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I work as a psychologist specialized in criminology and victimology.
On the one hand, it implies supporting people that committed and/or survived delinquent and/or criminal acts. And on the other hand, it deals with issues such as injustice and inequality and the position of marginalized groups within society. I have my expertise in both individual and collective support.
It is my vision that moving away from the classic patterns of psychology by developing alternative care is a way to cope with the rigidity of the patriarchal and capitalist system of mental health.
My practice of psychology is integrative and is based on the following approaches :
Affirmative: providing non-judgmental and client-centered care. Acknowledging that you are the expert in your experiences and keeping the space as horizontal as possible.
Intersectional: recognising that our identities influence the kind of oppressions/stigmas/prejudices/risks we may face. And including power dynamic imbalances in my analysis.
Feminist: recognising that mental health is an individual AND a socio-political issue. Depathologising psychological suffering by understanding it as a response to a problematic environment.
Psychodynamic: focusing on the emotional roots of psychological suffering. Exploring and identifying patterns in our emotions, thoughts and beliefs to better understand ourselves.
In practice, I primarily use talk therapy with a focus on the body.
in Psychology University of Québec in Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT), Quebec, Canada and University Lumière Lyon 2, Lyon, France.
in Psychopathology and Health Psychology specialised in Violence, Risks and Vulnerabilities: Criminological and Victimological Psychology - University Ville-jean Rennes 2, Rennes, France.
Ministry of Justice
Ministry of Health
Youth protection, families and foster care families, juvenile centers
Adult psychiatry and psychiatric emergencies
Individuals, groups and co-mediations
Adolescents, young adults, adults and their social environment
International Study Days
of Psycho-criminology and Victimology
in Rennes in 2018 - Collaborative communication : Law 2016-444 on the treatment of the prostitution system: The effects of the perceived law on the representations of deviance.
Victimological analysis of the impact of so-called Islamic terrorist attacks: A comparative study between France and the Netherlands.
LAST TRAININGS & SEMINARS
Grief, trauma & dissociation
Sex work therapist training