9th World Congress for Psychotherapy 2020
9th World Congress
for Psychotherapy
"Children, Society and Future – the Planet of Psychotherapy"
June 23-26, 2022
Moscow, Russia

Keynote speakers


Professor Abbas Makke is the vice president of WCP – representative of the Machrek area, the president of the Lebanese Society of Practitioners and Consultants in Psychotherapy (SPPC) and a member of the French Federation for Psychotherapy (FF2P). Abbas Makke is also a professor of fundamental psychopathology at the Lebanese University, a researcher of fundamental psychopathology...

Adil AL-SALIHY (Iraq) Adil AL-SALIHY (Iraq)

Dr. Adil Al-Salihy is an Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology & Neuro-Psychotherapy. He is a Founder & President of the Iraqi Association for Psychotherapy (IAP), Baghdad, Iraq, works as an international supervisor of the Master and Doctoral students at Sigmund Freud University, Vienna – Austria, and as a Faculty of Clinical Psychology, Psychological Research Center\ Baghdad, Iraq. Additionally, he is considered as an international well-known Cognitive Neuroscientist, and Biofeedback & Neurofeedback Expert.


Dr. Zandvoort is the Academic Director of the Witten School of Management in Germany and a visiting professor at Oxford University and at HEC in Paris where he teaches on the Executive Masters Degree in Consulting and Coaching for Change. He also teaches internationally in the field of psychotherapy, and is an examiner for masters and doctoral students at the Metanoia Institute in London.

Albina LOKTIONOVA (Russia) Albina LOKTIONOVA (Russia)

Loktionova Albina V., M.D., Director, founder of the Institute of Integrative Childs Psychotherapy& Practical Psychology "Genesis" (Moscow).

Child, developmental, couples psychotherapist (gestalt and existential psychotherapy, systemic family work), the therapist of European registry, of the registry for child's therapists Vienna and Austria, the training therapist, supervisor.

Aleksandar MARCIKIK (North Macedonia) Aleksandar MARCIKIK (North Macedonia)

Aleksandar Marcikik, MD, psychiatrist, is a psychodrama therapist and one of the educators of the Psychodrama Association, “J. L. Moreno” (www.psihodrama.mk), President, member and one of the founders of the Macedonian Psychotherapy Association (MPA), a member of the European Association for Psychotherapy (EAP) and a member of the European Federation of Psychodrama (FEPTO).

Aleksandr BONDARENKO (Ukraine) Aleksandr BONDARENKO (Ukraine)

Dr., Prof. Aleksandr Bondarenko is a practicing psychologist, counselor, and social therapist. He specializes in therapy emotional traumas, individual and couple counseling, diagnostics of socio-psychological climate in companies and organizations. Aleksandr Bondarenko is an expert in counseling and providing psychological help for different categories of clients in Ukraine and beyond.

Alexander ALEKSEYCHIK (Lithuania) Alexander ALEKSEYCHIK (Lithuania)

Alexander Efimovich Alekseychik (born 1940), MD, awarded title the Honored Doctor of Lithuania; for many decades the Head of Department of Borderline Disorders at Vilnius City Mental Health Center. Dr. Alekseychik was one of the first psychotherapists in the USSR and the founder of his own existential therapy approach "The Intensive Therapeutic Life".

Alexander KATKOV (Russia) Alexander KATKOV (Russia)

Professor Alexander L. Katkov, MD, is the rector of the International Institute for Social Psychotherapy (Saint-Petersburg).

In 1998, he was awarded an MD in both Psychiatry and Social Hygiene and Public Health. Since 2003, Professor Katkov has been acting as an official consultant and UNODC expert on drug issues (epidemiology, prevention, therapy, and rehabilitation) in Central Asia.

Alexander KOCHARIAN (Ukraine) Alexander KOCHARIAN (Ukraine)

Alexander Kocharian is psychologist-psychotherapist, consultant and supervisor.

A. Kocharian has graduated A.M. Gorky Kharkiv State university in 1982. In 1987 has graduated Ph.D. in A.A. Zhdanov Leningrad State, in 1992 awarded the rank of associate professor, in 1996 awarded doctorate in Taras Shevchenko Kiev National university, in 2001 the title of professor was conferred.

Alexander KOPYTIN (Russia) Alexander KOPYTIN (Russia)

MD, professor of the Department of Psychology, SPbAPPO; Associate Professor, Department of Psychotherapy, Medical Psychology and Sexology, North-Western Medical University named after I.I. Mchnikov, Сhair of the Art Therapy Association.The head of the modality "art psychotherapy" as part of the OPPL.

Alexander TABIDZE (Russia) Alexander TABIDZE (Russia)

Clinical psychologist, member-correspondent of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (RANS), Professor, doctor of physico-mathematical Sciences, Director of the Research Center "Therapeutic pedagogy" ("PSYCHOPEDAGOGY") Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation, Executive Director Of the Association of Music Psychologists and Psychotherapists( AMPP), full member of the all-Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League (OPPL), head of modality, Moscow, Russia.

Alexander ZHUKOV  (Russia) Alexander ZHUKOV (Russia)

Born in 1960. Psychologist of the highest qualification category, works at the municipal centre «Rodnik» for psychological and educational assistance to young people.

Senior lecturer at the Novosibirsk State Teacher Training University. Holder of European Certificate of Psychotherapy (ECP), certified supervisor of PPL (Professional League for Psychotherapy, Russia), official instructor and trainer of PPL (international class).

Alexey DANILOV (Russia) Alexey DANILOV (Russia)

M.D. Рh.D., Chief of the Departament Of Neurology IPE Sechenov University, director of the Interdisciplinary Medicine Institute.

Alfred PRITZ (Austria) – Honorary President of the Congress 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.

Alfried LAENGLE (Austria) Alfried LAENGLE (Austria)

Alfried LÄNGLE, M.D., Ph.D., Dr. h.c.mult., professor, born in 1951 in Austria, studied medicine and psychology at the Universities of Innsbruck, Rome, Toulouse and Vienna. After years of hospital work in general medicine and psychiatry he started a private practice in psychotherapy, general medicine and clinical psychology in Vienna (since 1982). Close collaboration with Viktor Frankl from 1981 to 1991.

Ali AFROOZ (Iran) Ali AFROOZ (Iran)

Dr. G. Ali Afrooz is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology, University of Tehran. Dr. Afrooz graduated magna-cum-laude from the University of Tehran in February 1972. Having received a scholarship from the University of Tehran, he pursued his studies in the United States of America. By mid-March 1973 he received his master’s degree in Psychology and Education of Exceptional Children, summa-cum-laude, from Michigan State University.

Alla SEMENOVA (Russia) Alla SEMENOVA (Russia)

Alla Ivanovna Semenova is a pediatrician, psychotherapist, immunologist and homeopath. She has a medical degree, graduated in 1964 from the 2nd Moscow State Medical Institute named N.I. Pirogov and commenced practice as a paediatrician. She has worked in the following fields: paediatrics, immunology and allergies, psycho-therapy, homeopathy, non-traditional and restorative medicine.

Andrei ERMOSHIN (Russia) Andrei ERMOSHIN (Russia)

PhD, doctor-psychotherapist, the author of the psychocatalysis, holder of The European Certificate of Psychotherapy, the official teacher and practice supervisor of the international level of PPL, director of the Scientific and Practical Center “Soul`s health” (Moscow, Russian Federation).


Andrew Samuels is known internationally for his work at the interface of politics and psychotherapy and has worked as a consultant to leading politicians, parties and activist groups. His writings on the father, masculinity, spirituality, promiscuity, and a critical angle on the therapy relationship are also widely appreciated, He lectures all over the world on these topics.

Andrey PLIGIN (Russia) Andrey PLIGIN (Russia)

Doctor of Psychological Sciences (PhD), specialist in the field of educational psychology, clinical psychology and organizational development psychology, psychotherapist of the European registry, author of more than 100 publications, monographs and textbooks. Currently, the scientific director of the NLP Center. The author of the educational concept and technology based on the development of cognitive strategies, the author of the scientific concept of psychological assistance "Systemic formation of the individual’s life path".

Andrey STRELCHENKO (Russia) Andrey STRELCHENKO (Russia)

Andrey Strelchenko is a psychotherapist, doctor of medical Sciences, psychotherapist of the European register of psychotherapists, Full member of the all-Russian professional psychotherapeutic League, member of the Board of the Association of specialists in rehabilitation medicine and the National Academy of active longevity.

Anna LELYK (Ukraine) Anna LELYK (Ukraine)

MPsych, MA in Philology. President of the Ukrainian Association of Existential Consultancy and Therapy (UAECT). Certified Existential Consultant (according to the International partnership of existential consultants (IPEC)). Lecturer and therapist at the International Institute for Existential Counseling (MIEK).

Anna VASILYEVA (Russia) Anna VASILYEVA (Russia)
Anthony KORNER (Australia) Anthony KORNER (Australia)

Dr. Anthony Korner works in Sydney as a psychiatrist and psychotherapist, primarily in public practice. He is Director of the Master of Medicine (Psychotherapy) Program at the University of Sydney and is active in teaching and research as well as clinical practice. His research interests are in psychodynamic psychotherapy, linguistics and philosophy. He has published over 40 papers in journals and books.

