Betina Fracao

 Betina Fracao  Psychotherapist

Betina Fracao


Betina contributes to Seleni with her specialization in dyadic treatment of infants and their parents. She applies this knowledge to clinical work with adults and children through a psychoanalytical oriented approach to parent infant therapy. She has more than 10 years of experience in psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic psychotherapy treating a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, grieving and relationship problems.

The Anni Bergman Parent Infant Program has allowed Betina to deepen her knowledge and experience in parent infant dynamics, baby development, infant observation, postpartum depression, teenage pregnancy among others.

She holds a Psychology degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil. She began her psychoanalytic training in 2005 at the Porto Alegre Psychoanalytic Society (SPPA), an International Psychoanalytic Association (IPA) affiliated Institute, also in Brazil.  She is currently an Advanced Candidate in the Adult Program at the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research (IPTAR) and also at the Anni Bergman Parent Infant Program.