Joanna Fortune


is a Clinical Psychotherapist and Attachment specialist specialising in child and adolescent Psychotherapy with over 15 years experience working with children and families. She is a Supervisor with Play Therapy International for over 7 years. She is also a Theraplay Practitioner, trainer and supervisor (World Theraplay Institute) and has trained in all areas of attachment work including SSAP (Story Stem Assessment Profile)/CAI (Child Attachment Interview)/MBT (Mentalisation Based Therapy) with the Anna Freud Centre. Joanna has completed an 18 month infant observation program. Joanna was previously a member of a child psychoanalysis clinical supervision group with members of Espace Analytique from Paris. She is a guest speaker and regular media contributor in the field of child development and psychology. Joanna has seen the benefit of early intervention and loves working with children and teens where she strongly believes small changes can make a big difference in young lives. Her practice and philosophy is based on the premise of less tears and more laughter. Joanna believes that parents are the experts in their own children and works in a dyadic way with parents and young children together in sessions.

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Virginie Vandenbroucke

I got my first degree in clinical psychology in 1985. I worked in child motherhood prevention service (PMI) as well as in the child welfare service (ASE) with children who were neglected or maltreated mainly with young children. In 1997 I graduated in perinatal haptonomy and haptopsychotherapy, which uses emotional touching to develop the child-parent relationship since pregnancy and in psychotherapy, and I then practiced as a psychotherapist in a public consultation depending on the hospital. (CMP)
Then for 20 years I stopped working as a psychotherapist to take care of my 3 daughters but I continued my activity of support of prenatal parent-child relationship with haptonomy. In 2014, at the same time as taking up a private practice, I got a degree in theory of attachment. In 2016 I discovered Theraplay. I am one of the first Theraplay therapists certified in France, passionate about this form of work that combines my theoretical understanding underpinned by my university degree and my clinical practice carried by haptonomy. I practice with babies, children and adolescents and their parents. I am also certified since January 2019 as Theraplay Supervisor which allows me to develop my pleasure of transmission and my enthusiasm for Theraplay. You can contact me at [email protected]

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Marie Olsen-Kludt


is both a Certified Theraplay Therapist, Trainer and Supervisor and a Certified EMDR Therapist. Furthermore, she is a Specialist and Supervisor in Child Psychology and Clinical Psychology.

Marie is the Executive Director of Theraplay Denmark. Among other theoretical understandings she has specialized in NeuroAffective Developmental Psychology, an approach developed by psychologist Susan Hart, bridging theories of emotional development with brain research, and creating new ways to understand psychotherapy with children and families. Since 2007 she has worked in her own private practice as a clinical psychologist and over the years she has specialized in therapeutic work in the areas of complex trauma, fostering and adoption and in children – and parents – with varied difficulties in forming relationships. Marie often combines different modalities to capture the complexity of her work. In combination with Theraplay she often combines with EMDR, Dyadic Development Psychotherapy, Existential Psychotherapy, Systemic and Narrative Psychotherapy.

She has written a chapter about the Marchak Interaction Method published in a book about attachment-based assessment methods as well as a chapter about MIM seen in the light of the NeuroAffective Compasses for the upcoming Clinical Handbook – How to use MIM edited by Sara Saalo and Phyllis Booth. She teaches and supervises professionals and gives workshops and trainings all over Denmark.

Before Marie became a psychologist, she was a schoolteacher, and has a broad experience within the educational area. After she obtained her degree of psychology in 2002, she worked within the local Educational Psychology Department of Counselling for several years.
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