Renata Martinec, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Motoric Disorders, Chronic Diseases and Art Therapies

Phone: +385 (0)1 245 7418
E-mail:
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Consultations: room 9
Scientific bibliography (IRB)

Associate Professor
Department of Motoric Disorders, Chronic Diseases and Art Therapies

Phone: +385 (0)1 245 7418
E-mail:
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Consultations: room 9
Scientific bibliography (IRB)

Courses

  • Motoric Disorders, Chronic Diseases, and Sophrology II & III
  • Exercises in Creative Therapy II
  • Introduction to Complementary Therapies
  • Psychosomatics and Methods of Clinical Evaluation I

Education

1989 - Graduated from the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Zagreb

1993 - Graduated with MA degree from the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Zagreb 2008

2008 - Graduated with PhD degree from the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Zagreb
Title of the PhD dissertation: "Analysis of Contemporary Approaches to the Multidimensional Evaluation of the Body Image in Oncological Patients”

Scientific interests

The specific area of scientific interest is focused on motoric disorders and chronic diseases; complementary supportive therapies; art-expressive therapies; application of movement and dance in therapy; psycho-oncology, etc.

Projects

  • "Programme of Systematic Psychosocial Support to Children Who Care for Parents with Disabilities" - (Head of Project: Prof. Miroslav Prstačić, PhD) - Ministry of Family, Veterans’ Affairs, and Intergenerational Solidarity of the Republic of Croatia. (2005 - 2009)
  • "Complementary Supportive Therapies and Development of Life Potentials" - (Head of Project: Prof. Miroslav Prstačić, PhD) - Ministry of Sciences, Education and Sport of the Republic of Croatia, (2008 - 2011)

Professional activities

  • Coordinator of the project "Programme of Systematic Psychosocial Support to Children Who Care for Parents with Disability"(2005-2009) - Ministry of Family, Veterans’ Affairs, and Intergenerational Solidarity of the Republic of Croatia.
  • Member of the expert group and the Commission for Evaluation and Selection of Projects of Associations Providing Support of Personal Assistants to Persons with Most Severe Type and Level of Disability at the Ministry of Family, Veterans’ Affairs, and Intergenerational Solidarity. She is a member of the Croatian Association for Psychosocial Oncology.
  • Secretary of the Croatian Association for Sophrology, Creative Therapies and Art/Expressive Therapies. She is leading the study programme of Rehabilitation at the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences of the University of Zagreb