Antonio PUENTE (USA) Antonio PUENTE (USA)

Antonio E. Puente is Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. He has a practice limited to clinical neuropsychology. Puente was president of the American Psychological Association and is Honorary Professor of the Lomonosov Moscow State University Department of Psychology.

Anzhela AVAGIMYAN (Russia) Anzhela AVAGIMYAN (Russia)

Lomonosov Moscow State University Psychology Department (Honors Graduate). FSAEI HE I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation (Sechenov University), Associate Professor. No.1 N.A. Alekseyev Psychiatric Clinic, Moscow Health Department, Medical Psychologist. Certified consulting psychologist (certified by All Russian Professional Psychotherapeutical League (APPL).

Barbara FITZGERALD (Ireland) Barbara FITZGERALD (Ireland)

Barbara Fitzgerald is a registered psychoanalyst and psychotherapist with a private practice in Dublin. Having worked in hospital, clinical and private institutions over a period of thirty-five years, she also taught extensively in different educational institutions and has presented internationally at conferences in the UK and throughout Europe. She has worked as a consultant to organisations and companies, both in the private and public sectors in Ireland.

Bruce SCOTT (UK) Bruce SCOTT (UK)

Psychoanalyst in private practice, Edinburgh. PhD in Psychology: He is a member and Former Trustee and former member of the Council of Management of the Philadelphia Association founded by R.D. Laing and others in 1965. He is a member of the College of Psychoanalysts-UK (CP-UK) Registered Member Psychoanalyst and former member of the board of governors of the College of Psychoanalysts-UK.

Chinmay PANDYA (India) Chinmay PANDYA (India)

Dr. Chinmay Pandya is grandson of one of the greatest scholars, seers, philosophers of recent times in India — Pt. Shriram Sharma Acharya (1911-1990), who was the founder of All World Gayatri Pariwar fraternity, which has 100 million members and thousands of global centers for social reform. He currently serves as Pro Vice Chancellor of Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya University (DSVV).

Christian SCHULZ-QUACH (Canada) Christian SCHULZ-QUACH (Canada)

MD MSc MA MRCPsych(UK) FHEA MUKCP(UK) MBACP(UK). Dr Christian Schulz-Quach is an Assistant Professor and Clinical Educator in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and Staff Psychiatrist at the Division of Psychosocial Oncology, Department of Supportive Care, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network Toronto, Canada.

Colin ROSS (USA) Colin ROSS (USA)

Colin A. Ross, M.D completed medical school at the University of Alberta and his psychiatry training at the University of Manitoba in Canada. He is a Past President of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation, and is the author of 200 papers and 29 books. He has spoken widely throughout North America and Europe, and in China, Malaysia, Australia and New Zealand. He has been a keynote speaker at many different conferences, and has reviewed for over 30 different professional journals.

Courtenay YOUNG (UK) Courtenay YOUNG (UK)

Courtenay Young is a relatively well-known United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) & European Association of Psychotherapy (EAP) accredited psychotherapist; a Body Psychotherapist; and a UK-NHS counsellor and supervisor. He lives and works near Edinburgh, Scotland. He is an Honorary Member of the European Association of Body Psychotherapist; and a member of the British Psychological Society.

Darlyne NEMETH (USA) Darlyne NEMETH (USA)

Darlyne G. Nemeth, Ph.D., M.P., M.P.A.P., clinical, medical, and neuropsychologist, has a broad-spectrum practice at The Neuropsychology Center of Louisiana (NCLA). Dr. Nemeth is a fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the World Counsel for Psychotherapy (WCP). She has served on the APA Council of Representatives and has been a WCP representative to the United Nations (UN). She is currently serving as WCP’s Co-Secretary General.

Denis FEDORIAKA (Russia) Denis FEDORIAKA (Russia)

M.D., psychotherapist, full member, accredited supervisor and teacher of the Professional Psychotherapeutic League of Russia of the regional level, supervisor of the Russian psychotherapeutic association. Russia, St. Petersburg.

Dmitri KOVPAK (Russia) Dmitri KOVPAK (Russia)
Dmitry LEONTIEV (Russia) Dmitry LEONTIEV (Russia)

Ph.D., Dr. Sc., Tenured Professor of Psychology and Head of International laboratory of positive psychology of motivation and personality at Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia, one of the most cited Russian psychologists. He strives to integrate existentialist approaches to human person with cultural-historical activity theory approach and synergetic views on human self-regulation and self-organization in the research domain of positive psychology.

Domingos NETO (Portugal) Domingos NETO (Portugal)

Domingos Neto (MD, Ph.D) is a psychiatrist who gave contributions in two distinct matters: Emotional Psychotherapy and Substance Abuse Treatment.

For 25 years he holds the position of Visiting Assistant and Visiting Professor at the Chair of Psychiatry and Mental Health of the Faculty of Medical Sciences of Lisbon.

Edward CHAN (Malaysia) Edward CHAN (Malaysia)

Dr., Board Member and Fellow of the World Council for Psychotherapy. President and Fellow of the Malaysian Association of Psychotherapy (www.MalaysianPsychotherapy.net). President of the Malaysian Employees Assistance Professionals Association (www.EAPMalaysia.com). Principal Consultant Psychologist of the International Psychology Centre (www.Psychology.com.my; Edward@Psychology.com.my).

Ekaterina MAKAROVA (Russia) Ekaterina MAKAROVA (Russia)

Ekaterina Makarova is a 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.

Ekaterina MEN’ (Russia) Ekaterina MEN’ (Russia)

President of the Autonomous Non-profit Organization “Autistic disorder center: education, research, rights defense”. Autistic disorder expert in the Practical Community “Preventive Medicine”. Co-author of adaptational program and co-organizer of the first national inclusive environment model of child education with RAS “Inclusion 1465”. Founder and content-director of the Annual International Science-Practical Conference “Autistic disturbance: Challenges and Solutions”.

Elena KORABLINA (Russia) Elena KORABLINA (Russia)

Elena P. Korablina – Doctor of Psychology, Professor of the Department of Psychology of Professional Activities, A.I. Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, St.Petersburg.

Elena PETROVA (Russia) Elena PETROVA (Russia)

Medical psychologist, Gestalt therapist, trainer and supervisor in a field of Gestalt therapy. Development director and director of training programs of Integrative Gestalt Training Institute, lecturer of Institute of practical psychology “Imaton”.  Member of Association of Child Psychologists, member of European Association for Gestalt Therapy.

Elena ROMANOVA (Russia) Elena ROMANOVA (Russia)

Humanistic psychologist, system family psychotherapist, Erickson hypnotherapist, certified practitioner of neuro-linguistic programming (NLP), head of the educational direction in the modality of System family therapy Eastern version in the OPPL, professional mediator, full member of the all-Russian professional psychotherapeutic League( OPPL), member of the Supervisory Board of the SRO "Union of psychotherapists and psychologists".

Elena ROMEK (Russia) Elena ROMEK (Russia)

Doctor of Philosophy, Professor of SFedU, author of more than 70 works on the history and theory of psychotherapy, Albert Ellis Institute scholarship holder (New York, 2006), REBT consultant, presenter of the REBT training program, author and presenter of the training program “Existential counseling by A. Ellis method”, a speaker of the Association of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy of Russia.

Eliza SWEENEY (France) Eliza SWEENEY (France)

Eliza Sweeney is an Australian drama therapist, creative arts therapist, teacher, director, editor, producer, scenographer, researcher and artist, based in Paris, France. She has an honours degree in Performing Arts from Monash University. She studied at the International Theatre School Jacques Lecoq, and under Philippe Gaulier from 2009 – 2011. She graduated with first class honours from the University Paris Descartes, La Sorbonne in in 2017 with a double professional and research masters in dramatherapy.

Emilia AFRANGE (Brazil) Emilia AFRANGE (Brazil)

Emilia Afrange is a President of Latin-American Federation of Psychotherapy (2016-2018) (www.flapsi.org); Vice-President of Brazilian Association of Psychotherapy (2018-2019). She is a psychologist of the team specialized in Prematures at “Escola Paulista de Medicina”, a psychotherapist, a clinical psychologist, a teacher and a supervisor of Institute Sedes Sapientiae, an affiliated member of the Psychoanalysis Brazilian Society in São Paulo.

Emilija STOIMENOVA CANEVSKA (North Macedonia) Emilija STOIMENOVA CANEVSKA (North Macedonia)

Prof. Dr. Emilija Stoimenova Canevska is licensed health psychologist and psychotherapist, EAGT — and EAP-certified trainer and supervisor, as well as organizational couch and consultant. In psychotherapy training from 1989, she wastrained in different modalities: TA, EMDR, Gestalt Therapy, and in subareas as Supervision, Systemic mapping and Constellation work, Organizational Development.

Emilio ROMERO (Brazil – Chile) Emilio ROMERO (Brazil – Chile)

During 30 years holds position of Professor at the Chairs of Personality and Human Development at the University of Brazil, specializing in personality, psychopathology, and human development. Honorary Member of Latin American Association of Existential Psychotherapy (ALPE). Graduated in Psychology at the National University of Chile, 1970.


Emmy van Deurzen is honorary professor with Sheffield University and Schiller International University, visiting Professor with Middlesex University and has been a professor with Regent’s College and a visiting fellow of Darwin College, Cambridge. Emmy van Deurzen is Principal of the New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling, which she founded in London in 1996.

