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Josette ten Have-de Labije, registered psychologist-psychotherapist and clinical psychologist, studied at the universities of Groningen and Amsterdam (the Netherlands Institute for Brain Research). She started her professional career in 1972 at the department for Neuro and Psychophysiology of the Free University of Brussels (Belgium). Thereafter she has worked in the Netherlands at a public mental health center for ambulant (non-residential) patients as coordinator of the Behavior Therapy Department and member of the Diagnostic Staff. Since 1990 she is working in private practice. As a qualified psychotherapist and clinical psychologist she was trained as cognitive-behavior therapist (individual and group setting), couple therapist, therapist for psychodynamic individual and group psychotherapy, therapist for ISTDP.

From 1989 - 1992 she was member of the Dutch ISTDP CT, which was trained and supervised by Professor Dr H. Davanloo.

She has given supervision , post doctorate courses and workshops (behavior therapy, ISTDP) in the Netherlands, England, Denmark, Poland, Italy, Canada, USA. She has organized several national and international conferences on Behavior Therapy, on Cancer Treatment and Mental Health, and on ISTDP.

She is editor in chief of the Ad Hoc Bulletin for ISTDP: Practice and Theory. She wrote several articles, a self-help book on fear of flying and her last book: Josette ten Have-de Labije and Robert J. Neborsky: Mastering ISTDP: a roadmap to the Unconscious, (Karnac).

Until January 2013 she has been a member of the Board of Directors of the IEDTA. She was Chair of the IEDTA committee that set the rules for accreditation of ISTDP core group training. At present she is in the IEDTA’s Advisory Board.

Elżbieta Brodowska, psychologist, psychotherapist. She is the graduate in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Study and Study in Individual and Group and Training in Laboratory of Psychoeducation in Warsaw. She is registered psychotherapist in ISTDP. She has finished the second edition of ISTDP CT in Poland. She has learned ISTDP under supervison of leading and excellent teachers in this approach: Josette ten Have-de Labije, Robert Neborsky, Allan Abbas, Kees L.M Cornellisen, Jon Fredrickson. She works in the private practice: The Center of Psychotherapy and Psycho-prevention in Katowice. She takes part in ISTDP ACT in Berlin, led by Josette ten Have-de Labije.

Anna Ciężkowska, psychologist, registered psychotherapist (certified by Polish Psychological Association and IEDTA). In 2013 she completed ISTDP CT in Warsaw led by Josette ten Have-de Labije and in 2016 Teachers Training in ISTDP, in Warsaw. Since 2015 she is also a member of international group supervision (ISTDP ACT) in Berlin, led by Josette ten Have-de Labije. She works as a psychotherapist in private practice in Bialystok.

Anna Dawidziuk Łęczycka, psychologist and psychotherapist in ISTDP. She is the graduate of Psychotherapy Study in Laboratory of Psychoeducation, she was also cooperating with. She has finished 2-years initial training in ISTDP, ISTDP CT and the Teachers Training in ISTDP, registered by IEDTA, as well. She works as clinical psychologist and psychotherapist in Daily Psychiatric Department of Mazowiecki Specialized Center of Health in Pruszków, where she performs individual and group psychotherapy. Since 9 years she works in private practice, at present in Warsaw, in Lab of Psychotherapy and Training ISTDP VISTAS, which she has founded. She is a member of ISTDP Section by PSIP.

Joanna Duchniewicz, psychiatrist, psychologist, coach and trainer, psychotherapist certified by EAP and IEDTA. She is a member of association ISTDP.PL and PSIP. She works in Department of Psychiatry of Child Development in Warsaw and in Laboratory of Psychoeducation in Warsaw. She performs psychotherapy in psychodynamic and integrative setting. Since 2008 she works in ISTDP, she has finished the first edition of ISTDP CT in Poland and the Teachers Training in ISTDP, in Laboratory of Psychoeducation. She takes part in ISTDP ACT w Berlin, led by Josette ten Have-de Labije and in the training for being international teacher and supervisor registered by IEDTA. She performs workshops and seminars in ISTDP, business trainings, development workshops, courses for students. She certifies trainers in MBTI(R), EQ-i(R).

Małgorzata Kołodziejek, clinical psychologist and psychotherapist. She has finished training in CBT registered by Polish Association in CBT. Since 2008 she performs psychotherapy in ISTDP setting. She has finished 2-years initial training in ISTDP and first polish edition of ISTDP CT and Teachers Training in ISTDP, in Laboratory of Psychoeducation, led by Josette ten Have-de Labije. She is certified by IEDTA. Since 2015 she continues training and supervision by attending ISTDP ACT in Berlin, led by Josette ten Have-de Labije. She works in the private setting in Warsaw, she performs workshops and courses for professionals.

Renata Komorowska-Pietrzykowska, MD, psychiatrist and child and adolescent psychiatrist, lecturer at the University of Medical Sciences in Poznan, certified psychotherapist of the Polish Psychiatric Association and the EAP. In 2014 she graduated ISTDP CT, issued by the IEDTA. She continues the ISTDP ACT in Berlin with Josette ten Have-de Labije.

Brygida Nieborowska, psychologist, psychotherapist - license of Polish Psychological Association. In 2013 she completed ISTDP CT in Warsaw led by Josette ten Have-de Labije. In 2016 she was a member of international group supervision (ISTDP ACT) in Berlin led by Josette ten Have-de Labije. She works as a psychotherapist in private practice in Bialystok.

Gorgonia Wróbel-Sucharska, psychologist, psychotherapist registered by Polish Psychological Association, EAP and IEDTA. She has finished first polish edition of ISTDP CT and Teachers Training in ISTDP, in Laboratory of Psychoeducation in Warsaw. She continues training and supervison by attending ISTDP ACT in Berlin, led by Josette ten Have-de Labije.

Alicja Zborowska-Gordowy is a psychologist and a certified psychotherapist, working in private practice in the Center of Psychological Education and Psychotherapy " Road " in Sopot. She works also in private practice in Malbork. She is certified by EAP and IEDTA. In 2008 she finished ISTDP CT at the Laboratory for Psychoeducation in Warsaw. Trainers/supervisors: Josette ten Have-de Labije, Robert J. Neborsky, Allan Abbas, Jon Frederickson and Kees Cornelissen. She is an accredited ISTDP teacher. From 2015 she participates in ISTDP ACT, supervised by Josette ten Have-de Labije. She gives lectures, workshops and trainings to professionals, working in the educational sector. She conducts in individual setting (ISTDP), and in group setting (psychodynamic group psychotherapy). She has worked as a therapist and trainer (business and education sector) for twenty years. She published in " Ad Hoc Bulletin Of Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy; Practice and Theory".

Abbreviations:

ISTDP – Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy

ISTDP CT – Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy, Core Training

ISTDP ACT – Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy, Advanced Core Training

IEDTA – International Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy Association

EAP – The European Association for Psychotherapy

PSIP – Polish Association of Integration in Psychotherapy