Dušan Stojnov                                                         
 
 
   
 
   
  Education
Dušan Stojnov was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia in 1957. He obtained his B.A. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia in 1981; his M.A. in Personality Psychology, from the University of Belgrade, in 1986; and his Ph. D. in Psychology, from the University of Belgrade, in 1992. His other professional qualifications include Diploma in Personal Construct Psychotherapy obtained by Centre for Personal Construct Psychology in London in 1990.
 
  Work experience
He worked as a clinical psychologist at the Institute for Addiction Recovery (1983-1989) at the Clinical Centre “Dr. Dragiša Mišović” in Belgrade. Additionally, he has worked as Personal Performance Consultants Clinical Affiliate since 1999. He is working as certified constructivist psychotherapist and coach since 1990.
 
He started his academic career in 1989 as an Assistant Professor at the Psychology Department of the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, where he still teaches today as a tenured professor. As a researcher, he participated in various projects with the Institute of Criminology, Institute of Psychology and Institute for Educational Research.
 
Other positions of his professional engagement include lecturing at the Serbian Constructivist Association’s psychotherapy training program; Gestalt Psychotherapy Training Institute in Malta; Institute of Constructivist Psychology in Padua, Italy & University Stellenbosch in Cape Town, South Africa.
 
 
Professional Interests
Dušan Stojnov has been lecturing since 1987. He has acted as a visiting lecturer, taught seminars, workshops and psychotherapy courses in many professional institutions in Yugoslavia / Serbia, Greece, Malta, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, Czech Republic & South Africa.  

He is firmly committed and devoted to constructivism, constructionism and relational approach to psychology of persons. His interest lies in reading personal construct psychology in a social constructionist key and establishing the links between PCP and the teachings of Foucault and Goffman. In his practical work, in addition to therapy, he is also involved with coaching, where he attempts to apply the principles of appreciating inquiry with the practices of Personal Construct Coaching and performative practice.

   
 

Professional affiliations

Editorial board for the Journal of Constructivist Psychology.
Editorial board for the journal Personal Constructs: Theory and Practice.
Editorial board for the journal Rivista Italiana di Costruttivismo.
Editorial board for the journal Costruttivismi e-journale di Associazione Italiana di Psicologia e Psicoterapia Costruttivista (AIPPC).
Founder and president of the Serbian Constructivist Association (SCA) since 1995.
One of the founders of the European Personal Construct Association (EPCA).
Cofounder of the European Constructivist Training Network (ECTN).
Taos Institute Associate since 2011.
   
 

Books

  Stojnov, D. (Ed.) (2000): Psihoterapije (Psychotherapies). Beograd: Zavod za udžbenike i nastavna sredstva.
     
  Stojnov, D. (2003): Psihologija ličnih konstrukata: Uvod u teoriju i terapiju (Psychology of Personal Constructs: Introduction to Theory and Therapy). Beograd: Zepter Book World.
     
  Stojnov, D. (2007): Psihologija ličnih konstrukata: Uvod u teoriju i terapiju, drugo izdanje (Psychology of Personal Constructs: Introduction to Theory and Therapy, second edition). Novi Sad: Psihopolis Institut.
 
     
  Stojnov, D. (2010): Psihologija ličnih konstrukata: Uvod u teoriju i terapiju, treće izdanje (Psychology of Personal Constructs: Introduction to Theory and Therapy, third edition). Novi Sad: Psihopolis Institut.
     
  Stojnov, D. (2005): Od psihologije ličnosti ka psihologiji osoba: (From Psychology of Personality Towards Psychology of Person). Beograd: Institut za pedagoška istraživanja.
 
     
  Stojnov, D. (2011): Od psihologije ličnosti ka psihologiji osoba: (From Psychology of Personality Towards Psychology of Person), second edition. Novi Sad: Mediterran Publishing.
     
 

 

Stojnov, D. (Ed.) (2008): Metateorijske osnove kvalitativnih istraživanja (Metatheoretical basis of qualitative research). Belgrade: Zepter Book World.

 

     
  Stojnov, D., Džinović, V., Pavlović, J. & Frances, M. (Eds.) (2011): Personal Construct Psychology In An Accelerated World. Belgrade: Serbian Constructivist Associations & EPCA Publications.

 

 

Assorted publications

   
Stojnov, D. (1987): Is there a place for heterarchy in our construing?; Constructs, 5, 4-5.
 
