Board of the ESTSS

Executive committee

Dr. Jana Javakhashvili
President 2019-2021
Jana (Darejan) Javakhishvili, PhD in Psychology, is a Director of the Institute of Addiction Studies at Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia. She is an Associate professor at the same university Read More
Trudy Mooren, PhD
Treasurer
Trudy Mooren, PhD, is senior researcher at Clinical Psychology, Utrecht University. She is affiliated as a clinical psychologist with Foundation Centrum ’45, Arq Psychotrauma Expert Group, the Netherlands. She is Read More
Aida Dias
Secretary of the board

 

Board members

Ingo Schäfer
Board member
Prof. Dr. Schäfer is head of the trauma service at the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Hamburg, Germany. He is also head of the clinical section for addictive Read More
Małgorzata Dragan
Board member
Dr. Cherie Armour
Board member
Evaldas Kazlauskas, PhD
Board member
Evaldas Kazlauskas, PhD, is associate professor at Vilnius University, he is the head of Center for Psychotraumatology at Vilnius university, and the President of the Lithuanian Society for Traumatic Stress Read More
Vittoria Ardino
Board member
Vittoria Ardino is a Psychotraumatologist and holds a Master in Healthcare Management, Economics and Policy. She is the President of the Italian Society of Traumatic Stress Studies.She has an established Read More
Dean Ajduković
Board member
Professor Dean Ajduković, Ph.D. is full professor of social psychology at the Department of Psychology, University of Zagreb, Croatia (since 1993). His research and teaching topics include psychological trauma and Read More
Natalia Nalyvaiko
Board member
Natalia Nalyvaiko, Master of psychology,  specialization in clinical psychology, psychopathology and psychoanalysis from the University of Strasbourg. Member of the European Association of Psychotherapy. Member of Psychological Crisis Service of Ukraine.  Teaching at Read More
Helene Aakvaag
Board member
Heidi Deknudt
Board member

 

Ex-officio Members

Prof. Dr. Vedat Sar
Immediate Past President
Prof.Dr. Vedat Sar is a psychiatrist serving as clinician, teacher, and researcher. He is former President to the European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and the International Society for the Study Read More
Prof. Dr. Miranda Olff
EJPT Editor in chief
Prof. Dr. Miranda Olff is leading the Center for Psychological Trauma at the department of Psychiatry at the Academic Medical Center (AMC) of the University of Amsterdam. Chair: ‘Neurobiological mechanisms Read More
Dr. Tommaso Farma
Co-Chair of ESTSS certification committee
Dr. Tommaso Farma was Head Psychiatrist in Inpatient Day Hospital Psychiatric Department and Outpatient Psychiatric Department at General Hospital Vimercate (Milano)  Italy. Year 1986 onwards, he has served as a Read More
Trudy Mooren, PhD
Co-Chair of ESTSS certification committee
Trudy Mooren, PhD, is senior researcher at Clinical Psychology, Utrecht University. She is affiliated as a clinical psychologist with Foundation Centrum ’45, Arq Psychotrauma Expert Group, the Netherlands. She is Read More
Gavin Rees M.A.
Executive directorJournalist and Coordinator Dart Centre Europe
Gavin Rees is the director of Dart Centre Europe. Responsible for implementing the Centre’s work across Europe, Gavin runs workshops and discussion groups on trauma awareness, resilience and interviewing skills Read More

 

Executive staff

Zoran Šuković
Executive Secretary

 

Past presidents

Wolter de Loos
President 1993 - 1995
Stuart Turner
President 1995 - 1997
Roderick Ørner
President 1997 - 1999
Ulrich Schnyder
President 1999 - 2001
Bas Schreuder
President 2001-2003
Dean Ajduković
President 2003 - 2005
Berthold Gersons
President 2005-2007
Jonathan Bisson
President 2007-2009
Miranda Olff
President 2009-2011
Brigitte Lueger Schuester
President 2011-2013
Vedat Şar
President 2013-2015
Ingo Schäfer
President 2016-2018