Biography

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Joseph Knobel Freud● Psychologist specializing in clinical psychology.
● Psychotherapist and psychoanalyst.
● Clinical supervisor.
● Coordinator of private groups about psychoanalytic theory and technique.
● Private practice: Escipió 39, 2on 1a, 08023, Barcelona, Spain.
● +34 932117775
● info@josephknobelfreud.com

● Founding member and faculty member of the Escuela de Clínica Psicoanalítica con Niños y Adolescentes de Barcelona.

● Clinical supervisor and secretary of the Organizing and Coordinating Committee for the teaching department at the Escuela de Clínica Psicoanalítica con Niños y Adolescentes de Barcelona.
● Rda. Gral. Mitre 203, 1on 2a, 08023 Barcelona, Spain.
● Tel/fax:+34 934340383

● Vice President of the Children and Adolescents Section at the FEAP, Federación Española de Asociaciones de Psicoterapeutas.

● Member of the Board of Directors, FEAP, Federación Española de Asociaciones de Psicoterapeutas.

● Member of the Asociación Europea de Historia del Psicoanálisis.

● Member of the Asociación Española de Neuropsiquiatría. Profesionales en Salud Mental.

● Member of Sepypna.

● Honorary member of Quidem, Escuela Aragonesa de Psicoanálisis Aplicado.

● Supervisor of the “Baula” CDIAP (Center for Child Development and Early Intervention)

Academic Information

● 1982. Graduate in Philosophy and Education, Psychology Department, Universitat de Barcelona.

● 2007. Licenced as a Psychologist specializing in Clinical Psychology

Professional Associations

● Member of the Col.legi de Psicòlegs de Catalunya (Catalan Psychological Association) since January 27, 1986. Member no. 1736.

● Member of the Catalan Chapter of the Colegio Oficial de Psicólogos de España (Spanish Psychological Associaton) since December 1982.

Work Experience
Children, adolescents, adults, and elderly people

● 1983-present:
Clinical psychologist, psychotherapist, and psychoanalyst in private practice with children, adolescents, adults, and elderly people.

● 2016

Member of the European Interdisciplinary Association For Therapeutic Services with Children and Young People. Sponsoring Institute EUROCPS

● 2014

Technical supervisor at the Social Welfare Center of the Figueras City Hall

● 2014

Member of the Scientific Committee at the Second National Congress Psychotherapy FEAP 2014 “Psychotherapy in the XXI Century: Research and efficiency “

● 2013

Case supervisor at the “I Jornada de Psicoanálisis Infantil. Centro de estudios, clínica e investigación psicológica” (1rst Workshop of Child Psychoanalysis. Center of studies, clinical and psychological research). Mérida, Yucatán, México

● 2013

Case supervisor at the “Centro de Investigación en Psicología Clínica y Social, A. C (IIPCS)” (Research in Clinical and Social Psychology Center, A. C). México D.F

● 2011
Supervisor at the “Seminario de Supervisión de Intervención Psicoterapéutica” (Seminar on the Supervision of Psychotherapeutic Intervention) on the subject of “Alianza de trabajo y contrato psicoterapéutico” (Working Alliance and Psychotherapeutic Contract) at the Centro de Especialización en Estudios Psicológicos de la Infancia, Mexico City.

● 2011
EuroPsy accreditation as an expert in psychotherapy, issued by the Federación Europea de Asociaciones de Psicólogos (EFPA).

● 2007
Case supervision (an adolescent) at the Instituto de Investigación en Psicología Clínica y Social, A. C (IIPCS), Mexico City (2 hours).

● 2007
Case supervision (a child) at the Instituto de Investigación en Psicología Clínica y Social, A. C (IIPCS), Mexico City (2 hours).

● 2006
Group supervision of adolescents at the Instituto de Investigación en Psicología Clínica y Social, A. C (IIPCS), Mexico City (2 hours).

● 2006
Group supervision of adolescents at the Instituto de Investigación en Psicología Clínica y Social, A. C (IIPCS), Mexico City (2 hours).

● 2004
Honorary member of Quidem, Escuela Aragonesa de Psicoanálisis Aplicado

● 2002
Licenced as a psychotherapist by the Federación Española de Asociaciones de Psicoterapeutas.

● 1999-2006:
Supervisor of the coordinator for Primary Health Care Social Services at the Figueres City Council, Girona.

● 1993-2006:
Clinical supervisor in diagnosis and treatment cases concerning children and adolescents for the staff at Quidem, Escuela Aragonesa de Psicoanálisis Aplicado.

● 1992-2006:
Coordinator of the Teaching Department at the Escuela de Clínica Psicoanalítica con Niños y Adolescentes de Barcelona.

● 1992-2006:
Clinical supervisor in diagnosis and treament cases concerning children, adolescents, and families being treated by post-graduate students and by therapists from the Clinical Psychology Department of the Escuela de Clínica Psicoanalítica con Niños y Adolescentes de Barcelona.

● 1992-2006:
Secretary of the Organizing Committee for the Escuela de Clínica Psicoanalítica con Niños y Adolescentes de Barcelona.

● 1992:
Founding member of the Escuela de Clínica Psicoanalítica con Niños y Adolescentes de Barcelona, one of the organizations that founded the FEAP (Federación Española de Asociaciones de Psicoterapeutas).

● 1991:
Supervision of qualified staff at the Diputación
de Barcelona´s Social Services Service home for the elderly.

● 1988-1991:
Member of the Workgroup for the Elderly at the Consell Municipal del Benestar Social in Barcelona. Representative of the Col•legi Oficial de Psicòlegs de Catalunya (Catalan Psychological Association) for this workgroup.

● 1988:
Supervision of the heads of the Prevention and Follow-Up Departments and of the Social and Employment Department within the Social Services Service belonging to the Diputación de Barcelona´s Children and Youth Section.
(140 hours of supervision for each department head, total of 280 hours)

● 1987-1988:
Member of the supervision workgroup for the Llars Infantils de
la Maternitat de Barcelona children´s home, belonging to the Diputación de Barcelona´s Social Services for Child Care. Work with the child care staff.

● 1987:
Consultant for the Centre Social Verge de Montserrat de Torrebonica, a center for blind elderly women belonging to the “La Caixa” Foundation.

● 1986:
Beginning of clinical supervision for private practice.

● 1985:
Group and/or individual therapy for residents at the Diputación de Barcelona homes for the elderly.
(beginning on June 1, over a five-month period, providing a total of 250 hours of therapy; the service was extended until 1987, with a total of 500 hours a year).

● 1984-1991:
Supervision of qualified staff at the Centro Residencial para Ancianos, belonging to the Diputación de Barcelona Social Services. Commission to supervise an intervention protocol for elderly care programs, with the aim of optimizing their assistance as well as that of their families.
(10 one-and-a-half-hour sessions, January through June)
(13 one-and-a-half-hour sessions, July through December)

● 1982-1983:
Assessment study, “Criteris Bàsics per a un Programa d’Atenció a la Vellesa” (Basic Criteria for a Program to Assist the Elderly, jointly with Mercè Perez Salanova).