On Saturday 16th March 2019, Mrs Katia Polychroni, Caritas Hellas psychologist in Lesvos, participated as speaker in the Psychoanalysis symposium on the subject of “Disasters: the unconscious image”. The lectures were organised by the psychoanalysis magazine, Oedipus, and Potamos publications, in cooperation with Hellenic American College and the Hellenic American Union.
The traumatic experiences of refugees and migrants and the unconscious registering were presented and discussed among other issues.
The participants were informed about the work of Caritas Hellas as well about the programme of psychosocial support, which has began in 2016 at Kara Tepe.
The activity is part of the «METAVASIS Project – Participation, Empowerment and Social Inclusion of Refugees / Migrants in Greece» concerning the support and integration of refugees and immigrants in Greek society. The Project is run by Caritas Hellas and is funded by Caritas Germany