Enver CESKO (Kosovo) Enver CESKO (Kosovo)

Prof. Mag. Sci. Enver Cesko (Kosovo) is Mag. Science in Psychology, Pedagogy and Psychotherapy, President of the Kosovo Association for Psychotherapy — KAP, Prishtina, Director of the Kosovo Centre for Positive Psychotherapy — KCPP, Prishtina, President of Kosovo Body Psychotherapy Association — NOKTA, Prishtina, International Master Trainer, World Association for Positive Psychotherapy.


Psychologist in private practice. Past President, American Psychological Association Division for Humanistic Psychology. Past President, International Association for the Study of Dreams. President, New Mexico Society for Psychoanalysis. Studied and collaborated with founders of humanistic relationship therapy, existential-psychoanalysis, Daseinsanalysis, & Tao psychotherapy.

Eugenijus LAURINAITIS (Lithuania) Eugenijus LAURINAITIS (Lithuania)

Since 1977 Assoc. Prof. Eugenijus Laurinaitis, M.D., Ph.D., is an Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, Vilnius University and a Professor at Institute of Psychology, Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius (teaching Clinical Psychology, Psychological Counselling, Psychiatry and Psychopathology.

Eugeny GOLOVINOV (Russia) Eugeny GOLOVINOV (Russia)

Consulting psychologist, hypnologist, certified specialist in Erikson hypnosis, mesmerism, fascination, non-verbal communications and short-term therapy, practical psychologist, professor in Moscow Psychoanalysis Institute. Eugeny was an onscreen moderator of the program “Your personal psychologist” in 2007. Eugeny Goloviniov has Russian and international diploma and certificates in psychology and hypnosis...

Evgenia GEORGANDA (Greece) Evgenia GEORGANDA (Greece)

Psy.D, is the co-founder, chief administrator, trainer and supervisor of “gignesthai”, the Hellenic Association for Existential Psychology.In 2019 she was elected membership secretary in the board of trustees of FETE. She is a certified psychotherapist working with individuals, groups and couples in Athens, Greece.

Evgeniy ABRITALIN (Russia) Evgeniy ABRITALIN (Russia)

Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Head of Psychotherapy, Medical Psychology and Sexology Department of the North-western State Medical University named after I.I. Mechnikov, Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry Department of Medical Education Institute of the Almazov National Medical Research Centre. Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

F. Jak ICOZ (Turkey) F. Jak ICOZ (Turkey)

Founder and Clinical Director of Existential Academy of Istanbul, Chair of Association for Existential Psychotherapies in Turkey (EXISTanbul), M.A. in Clinical Psychology, M.Sc. in Internation Management, DCPsych candidate in Counselling Psychology and Existential Psychotherapy.

Gabriella PHILIPPOU (Cyprus) Gabriella PHILIPPOU (Cyprus)

Since 2005, Gabriella Philippou works as a Psychotherapist-Counselor, Trainer for Personal, Professional and Business Development. She provides services to children, adults and the elderly, regardless of gender, nationality, religion, age, sexual orientation or social status. Her Academic Qualifications are: BA Social Sciences (Major in Psychology), Cyprus College (now European University Cyprus), Academic Excellence Award from the School of Social Sciences and Humanities.

Gabriella Sorgi (Italia) Gabriella Sorgi (Italia)

Psychotherapist since 1979, international trainer of Existential Analytical Psychotherapy, training analyst, sociologist, existential anthropologist, sophianalist. She researches in the fields of human sciences and theoretical-clinical fields. She founded (respectively in 1981 and 2003) the I.P.A.E.A. and I.A.S.S.C. (now C.I.A.C) Institutes, for the development of psychotherapy as art and Counseling.

Galina FILIPPOVA (Russia) Galina FILIPPOVA (Russia)

Doctor of Psychological Science, professor, full member of PPL, regional level trainer and supervisor of PPL, scientific secretary of Perinatal psychotherapy section, Rector of the Institute of perinatal and reproductive psychology, Professor of Moscow Humanitarian University, department of general psychology and history of psychology, psychologist in “Semia+” clinic.

Galina MAKAROVA (Russia) Galina MAKAROVA (Russia)

PhD., transactional analyst, supervisor, teacher and author. ECP holder, chairperson of the  «Eastern Version of Transactional Analysis» modality of Professional Psychotherapeutic League of Russia. Honorary Professor at the International Transactional Analysis Academy.

Galina MIKKIN (Estonia) Galina MIKKIN (Estonia)

PhD in psychology. Studying of psychotherapy at the post-graduate centre for physicians in Bechterev Psycho-Neurological Institute, St-Petersburg; studying of Existential Therapy at the Humanist and Existential Psychology Institute, Lithuania. Lecturer in psychology at Tartu State University, associate professor at Tallinn University, Estonia. Lecture courses on Social and Personal psychology, Crisis & Burnout Prevention, Group & New approaches in psychotherapy.

Gehard STUMM (Austria) Gehard STUMM (Austria)

Prof. Gerhard Stumm, Ph.D. (Austria) - one of the most renowned practitioners, supervisors, researchers, scholars and trainers in person-centered approach as a school of modern humanistic psychology and psychotherapy. He is a honorary professor of the University of Graz (Austria) and the University of Vienna (Austria).

Georg FRANZEN (Germany) Georg FRANZEN (Germany)

Ph.D. Professor, Psychological Psychotherapist, Clinical Psychologist; Psychoanalyst and Art Psychologist. Member of the Chamber Assembly for Psychotherapy (G). Chair of the Association of Psychological Psychotherapists (VPP) Nds. President of the German Association for Art Therapy (DGKT). Department Leader Psychotherapy Sciences and Art Therapy at SFU Berlin.


Berlin, Germany, sociologist, International Senior Trainer in Biosynthesis, EAP and EABP member, IIBS Trainer and supervisor, trainer in Supervisor-Training (DGSv) and trainer for Coaching/ Systemic Approach, coordinator and curator of the Russian programs in Biosynthesis in the last 25 years, coordinator and curator of programs for Biosynthesis in Georgia.

Gianfranco BUFFARDI (Italy) Gianfranco BUFFARDI (Italy)

MD, Ph.D., is a professor of psychotherapy in various institutions, including ISUE, psychiatrist, practicing existential therapist. He holds degrees in medicine, psychology, philosophy, and bioethics. Dr. Buffardi is the former Director of a Mental Health Unit in Maddaloni (Caserta), Italy, and is the founder and president of the Istituto di Scienze Umaneed Esistenziali (Institute of Human and Existential Sciences) in Naples, Italy.

Gianpaolo LOMBARDI (Italy) Gianpaolo LOMBARDI (Italy)

Gianpaolo Lombardi, M.D., is a psychiatrist and psychotherapist specializing in Family therapy. His education and work experience includes the following: M.D., Siena University, Italy, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (since 1998), Licensed Psychiatrist, Siena University (since 2002); specialist in Family and Relational Therapy, Institute of Family Therapy of Florence (since 2002). Psychiatrist and psychotherapist in National Health Service and private practice (since 2003).

Gideon MENDA (Israel) Gideon MENDA (Israel)

Gideon Menda is a Doctor for existential psychotherapy, an existential psychotherapist, lecturer and a supervisor. He is the founder and head of the post-graduate existential psychotherapy programme at Kibbutzim College in Tel-Aviv, Israel. He works in his private practice and leads the development of existential psychotherapy in Israel.

Guillermo GARRIDO (Venezuela) Guillermo GARRIDO (Venezuela)

Guillermo Garrido is a Medical Doctor (Central University of Venezuela, 198O), Psychoanalyst member of Psychoanalytical Association of Venezuela, International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA), and Latin American Federation of Psychoanalysis (FEPAL).

Hillarion Gottfried PETZOLD (Germany) Hillarion Gottfried PETZOLD (Germany)

Prof. Dr.(mult.) Hillarion Gottfried Petzold – German psychologist, founder of Integrative psychotherapy. He holds a doctorate in psychology and philosophy. From 1979 to 2004 Professor H. Petzold headed the Department of Clinical Psychology at the University of Amsterdam. Professor H. Petzold founded the Fritz Perles Institute of Integrative Therapy in 1974 and the European Academy of Psychosocial Health in Hükesvagen, Germany in 1981.

Igor DOBRIAKOV (Russia) Igor DOBRIAKOV (Russia)

Igor Dobriakov ia an Associate Professor, Candidate of Medical Sciences (PhD), Clinical Psychologist (EuroPsy), Psychiatrist of the highest qualification category, Senior Researcher of the Scientific and Organizational Department of the Federal State Budgetary Institution (FSBU) V.M. Bekhterev National Research Medical Center for Psychiatry and Neurology of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Head of the Department of Perinatal Psychology at the Institute of Practical Psychology “IMATON”.

Igor ILYUKEVICH (Belarus) Igor ILYUKEVICH (Belarus)

Minsk, Belarus. Provost for development of International academy integral psychotherapy and training, psychologist, coach, body-oriented therapist, art-therapist, member of the East European Arts Therapy Association, health care expert, leading organizer of the international psychological expeditions.

Igor LYAKH (Russia) Igor LYAKH (Russia)

Igor Lyakh is a psychotherapist, counselor. He specializes in working with married couples and families,neuroses, emotional disorders, adjustment disorders, dependence disorders,acute crises, emergencies. Igor Lyakh counsels and provides psychotherapeutic help to the clients and patients from the Russian Federation and from abroad. He provides supervision and personal therapy to psychotherapists, psychologists and counselors.


