Lilian de Almeida Guimarães
Avenida Carlos Eduardo de Gásperi Consôni,
1900 unidade 114
CEP: 14021-610. Ribeirão Preto, SP, BRAZIL
University of Ribeirão Preto (UNAERP)
Phone: 55 16 981255759
Lilian de Almeida Guimarães is a psychologist with a Master’s degree from the University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil. Her research focused on talking with children about adoption, considering the children as collaborators in the research process. By that time, she was a researcher at the Center of Investigation about Human Development and Child Education (CINDEDI-USP). She is a specialist in family and couple therapy, by the Familiae Institute, and also a certified practitioner in dialogic and collaborative practices, by Interfaci, Houston Galveston Institute and Taos Institute. Lilian currently works as a psychotherapist for individuals, families and couples on her private practice; as a tutor at the family therapy training program at the Institute ConversAções; and as a professor at the Department of Psychology at the University of Ribeirão Preto (UNAERP). Her activities at the Department of Psychology includes classes, supervision and research on human development and family therapy, based on a social constructionist approach.
She is the author of the book: Talking with children about adoption (Conversando com crianças sobre adoção, São Paulo, Casa do Psicólogo, 2008) and of many articles and book chapters. Some of her recent writing includes:
- Guimarães, L.A.; LIMA, S. A.; CESAR, A. B. C. “Se não perguntar, ele não vai falar”: reflexões sobre conversas colaborativas em um atendimento de família com crianças. Nova Perspectiva Sistêmica, v. 43, p. 38-53, 2012.(If you don’t ask, he won’t talk: reflections on collaborative conversations in a service of family with children).
- Guimarães, L.A. Escuta da criança no processo de adoção: procedimentos e direitos.(Listening to the child in the adoption process: procedures and rights). In: Scorsolini-Comin,F. Pereira,A.K. Nunes,M.L.T. (Org.). Adoção – Legislação, cenários e práticas.( Adoption-legislation, practices and scenarios) São Paulo: Vetor, 2015.
- Guimarães, L.A.; Castelfranchi, M.; Izique, P. A Sala de Aula: um encontro entre seres humanos. (Classroom: a meeting among human beings) In:
- Grandesso,M. (Org.). Práticas
colaborativas e dialógicas em distintos contextos e populações: um
diálogo entre teoria e práticas. (Collaborative and dialogic practices
in different contexts and populations: a dialogue between theory and
practices) Curitiba: CRV, 2017.