Creating Promising Futures Through Social Construction
Zanotti Cavazoni 253 c/el Dorado
Asunción, Paraguay. CP: 1586
Email: [email protected], [email protected]
Phone: 595 21 223 925
Mobile: 595 981 404 609
Leticia Rodriguez is Licensed Psychologist from Universidad Católica de Asunción and Master in Social Psychology and Family Therapy. She is the General Coordinator of ENFOQUE Niñez Organization, Asunción, Paraguay. ENFOQUE Niñez is a Nonprofit Organization that works for Children and Adolescent´s right of living in a family, offering foster care, therapeutic approach with the biological families, research, producing documents and the incidence in public policies on the issue.
She is therapist in private practice and is also the academic coordinator of the Master course in Systemic Interventions and Family Therapy offering the International Certificate in Collaborative Practices sponsored by Houston Galveston Institute and the Taos Institute. She teaches at undergraduate and graduate level.
She has been, together with others, Coordinator for Paraguay, of the Relational and Network Collaborative Program, Tromso University College, Tromso, Norway and Universidad Nacional de Lanús, Buenos Aires (2005-2007). This Project was called “Triangulo Austral” and was created by Norwegian psyquiatrist Tom Andersen.
This experience with Tom Andersen strongly marked her vision and her practice as well as allowed her to met Carina Hakansson from Sweden, with who maintains a close relationship of collaboration and whom supervises her work.
She is Member of the Advisory Council of the Latin-American Foster care network (Relaf) and Member of the Academic Council of the Paraguayan Association of Systemic Psychology and Psychotherapy.
She has served as President for Paraguayan Association of Systemic Psychology and Psychotherapy (2003-2006).
She presents her work in national and international conferences and workshops and has published in national and international publications. Her main areas of interest are related to promote Human Rights, therapeutic work in social and community framework especially in contexts of social injustice. She considers her practice as therapist as a political action and strongly believe in avoiding the institutionalization of children and people in general.