Karin Taverniers, Ph.D.

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Email: ktaverniers@gmail.com
Phone: +54 11 4816-4628
Web: www.praxisterapeuticas.com

A native of Belgium, Karin has resided in many countries including the US, Canada, and various European and Latin American countries before settling down in Buenos Aires Argentina. This personal experience was responsible for shaping her professional interest in intercultural issues. She enjoys working with individuals, couples and families of diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Karin earned her BA from Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada), her MA from the United States International University (Mexico campus), a postgraduate in postmodern approaches to systemic psychotherapy from the Universidad de Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires, Argentina), and her PhD in Psychology from the Universidad del Salvador (Buenos Aires, Argentina). Karin is currently in private practice in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is also a full professor at the Universidad del Salvador (Buenos Aires and Bahía Blanca), a member of the Taos Institute Latin American Council (TILAC), and a faculty member of the ICCP program at the Fundación Centro de Estudios Sistémicos (FundaCes). She coordinates a postgraduate training program in postmodern practices in Bahía Blanca, Argentina.

She is the editor-in-chief of the Argentinean family therapy journal Sistemas familiares y otros sistemas humanos, she hosts the online community Postmodern Therapies (PMTH), and is the author of “Abuso emocional en la pareja: Construcciones y deconstrucciones de género”, and has also written numerous articles on postmodern topics. She is the co-editor of the Taos Institute WorldShare book publication “Construccionismo Social en Acción: Prácticas Inspiradoras en Diferentes Contextos”. She lectures in national and international conferences on topics such as the social construction of gender, postmodern approaches to therapy, the social construction of cyberspace, among others. She is especially interested in collaborative and narrative practices, reflecting processes and social constructionism.