Stojnov, D. (1990): Construing H-I-V positivity amongst heroin addicts. P. Maitland (Ed.): Personal Construct Theory, Deviancy and Social Work, 108-112. London: Inner London Probation Service Press.
 
Stojnov, D. (1990): Primena  teorije  ličnih  konstrukata u kliničkoj  psiho­logiji. U: J. Berger, M. Biro, S. Hrnjica (Eds.), Klinička Psihologija - teorija i praksa, 584-598. Beograd: Naučna knjiga.
 

Stojnov, D. (1993): Osnovna načela konstruktivističke metateoirje. Theoria, 3-4, 156-170.

 

Stojnov, D. (1993): Konstruktivističko shvatanje poistovećenja. Zbornik Instituta za pedagoška istraživanja,  25, 250-270.

 
Stojnov, D. (1993): Odnos stereotipa i samoopažaja kod grupe narkomana: Istraživanje u okviru teorije ličnih konstrukata. Časopis za kliničku psihologiju i socijalnu patologiju, 1-2, 56-68.
 

Stojnov, D. (1994): Uloga nepoželjnog samstva u procesu poistovećenja. Psihologija, 1-2, 111-125.

 
Stojnov, D. (1994): Konstruisanje slike o sebi i uzoru: Istraživanje poistovećenja u teoriji ličnih konstrukata. Zbornik Instituta za pedagoška istraživanja, 26, 87-110.
 
Stojnov, D. (1995): Moralno opredeljenje teorije ličnih konstrukata. U: S. Krnjajić (Ur..), Moralnost i društvena kriza, 128-138. Beograd: Institut za pedagoška istraživanja.
 
Stojnov, D. & Džamonja-Ignjatović, T. (1995): Konstruktivistička psihoterapija: ka objedinjujućoj perspektivi. Časopis za kliničku psihologiju i socijalnu patologiju, 1-2, 52-69.
 
Stojnov, D. (1996): A Personal Construction of War in Yugoslavia: Transition as a way of life. U: B. Walker & D. Kalekin - Fishman (Eds.), The construction of group realities – Culture, Society, and Personal Construct Theory, 95-103. Malabar, Florida:  Krieger.
 

Stojnov, D. (1996): Kelly’s Theory of Ethics: Hidden, Mislaid or Misleading? Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 3, 185-201.

 

Stojnov, D. (1996): After 40 Years of piece a war in the heart of Europe. U: J. Scheer & A. Catina (Eds.), Empirical Constructivism in Europe: The Personal Construct Approach, 43-52. Gießen: Psychozocial-Verlag.

 

Stojnov, D. (1996): Konstruktivistička metateorija I: Karakteristike konstruktivističkih pravaca i merila za njihovo razvrstavanje. Zbornik Instituta za pedagoška istraživanja, 28, 412-432.

 

Stojnov, D. (1996): Pojmovno određenje kulturnog identiteta. U: M. Knežević (Ed.), Srbija i Evropa,  91-97. Beograd: Dom kulture “Studentski grad”.

 

Stojnov, D. (1997): Konstruktivistička metateorija II: Implikacije za oblast obrazovanja i vaspitanja. Zbornik Instituta za pedagoška istraživanja, 29, 21-38.

 

Stojnov, D., Knežević, M. & Gojić, A. (1997): To be or not to be а Serb: Construction of national identity amongst Yugoslav students. U: P. M. Denicolo & M. L. Pope (Eds.), Sharing Understanding and Practice, 21-33. Farnborough: EPCA Publication.

 

Stojnov D. (1998): Konstruktivizam, participativna epistemologija i konstitutivnost psiholoških kategorija. Zbornik Instituta za pedagoška Istraživanja, 30, 297-321.

 

Stojnov, D. (1999): Construing Personality of Political Leaders in Serbia and Macedonia. U: J. Fisher & D. Savage (Eds.), Beyond Experimentation into Meaning, 96-107. Farnborough: EPCA Publication.

 

Stojnov D. (1999): Ličnost: ispitivanje porekla, značenja i srodnih pojmova. Psihologija, 1-2, str. 45-65.

 

Stojnov, D. (1999): Identitet: Polifren ili Monolitan? Psihologija, 3-4, str. 141-156.

