Refit aims to promote the development and spread of research, practice and training on Videotherapy and Therapeutic Filmmaking in scientific, academic and professional fields.

The Society also has the goal to organize activities and initiatives for the promotion and dissemination of science, as well as structuring therapeutic interventions and projects in collaboration with public and private, national and international organizations, in order to contribute to research and innovation in the VideoTherapy and Therapeutic Filmmaking’s field.

Team e Partner


Filippo Petruccelli

Brief strategic approach Psychotherapist, Associate Professor of Developmental and Educational Psychology, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio. President of the Institute for the Study of Psychotherapies, Rome.



Valeria Saladino

Clinical psychologist, expert in expert in strategic psychotherapy and forensic sciences, PhD in Developmental and Educational Psychology, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, professor at Mercatorum University of Rome.



Anna Chiara Sabatino

PhD at University of Salerno, Professor in Aesthetics and Theory of Images and member of Audiovisual Storytelling Lab (Labsav). Director and expert in audiovisual languages, she currently teaches Directing Techniques at IUDAV, Italian campus of the Valletta Higher Education Institute in Malta.



Filippo Fimiani

PhD in Philosophy in Paris – Saint- Denis and University of Naples Federico II, Filippo Fimiani is Full Professor in Aesthetics at University of Salerno, where he is currently Coordinator of the PhD School in Science and Culture of Human. Visiting Professor at international universities and research centers, he is member of the SIE, researcher in visual culture and media and co-editor of the magazine “Aisthesis”.

Giangennaro Coppola

Full Professor in Child Neuropsychiatry at University of Salerno, President of the UOC of Child Neuropsychiatry and of the AOU San Giovanni di Dio and Ruggi d’Aragona. Expert in epilepsy, neurological and neurodevelopmental disorders during childhood.



Francesca Felicia Operto

PhD and Medical Director at UOC of Child Neuropsychiatry of AOU San Giovanni di Dio e Ruggi d’Aragona of Salerno. She has held teaching positions in Child Neuropsychiatry at the Univerisity of Salerno. Expert in developmental epilepsy, epileptic encephalopathies and neurodevelopmental disorders.

Grazia Maria Giovanna Pastorino

PhD at University of Salerno, Professor of Child Neuropsychiatry at the Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry “Medical School of Salerno”. Practitioner in Child Neuropsychiatry with a background experience in neurodevelopmental disorders, in particular autism spectrum disorders and neurological and psychiatric problems during childhood.



Loriana Castellani

Full Professor in Human Physiology at the University of Cassino and Southern Lazio.



Physician and internist in Child Neuropsychiatry

Jacopo Brucculeri

Filmmaker and expert in audiovisual languages

Chiara Napoli

Filmmaker and expert in audiovisual languages

Marianna Venosa

Brief strategic approach Psychotherapist