Pamela Catalán Barker

ONG Norte Alegre
Playa Patillos 3322 Iquique, Chile


Pamela Catalán Barker is Co-founder and Director of Norte Alegre, a non for profit organization which is a center of learning and ecological and therapeutic action based in socio-constructionist ideas, which implements interventions for the development of the socio-environmental resilience in Tarapacá, Northern Chile.

Pamela is a Clinical Psychologist, Family and Couples Therapist, member of the Chilean Society of Clinical Psychology and the College of Psychologists of Chile in which she has dedicated 14 years to clinical work in private and in public service. She has researched in the psycho-legal field and, specifically, the dynamics between families and judicial system. Her first work, published in 2011, “Destructive and Parental Alienation Syndrome Divorce, from a systemic view” then “Intervention Psycho-Socio-Legal of Parental Alienation Syndrome from a systemic perspective” and now research entitled “Destructive Divorce and judicialized families. A look at clinical practices in the institutional and legal context of Targeted Prevention Program of Iquique” attempt to account for the complexity of this psycho-socio-legal space families and their possibilities of intervention.

Pamela is a Professor at the Tarapaca University and Santo Tomas University, Iquique as well as a member of the association “endiálogo” Spanish Association of Collaborative and Dialogic Practices.