Nada Dimčović                  

  Educational Background
1995 - 2000:  Centre for Personal Construct Psychotherapy, London, UK.
1987-1990:  Belgrade University, Yugoslavia, Faculty of Philosophy. Ph D thesis ‘Cognitive development of visually handicapped children in the light of Piaget-ian theory’.
1976-1980: Belgrade University, Yugoslavia, MA in Psychology
1962- 1967:  Belgrade University, Yugoslavia.

Qualified as clinical and educational psychologist.



  Professional Background
1994- 2008 Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust, London, UK.
Clinical Psychology Department. Post: psychologist/psychotherapist.
1991-1993: Faculty of Defectology, University of Belgrade. Assistant Professor in psychology.
1977-1987: ‘Elementary School for Protection of Sight’, Belgrade, Yugoslavia.
1973-1977: Medical Centre Dr Milutin Ivkovic, Belgrade, Yugoslavia. Outpatient specialist service for children and adolescents.
1968-1973: Psychiatric Hospital, Kovin, Yugoslavia
Working with people with severe and enduring mental health problems and substance abuse.
  Membership Of Professional Organisations
1968 – 1987 Drustvo Psihologa Srbije (Serbian Psychological Society), Belgrade, Yugoslavia.
1992 - British Psychological Society.
2000 - 2008 UK Council for Psychotherapy.
2008 – Udruzenje Konstruktivista Srbije i Savez Drustava Psihotrapeuta Srbije.

Oaklander, Violet (1968). Windows to our children - Gestalt therapy with children and adolescents. Real People Press.  Published in Belgrade (1988) Prozori u svet nase dece; translation and introduction by Nada Dimcovic,

Divac, M. Sedmak, T., Dimcovic, N. (1977). Popularni pacijenti u grupnoj psihoterapiji i terapijskoj zajednici alkoholicara (Popular patients in the group psychotherapy and therapeutic community of alcoholics). Psihijatrija Danas, 9;1, pp 121-130.
Marjanovic, D., Dimcovic, N., Nahod, S. (1984). Sadrzaji i oblici saradnje porodice i skole. (Contents and forms of cooperation between family and school).  Zavod za unapredjivanje vaspitanja i obrazovanja grada Beograda.
Hrnjica,S at al. (1991). Ometeno dete (The child with special needs). Zavod za udzbenike i nastavna sredstva, Beograd.
Dimcovic, N. (1992). ‘Why is the change in the task difficult for blind children?’ European Journal of Psychology of Education, Volume 7 No 3, 231- 244.

Dimcovic, N. (1992). ‘Verbal competence and some other factors in the development of Piaget-ian concepts in blind children.’ British Journal of Visual Impairment, 10/2, 55-57.

Dimcovic, N., Tobin, M. J. (1995). ‘The Use of Language in Simple Classification Tasks by Children Who Are Blind.’ Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, Vol 89,  No 5, 448- 459.
Dimcovic, N. (2001). ‘Client’s perception of their short-term psychotherapy.’ European Journal of Psychotherapy, Counselling and Health, Vol 4 No 2, pp 249 – 265.
Dimcovic, N. (2003). Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI): Age- related decline or an early stage of dementia?   Newsletter, No 84, October 2003
Dimcovic, N. (2003). ‘Psychotherapy; meaning making and meaning negotiating. A case of a 67- year old man suffering from OCD’. XV International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Huddersfield, UK.
Dimcovic, N., Rossotti, N. (2004). To cut the long story short: the use of RBANS in predicting dementia. PSIGE 24th Annual Conference, Durham, UK.
Dimcovic, N. (2004). Grieving in the old: restoration of personal narrative and the prospect of posttraumatic growth at the age of 70. Paper presented at the  7th EPCA Congress, Stuttgart, Germany
Dimcovic, N. (2004). More on evidence-based practice in psychotherapy research. Clinical Psychology, Issue 43.
Dimcovic, N., Rossotti, N., Shanahan, N.,Philippou, N. (2007).  200 + referrals for psychological therapies in an older people service: A service and client perspective. Clinical psychology forum. 180.
Dimcovic, N.,Shanahan, N.(2008). Characterisation of neuropsychological profiles of older people with Mild Cognitive impairment; are research criteria clinically useful? Newsletter.
Dimcovic, N., Rajkovic-Tuce, A., Golubovic, N. (2009).  Group work with trainees in constructivist psychotherapy: the Belgrade experience. The XVIII International Congress on Personal Construct Psychology, Venice, Italy.