Cinzia Favara Scacco

Picture Cinzia Favara Scacco
Dr. Psychologist through a fulltime university degree at the university “La Sapienza” in Rome.
Psychotherapist-Art Therapist through a full time Masters of Professional Studies in Creative Arts Therapy at the Pratt Institute of New York.
The Child Life Art Therapy Fellow experience, in the Pediatric Unit of the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, was so precious as to address the future professional life.
Willing to bring the acquired experience to other children, in Countries where there was no structured “Child Life Program”, she became founder and Director of the Psychology Service Program in the Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Unit of the University General Hospital in Catania, Italy, since 1997.
Psycho-Oncologist Tutor for psychologists in trainee and volunteers;
Teacher at the psycho-oncology master program of the “Gemelli Hospital” in
Speaker at International scientific congresses (SIPO – IPOS).
Promoter and Coordinator of the project: “Defining a Basic common
psychological intervention within the 52 Italian Pediatric Oncology Units
(A.I.E.O.P.)“ Approved by the CD and President AIEOP
Founder and President since 2010 of L.A.D. ONLUS - “Cure and Care in
Pediatric Oncology”. Co-Promoter of “LAD-PROJECT” that has the aim to
restructure Pediatric Units designed to meet Children’s needs. Co-Promoter of the design of WonderLAD: the home where children with cancer and chronic illnesses are received and helped to reengage their inner beauty and develop their identity through imaginative, artistic and creative activities.