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Geertrui Serneels

Clinical Psychologist and Lawyer, Psychology and Educational Sciences


Geertrui Serneels is director of the non-profit organisation Solentra, which specializes in war trauma therapy for refugees and migrants, and Ashoka fellow. Solentra vzw is linked to Paika (UZ Brussel), and provides trauma therapy with a strong focus on culturally sensitive and community based work. Geertrui Serneels is a clinical psychologist by training, specialised in ethnopsychiatry. She is also a trauma therapist and therapist in integrative child therapy. She also holds a law degree from KU Leuven and a specialisation degree in International affairs from John Hopkins University, SAIS.

Research Expertise:Migration, refugees, war trauma, ethnopsychiatry , community based work, international affairs

Research Expertise: Multiple


Solentra vzw
Square Sainctelette 17
1000 Brussels