Snezana Svetozarevic, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, Serbia. In her research, she focuses on family as a complex system, and on the relationship of family functioning with positions of the family members in different types of settings (clinical, educational, occupational; hospitals, local communities), with different populations (clinical, non-clinical and vulnerable groups, and groups under the risk). Dr. Svetozarevic has a strong expertise on chemical and non-chemical addiction disorders. At the University, she teaches the bachelor courses on introduction in clinical psychology, basics and methods of the clinical assessment (occasionally), and on family psychology. Also, she teaches masters course on ethical issues in clinical psychology and on genogram. She was an invited lecturer in different institutions (schools, companies, medical institutions) about prevention and assessment of the addiction diseases and vulnerable group in this area. She was a project team member in prevention of addictions and consultant and lecturer in projects on children and women abuse. Earlier, Dr. Svetozarevic had worked as a clinical psychologist, in the field of psychological diagnostics (adolescent/adults; individual/family), individual and group psychotherapy, researches, education. She has received the title of a specialist in medical psychology. She has studied clinical psychology and completed a research master in personality, particularly in personality disorders. She did her PhD on the new approaches in detecting the psychological risk factors of living in alcoholic families. Dr. Svetozarevic has also pursued education in forensic psychology, neuropsychology and Rorschach comprehensive system.
family; addiction disorders; personality disorders; psychological assessment; forensic psychology; neuropsychology.