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Camila Batmanghelidjh

director , psychotherapist

Camila Batmanghelidjh, Iranian psychotherapist, director. Certified in infant and child observational studies Tavistock Clinic; in foundation art psychotherapy Goldsmiths, University London. Named Person of Year, New Statesman Magazine, 2006; recipient Most Admired Chief Executive award, Third Sector Magazine, 2007, Lifetime Achievement award, Center Social Justice, 2008, Human Rights award, Liberty and Justice, 2008.

Background

Batmanghelidjh, Camila was born on January 1, 1963 in Tehran, Iran.

Education

Bachelor in Theatre Studies and Dramatic Arts with honors (honorary), University Warwick, England, 1985. Master of Arts in Philosophy of Counseling and Psychotherapy, Antioch City University, London.

Career

Therapy coordinator Women's Aid, London. Play therapist South London Family Service Unit. Founder Place 2 Be, coordinator.

Fundraising coordinator London Initiative Family Service Unit. Consultant Kids Company, founder, since 1996, director, since 1996. Therapeutic work bereaved children Royal Free and Cruse, London.

Psychotherapy lecturer Regent's College, London.

Achievements

  • Certified in infant and child observational studies Tavistock Clinic. In foundation art psychotherapy Goldsmiths, University London.

Works

  • Producer(project coordinator): (exhibition) Shrinking Childhoods, (exhibition children's artwork) Demons and Angels.