FOUNDERS



Augusto Zagmutt (Chile)


Adjunct Professor of the Facultad de Ciencias Sociales de la Universidad de Chile;First president and founder of the Chilean Society of Clinical Psychology;Founder and Director of the journal " Terapia Psicológica ";Founder and former president of the Federación Latinoamericana de Psicoterapias Cognitivas y Conductuales – ALAPCCO (2000-2002);Founder of APSICO (Asociación Chilena de Terapias Cognitivas);Founder, Director and Professor of the Society of Post-rational Cognitive Therapy, Chile;Certified Clinical Supervisor;"Sergio Yulis" Prize from the Chilean Society of Clinical Psychology;Winner of two prizes of the College of Psychologists, Chile.

Bernard Rangé (Brasil)


Specialist in Cognitive Therapy from the Beck Institute;PhD in Psychology from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;Professor of the Postgraduate Program in Psychology (Institute of Psychology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro), Brazil;Supervisor of the Division of Applied Psychology of the IP/UFRJ, Brazil;President-Founder of the Associação Brasileira de Psicoterapia e Medicina Comportamental (ABPMC);Former Vice President and Founder of the Sociedade Brasileira de Terapias Cognitivas (SBTC);Former President and Founder of the Federación Latinoamericana de Psicoterapias Cognitivas y Conductuales – ALAPCCO (2002-2004 / 2012-2015);Responsible Director of the Center for Cognitive Psychotherapy in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;Organizer of several chapters and books, among them: Psicoterapias cognitivas conductuales, Un diálogo con psiquiatría (2ª ed.), Porto Alegre: Artmed, 2011.

Claudia Bregman (Argentina)


Graduated in Psychology from the University of Belgrano, Argentina;Psychotherapist specializing in anxiety disorders, Argentina;Professor of the Master's Degree in Psycho-Oncology - Universidad Favaloro, Argentina;Professor in the training (1st and 2nd levels) of the Argentine Association of Anxiety Disorders;Coordinates the PATER Program (Psychological Attention Program for people in situations of vulnerability), Argentina;Member of the Board of Directors of the Aiglé Foundation, Argentina;President of the Argentine Association of Cognitive Therapy (1999-2002 / 2007-2010);Member of the first Directorate of the Federación Latinoamericana de Psicoterapias Cognitivas y Conductuales (ALAPCCO) and former presidente (2010-2012);Member of the Board of Directors of the Argentine Association of Cognitive Therapy and also Member of the Board of Directors of the Argentine Association of Anxiety Disorders;Member of the Advisory Board of the Virtual Library in Psychology (BVS) - Argentina;Editor of Revista Argentina de Clínica Psicológica from 1996 to 2003 and currently responsible for its management.

Hector Fernandez Alvarez (Argentina)


PhD in Psychology from the Psychology Department - National University of San Luis, Argentina;Founding Member and Honorary President of the Aiglé Foundation, Argentina;Director of the Revista Argentina de Clínica Psicológica;Director of the Specialization in Cognitive Psychotherapy - University of Mar del Plata); in Family Psychotherapy with Cognitive Orientation (Universidad Maimónides), Argentina;Vice-director of the Master's Degree in Multidisciplinary Intervention (University of Valencia), Espanha;Delegate in Argentina of the International Association of Cognitive Psychotherapy;Founding Member of the Associação Argentina de Terapia Cognitiva (AATC) and of the Federación Latinoamericana de Psicoterapias Cognitivas y Conductuales (ALAPCCO);Former President of the Federación Latinoamericana de Psicoterapias Cognitivas y Conductuales – ALAPCCO (2004-2006);Collaborates as a member of the editorial board of several scientific journals: Journal of Psychotherapy Integration; Revista Internacional de Psicología Clínica y de la Salud; Revista Interamericana de Psicología; Revista de Psicopatología y Psicología Clínica; Actos Psiquiátricos y Psicológicos de América Latina.

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).

Paulo Knapp (Brasil)


Graduated in Medicine from the Universidad Católica de Pelotas, Brazil;Specialization in Chemical Dependencies from Universidad McGill, USA;Medical Residency by the Asociación Clínica Encarnación Blaya Pinel, Brazil;Master and PhD in Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil;Visiting Professor - Individualized visitors Program - Beck Institute, USA;Clinical Therapist in private practice, Brazil;Editor of the book “Terapia Cognitivo-comportamental na prática psiquiátrica”.

Raquel Zamora (Uruguay)


Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of the Republic, Uruguay;Specialist in Pediatrics and Psychiatry, Uruguay;Title of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapist, Uruguay;Master's Degree in Psychoneuroimmuno endocrinology from Favaloro University, Buenos Aires, Argentina;Professor of Psychiatry at the Facultad de Medicina del Centro Latinoamericano de Economía Humana (CLAEH) - Punta del Este, Uruguay;Professor and tutor in the Specialization: Integration in health psiconeuroinmuno endocrinológica - Facultad de Psicología de la Universidad Católica del Uruguay;Lecturer and supervisor of the Sociedad Uruguaya de Análisis y Modificación de la Conducta – SUAMOC cognitive-behavioral therapist courses;Director and founder of the Center for Psychiatric-Psychological Attention with Updated Therapies in Montevideo;Former President of SUAMOC (1998-1999);Founder and First President of the Federación Latinoamericana de Psicoterapias Cognitivas y Conductuales - ALAPCCO (1999-2000);Former President of the Society of Biological Psychiatry (2003 – 2006).