Professor, Doctor of Medical Science (DrMedSci). Vice President of Proffessional Psychotherapeutic League of Russia. Official representative of the Central Council of Professional Psychotherapeutic League in the Volga (Privolzhsky) Federal district of Russian Federation.

Ilona ROMANOVA (Russia) Ilona ROMANOVA (Russia)

Ilona Romanova is psychologist, psychotherapist, supervisor. She specializes in psychodrama, cognitive-behavioral therapy, family therapy. She provides consultative and psychotherapeutic help on adaptation issues, advises families, leads therapeutic and training groups in the Russian Federation, near and far abroad. She European certificate of psychotherapist.

Inga KALMYKOVA (Russia) Inga KALMYKOVA (Russia)

Candidate of medical sciences, associate professor of the Department of Psychotherapy and Sexology of the Russian Medical Academy of Continuous Professional Education. Executive director of of All-Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League, ECP holder.


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. She is the official representative of the Supervision Committee of PPL in Saint-Petersburg.

Ingeborg KÜNZ (Austria) Ingeborg KÜNZ (Austria)

Ingeborg KÜNZ, Ing., Mag., Dr., psychologist and psychotherapist in Austria. She is one of the founder members of the Federation for Existential Therapy in Europe (FETE) as well as a board member. She was also chair of the FETE organizing committee of the 1st European Existential Therapy Congress in Vienna (april, 2019).

Ingrid PIRKER-BINDER (Austria) Ingrid PIRKER-BINDER (Austria)

MMAG. Dr. Ingrid Emilie Pirker-Binder takes leading positions in various industry sectors — she is an Owner and manager of BiCo Institute, now named STRESS-OUT (Since 1998), Lecturer at University of Applied Sciences IMC Krems, Lower Austria (Since 2004), practicing psychotherapist (since 2005), Owner and manager of Center for Corporate Health in Austria (since 2008), Sworn and judicially certified expert for psychotherapy (since 2009).

Inna SILENOK (Russia) Inna SILENOK (Russia)

Is a psychologist, business supervisor, master NLP, Vice-President, member and teacher of the international level of the Russian professional psychotherapeutic League, the leader of the Committee of the psychological volunteering and volunteering OPPL, Vice-President of the Russian Council for psychotherapy and counselling, Director of the Center for psychology and business consulting "Logos".


Full member of the All-Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League (PPL Russia), Head of Crimean Regional Branch of PPL Russia; therapist of the Unified Register of the European Association for Psychotherapy 0331 ECPgpRU; art therapist; mediator; accredited personal training therapist and advisor; supervisor of PPL Russia; certified PPL Russia trainer of the national level; teacher at the Institute of Practical Psychology "Imaton" (St. Petersburg).


Lawyer and Psychologist with master in Existential Phenomenological Psychotherapy. She was born in Barranquilla, Colombia, South America in 1961. She has been the Director of PEP Corporation in Barranquilla, Colombia for 22 years. University teacher and trainer of groups of professionals to spread and teach the Existential Perspective of life.

Irina ABAKUMOVA (Russia) Irina ABAKUMOVA (Russia)

Doctor of Psychology, professor. Corresponding Member of the RAE. Dean of the faculty "Psychology, Pedagogy and Defectology", professor, head of the chair "General and Advisory Psychology" of Don State Technical University. Member of the expert council of the Higher Attestation Commission for Psychology and Pedagogy.

Irina FEDOTOVA (Russia) Irina FEDOTOVA (Russia)

Irina Fedotova is a general Manager for the modality “Counselling in Applied Genealogy” intheProfessional Psychotherapeutic League of Russia, Head of the Moscow Department in the Academy of Applied Genealogy and International School of theLineage Culture of a Family, Co-chairperson of the Council for theLineage Culture in International Union of Non-Governmental Organizations “Assembly of the Peoples of Eurasia”.

Irina PANYUKOVA (Russia) Irina PANYUKOVA (Russia)

Panyukova Irina Anatolyevna, member of the Supervisory Board of SRS National Association for the Development of Psychotherapeutic and Psychological Science and Practice “Union of Psychotherapists and Psychologists”. Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Psychotherapy and Sexology of the Russian Medical Academy of Continuing Professional Education.


Irina Shestakova-Arkhangelskaya is a 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».


Doctor of Psychology, Professor at the Department of Social, General and Clinical Psychology, Russian State Social University, Moscow. Academician of the Academy of Imageology (AIM). Director of the Educational and Cultural Center «Inter-Sputnik», Moscow. Full member and general manager of a religiously-oriented modality of the Professional Psychotherapeutic League of Russia (PPL Russia).

Ivan KIRILLOV (Turkey) Ivan KIRILLOV (Turkey)

Dr. Ivan Kirillov, MD, PhDD, psychiatrist, psychotherapist, international trainer and supervisor for PPT, corporate trainer and executive coach, member of Executive Board of Directors of WAPP, member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Psychotherapy, author of 4 books and more then 30 articles, inventor and owner of Stress Surfing™.

José CASTILHO (Ireland) José CASTILHO (Ireland)

José Castilho — originally from Brazil but residing in Ireland since 1991.

José trained as psychoanalytic-psychotherapist in the Irish Institute of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy which is in association with the MSc programme of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy of Trinity College, Dublin.

José Paulo GIOVANETTI (Brazil) José Paulo GIOVANETTI (Brazil)

Retired Professor at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), currently Full Professor at Jesuit School of Philosophy and Theology (FAJE). Graduated in Philosophy from the Nossa Senhora Medianeira Faculty of Philosophy (1974), graduated in Psychology from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (1981), specialization in Philosophy from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1975).

Joseph KNOBEL FREUD (Spain) Joseph KNOBEL FREUD (Spain)

Joseph Knobel Freud is a psychologist specializing in clinical psychology, psychotherapist and psychoanalyst, clinical supervisor, coordinator of private groups about psychoanalytic theory and technique. He is the Vice-president and registrar of the European Confederation of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (ECPP).


Dr. Joseph Tramontana received his B.A. in psychology from Louisiana State University of New Orleans, his M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Mississippi. His interest in using hypnosis for working with addictions culminated in his book Hypnotically enhanced treatment for addictions: Alcohol abuse, drug abuse, gambling, smoking cessation, and weight loss (published by Crown, 2009).


He currently works as School Director of the Círculo de Estudiosen Terapia Existencial México City. Member of the certification team of the International Coaching Federation Existential Secretary of the Mexican Representative of Latin American Association of Existential Psychotherapy Psychologist and Professional coach, with master's degree in “Existential-Phenomenological Analysis” by the Círculo de Estudiosen Terapia Existencial México City.


Professor Judy Kuriansky, Ph.D. is a noted international psychologist on the faculty at Columbia University Teachers College. At the United Nations, she is the Main Representative for the World Council for Psychotherapy (WCP) and the International Association of Applied Psychology, and past President of the Psychology Coalition of NGOs.

Kamal RADDAOUI (Marocco) Kamal RADDAOUI (Marocco)

Professor of Psychiatryand Psychotherapy at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Rabat for 25 years. 2005 starting date for a career in private practice. Psychiatrist, Child psychiatrist, Psychotherapist and Sex therapist. President of the Moroccan Federation of Psychotherapy. Founding member of the Moroccan Association of Psychiatry. Founding member of the Moroccan Association of Psychotherapy

Katerina ZYMNIS GEORGALOS (Greece) Katerina ZYMNIS GEORGALOS (Greece)

Katerina Zymnis Georgalos, Ph.D in Clinical psychology. Family, group and individual psychotherapist. Founding member, trainer and supervisor at The Hellenic Association for Existential Psychotherapy, gignesthai and at the Hellenic Association of Positive Psychology. Member of the board of FETE (Federation for Existential Therapy in Europe). Chair of the FETE organizing committee of the 2nd European Existential Therapy Conference in Athens (2020).

Katharina REBOLY (Austria) Katharina REBOLY (Austria)

Katharina Reboly, born 1981 in Graz, Austria is a psychotherapist, psychoanalyst and university developer. She is founding director of the branch of Sigmund Freud University in Berlin (SFU Berlin) since 2013. She graduated with a doctorate in psychotherapy science from Sigmund Freud University Vienna in 2016 and is an Assistent Professor at the faculty for psychotherapy science since 2018.

Kelly RAY (USA) Kelly RAY (USA)

Kelly Paulk Ray, Ph.D, MPAP, is a Licensed Advanced Practice Medical Psychologist (2012), Licensed Medical Psychologist (2010), holds the Certificate of Prescriptive Authority (Medical Psychologist), Postdoctoral Masters Degree in Clinical Psychopharmacology (2007), Doctor of Philosophy, Counseling Psychology (1999), Masters of Science, Clinical Psychology (1993), Bachelor of Arts, Psychology (1991).

Kirill GORELOV (Russia) Kirill GORELOV (Russia)

Psychiatrist, psychotherapist of Psychiatric Clinical Hospital №13, filial branch №3 of Moscow. Member of the All-Russian Professional psychotherapeutic league (PPL). Scientific secretary of the Center Therapy by means of creative self-expression by M.Ye.Burno and Characterological creatology of PPL (Center TCSEB and CC PPL). Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry and Psychosocial Rehabilitation.


