posracionalismo.