Prof Rasa Barkauskiene
Rasa Barkauskiene, PhD is a Professor in the Clinical Psychology program and a Head of the Developmental Psychopathology Research Center at the Institute of Psychology of Vilnius University, Lithuania. Her scientific interests include developmental psychopathology, childhood traumatic experiences, personality and mentalization development in adolescence. Since 2016, she has been leading a research program on understanding personality pathology and its developmental course in young people. She has extensive experience in research implementation and international cooperation which she has gained through participation in several international scientific collaborations, leading national research projects and supervising doctoral research. In addition to academic work, she has been working in assessment of dyslexia and other developmental disorders, counselling and therapeutic work with adolescents, young people and families for more than 20 years.