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educator , clinical child psychologist

Irena Obuchowska, Polish clinical child psychologist, educator.


Obuchowska, Irena was born on August 21, 1932 in Poznan, Poland. Daughter of Edward and Zofia (Zjawinska) W.


Master of Arts, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Adam Mickiewicz University, 1966.


Psychologist Psychiatric Hospital, Koscian, Poland, 1955-1957, Mental Health Guidance Center, Poznan, 1957-1964. Lecturer department clinical psychology Adam Mickiewicz University, 1964-1969, associate professor Institute Psychology, 1969-1975, professor, head department psychopathology of children and special education, 1976-1994, professor, head. department psychopathology of children, since 1994. Clinical consultant orphanage, Gorzów, Poland, 1958-1961.

Psychologist General-Educating Lyceum, Poznan, 1963-1966. Consultant in clinical psychology Institute Pediatrics, Medical Academy Poznan, 1981-1985.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Dynamics of Neurosis: Psychological Aspects of Neurotic Disorders in Children and Adolescents, 1976, 3d edition, 1983 (award Minister of Science and Higher Education 1977), Adolescents, 1973, second edition, 1996 (award Minister of Education 1984). Co-author: Sexual Development, 1982, second edition, 1992 (award Minister of Science and Higher Education 1983), The Sick Child, 1990, Disabled Child in the Family, 3rd. Educated, 1999 (award, 1993).


Member Governmental Commission for Problems of Orphanhood, Warsaw, 1993-1997, head council Foundation for Deaf Children, Poznan, since 1991, council Hans Kofoed School for Homeless People, since 1998. Member Polish Academy of Sciences (member committee for psychological studies, since 1990, member committee for medical studies, section for children's development since 1994), International Academy Rehabilitation, since 1997, New York Academy Sciences, since 1998, Polish Psychological Association, Association for Autistic Persons, Association for Orphans,, Our Home, since 1999.


  • Other Interests

    Reading biographies, writing letters, gardening.


Married Kazimierz Obuchowski, December 29, 1954. Children: Raphael (deceased), Michael.

Edward W.

Zofia (Zjawinska) W.

Kazimierz Obuchowski

Raphael Obuchowska (deceased)

Michael Obuchowska