Professor of psychology at the University of Lyon (France). Clinical psychologist and family and couples therapist. Member of the Center for Research in Psychopathology and Clinical Psychology (CRPPC-Lyon2). For many years, she has conducted research on individuals and families with traumatic life trajectories. She worked in Child Protection (A.S.E.), as a clinical psychologist. A specialist in resilience, she has published numerous books and articles in this field.