Practitioner in DDP
Petra Winnette, Ph.D.
Petra completed a master degree in Pedagogy and Visual Art at Charles University, she also studied Developmental Psychology at UCC Ireland. She graduated in Comparative Science at Charles University. She was a Fulbright scholar in 2017 -2018 at Columbia University at the Affective Developmental Neuroscience Lab. Petra is a member of the Scientific Committee at ICAPAP 2018.
Petra joint the DDP community in 2006 after meeting Dan Hughes in Finland. She invited him to introduce DDP in the Czech Republic and since then has organized trainings and conferences in collaboration with DDPI.
Petra is a director of Natama Institute for Family Care Development which she co-founded in 2003. Natama specializes in treatment services for adults as well as children with developmental trauma history including institutionalization after birth and their families.
Petra regularly presents at international conferences.
Her recently published book, which she co-wrote with Jon Baylin, introduces innovative brain-based approach called PBSP, effective in treating adults with adverse childhood experiences. Book was endorsed by Daniel Hughes, PhD and Michael Goetz, MD, PhD.
Winnette, P., Baylin J., (2016) Working with Traumatic Memories to Heal Adults with Unresolved Childhood Trauma, Neuroscience, Attachment Theory and Pesso Boyden System Psychomotor Psychotherapy. London: Jessica Kingsley