Scientific committee

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22d International Balint Congress 2022

Monique Aubart

Leader of the Scientific committe
  • General practitioner
  • Balint leader Luxembourg

Jean-Pierre Bachmann

Head of the psychodrama group, member of the AIPB board of directors
  • Psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, Geneve (Zwitzerland)

Alain Bardoux

  • General practitioner
  • Balint leader, Maubeuge, France

Luc Decleire

Head of the Psychogeriatrics Department of the Geriatric Center of Scheutbos, Brussels
  • Psychiatrist, ethopsychiatrist
  • Balint leader Belgium 

Jean-Daniel Gradeler

President of the Balint Medical Society (France) and vice-president of the IBF
  • General Practitioner
  • Balint leader Metz, France

André Matalon

Department of Family Medicine Rabin Medical Center, Clalit Health Services and Tel Aviv University
  • General Practitioner
  • Balint leader Israel

Michèle Parée

President of the IBF
  • General Practitioner
  • Balint leader Belgium

Paul Sackin

IBF secretary
  • Retired
  • General Practitioner
  • Balint leader United Kingdom

Alice Polomeni

Credited manager of the Balint Medical Society and member of the board of directors
  • Clinical psychologist with psychoanalytic training
  • Leader Balint France and Brazil (Graduated from the University of São Paulo (Brazil), the University of Paris VII and the School of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (France).
  • Member of the departments of medical psychology and general medicine at the University of Paris Est-Créteil.

Andrew Elder

First co-ordinator of the International Balint Federation (IBF) leadership task force.
  • General Practitioner, retired in 2008, joined his first Balint Group in 1972, worked with Enid Balint from 1977 until her death in 1994.
  • Contributed to two books which arose out of research with Enid Balint – “While I’m Here, Doctor” (1987) and “The Doctor, the Patient and the Group” (1993). Consultant at the Tavistock Centre in London, was awarded an honorary doctorate in recognition of his work in mental health and primary care in 2017. 

David Watt

Retired leader, former president of the Balint Society UK
  • General practitioner
  • Leader Balint United Kingdom