Professor Ljiljana Šerman, MD, PhD, integrative psychotherapist, is a Vice-President of the Clinical Genetic Society of Croatia and the Head of the Department of Medical Biology at the University of Zagreb School of Medicine. She published 57 scientific papers, 35 professional papers and was a co-author of Croatian guidelines for genetic counseling and testing for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. Her scientific focus is the genetics and epigenetics of the Wnt and Hedgehog signaling pathways in serous ovarian carcinoma. Since 2014 she has been participating as an integrative psychotherapist in psychotherapy, psychological and genetic counseling in the non-governmental medical support organization “Everything for Her” and since 2021 she has been leading the Genetic Corner for oncology patients.
Presentation title: Cancer genetic counselling-a psychotherapist’s approach