Prof. Arachana Shukla
Prof. Shukla is a very senior clinical psychologist with more than 40 years of experience. She was the former Head, Department of Psychology, Lucknow University; Dean, Faculty of Arts, Amity University, Haryana & Faculty InCharge of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB & Malaria supported project 'Saksham'.
Drs. Paula Weerkamp
Drs. Paula WeerkampBartholomeus is a senior Psychotherapist from the Netherlands and is the innovator of ‘ReAttach’ a new schema therapy for adults and children and a multimodal intervention for ASD. She is the winner of the Clinical Neuropsychiatry Award 2015. She is the President of International ReAttach Therapy Foundation. ReAttach Therapy, developed by Paula Weerkamp-Bartholomeus, is theoretically based in Attachment Theory and Schema Therapy. Cognitive bias modification allows us to alter maladaptive patterns into more adaptive and healthy biases quickly and positively. As an extension of this, ReAttach Therapy distinguishes itself by emphasizing the importance of attachment and play. A short and accessible intervention, ReAttach Therapy provides an emotionally neutral experience shown to have a positive impact on patients with ASD, personality disorder or chronic PTSD.
Prof. Dr. Vladimir Trajkovski
Republic of Macedonia
Prof. Vladimir Trajkovski is full professor in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Human Genetics, Physiology and Functional Anatomy, and Medical Aspects of Disability at the University of St. Cyril and Methodius, where he works within the Institute of Special Education and Rehabilitation in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. He is the president of Macedonian Scientific Society for Autism. His name is on the list of DAN doctors in USA. He teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate courses within the University and supervises PhD and MA students. He has published widely on autism spectrum disorders and he was editor-in-chief of Journal of Special Education and Rehabilitation since November 2008 till September 2017 and currently the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of ReAttach Therapy & Developmental Diversities (JRTDD).
He participated in more than eighty seminars, congresses, symposia and conferences at home and abroad. He actively participates in the preparation and execution of fifteen professional and scientific national and international projects. He is author of over 90 papers in domestic and foreign periodicals of which ten are in journals with impact factor. His most important works is worth mentioning: "Manual of Human Genetics" (2003), monograph "Autism" (2004), textbooks "Human genetics" (2005), "Medical Basis of Disability (2008)" Physiology and Functional Anatomy (2009) and "Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (2011)."