Member Societies and Countries

IBF Board

President: Donald Nease

Vice Presidents: Michele Paree, Jorge Brandao

Treasurer: Mark Budow

Secretary: Paul Sackin

 

Armenia

Website: balintarmenia.am

No. of members: 45

President: Anzhela Avagimyan

Vice-President: Davit Gevorgyan

Secretary: Yeva Asribabayan

Treasurer: Irina Khanamiryan

 

Australia and New Zealand

Website: www.balintaustralia.org

No. of members: 78

President: Chel Quinn

Past-President: Frank Meumann

Vice-President: Ruth Dunn

Secretary: Kerrie Collings-Silvey

Treasurer: Prue Bonifant

Ordinary members: Di Nash, Judy Griffiths, Hilary Ash

 

Austria

Website: www.balintgesellschaft.at

No. of members: 112

President (&International rep.): Hans-Peter Edlhaimb

Vice President: Wilfried Leeb

Secretary: Luise Zieser-Stelzhammer

Belgium

Website: www.balint.be

No. of members: 73

President: Luc Decleire

Vice-President: Michele Paree

Secretary: Christine Claix-Simons

Treasurer: Jean Flechet

China

No. of members: 38

President: Jing Wei

Vice-President: Hongyu Tang, Qijia Shi

Secretary: Lili Shi, Xiaohui Zhao

Finland

Website: www.terveysportti.fi/balint

No. of members: 100

President: Markku Timonen

Vice-President and Treasurer: Tuula Arvonen

Secretary: Kukka-Maaria Aranko

International Rep: Martina Torppa

France

Website: www.balint-smb-France.org

No. of members: 130

President: Jean-Daniel Gradeler

Vice-President: Michel Renaud

Secretary: Francoise Auger

Treasurer: Matthieu Moreno

Germany

Website: www.balintgesellschaft.de

No. of members: 755

Chairmen: Guido Flatten, Peter Stammberger, Friedrike Ludwig-Eckelmann

Secretary: Gunther Bergmann

Treasurer: Bernd Wuestenfeld

Adviser for International Affairs: Heide Otten

Greece (Hellenic Balint Society)

Website: www.hellenicbalintsociety.gr/en/

No. of members: 48

President: Alkistis-Maria Igoumenaki

Vice President: Christos Lionis

Secretary: Vasiliki Stylianidou

Treasurerr: Stella Argyriadou

Hungary

Website: www.balinttarsasag.hu

No. of members: 71

President: Katalin Dobo

Treasurer: András Jenei

Secretary: Judit Palos

Research, Education: Andor Harrach

Social sector, psychologists, educators: Vera Sarody

Ordinary member: Kinga Farkas

Israel

Website: None yet

No. of members: 60

Chairman: Shai Krontal

Secretary: Ofira Katz

Representatives: Stanley Rabin, Andre Matalon, Nina Guy, Yuval Shorer

Italy

Website: www.amigb.it

No. of members: 26

President: Paola Palumbo

Vice-President: Anna Della Casa

Secretary: Mario Carli

Treasurer: Federica Menaldo

International Rep: Anna Della Casa

Moldova

Website: balint.md

No. of members: 42

President: Veronica Calancea

Vice President: Veaceslav Calancea

Secretary: Octavian Calancea

Treasurer: Octavian Taranov

Netherlands

Website: www.balint.nl

No. of members: 551

President: Jan van Trier

Secretary: Masja Otten

Treasurer: Ton van Dalen

General Practitioner: Ron de Bie

Board Member: Gerard Daggelders

Poland

Website: www.balint.pl

No. of members: 114

Chairman: Andrzej Mielecki

Vice-Chairman: Boguslav Stelcer

Secretary: Joanna Pazik

Treasurer: Anna Rudecka

Portugal

Website: www.apgb.pt

No. of members: 71

President: Manuel Mario Sousa

Secretary: Alcino Sousa Santos

Treasurer: Alcino Sousa Santos

International Representative: Jorge Brandao

Romania

Website: www.asociatiabalint.ro

No. of members: 119

President: Ilona Gorog

Vice-President: Tunde Baka

Secretary: Maria Mihaela Pap

Treasurer: Albert Veress

Members: Vajda-Hegyi Csilla, Holger Ortwin Lux, Rita Ferencz

Russia

Website: www.balint.ru

No. of members: 29

President: Vladimir Vinokur

Vice-President: Natalia Andrushchenko

Secretary: Sergey Bychkovsky

Treasurer: Natalia Kiryushina

Russia (Moscow)

Website: moscowbalint.ru

No. of members: 217

President: Anzhela Avagimyan

Secretary: Diana Sarkisova

Treasurer: Elena Leyko

Serbia

Website: www.balintsrbija.org

No. of members: 20

President: Natase Vranjes

Vice-Presidents: Mara Vucurevic, Tatjana Popovic-Vasilic

Secretary: Mirjana Stojanovic Tasic

Treasurer: Rosa Sapic

Sweden

Website: www.sfmp.se

No. of members: 38

President: Henry Jablonski

Vice-President: Jacob Engellau

Treasurer: David Svaninger

Secretary: Anders Birr

Representatives: Stefan Balint, Pia Söderberg, Sonja Holmquist

Switzerland

Website: www.balint.ch

No. of members: 58 +1

President: Monika Diethelm-Knoepfel

Vice-President: Annette Bibica

Secretary: Kathrin Bichsel

Treasurer: Michael Kammer-Spohn

United Kingdom

Website: www.balint.co.uk

No. of members: 295

President: Caroline Palmer

Vice-President: Gearoid Fitzgerald

Secretary: Joanne Carley

Treasurer: Ann Evans

Editor: Tom McAnea

United States of America

Website: americanbalintsociety.org

No. of members: 321

President: John Freedy

President Elect: Kathy Knowlton

Secretary: Ruth Elaine Graves

Treasurer: Arnold Goldberg

International Rep: Albert Lichtenstein

Administrative Assistant: Shantel Beckers

Association Internationale du Psychodrame Balint

This international, French-speaking organisation is affiliated with the International Balint Federation

Website: www.psychodrame-balint.com

No. of members: 53

President: Marie-Noelle Laveissiere

Vice-President: Michele Bonal

Secretary: Luc Steimer

Treasurer: Monique de Hadjetlache

International Representative: Jean Pierre Bachmann

 

Those who run Balint groups in countries where there is not yet a national society:

Brazil: Thiago Sarkis
(Individual member)

Canada:  Miriam Salamon
(Member of the American Society)

Greece:  Lida Bitrou
(Member of the British Society)
See website: www.balintgroupgreece.com

Iceland: Katrin Fjeldsted
(Individual member, Member of the British Society)

Italy: Tiziana Pistol

Mauritius: Poonam Kangloo
(Individual member)

Norway:  John Nessa
(Individual member)

Ukraine: Olga Yurtsenyuk
(Individual member)

Venezuela:  Gonzalo Himiob Almandoz
(Individual member)