Kirk J. Schneider, Ph.D., is the current president of the Existential-Humanistic Institute (EHI), Council Member of the American Psychological Association (APA), past president (2015-2016) of the Society for Humanistic Psychology (Division 32) of the APA, recent pasteditor of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology (2005-2012).

Konstantin LEMESHKO (Russia) Konstantin LEMESHKO (Russia)
Larisa DOKUCHAYEVA (Russia) Larisa DOKUCHAYEVA (Russia)

Ph.D., President of the Academy of Rodology, President of the International League of Rodologists, author and leader of the modality “Rodological Consulting Method” of the Professional Psychotherapeutic League, established international level trainer, Chair of the Council for Family Culture of the Assembly of Peoples of Eurasia, President of the Foundation “Family-XXI Century”, Expert in Family Law of the State Duma of the Russian Federation. Russia, Ekaterinburg.


Psychologist, psychotherapist, psychotherapist of the unified register of professional psychotherapists in Europe (EAP) in the world (WCP). Full member of the All-Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League. International level APPL trainer. In the committee of modalities (methods) of psychotherapy and counseling APPL heads the direction «Body oriented Psychotherapy». Full member of the European Association for Body Psychotherapy (EABP).

Lev SURAT (Russia) Lev SURAT (Russia)

PhD in Economics. Rector of the Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis – non-state educational private institution of higher education from the year 2011. Since 2011 Dr. Surat holds the post of rector and has been pricelessly contributing to education, scientific and outreach activities, pedagogics, and sociocultural society development.

Lidia SURINA (Russia) Lidia SURINA (Russia)

Lidia Surina is a PhD, analytical psychologist, psychotherapist, Jungian analyst, astropsychologist, coach. She specializes in working with life crises, individuation (spiritual and personal growth), neuroses, emotional disorder, symbiotic and narcotic dependence disorders. The professional preferences of Lidia Surina are analytical and transpersonal psychology, psychogenetics, Gestalt therapy, psychosynthesis.

Liudmila SERBINA (Russia) Liudmila SERBINA (Russia)

Liudmila Serbina - Ph.D, Dipl.PW, IAPOP member, psychotherapist of the European Association for Psychotherapy, the leader of the Process-Oriented Psychology and Psychotherapy in the Professional Psychotherapeutic League (Russia), Teacher of the Institute Integrative Psychology and Psychotherapy (Russia, Moscow).

Liudmila TROYAN (Russia) Liudmila TROYAN (Russia)

Doctor of Natural Sciences, president of Benevolent Fund of L.P. Troyan “ECOLOGY OF THOUGHT”, head of regional branch of Professional Psychotherapeutic League of Russia (PPL) “The Knowledge System of ECOLOGY OF THOUGHT”, certified personal therapist of the PPL, full member of PPL. In 1974 L.P. Troyan graduated from Tomsk State University with major in applied mathematics and worked at the computer centres of Tyumen, Omsk.


Doctor of Psychology, professor, specialist in professional education, author of more than 110 articles, textbooks and workbooks for students on psychological and psycho-pedagogical specializations. Lubov Grigorovitch is a professor of the Chair of Personal Psychology at the Russian State Humanities University (RGGU).

Luidmila BASKAKOVA (Russia) Luidmila BASKAKOVA (Russia)

Clinical psychologist, family psychotherapist, neuropsychologist, systemic psychotherapist. Head of the psychological service of Novosibirsk medical centre. A full member of OPPL, Head of the “Neuropsychology” section at OPPL, OPPL regional lecturer. The author of concomitant, hardware treatment: Micropolarization and Neuropsychology.

Lyubov BITEKHTINA (Russia) Lyubov BITEKHTINA (Russia)

Psychologist, theologian, organizer of education and science, public figure, candidate of psychological sciences, professor, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, head of the Religiously Oriented Psychotherapy Department of Nursing Education, head of the department of theology and religious psychology of the Russian National Academy of Sciences, head of Peresvet Publishing House Radonezh saints.

Lyudmila MAKHNOVSKAYA (Russia) Lyudmila MAKHNOVSKAYA (Russia)

Ph.D. in medicine, associate professor of psychotherapy, medical psychology and sexology chair of Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, leader of the modality Classical clinical psychotherapy of Professional Psychotherapeutic League of Russia. Russia, Moscow.

Maria BORCSA (Germany) Maria BORCSA (Germany)

Maria Borcsa is a Ph.D., Professor of Clinical Psychology, Licensed Psychological Psychotherapist (CBT), Family Therapist and Supervisor. Founding member and member of the executive board of the Institute for Social Medicine, Rehabilitation Sciences and Healthcare Research, University of Applied Sciences, Nordhausen, Germany. President of the European Family Therapy Association (EFTA) (2013-2016). Founding editor (with P. Stratton) of the EFTA Book Series, Springer Intl.

Marina CHUKHROVA (Russia) Marina CHUKHROVA (Russia)

Doctor of Sciences (Medicine), Professor of the Department of psychology, pedagogy and law, head of the master's program "Psychology of personality" Novosibirsk state University of Economics and management, Professor of the Department of General Psychology and History of Psychology, head of the master's program "Deviantology" of the Novosibirsk state pedagogical University.

Marina KIRIUKHINA (Russia) Marina KIRIUKHINA (Russia)

Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Psychotherapy and Narcology of Kazan State Medical Academy – Branch Campus of the FSBEI FPE RMACPE MOH Russia, member of the ROP, psychotherapist, certified transpersonal psychotherapist of the European registry EUROTAS, member of the transpersonal association, certified specialist in process-oriented work (Process Work, Zürich, Switzerland). Russia, Kazan.

Marina KOLYAEVA (Kazakhstan) Marina KOLYAEVA (Kazakhstan)

Candidate of psychological sciences (Ph.D. in psychology), European certificate for psychotherapy holder, rector of the Eurasian Institute of Psychology and Psychotherapy, director of «Coaching Centre Universal» (Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan), certified personal psychotherapist-advisor (PPL Russia), certified multimodal supervisor and psychotherapist of international level (PPL Russia), certified supervisor and trainer of international level EIPPP.


MD, has a PhD in Counselling and Psychotherapy. He is a Senior Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy, an Enterprise lead for Directorate of Society, and a Joint Programme Leader (Practitioner Certificate in Couples Counselling) at the School of Health and Society, University of Salford, UK. Dr. Widdowson is an author of books and articles on transactional analysis, a holder of research awards and a member of major international psychology associations.

Maxim GONCHAROV (Russia) Maxim GONCHAROV (Russia)

Dr. Maxim Goncharov, MD, PhD, psychiatrist, psychotherapist in private practice, international master trainer of International Academy on Positive and Transcultural Psychotherapy (IAPP), member of the board of directors of the World Association of Positive and Transcultural Psychotherapy (WAPP). He is a leader of Positive Psychotherapy.

Maximino JIMENEZ ROJAS (Mexico) Maximino JIMENEZ ROJAS (Mexico)

Academic Director at the Círculo de Estudiosen Terapia Existencial (Circle of Studies on Existential Therapy), México. President of the Mexican Delegation of the Latin American Existential Psychotherapy Association (ALPE). Clinical Psychologist. Major in Existential Dialogue. MA in Clinical Sexology. MA in Existential Phenomenological Analysys. MA in Existential Therapy.


Dr. Michael Conforti is a Jungian analyst and the Founder and Director of The Assisi Institute. He has been a faculty member at the C.G. Jung Institute - Boston, the C.G Jung Foundation of New York, and for many years served as a Senior Associate faculty member in the Doctoral and Master's Programs in Clinical Psychology at Antioch New England.

Michel MEIGNANT (France) Michel MEIGNANT (France)

Michel Meignant is a doctor, practitioner of EMDR, Honorary President of the French Psychotherapy Federation (FF2P), Member of the Board of the European Association of Psychotherapy (EAP), President of the Humaniste Analytic Sexology Association (SHAA), Vice-president of the French branch of the European Federation of Psychanalytic Psychotherapies (ECPP), Treasurer assistant of the association EMDR France.

Mikhail BURNYASHEV (Russia) Mikhail BURNYASHEV (Russia)

Ph.D., Corresponding Member International Academy of Psychological Sciences. One of the founders and director of the Institute of Consulting and System Solutions (ICSS, Moscow); A practicing clinical psychologist, system therapist, organizational consultant, has been consulting since 1991. A pioneer of system-phenomenological psychotherapy (counseling) and a leading specialist in systemic constellations in Russia and the near abroad.

Mikhail RESHETNIKOV (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.

Mirjana MILANKOV (Serbia) Mirjana MILANKOV (Serbia)

Mirjana Milankov – Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Academician of APM and EEC, Director of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion. Serbia, Novi Sad.


Mohammad Khodayarifard is a professor of Clinical Child Psychology at the University of Tehran. His main research interests focus on psychology of religion, positive psychology and psychotherapy. He served also as the Dean of the Faculty of Psychology and Education from 2016 to 2018.

Nadezhda ZUYKOZA (Russia) Nadezhda ZUYKOZA (Russia)

СТА, PTSTA-P, PhD, docent;  Professor of Psychology, Psychotherapy, Psychosomatic Pathology Department of PFUR; Head of MAPPS. Russia, Moscow.

