Creating Promising Futures Through Social Construction
A Message from the Taos Institute President
Institute Officers and Board of Directors
Taos Institute Europe
Taos Latin America
Relational Research Network
Taos Initiatives & Grants (TAG)
Outstanding Contribution Award
Taos PhD Program
Video Recordings of recent PhD Defenses
Taos Institute Ph.D. Program Costs and Requirements
Upcoming Ph.D. Defenses
The Educational Program
For More Information
MA in Collaborative and Dialogic Practices
Why Collaborative and Dialogic Practices?
Program Director's Welcome
Admission & Requirements
Program Fees & Application
Program & Course Descriptions
For More Information
International Certificate Program in Collaborative Practices
An International Learning Festival - Collaborative Innovations in Education
Succeeding in Africa: Social Construction in Action
Taos Online Workshops
Taos Associate Workshops & Conferences
3rd International Conference of Collaborative & Dialogic Practices
Attractor/Taos Summer Institute - Leadership in Turbulent Times
Taos Books and Publications
Focus Books, Tempo Books, Professional Books
Taos Institute E-Books
Worldshare Books - Free books for downloading
Books of Interest
Publishing and Author Information
Journals and Newsletters
The Taos Institute Newsletter
Positive Aging Newsletter
The International Journal of Collaborative Practices
Journals of Interest
Manuscripts for Downloading
Manuscripts – Taos Founders, Board Members & Associates
Non-English Manuscripts – Taos Founders, Board Members & Associates
Taos PhD Program Completed Dissertations
Other Noteworthy Dissertations
Noteworthy Dissertations in Spanish
Noteworthy Dissertations in Portuguese
Videotapes - Board Members, Associates and Guests
Relational Practice Videos
Videos from the Dialogues that Deliver Conference, September 2008
Videos in Spanish
Other Videos of Interest
Websites and Blogs
Websites of Interest
Spanish Dialogue Network
Spanish Blog about Social Constructionism
Social Constructionist Counselor Educator’s Listserve
Relational Learning in Education
Lifescaping Practices in Schools
Co-Creating Schools of the Future through Appreciative Inquiry
The Peer Mentoring Project at Kent State University
Healthy Kids Healthy Schools
Submit your Story/Example
Join Our Mailing List
Taos Online Dialogue Space
Donate to the Taos Institute
The John Shotter Memorial Fund
Jane Magruder Watkins Scholarship Fund
Peggy Penn WorldShare Fund
Meet Our Donors
/ Charis Katakis, Ph.D.
Charis Katakis, Ph.D.
The Laboratory for the Study of Human Relations
Konitsis 33 15125
Maroussi, Athens, Greece
+30 210-8063665 or 210-6129290
CHARIS KATAKIS, Ph.D. Psychologist, is the founder and director of the Laboratory for the Study of Human Relations. She is involved in clinical work, educational and community programs, research and publications. Her theoretical and research work in systems has led to the development of an Integrated Model for Systemic Psychotherapy (IMSP), which has been presented in numerous publications and seven books. She has also played an active role in many organizations and associations (president of the Hellenic Association for Systemic Therapy (HELESYTH), member of the board of directors of the chamber of the National Family Therapy Organizations (NFTO) of the European Family Therapy Association (EFTA), approved supervisor of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) (at the founders’ level), founding member of the Greek Systems Group, board member of the International Family Therapy Association (IFTA), twice candidate for president, as well as chair person of its 1996 International Congress in Greece, member of the board of directors of the two largest Greek organizations for the rehabilitation and social reintegration of drug dependent individuals: OKANA and KETHEA. Finally, she is the founder and editor of the Human Systems series which has already published over thirty books.
Joan Atwood, Ph.D.
Juanita Brown, Ph.D.
Gene Combs, MD
Vernon E. Cronen, Ph.D.
Norman K. Denzin
Jill Freedman, MSW
Mark P. Freeman, Ph.D.
Jaber F. Gubrium, Ph.D.
Hubert J.M. Hermans, Ph.D.
Lynn Hoffman, ACSW
James A. Holstein, Ph.D.
David M. Isaacs
Charis Katakis, Ph.D.
Glenn Larner, Ph.D.
Scott D. Miller, Ph.D.
Girishwar Misra, Ph.D.
Gareth Morgan, Ph.D.
Jonathan Potter, Ph.D.
Joseph A. Raelin, Ph.D.
Karl Edward Scheibe, Ph.D.
Jan Smedslund, Ph.D.
Karl Tomm, MD, FRCP (C) LMCC
Margaret Wheatley, Ed.D.