Dr Anneke J.G. Vinke has trained as a child psychologist and obtained a PhD in intercountry adoption (1999). She is qualified and experienced in counselling, (child) therapy and assessment as well as in research, development of methods and diagnostical instruments. Anneke is an expert in (intercountry) adoption, foster care, trauma, attachment and child protection issues. Since 2006 her main activities are situated in/around her private practice in Bilthoven, where she uses EMDR in combination with attachment based interventions such as Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, play therapy based on Theraplay and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy. She is a qualified and experienced teacher, trainer and supervisor. She holds degrees in special education (orthopedagogiek), child psychology, body oriented therapy and health psychology. She chairs the board of ADOC, the Dutch expertcentre on Adoption and Foster Care research.