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9th World Congress for Psychotherapy 2020
9th World Congress
for Psychotherapy
"Children, Society and Future – the Planet of Psychotherapy"
June 26-29, 2020
Moscow, Russia

Russian organizing committee

Alfred PRITZ (Austria) – Honorary President of the Congress

President of the World Council for Psychotherapy (WCP), Ph.D in Psychopathology and Pedagogics, General secretary of the European Association for Psychotherapy, rector and full professor of the Sigmund Freud University, Vienna Collaborator for the Austrian law for Psychotherapy and advisor in some European ministeries.

Victor MAKAROV (Russia) – President of the Congress

MD, doctor of medical sciences is the President of the All-Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League and the National Self-Regulating Organization «Union of Psychotherapists and Psychologists», President elect of the Asian Federation of Psychotherapy, Vice-President of the World Council for Psychotherapy and Head of the Department of Psychotherapy and Sexology of the Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education.

Natalia TREUSHNIKOVA (Russia)

President of The Union for Mental Health (general partner of the congress).

Ekaterina MAKAROVA (Russia)

Head of the central council committee of the All-Russian professional psychotherapeutic league for training therapy, certified training therapist — advisor by PPL, accredited supervisor of PPL, lecturer of PPL of international level, chairman of the international section of the All-Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League, chairman of the youth section of the World Council for Psychotherapy, Ph.D. candidate at the Sigmund Freud University (Vienna, Austria), MSc., psychoanalyst,  Moscow, Russia.

Inga KALMYKOVA (Russia)

Registration of participants. Executive director of of All-Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League.

Ekaterina POPOVA (Russia)

Registration of participants. Director of the National Self-Regulating Organization «The Union of Psychotherapists and Psychologists».


Congress workshops and exhibitions, Post-congress in Altai. Full member and a Board member of All-Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League, manager at the international level of the PPL Russia, Executive Secretary of the General Board of the PPL Russia, Head of the Disciplinary Comission of the SRO «Union of psychotherapists and psychologists». Russia, Novosibirsk.

Sofiya KAMALOVA (Russia)

Congress program (editorial & abstract submission), translations at Congress. Scientific secretary and Full member of All-Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League, executive editor of «Professional Psychotherapeutic Newspaper», vice editor-in-chief of «The Anthology of Russian Psychotherapy and Psychology», National representative in European Association for Psychotherapy.

Anna BOULYCHEVA (Russia)

Congress proceedings: «The Anthology of Russian Psychotherapy and Psychology» (volume with selected papers and thesis of the Congress).
Publishing editor of «The Anthology of Russian psychotherapy and psychology».


Pre-congress in Saint-Petersburg, Gala events and Congress ball. Inga Viktorovna Rumyantseva — psychologist, psychotherapist, vice-president of All-Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League, Head of Regional branch of PPL Russia in Saint-Petersburg and North-Western Federal District of Russia.

Mikhail RESHETNIKOV (Russia)

Prof. Mikhail Reshetnikov, MD, PhD, Meritorious Scientist of Russia. East European Psychoanalytical Institute, Rector (St. Petersburg, Russia); All-Russian Council for Psychotherapy and Consalting (Moscow, Russia), Member of the Board; European Confederation of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapies, (Vienna, Austria) Past-President; Russian National Branch of the ECPP, President (St. Petersburg. Russia); Philosophical Department of the St.

Anna NERODA (Russia)

Hotel accommodations and Congress facilities. General manager of the training programs, PPL Russia.


Post-congress at Lake Bailkal. Leader of the Eastern-Siberian branch of the PPL Russia.

Invika (Russia)

Post-congress in Altai, executive director of Decandik in Gorni Altai. Manager of National level of PPL Russia.

Anzhela AVAGIMYAN (Russia)

Associate Professor of the Chair of Nursing Management and Social Work, Department of Higher Nursing Training, Psychology and Social Work, I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University; Medical Psychologist, No. 3 V. A. Gilyarovsky Psychiatric Hospital, Moscow Healthcare Department. Certified Consulting Psychologist (Certificate of the Institute of Psychosomatics and Psychology (Potsdam, Germany) and PPL), Certified Balint Group Leader, UK Balint Society Member.

Nikolay KLEPIKOV (Russia)

Candidate of biological sciences, Head of the Committee of the Balint Movement of OPPL, leader-supervisor of the Balint groups of OPPL, lecturer of OPPL of the international level, lecturer of the Moscow institute of psychoanalysis, President of the Russian Balint Society. Training analyst and supervisor of ECPP, training therapist and senior lecturer of the International society for symboldrama.

Viktor KUZOVKIN (Russia)

Candidate of psychological sciences (PhD), Associate Professor, Professor of the Psychological Counseling Division, Psychology Department, Moscow Region State University; the head of the non-commercial partnership «Scientific-Practical Centre «TRIAD»; full member and co-chairman of the modality «Client-Centered Therapy» of the Professional Psychotherapists’ League; full member (applied direction) and board member of the Russian Psychoanalytic Society; person-centered psychotherapist. Russia, Moscow.

Nikolay LINDE (Russia)

PhD (psychology), senior lecturer, professor of Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis, leader of Emotion-Image therapy section at Professional Psychotherapeutic League of Russia, author of Emotion-Image therapy.

Victor TYUTIN (Russia)

Member of the Presidential Council of the Self-regulating organization National Association for the Development of Psychotherapeutic and Psychological Science and Practice «Union of Psychotherapists and Psychologists», State Counselor of the Russian Federation, Class 1, Assistant to the Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, Advisor to the President of the Federation of Combat Sambo of Russia.


Holder of the European Certificate for Psychotherapy, Board Member of the All-Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League, Official representative of the General Board in the Central Federal District of Russian Federation, accredited trainer and supervisor at the international level, author of the projects «Psychotherapy of co-Congruity» and «Ambassador of Mental Health».