 
Stojnov, D. i Ristić, Ž. (1999): Granice: Inherentna svojstva objekata ili proishod delatnosti uma? Zbornik Instituta za pedagoška istraživanja, 31, 127-151.
 
Stojnov, D. (2000): Konstruktivistička psihoterapija. U: D. Stojnov (Ur.), Psihoterapije, str. 265-291. Beograd: Zavod za udžbenike i nastavna sredstva.
 
Stojnov, D. (2000): Teorijski pluralizam u psihoterapiji. U: D. Stojnov (Ur.), Psihoterapije, str. 3-25. Beograd: Zavod za udžbenike i nastavna sredstva.
 

Stojnov, D. (2001): Konstruktivistički pogled na svet: Predstavljanje jedne paradigme. Psihologija, 1-2, str. 9-48.

 

Stojnov, D. (2001): Psihoterapija ličnih konstrukata – Konstruktivistička psihoterapija. U: Lj. Erić (Ed.), Psihoterapija, str. 353-374. Beograd: Medicinski fakultet Univerziteta u Beogradu.

 

Stojnov, D. (2001): Predgovor. U: V. Ber, Uvod u socijalni konstrukcionizam, str. 7-25. Beograd: Zepter Book World.

 

Stojnov, D & Butt, T. (2002): The Relational Basis of Personal Construct Psychology. In: R. Neimeyer & G. Neimeyer (Eds.), Advances of personal construct theory: New Directions and Perspectives, 81-113. Westport, Connecticut and London: Praeger.

 

Stojnov, D. (2002): Normalizacija i vaspitanje: Represija prirodne harmonije ili emancipacija disharmonije perspektiva? Zbornik Instituta za pedagoška istraživanja, 34, 30-48.

 

Stojnov, D. (2003): Moving Personal Construct Psychology to Politics: Understanding the Voices with which we Disagree. U: F. Fransella (Ed.), Handbook of Personal Construct Psychology, 191-198. London: Wiley.

 

Stojnov, D. (2003): After 40 Years of piece a war in the heart of Europe. U: J. Scheer (Ed.), Crossing Borders – Going Places: Personal Construction of Otherness, 167-176. Gießen: Psychozocial-Verlag.

 

Stojnov, D. (2003): Relativizam: Bauk koji kruži naukom. Zbornik Instituta za pedagoška istraživanja, 35, 11-44.

 

Stojnov, D. (2003): Construct; Personality; Political Construing; PCP and ontology; PCP and philosophy of science; Elicitation of core constructs. Entries for Internet Encyclopedia for PCP, http://www.pcp-net.de/encyclopaedia.

 

Stojnov, D. (2003): Šta nose reči: Dekonstrukcija lenjosti u lenjoj piti. U: B. Ćorić (Pr.), Ljudi Govore: Reči..., 173-183. Beograd: Institut za mentalno zdravlje.

 

Stojnov, D. (2004): Teachers as Personal (Construct) Transformers (A review of Transformative Education: Personal Construct Approach to Practice and Research by Maureen Pope and Pamela Denicolo, London: Whurr Publishers). Contemporary Psychology, 49, 1, 63-65.

 

Stojnov, D. (2004): Od psihologije ličnosti ka psihologiji osoba. Zbornik Instituta za pedagoška istraživanja, 36, 11-45.

 

Stojnov, D. (2004): Znanje, moć i kurikulum. U: S. Milanović-Nahod i N. Šaranović-Božanović (Ur.), Znanje i postignuće, 40-62. Beograd: Instituta za pedagoška istraživanja.

 

Stojnov D. (2005): Društvena konstrukcija normalnosti i njenih granica. A. Dimitrijević (Ur.), Normalnost i patologija, 287-321. Beograd: Zavod za Udžbenike i nastavna sredstva.

 

Stojnov, D. (2005): Normalnost, moć i revizija psihologije. U: P. Milenković i D. Marinković, (Ur.), Mišel Fuko 1926-1984-2004, str. 251-280. Novi Sad: Vojvođanska sociološka asocijacija.

 

Stojnov, D. (2006): Kulturološka revizija shvatanja normalnosti u «Ψ» naukama. Zbornik radova Fakulteta Dramskih Umetnosti, 8-9, 469-497.

 

Stojnov, D. (2006): Konstruktivistička psihoterapija. U: Lj. Erić (Ur.), Psihoterapija (Treće, dopunjeno i prošireno izdanje), str. 441-457. Beograd: Institut za Mentalno Zdravlje.

