The Villa Renata team works in the therapy community of the same name on Lido island, taking care of young adults with drug abuse problems. The team is made up of psychologists, psychotherapists, educators and community operators who work daily in the facility while supported by external professional figures such as supervisors, general medical practitioners, professionals and operators of the sending facilities, and EPU. Scroll the page to view the CVs of the members of the care team.
Dr.ssa Patrizia Cristofalo
A psychologist and psychotherapist, Dott.ssa Patrizia Cristofalo is the Clinical Head of the Villa Renata therapy community on Lido island. She welcomes newcomers into the community, conducts pre-reception talks, and runs the team of the operators. Her full CV is at: CURRICULUM europeo Cristofalo
Dr.ssa Tiziana Gavagnin
Psychologist and psychotherapist trained at the ASVEGRA Specialization college in Padua (associated to C.O.I.R.A.G.), Dott.ssa Gavagnin has been group psychotherapist for patients in the reintegration phase since 2015. Since February 2016, she has also been group psychotherapist for guests during the residential phase of Villa Renata.
Dr. Riccardo Fregna
Dott. Fregna is a psychologist and psychotherapist who trained at the Specialization College in Integrated Dynamic Psychotherapy, Padua. He is an individual therapist for the clinical care of guests at Villa Renata Community. To view the detailed CV, click on: CV Fregna Riccardo
Dr.ssa Antonietta Salvatore
Individual and family psychotherapist
Psychologist and psychotherapist trained at the Specialisation School “Istituto Veneto di Terapia Familiare” in Treviso, Dott.ssa Salvatore is an individual and family psychotherapist responsible for the family psychotherapy, and leader of counselling groups for the parents of the guests of Villa Renata.
Dr. Carlo Bovo
Educators' Coordinator, Educator
Dott. Carlo Bovo is a graduate in Agricultural Sciences from the University of Padua. He is Coordinator of the Educators of Comunità Villa Renata. Together with Dott.ssa Cristofalo, he takes care of the pre-admissions in the Community. He is also responsible for educational and training activities in the Orto project (vegetable garden).
Head of Reinclusion
Community Operator, Pierluigi Rasera is a family and civilian mediator, qualified at the Veneto Institute of Family Therapy in Treviso. He is in charge of the reinclusion phase, co-runs, with Dott. Salvatore the Counselling groups for the parents of the Villa’s guests, co-runs, with Dott.ssa Roberta Tamiello, the counselling groups for the parent couples of Casa Aurora and Villa Emma, is President of the cultural and voluntary association EXIT.
Dr.ssa Micol Parolin
A psychologist and research fellow at the Department of Development and Socialisation of the University of Padua, since 2013 Dott.ssa Parolin has been collaborating on the research project “Evaluation and Monitoring of young adults with substance addiction disorder in Therapy Communities”, coordinated by Prof. Simonelli.
Dr. Marco Anzovino
Graduated in Social Services Sciences at the University of Trieste, enrolled in the Order of Social Assistants of Friuli Venezia Giulia, musician and composer, Dott. Anzovino has been working as Educator and Head of the Music Project at Villa Renata since 2006. Since 2013, he has headed the Community’s recreational area. See the complete CV: Cv Anzovino Marco
A Community Operator, Matteo Rocco works as an educator in the “Villa Renata” Community on Lido island, and, together with Maria Chiara Ghezzo, is co-leader of the “Sport in Villa” Project and the activities and competitions related to football, running and mountain biking.
José Mawete Biwaka
Josè Mawete Biwaka is a professional nurse at Villa Renata, and manages relations with Doctors and Psychiatrists of Ulss3 Serenissima. He is a contact person for the Healthcare Area for guests. To view the compete CV: CV Mawete Biwaka Jose
Dr.ssa Ambra Comin
Graduated in Clinical-Dynamic Psychology at the University of Padua, Dott.ssa Comin is an educator in the Villa Renata and is responsible in particular for the managing the everyday life of users in the phase of social reinclusion. To view the CV, click here: CV Comin Ambra