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Jeanne Magagna, Speaker at Pediatrics Conferences
Jeanne Magagna
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, United Kingdom


Dr. Jeanne Magagna, Tavistock trained child, adult and family psychotherapist, has worked with children and their parents as a nursery teacher, secondary and university teacher as well as subsequently being Head of Psychotherapy Services at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children for 24 years. She has also worked as a consultant to Family Futures Adoption and Fostering Consortium and previously  Coordinator of Training at Centro Studi Martha Harris in Florence and Venice, Italy, where she now  continues to teach.
Throughout her professional life her aim is to help parents and professionals observe the deeper aspects of infants’ personality in order that infants can be better understood and have more rights to good parenting.  Her books The Silent Child: Communication without Words and Being Present for Your Nursery Age Child discuss how important it is to collaborate with parents to support and understand their children and parents have been involved in these writing projects. With the collaboration with Roz Read  she has edited Contemporary Child Psychotherapy.  Other collaboratively edited books include: Psychotherapy with Families, Intimate Transformations,  Creativity and Psychotic States and A Psychotherapeutic Understanding of Children and Young People.  Jeanne currently works on most continents teaching infant observation, discussing collaborative work with parents, and engaging in clinical discussions.