 

Stojnov, D. (2006): Potrošene kategorije. U: B. Ćorić (Pr.), Ljudi Govore: Gde počinje – gde prestaje psihijatrija. str. 65-87. Beograd: Institut za mentalno zdravlje.

 

Stojnov, D. (2007): Konstrukt i Konstruktivizam. U: A. Mimica i M. Bogdanović (Pr.), Sociološki rečnik, str. 253-254. Beograd: Zavod za udžbenike i nastavna sredstva..

 

Stojnov, D. (2007): Odnos psihologije i kliničke psihologije. U: J. Berger i M. Mitić (Ur.), Klinička psihologija. Beograd.

 

Stojnov, D.; Džinović, V. & Pavlović, J.(2008): Kelly meets Foucault: understanding school underachievement. Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 21-33.

 

Stojnov, D. (2008): Brojevi i reči. U: D. Stojnov (Ur.), Metateorisjke osnove kvalitativnih istraživanja, 9-27. Beograd: Zepter Book World.

 

 

D. Stojnov & J. Pavlović (2010): An invitation to personal construct coaching: From personal construct therapy to personal construct coaching. International Coaching Psychology Review, 5, 129-139.

 

 

D. Stojnov (2010): Psychotherapist-as-a-philosopher-of-science. U: J. Raskin, S. Bridges, & R. Neimeyer (Eds.), Studies in Meaning 4, 313-356. NY: Pace University Press.

 

 

D. Stojnov (2010): Being the bad, bad, scientist: An alternative construction of psychological disorder. U: D. Bourne & M. Fromm (Eds.), Construing PCP: New Contexts and Perspectives: 9th EPCA Conference Proceedings, 67-90. Noerderstedt: Books on Demand.

 

 

D. Stojnov & Lj. Savanović (2011): Pyramiding updated. In: D. Stojnov, V. Džinović, J. Pavlović, & M. Frances (Eds.), Personal Construct Psychology In An Accelerated World, 199-213. Belgrade: Serbian Constructivist Association & EPCA Publications.

 

 

J. Pavlović & D. Stojnov (2011): Personal construct coaching: “New/old“ tool for personal and professional development. In: D. Stojnov, V. Džinović, J. Pavlović, & M. Frances (Eds.), Keeping Personal Construct Psychology In An Accelerated World, 137-147. Belgrade: Serbian Constructivist Association & EPCA Publications.

 

 

D. Stojnov & H. Procter (2012): Spying on the self: Reflective elaborations in personal & relational construct psychology. In:  M. Giliberto, C. Del'Aversano & F. Velicogna (Eds.), PCP And Constructivism: Ways of Working, Learning and Living, 9-24. Firenze: Libri Liberi.

   
Stojnov, D. (2013): Stereotypes That Help Define Who We Are. Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 26, 1-9.
   
D. Stojnov (2016): The Political Program of Personal Construct Psychology. In: D. Winter & N. Reed (eds.), The Wiley Handbook of Personal Construct Psychology, 178-190. Chicester; Wiley Blaxkwell.
   
J. Pavlović & D. Stojnov (2016): Personal Construct Coaching. In: D. Winter & N. Reed (eds.), The Wiley Handbook of Personal Construct Psychology, 320-331. Chicester; Wiley Blaxkwell.
   
Stojnov, D. (2016): Kvalitativna Istraživanja – Faza 2: Podizanje samopoštovanja (Qualitative Research – Phase 2: Raising Selfesteem). V. Džinović, N. Gutvajn i M. Radulović (Eds.), Kvalitativna Istraživanja u obrazovanju: transformativna i participativna praksa (Qualitative Research in Education: Transformative and Participative Practice), 7-12. Beograd: Institut za pedagoška istraživanja i Institut za psihologiju Filozofskog fakulteta u Beogradu.
   
Stojnov, D.; Miletić, V. & Džinović, V. (2017): Refusing to Be What You Are and Becoming What You Have Never Been: The Very Unlikely Psycho-Political Coalition Between Kelly and Foucault. Personal Construct Psychology: Theory and Therapy, pp ???.
   
Miletić, V. & Stojnov, D. (2017): The Dewey Family Reunion: Kelly’s Man-the-Scientist Meets Rorty’s Ironist. Personal Construct Psychology: Theory and Therapy, pp ???.
   
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