Rocío Chaveste, Ph.D.

Kanankil Institute
Calle 35 #525 X 2 y 48-B. Col. Nuevo Yucatán,
Mérida, México, CP 97147

Phone: +52 99 99 86 75 97

Rocío Chaveste, Ph.D., is co founder, director, professor and clinical supervisor of Kanankil Institute in Mérida, México. She has a degree in Political Sciences and Public Administration, a master’s degree in Administration of organizations, master’s degree in Family and Couples Therapy, a certificate as Sexual Therapy and Educator, a master’s degree in Political Communication and Electoral Marketing, and a her research centers on collaborative practices in different settings, from individual and family therapy to local government.  She has a long private practice as a psychotherapist and sexologist, and teaches and supervises in both master degrees in Psychotherapy and Addictions at Kanankil Institute. She has worked in local government as Director of Social Development, as consultant and as a teacher for private and public universities in the country.  She is interested in collaborative and social constructionist ideas, reflexive processes, language, sexology, gender issues and communitarian development. She is an associate to the Mexican Family Therapy Association and Board member of “La Red” an international Network for productive dialogues.  She has being a frequent participant in the International Summer Institutes held by the Houston Galveston Institute and Grupo Campos Eliseos. Information about Kanankil Institute can be found at and her e-mail is