OUR EU TEAM
Patrizia is Chair of board and the director of Progetto Crescere. She is member of many boards of directors in social organizations. She worked in the past as trainer at local and European level in particular in project about cooperative learning, active learning methods and metacognition. She coordinated LLP Strategic Partnership and participated to European motilities. Currently, her attention and activity is oriented to develop projects and partnerships in Europe.
Lisa, pedagogist and professional educator, works in European Project as courses coordinator since 2010: she is an adult trainer and she participates in KA2 Strategic Partnerships. Lisa works in Progetto Crescere as a pedagogist to support teachers’ work and to take care of the relationship with families in schools (in particular preschools). She works as a special educator with students, to help them form a scholastic and relational point of view. She has a strong passion for education topics, she loves travelling and meeting new cultures.
Mariachiara is a psychologist, specialized in developmental psychology. She works every day in some schools of the territory at different levels, in counselling with parents, students, teachers and educators, and she develops projects about prevention and psychophysical health. She gives psychological support and counselling to adults helped by social workers and she is a trainer for social workers. Mariachiara works in European Projects since 2011 in particular in projects (training courses and Strategic Partnerships) about Learning Disabilities, Study-method, metacognition, executive functions, prevention and bullying. She likes the comparison with new people to discover cultures and countries and to give new concrete answers to the people she works with.
Arianna is a psychologist specialized in developmental and educational Psychology, with a Master Degree in Learning Disabilities. She works in the diagnostic and individual treatment with students of different ages with Learning Disabilities, and she supports teenagers from a psychological point of view. She works in schools of different level (from primary to high school) in projects about meta-cognition, study method and compensatory instruments for children with learning disabilities and about prevention and psychophysical health. About European Projects, she is a trainer in courses, sharing her experience in working with students. She loves to learn more about different cultures, their customs and traditions and educational methods.
Elena is a psychologist and systemic psychotherapist specialized in family therapy at the Milan Center. She works in school at different levels, from preschool, about prevention and psychophysical health. She provides courses with adolescent about sexual health in early adolescence. She works at different level in training courses with parents, teacher, students and educators in different environment (personal, family, school and educative system). She provides psychotherapies paths with adolescents, adult and family as well. She also provides legal psychology consultancy for the court, concerning legal family feats. She works in European project as a trainer since 2016, in training projects about learning disabilities, cooperative learning and every subject concerning her everyday experience. She believes that exchanging culture and experience is the better way to improve knowledge.
Stefania is a psychologist psychotherapist. She works in school at different levels, from preschool, in inclusion for children with special needs projects. In her private practice she is a trainer for executive functions in charge of assessment and rehabilitation paths with students with Learning Disabilities and attention difficulties. She provides psychotherapies paths with adolescents as well. She is also a trainer in European projects and develops projects in KA2 Strategic Partnerships, sharing her experience in working with children with special needs. Travelling is her passion, she loves to meet new people from all around the world to know other cultures customs and traditions and share experiences about psychology and educational topics.
Emanuela is a psychologist specialized in Psychobiology and Cognitive Neuroscience; she also attended a Master in Clinical and Forensic Psycho-diagnosis. She works in the diagnostic path of Learning Disabilities with adolescents and adults, and in individual rehabilitation paths with students of different ages with LD. She is the coach of “SuperReading”, a training (developed in England and carried out in partnership with IULM University of Milan) with the goal to improve the efficacy of reading in people with the diagnosis of dyslexia or in normal readers. She also offers psychological support to children and adolescents who have difficulties in school or in family and life. Since 2021 she is also the psychologist of a psycho-pedagogical desk in a school in the province of Reggio Emilia. She is also a trainer in European Projects. She feels thankful after every course, because of the possibility it gives to share ideas and discover new cultures.
Martina is a psychologist specialized in Neuroscience and Neuropsychological Rehabilitation; she also attended a Master in Neurodevelopmental Disorders. She works in schools (from primary to high school) with small and large groups of students in different kind of projects about Learning Disabilities, study method and compensatory instruments, emotions, cooperative learning and affective and sexual education. She is involved in Community projects with other partners in the area concerning adolescents with special needs and fragilities, but also elderly people. She also works in rehabilitation paths with students of different ages with Learning Disabilities. She participated in the Erasmus Plus KA1 Adult Education Staff mobility “TEAM: training, education, achievement and management” attending a training course about European project planning, design and management.Travelling and learning about different cultures is her greatest passion and she is grateful for the opportunity to meet professional from other countries in her work.
Cecilia is a psychologist specialized in Applied Cognitive Psychology. She works in individual rehabilitation paths with students with learning disabilities and difficulties in executive functions, attention and working memory. She works from preschool, about learning prerequisites, learning disabilities, prevention of bullying and cyberbullying, promotion of class well-being and positive emotional management. She works also as a trainer in European projects and she develops projects in KA2 Strategic Partnerships. She is very passionate about theater and drama, she loves travelling, meeting new people and sharing experience with other professionals.
Martina is a psychologist specialized in school psychology and family psychotherapist. She works in schools at different levels (from preschool to high schools) in projects related to prevention and psychophysical health. She works at different level in training courses with parents, teacher, students and educators. The subjects of her interventions are the promotion of learning prerequisites, the intervention with children with learning disabilities or special needs, the prevention of bullying and cyberbullying, the promotion of class well-being, the positive emotional management and sexual health. She works in European projects as a trainer since 2016, in the area of learning disabilities, cooperative learning and every subject concerning her everyday experience. She loves traveling and learning from the exchange with other countries.
Valentina is part of Progetto Crescere's administrative staff. She supports the European Projects team for any need regarding flights, accommodations, travel organization. She is also the administrative contact for all the people who come to Reggio Emilia to take our courses. Graduated in New Media and Multimedia Communication, she has been working for Progetto Crescere since 2009. She also manages the cooperative’s webpages and social media.