Natalia BELOPOLSKAYA (Russia) Natalia BELOPOLSKAYA (Russia)

Doctor of Psychology, Dean of the Clinical Psychology at the Moscow Psychoanalytical Institute. Professor of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatrics and Psychology at the Russian Medical Academy of the Continuous Post Qualifying Education in Russian Federation. Honorable Worker of High Education. Working experience – 45 years.

Natalia KOVALENKO (Russia) Natalia KOVALENKO (Russia)

Natalia Petrovna Kovalenko (Saint Petersburg, Russia) – a Doctor of Psychological Sciences, a professor in the St. Petersburg State University, the president of RAPPM (Russian Association of Perinatal Psychology and Medicine) (Saint Petersburg).

Natalia MIKHAILOVA (Germany) Natalia MIKHAILOVA (Germany)

Dr. Phil., Leader of Society for International Further Education, Düsseldorf. Honorary Professor at the High School EUREGIO. 1968 – 1973 - study at the Institute of Foreign Languages in Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia. 1976 – 1979 - conferring a doctorate of psychology at the Psychological Institute, Moscow.

Natalia NAZAROVA (Russia) Natalia NAZAROVA (Russia)

PhD, St.Petersburg State University of Culture, assistant professor; Rehabilitation Department of Psychoneurological Dispensary N5, clinical psychologist, art therapist; Board member and Honorary member of Art Therapy association. St.Petersburg, Russia.

Natalia SPOKOINYI (Germany) Natalia SPOKOINYI (Germany)

Director of IIS Berlin - International Institute of System Constellations, full member of and international level instructor at PPL, WCP and EAP registered certified psychotherapist, INFOSYON and DGfS master trainer, systemic sex therapist, master theologician A.Men Uni, mathematician. Germany, Berlin.

Nely BOIADJIEVA (Bulgaria) Nely BOIADJIEVA (Bulgaria)

Professor, Ph.D. Professor of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridsky” and Plovdiv University “Paisii Hilendarsky”, Bulgaria. Honored Professor of Moscow Social-pedagogical Institute, Russia. Scientific interests – psychology, psychotherapy, pedagogy, therapy through arts, art-pedagogy, art-therapy, theory and technology of counseling, family psychology and family therapy. Author of more than 300 publications of scientific research.

Nevena CALOVSKA (Serbia) Nevena CALOVSKA (Serbia)

Nevena Calovska Hertzog is an M.D, Ph.D, psychiatrist. She is a Professor at the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Media and Communication in Belgrade, Serbia. Her education: higher medical education, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade (1970-1976); specialization in Neurology and Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade (1977-1980); Doctoral studies and dissertation, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade (1989); Diploma in Systemic Family Therapy (1990).

Nicole AKNIN (France) Nicole AKNIN (France)

Nicole Aknin is the President of ECPP - French Branch (European Confederation of Psychoanalytical Psychotherapy) She was born in Casablanca (Morocco) on April 23, 1951. Married, mother of two children. ECP (European Certificate for Psychotherapy) holder ECPP (European Certificate for Psychoanalytical Psychotherapy) holder ECPP (European Certificate for Psychoanalytical Psychotherapy) president.

Nikolay KLEPIKOV (Russia) Nikolay KLEPIKOV (Russia)

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.

Nikolay LINDE (Russia) Nikolay LINDE (Russia)

Nikolay Linde is a consulting psychologist, psychology lecturer. Author of Emotion-Image therapy, leader of Emotion-Image therapy section at Professional Psychotherapeutic League of Russia, President of Center for Emotion-Image. Specialization: emotion dysfunctions and emotional dependency, psychosomatics, work with life scenarios, inner child, grief, psychological trauma, phobia, panick attacks, etc. Acts as consultant and psychotherapist, executes personal therapy and supervision for active consulting psychologists.

Nikolay NEZNANOV (Russia) Nikolay NEZNANOV (Russia)
Nina LAVROVA (Russia) Nina LAVROVA (Russia)

Nina Lavrova is a chairman of the Supervisory board of the SRO «National Association for the development of psychotherapeutic and psychological science and practice "Union of psychotherapists and psychologists", director of the Center for systemic counseling and training «Synergia» (St. Petersburg, Russia), head of the Committee for mediation of PPL, head of modality Systemic family psychotherapy: Eastern version of PPL.

Nodar SARJVELADZE (Georgia) Nodar SARJVELADZE (Georgia)

D.Sc. in Psychology, Ph.d., Professor at the Georgian National University, conducts courses in Psychotherapy and Counseling. Practical psychologist, supervised over 30 projects on the problems of psychosocial rehabilitation of the refuges and IDPs from conflict zones and military encounters. Participated in numerous conflict resolution and peace building projects and meetings.

Oleg GADETSKY (Russia) Oleg GADETSKY (Russia)

Ph.D. in philosophy, rector of the Institute of value-oriented psychology, President of the Value-Oriented Psychology Association, the head of the international educational project "Psychology of the third Millennium", which has offices in different countries, psychologist-coach, consultant, creator of the method of value-oriented psychology (VOP).

Oleg LUKIANOV (Russia) Oleg LUKIANOV (Russia)

PhD, Head of the Department of Personality Psychology, Tomsk State University. Deputy Director for scientific and methodological work of the Siberian Institute of Existential and Phenomenological Psychology. Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the Siberian Psychological Journal, author of Mass Online Courses (MOOCs) Genius. Giftedness. Mediocrity, Psychology of Vocation, Psychology of Recognition and Self-Employment.

Oleg STAROSTIN (Russia) Oleg STAROSTIN (Russia)

Oleg A. Starostin is a psychotherapist, Ph.D in Medicine, full-fledged member and head of the «Sand therapy» of Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League, President of Sand Therapy Association, Rector of International Academy of Integral Psychotherapy and Training (“IAIPT”), Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

Olessia GORKOVENKO (South Africa) Olessia GORKOVENKO (South Africa)

MS. Olessia Gorkovenko is a Ph. D. candidate, M.Ed specialising in Multiple Intelligence (primary in SQ, EQ), Nutrition, Sports Training and Psychology, Various Psychology approaches, Sports Teaching, Coaching. She is an Education Specialist, based in Johannesburg, South Africa.


Andronnikova Olga Olegovna is a candidate of psychological sciences, dean of the faculty of psychology, Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University under Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Chairman of the Novosibirsk branch of the All-Russian public organization "Federation of Educational Psychologists of Russia", Full member of the Professional Psychotherapeutic League (PPL).

Olga KOVALYOVA (Russia) Olga KOVALYOVA (Russia)

Full member of the Russian Professional Psychotherapy League, national-level instructor for the Russian Professional Psychotherapy League (pending), General Manager of the Gestalt modality (section) in the Russian Professional Psychotherapy League. Psychologist, Gestalt therapist, coach, project leader, author of the blog “Crisis as a Chance”.

Olga KUZNETSOVA (Russia) Olga KUZNETSOVA (Russia)

Clinical psychologist, Business therapist, Transactional Analysis therapist, Executive coach, Entrepreneur. Author of the first-of-its-kind professional training program in Russia for nutrition specialists and eating psychology consultants called “Weight correction and eating psychology consultant. Nutritionist”, which is ranked among the top 3 training courses at Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis.


Olga Prykhodchenko is a 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.

Olga ZUBAREVA (Russia) Olga ZUBAREVA (Russia)

MD-PhD, psychiatrist, and psychotherapist with a total of 23 years of medical experience. Leading Researcher of Acute Poisonings and Somatopsychiatric Disorders Department in Sklifosovsky Research Institute of Emergency Medicine. Olga Zubareva specializes in acute crisis situations and suicidal behaviors. She is an author of more than 50 published academic papers.


Paola Pomponi is an Existential Psychotherapist in private practice in central London, UK. She has been one of the Funder Members of Federation for Existential Therapy in Europe (FETE). From November 2019 Paola will hold the post of Chair of the Society for Existential Analysis (UK). In addition to her Existential practice Paola is also a trained EMDR practitioner and a Psychosexual/Relationships Therapist. She is UKCP accredited and also member of BACP.

Patricia HUNT (United Kingdom) Patricia HUNT (United Kingdom)

Patricia Hunt is President Elect of the European Association for Psychotherapy, and will become President of EAP in 2021.  Patricia is International Officer for the UK Council for Psychotherapy.  The UK will continue be part of the European Association for Psychotherapy whatever the outcome of Brexit, demonstrating the way in which the profession of Psychotherapy can build bridges across the world!

Paul BOYESEN (France) Paul BOYESEN (France)

Paul Boyesen had practiced as a psychotherapist in Paris. He is a founder of Psycoorganic Analysis, the President of Boysen Foundation, served as President of  EAPOA; is an Honoured President of APSOS,AAPOA-DGPOA; Director of EFAPO in Paris (a private institution of free higher education, Paris Academy). Paul has a great experience in psychoanalysis (Jungian and Lang schools).

Pavel GAVRILIN (Russia) Pavel GAVRILIN (Russia)

Candidate of psychological sciences, associate professor, member of President Council and chair of the Youth Policy Committee of SRO National association “Union of Psychotherapists and Psychologists”, full member of PPL Russia, Director of research at NIHPIP, practicing psychologist, business counsellor. Moscow, Russia.

Peter DONDERS (Norway) Peter DONDERS (Norway)

PhD, Honorary Secretary of the Federation for Existential Therapy in Europe (FETE) and therapist in the team for Existential Therapy at Viken senter in Bardu, Northern Norway. He studied Psychology of Culture and Religion at Nijmegen University in the Netherlands and worked for the Dutch Heart Foundation in the program Stress and Coping with Cardiovascular diseases.

