MARIA APARECIDA DAS NEVES

BRAZIL

A Touch For Life: Combining Aromatic Touch and citrus oils in a Brazilian psychiatric hospital 

Maria Aparecida das Neves is a psychologist specializing in Eating Disorders and Sports Psychology with more than 35 years of clinical experience providing complementary and integrative therapies. She is Professor of the Postgraduate Course in Naturopathy at University Paulista (UNIP) and Specialization in Phytotherapy and Medicinal Plants at the Escola de Educação Permanente School (EEP) at the University of São Paulo (USP).
Maria is also Coordinator of Botanical Therapies for the Núcleo de Cuidados Complementares e Integrativos Center (NUCCI) at the Centro de Reabilitação e Hospital Dia (CRHD) center of the Institute of Psychiatry (IPq) of the Hospital da Clínicas of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of São Paulo (HCFMUSP), where she has been using Bach Flower Remedies and Aromatherapy since 2015.
She is Coordinator of the Espaço Cultural Tisserand Center; developer and facilitator of the Integrative Aromatherapy Course.

Maria is also organizer of national and international events in the field of Aromatherapy such as the International Aromatherapy Symposium - in its 5th edition as well as organiser of innovation projects in the area of Aromatherapy such as Banho de Floresta.
CEO of the Essence Group, a company with the mission of offering excellent products and courses for personal development, health and well-being, such as Bach Flower Remedies and Aromatherapy, Maria is also CEO of Tisserand Aromaterapia Brasil, the English brand, globally recognized and respected by professionals in the field.

She is co-author of the book: Aromatic Diary with essential oils from the Holy Scriptures (in Portuguese).

PROFESSOR THOMAS HUMMEL

GERMANY

CHANCHAL CABRERA

CANADA

DOCTOR MICHAEL LEON

USA

DOCTOR NICOLE BOUKHALIL

LEBANON

MARCO VALUSSI

ITALY

DOCTOR RUTA ALDONYTE

LITHUANIA

FIONA HEDIGAN

IRELAND

DOCTOR EVA HEUBERGER

GERMANY

DOCTOR BENOIT ROGER

CANADA

PÄIVI HELENA BLÖCHL

AUSTRIA

FRAUKE GALIA

USA

JANET NIENHUIS

THE NETHERLANDS

DOCTOR ADRIANA NUNES WOLFFENBÜTTEL

BRAZIL

CLAIRE ROBILLIARD

ENGLAND

DOCTOR SUNITA SINGH

INDIA

DEVI PRASAD BHANDARI

NEPAL

DOCTOR MARIAN REVEN

USA

GUS LE BRETON

ZIMBABWE

CAROLINE INGRAHAM

ENGLAND

JONATHAN BENAVIDES

THE NETHERLANDS

DENISE CUSACK

USA

JONATHAN HINDE

ENGLAND

MADELEINE KERKHOF

THE NETHERLANDS

HELEN NAGLE-SMITH

ENGLAND

DOCTOR RAFAEL OLIVEIRA DA SILVA

BRAZIL

KAREN SWANEPOEL

SOUTH AFRICA

DOCTOR FRANÇOISE COUIC-MARINIER

FRANCE

TERESA BARRON

ENGLAND

SANIEN DE BEER

SOUTH AFRICA

JENNIFER PRESSIMONE

USA

KAYLA FIORAVANTI

USA

JIRBIE GO

PHILIPPINES

NINA MEDVED

SLOVENIA

DOCTOR BARAA ALMANSOUR

Syria

MARJU KIVI

Portugal