Heidi (Germany) – Is a social worker in Darmstadt, Germany. She has worked with migrants, refugees, drug abusers and with prisoners. She is active in the grassroots Transition Town Movement which addresses global economic and environmental shifts at the community level. She is fluent in English, German and French, and has traveled in Argentina, Austria, Bolivia, Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Greece, Guyana, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Venezuela.
Julia (Poland) – Is studying psychology in Spain. She is fluent in English and Polish (and is learning French, Spanish and Swedish.) She has traveled in Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, the Netherlands, Sweden, and United Kingdom.
Julia (Austria) Is a registered psychiatric nurse in Vienna. She is currently doing a further apprenticeship (the Psychotherapeutic Propaedeutic) in order to further her studies in psychology there. Previously she had studied at a clown school and is intent on combining psychology with her fire juggling skills. She is fluent in English and German and has traveled in many nations across Europe and in Brazil. In addition she has sailed across the Atlantic Ocean- starting in the Canary Islands and ending up in Martinique in the Caribbean. She lives in Vienna.
Catherine (Ukraine) – Studied psychology and social work and got her Master’s Degree from the Kyiv National University of T. Shevchenko. She has worked with prisoners and with children in schools, as well as personal psychological consultations. In addition, she has volunteered for No Suicide.ru. She is fluent in English, Russian and Ukranian and has traveled in the Czeck Republic, Italy and Poland. She resides in the Ukraine.
Harikrishnan (India)- Graduated from Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit with a minor in psychology and a concentration in Freud’s psychoanalytical theories. He has worked in mental hospitals and in the field for a Relief Settlement Centre at Kochin along with an NGO GVI (Palluruthy Relief Settlement.) His work has benefited destitutes and the physically and mentally challenged. He is now creating motivational classes to talk with students about his experiences as a volunteer. He is fluent in English and Malayalam and lives in India.
Loise (Kenya) – Studied psychology at Kenyatta University in Kenya. She has worked with orphans in children’s homes and women in disadvantaged communities. She has collaborated with colleagues on various research papers in the field and pursuing her MA in Psychological Counselling. In addition, she has set up her own business that works with helping tourists, expats and Kenyans that have been away from home for a long while. She is fluent in English and is learning Chinese. She has traveled in Tansania and China and lives in Kenya.
Alexey (Russia) – Graduated with a degree in Psychology from the Moscow State University of Psychology and Education. He worked with children and adults who exhibited antisocial behavior, and who had problems adjusting to societal norms. He is fluent in English and Russian (and is learning German.) He has traveled in Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Germany, Turkey, and the Ukraine, and lives in Moscow.
Maja (Great Britain) – Graduated with a degree in Psychology in 2009 from London Metropolitan University. She has been volunteering and working with homeless and alienated people for over 4 years. She is fluent in English and Polish (and is learning Czech, German, Russian and Slovak.) She has traveled in Spain and currently resides in Great Britain.
Svetlana (Moldova) – graduated from her university with a major in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Family counceling. She is formally being trained in both psychodrama and psychosomatics. She works at an NGO which provides direct psychological assistance to the general public. They provide seminars, masterclasses and individual/couple/group therapy. They also train teachers how to pay attention to their students psychological needs, and how to make their education both interesting and qualitative. In addition, she works at the Rehabilitation Centre for Torture Victims Memoria as a project assistant and psychologist. She provides counceling and psychological evaluations for victims of torture, domestic and sexual violence. She is fluent in English, Romanian and Russian. She has traveled in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Czech Republic, Greece, Romania, Russian Federation and Turkey, and she lived in Moldova and the Ukraine.
June (Ireland) – Graduated with a degree in Psychology with a concentration in Social Psychology, from the University of the Basque Country. She was awarded a research scholarship by the Spanish government. She has worked in a drug addiction center doing individual and group therapies. She has worked at an HIV center with people directly and indirectly effected by AIDS, and developed and lead an HIV prevention programming for teenagers in local schools. She has written articles, researched, and collaborated with environmental psychologists. She has also worked with criminologists. In addition she has volunteered with children with disabilities and knows massage and sign language. She is fluent in Spanish, Basque and English and has traveled in Belgium, El Salvador, England, France, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Italy, Monaco, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Portugal, Scotland, Tunisia, Vatican City State. She has lived in Ireland and in Spain.