Peter SCHULTHESS (Switzerland) Peter SCHULTHESS (Switzerland)

Peter Schulthess, MSc, is a gestalt psychotherapist practicing in Zurich. He teaches gestalt therapy Switzerland an in several other countries. Peter has been working as a Gestalt therapist since 1996 in private practice. He is a past president of the European Association for Gestalt Therapy, past president of the Swiss Charter for Psychotherapy and Coordinator of the Study “PAP-S” (Practice-Study-Ambulant Psychotherapy – Switzerland). He is a member of the European Association of Psychotherapy (EAP).

Pierre CANOUÏ (France) Pierre CANOUÏ (France)

Dr. Pierre Canouï is the President of the VII World Congress for Psychotherapy, 2017, Paris, France. He is a psychiatrist and Child Psychiatrist, clinical psychopractitioner, Doctor of Ethics at Paris Descartes university, Honorary President of the FF2P, President of the Association of Motivational Psychology, Professor of the University Diploma of Psychotherapy and Developmental Psychopathology (University Paris Descartes).

Polina EFREMOVA (Russia) Polina EFREMOVA (Russia)

Polina Efremova – psychologist, master-trainer in positive psychotherapy, director of Moscow Center of Positive Psychotherapy, holder of the European certificate for psychotherapy, general manager of positive psychotherapy approach in PPL. Moscow, Russia.

Ramiro GOMEZ SALAS (Peru) Ramiro GOMEZ SALAS (Peru)

Doctor of Psychology. Former head of the Psychology Department of the National Institute of Mental Health "Víctor Larco Herrera", Lima. Associate Professor, retired, in the Chair of Human Sexuality at the National University Federico Villarreal, Lima. Principal Professor in the Faculty of Psychology and Social Work of the Inca Garcilaso de la Vega University, Lima.

Rashit TUKAEV (Russia) Rashit TUKAEV (Russia)

Rashit Tukaev, MD, professor of department of psychotherapy and sexology of   RMACPE, president of ASCH, member of scientific committee of IFPPC.

Rimantas KOČIŪNAS (Lithuania) Rimantas KOČIŪNAS (Lithuania)

Pd.D. - Director of Institute of Humanistic and Existential Psychology (Lithuania), General secretary of East European Association for Existential Therapy.

Roberto OPAZO CASTRO (Chile) Roberto OPAZO CASTRO (Chile)

Director of the Chilean Institute of Integrative Psychotherapy. Born in Santiago, Roberto Opazo studied psychology at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, where he got his degree, with honours. He got his Ph.D. at the Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Argentina with the highest distinction. Efforts, critical thinking and creativity have been Roberto’s permanent companions.

Rony ALFANDARY (Israel) Rony ALFANDARY (Israel)

Dr. Rony Alfandary is a clinical social worker. He is a senior lecturer at the School of Social Work at the University of Haifa and at the Post-Graduate program of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy program at Bar-Ilan University. As well as practicing psychoanalytic psychotherapy, Rony writes and publishes poetry, prose and non-fiction.

Semyon YESSELSON (Russia) Semyon YESSELSON (Russia)

Semyon Borisovich Yesselson is an existential therapist, board member of the Federation for Existential Therapy in Europe (FETE), head of Existential therapy modality at the National Umbrella Organization of Russia (OPPL), president of the interregional non-governmental organization “National Association of Existential Counselors and Therapists”, board chairman of the International Institute for Existential Counseling (MIEK).

Sergey IGUMNOV (Belarus) Sergey IGUMNOV (Belarus)

Professor Dr. Sergey Igumnov is currently the Member of Council of the Aii-Russia Professional Psychotherapeutic League (since 2014), as well as the Past President and Member of the Presidium of the Board of Belarusian Association of Psychotherapists (since 2003); International Member of the American Psychiatric Association (since 2014); Professor of Clinical Psychology Departmentat the Belarusian State Pedagogical University named after M.Tank, BSPU (2013-Present).

Sergey KONDUROV (Russia) Sergey KONDUROV (Russia)

Psychiatrist, gestalt therapist, supervisor. Director and trainer of Integrative Gestalt Training Institute, lecturer of Institute of practical psychology “Imaton”. Member of Professional Psychotherapeutic League of Russia, member of Guild of psychotherapy and training, member and supervisor of European Association for Gestalt Therapy. Russia, Saint-Petersburg.

Sergey KOVALEV (Russia) Sergey KOVALEV (Russia)

Psychologist, psychotherapist, management consultant, political adviser. Doctor of Psychologic Science, PhD, Full professor. Holder of the European and World Certificates of psychotherapy. General Director of the «Institute Innovation Psychotechnologies», supervisor of the «Center of practical psychotherapy».


Dr. Sheila O’Sullivan is an experienced integrative psychotherapist and clinical with experience of working in a number of therapeutic organisations as well as in private practice. An engaging, high-experienced and enthusiastic lecturer; possesses 8 years’ experience of teaching psychotherapy, counselling and social psychology at colleges, universities as an associate lecturer at the Open University.


Professor Simon du Plock is Head of the Faculty of Post-Qualification and Professional Doctorates at the Metanoia Institute, London, UK. He is responsible for a number of research degree programmes, including a PhD in Psychotherapy, a DPsych in Psychotherapy by Professional Studies, a DPsych in Psychotherapy by Public Works, and a DCPsych in Counselling Psychology.

Snežana MILENKOVIĆ (Serbia) Snežana MILENKOVIĆ (Serbia)

Snežana D. Milenković, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Psychotherapy at the Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Psychology, University of Novi Sad, received her MA in psychology (1981) and doctorate in medicine in (1992) from Belgrade University.

She has devoted her professional career to the teaching, practice, and study of psychotherapy.

Sophie de MIJOLLA-MELLOR (France) Sophie de MIJOLLA-MELLOR (France)

Prof. Dr. Sophie de Mijolla-Mellor is а psychoanalyst and professor emeritus at Paris-Diderot University. For twelve years she heads the doctoral program “Research in psychoanalysis” in Paris University. Sophie de Mijolla-Mellor is the chief editor of the journal “Topique” and the president of the International Association of Psychoanalytic Interactions (A2IP).

Susana SIGNORELLI (Argentina) Susana SIGNORELLI (Argentina)

Honorary President of the Latin American Association of Existential Psychotherapy (ALPE). President CAPAC Foundation. Director of the Latin American Journal of Existential Psychology. President II World Congress of Existential Therapy (May 2019). Ph.D in Psychology. Existential psychologist, resides in Buenos Aires. She has been founder and first president of the Latin American Association of Existential Psychotherapy (ALPE).

Svetlana KOSTROMINA (Russia) Svetlana KOSTROMINA (Russia)
Svetlana KRIVTSOVA (Russia) Svetlana KRIVTSOVA (Russia)

PhD, has twenty years of working experience as an assistant professor of the Department of Personality Psychology, Psychology Department, Moscow State University (Lomonosov). In 2005 she received a diploma in psychotherapy. She is working as a trainer and supervisor in GLE-international Institute (Vienna). She has been conducting educational programs for the training of existential psychotherapists in Moscow, London, Riga.

Svetlana SHTUKAREVA (Russia) Svetlana SHTUKAREVA (Russia)

Counselling psychologist, logotherapist. Head of the Higher School of Logotherapy at the Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis, honorary member of the International Association of Logotherapy and Existential Analysis, Professional Guild of Psychologists Coordination Board Chairman, certified supervisor. Winner of Moscow government award for cultural achievements.

Sylvester MADU (Nigeria) Sylvester MADU (Nigeria)

On 3th June 2015, Professor Sylvester Ntomchukwu Madu is a native of Ubahu, Okija, in Ihiala Local Government, Anambra State Nigeria, was elected the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Chukwuemeka Odumegbu Ojukwu University (former Anambra State University) Igbariam Campus. Before his new position, he was the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the same university, and the President of the World Council for Psychotherapy African Chapter.

Tatiana AGIBALOVA (Russia) Tatiana AGIBALOVA (Russia)

Moscow, Russia MD, PhD, Psychiatrist, Addictionist, Psychotherapist, Principal Researcher, Moscow Research and Practical Centre for Narcology of the Department of Public Health; Professor of the Psychotherapy and Sexology Department of the Russian Medical Academy of Continuing Professional Education; Professor of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Pathology Department, the Faculty of Continuing Medical Education, Medical Institute, People's Friendship University of Russia.

Tatiana KARAVAEVA (Russia) Tatiana KARAVAEVA (Russia)
Tatyana NIKIFOROVA (Russia) Tatyana NIKIFOROVA (Russia)

Child and family psychologist, art therapist, fairy tale therapist, Full member, official teacher and personal therapist of PPL. Russia, Bratsk.

Toby Sigrún HERMAN (Iceland) Toby Sigrún HERMAN (Iceland)

Toby Sigrún Herman is an MHR, Supervisor, Family Therapist, Certified Psychotherapist, EAP European Register, Certified Educator, Career & Guidance Counselor, Ministry of Education, Science and Culture, Iceland; Former Delegate Iceland to EAP and EFTA; Former member Board of Specialists, Family Therapy Program, Inst. of Continuing Education, University of Iceland.

Tony WHITE (Australia) Tony WHITE (Australia)

Tony White - private practice, psychotherapist and psychologist, Australia. Transactional Analyst TSTA-P-ITAA Teaching and supervising transactional analyst in the field of Psychotherapy. Awarded the Goulding Award for excellence in transactional analysis for outstanding achievements in the development of the theory and practice of transactional analysis. Author of many books and articles on psychotherapy in transactional analysis.

Valentina CHERNYAVSKAYA (Russia) Valentina CHERNYAVSKAYA (Russia)

Chernyavskaya Valentina Stanislavovna – Head of the department of philosophy and legal psychology, doctor of pedagogical sciences, professor of psychology, head of seaside office of the Russian psychological society, chairman of the board of Seaside professional association of psychologists. Summary.


Prof. Vamik D. Volkan, M.D., DLFAPA – Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, University of Virginia, President Emeritus, International Dialogue Initiative.  Past President: Virginia Psychoanalytic Society, Turkish-American Neuropsychiatric Society, International Society of Political Psychology and  American College of Psychoanalysts Training and Supervising Analyst Emeritus, Washington Psychoanalytic Institute. Honorary Professor of the East-European Psychoanalytic Institute.

Vasily LEFTEROV (Ukraine) Vasily LEFTEROV (Ukraine)

Doctor of Psychological Sciences, Professor, Head of the Department of Sociology and Psychology of the National University "Odessa Academy of Law". Corresponding Member of the Petrov Academy of Sciences and Arts (2007). President of the public organization "Association of Psychologists of Donbass (2009-2014). Member of the Presidium of all-Ukrainian public organization “Association of Professional Psychologists of Ukraine (since 2010).

Veniamin KOLPACHNNIKOV (Russia) Veniamin KOLPACHNNIKOV (Russia)

Candidate of psychological sciences (Ph.D.), Associate Professor of the Center for fundamental and consultative personology of the National Research University "Higher School of Economics", President of the Russian society of person-centered approach, member of the Russian Psychological Society, associate member of the Center for the Studies of the Person(La Jolla, California, USA), client-centered psychotherapist, supervisor and coach. Russia, Moscow.

Vera ARSENEVA (Russia) Vera ARSENEVA (Russia)

Arseneva Vera Vladimirovna is a medical (clinical) psychologist, works at the department and clinic of neurosurgery in Military Medical Academy S.M.Kirov, head of section "Student Psychotherapeutic Club RPA/SPBGU", head of modality "Person-centered (reconstructive) psychotherapy" of Professional Psychotherapeutic League, coach and supervisor of person-centered (reconstructive) psychotherapists society. Saint Petersburg, Russia.


Clinical Psychologist graduated at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She got her Ph.D. from Universidad Nacional de San Luis, Argentina (with the highest distinction). Veronica is Co-Director of the Chilean Institute for Integrative Psychotherapy, professor at the Adolfo Ibañez University Master’s Program. She is also a lecturer for undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Victor MAKAROV (Russia) – President of the Congress Victor MAKAROV (Russia) – President of the Congress

Professor Victor Makarov, 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.

Viktor KUZOVKIN (Russia) 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.

Violetta PERVAK (Russia) Violetta PERVAK (Russia)

Psychologist, lecturer at the St. Petersburg Institute of Law and Entrepreneurship, gestalt consultant, coach of training groups, supervisor of caring professions specialists, full member and co-chairman of "Game Practice in Therapy and Psychological Counseling" cluster in Professional Psychotherapeutic League of Russia, organizer of MiniFest "Create Your World on Playing!". Russia, St. Petersburg.

Vitaly DUBROVSKY (Russia) Vitaly DUBROVSKY (Russia)

Dubrovsky Vitaly Yakovlevich – Russian and American methodologist, doctor of psychological sciences, professor, expert in the field of information systems, honorary professor of the Higher school of business of the University Clarkson (School of Business Clarkson University), USA.

Vlada TITOVA (Russia) Vlada TITOVA (Russia)

MD, Ph.D., associate professor, department of psychosomatic medicine and psychotherapy, St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University. A practicing psychiatrist, psychotherapist, narcologist. Member of the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS). Psychotherapist of the European register of psychotherapists, holder of The World Certificate for Psychotherapy (WCPC).

Vladimir DOMORATSKY (Belarus) Vladimir DOMORATSKY (Belarus)

Doctor of Medicine, M.D.(Hab.), Professor, Head of the General and Clinical Psychology Department at the Belarusian State University, psychotherapist, psychiatrist, sexologist. Vice-President of the National Independent Organization "Union of Psychotherapists and Psychologists". Full member of the All-Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League (PPL Russia), head of the "Eriksonian Psychotherapy and Erikson Hypnosis" modality.

Vladimir NIKITIN (Russia) Vladimir NIKITIN (Russia)

Doctor in philosophy (ontology and gnoseology sciences), Ph.D in psychology, professor of Practical Psychology and Arts Therapy Department (Moscow Social Pedagogical Institute), head of “Arts-therapy in psychological consulting” magistrates. He is a founding member and president of East-European Association of Arts Therapy in Sofia (2011), chef editor of scientific and practical almanac, “Art in psychology”.

Vladimir SLABINSKY (Russia) Vladimir SLABINSKY (Russia)

Vladimir Y. Slabinsky - Ph.D., Associate Professor of the Scientific-Clinical and Educational Center "Psychotherapy and Clinical Psychology" of the Institute for High Medical Technology affiliated with St. Petersburg State University, Director of ANCO FVE "St. Petersburg School of Psychotherapy and Psychology of Attitude", President of the International Association “Positive Dynamic Psychotherapy”. Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Vladimir VINOKUR (Russia) Vladimir VINOKUR (Russia)

Vladimir Vinokur, PhD, DSc, professor, Department of Psychotherapy, Medical Psychology and Sexology, North-West state medical university n.a. I.Mechnokov (St. Petersburg, Russia); senior lecturer, East-European institute for psychoanalysis; president, Balint Association (Russia); member, Council of International Balnt Federation; member, editorial board of «Balint–Journal (Zeitschrift der Deutschen Balint–Gessellschaft)» (Germany).

Vladimir VINOKUROV (Russia) Vladimir VINOKUROV (Russia)

Associate Prof. Dr., the Philosophy Faculty of Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia. Study of religion, philosophy, psychotherapy. International Award in the field of social sciences and arts “SGEM” (Vienna, Austria, 2019) for the best scientific report. Honorary Lecturer of Moscow State University. Full member of the All-Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League.


Xuefu Wang, PhD, having obtained his degrees in the fields of theology, literature, psychology and pastoral counseling, is the founder as well as the executive director of ZhiMian Institute for Psychotherapy in Nanjing, China. His past experience has been teaching at universities, seminaries, and psychological institutions. Dr. Wang is an active promoter as well as a pioneering practitioner of psychotherapy in the Mainland of China.

Yaqui Andrés MARTINEZ ROBLES (Mexico) Yaqui Andrés MARTINEZ ROBLES (Mexico)

Ph.D in Psychotherapy; Current President of the Latin American Association of Existential Psychotherapy, CEO of the Circle of Studies in Existential Therapy at Mexico city, member of the editorial board of the Journal of Existential Analysis. Existential Phenomenological Therapist, trainings in Gestalt Therapy, Group Therapy, Music Therapy, and Transpersonal Psychology and Holotropic Breathwork.

Yelena PECHNIKOVA (Russia) Yelena PECHNIKOVA (Russia)

Obstetrician-gynecologist, endocrinologist, psychologist, Full member of PPL, regional level trainer and supervisor of PPL, Head of Perinatal psychotherapy section of PPL, Director of medical-psychological clinic “Semia+”.

Yuri SHEVCHENKO (Russia) Yuri SHEVCHENKO (Russia)

Shevchenko Yuri Stepanovich is a doctor of medical sciences, Professor, head of the Department of child psychiatry and psychotherapy of the Russian Medical Academy of continuous postgraduate education, Chief of child and adolescent psychiatry Rams educational-scientific medical center “of the property management Department of the President of the Russian Federation”.

Zlata POLOZHAYA (Russia) Zlata POLOZHAYA (Russia)

MD, PhD, Head of the Department of Psychotherapy, Institute of Interdisciplinary Medicine, psychiatrist, psychotherapist, hypnotherapist, group psychotherapist, official representative of the Central Council of the Professional Psychotherapeutic League of Russia in Italy, deputy chairman of the Academic Council for Psychotherapy of the National Association for the Development of Psychotherapeutic and Psychological Science and Practice, Member of the World Institute Pain (WIP), Moscow.

Zoran MILIVOJEVIĆ (Serbia) Zoran MILIVOJEVIĆ (Serbia)

Dr. med. Zoran Milivojević, is a psychotherapist, transactional analyst, supervisor, teacher and author.

President of Serbian Union of Associations of Psychotherapists, and of TA Centre — Association of Transactional Analysts of Serbia.


Psyco-Organic Therapist ( member of European and World Registers), Leader of Psyco-Organic module in Russian Federation, current member of PPL, EAP, member of Ethics Commitee of Self-Regulated Organisation Association of Psychologists and Psycotherapists, national delegate from Russian Federation in ЕАPОА, International level Trainer, Supervisor in OPPL, Personal Therapist, Trainer for Pre-training for Psyco-Organic Analysis students (Cities of Moscow and Anapa).

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