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

Scientific program 2022

The main semantic directions at the Congress



2022 June 23-26


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Conferences in the framework of Congress:

  • “Academization of Psychotherapy” (Chairmen: А. Pritz, Е.V. Makarova, К. Reboli)
  • In memory of Professor Rodolfo de Bernart (Chairmen: G.А. Makarova and colleagues)
  • Psychoanalytic conference “Seperation, Identity and Integration; Growing up in a Globalized World. The subtitle is; Challenges for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in Modern times”
  • Psychoanalytic conference (Chair: М.М. Reshetnikov)

    CHAIR: Mikhail Reshetnikov (Saint-Petersburg, Russia).

    The renascence of psychoanalytic approach in Russian psychotherapy began 30 years ago. During this period, the methodical and methodological gap between Russian and Western psychoanalytic schools has been covered, and the homeland system of psychoanalytic education and training has been developed. Psychoanalysis has become a recognized approach of modern Russian psychotherapy. Special role in this process belongs to the leading psychoanalytic communities of contemporary world, IPA and IAAP in the first place, and acknowledged professionals from England, Germany, USA and France. The conference is designated to summarize the Russian experience of recent years and to professionally engage with western colleagues.
  • “Symboldrama” (Chair: Y.L.Obukhov-Kozarovitsky)

Congresses, symposiums, workshops and roundtable discussions within the congress:


    CHAIRMЕN: Kocharyan Aleksandr Surenovich (Ukraine, Kharkov), Kuzovkin Viktor Vladimirovich (Russia, Moscow)

    Сlient-centered psychotherapy and counseling have long established themselves around the world as effective methods of providing psychological assistance. Every year they gain an increasing number of supporters in the post-Soviet space, where their domestic options are formed, taking into account the mental characteristics of the population. The section will address current issues of client-centered psychotherapy and counseling: the main vectors of the development of their theory and practice in Russia and abroad, we will return to their definition, focus on their capabilities in maintaining and developing the mental health and well-being of a person, family, society, and researching them effectiveness; defining the main criteria for identifying psychotherapeutic practice as client-centered, and we dwell on the problem of the “purity” of the approach, the dynamics of the psychotherapeutic ideas of C. Rogers, the peculiarities of the formation of domestic and foreign versions of this approach, and others. We will also discuss the problems that the person-centered approach in general. Leading psychotherapists and consultants of client-centered modality of Russia and abroad are going to take part in the section. Planned reports, presentations of cases from the practice of client-centered counseling and psychotherapy, master classes.

  • Addictions Psychotherapy
  • Art Psychotherapy

    Symposium «Art psychotherapy: the path traveled and the milestones of further development»
    Chair: Alexander Ivanovich Kopytin, 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.
    Co-chair: Natalia Rafaelovna Nazarova, candidate of psychological sciences, associate professor of the department of psychology and pedagogy of the St. Petersburg State Institute of Culture; Medical psychologist, MRO SPb GBUZ «Psychoneurological dispensary No. 5», St. Petersburg, member of the Council of «Art Therapy Association.»
    The symposium summarizes and outlines the cardinal directions of the further development of Russian and world art psychotherapy. Art psychotherapy is presented as a group of methods of psychological assistance (psychotherapy) used in medicine, education and the social sphere, with appropriate indications for use. The issues of professional training and the requirements for those providing art psychotherapy services are discussed. The questions of standardization and improving the quality and effectiveness of art-psychotherapeutic programs are being raised.

  • Balint group (Chaired by А.А. Avagimayn)
  • Balint group (Chaired by N.N. Klepikov)

    Presentation of the Balint group work “Balint group as an effective tool in the development of professional communicative competence of psychotherapists and psychologists-consultants. Balint supervision: expediency, necessity, resources”.
  • Beatotherapy

    CHAIRMEN:Lev Belogorodskii — 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).

    Body psychotherapy is a separate branch of psychotherapy, which grew out of psychoanalysis, in particular from the works of Wilhelm Reich in the thirties of the last century. The work of Pierre Janet, as well as other theorists and practitioners of psychology and psychotherapy, also influenced the formation of body psychotherapy. In addition, the study of movement, as well as Eastern philosophy and psychology, had a great influence on the development of body psychotherapy. The empirical findings of researchers in the field of body psychotherapy are currently confirmed by the achievements of neuroscience.
  • Clinical classical psychotherapy (including clinical classic hypnosis, P. Dubois rational psychotherapy, activating psychotherapy of S.I. Konstorum, Creative Expression Therapy by М.Е. Burno and other psychotherapeutic methods and clinical-based techniques

    CHAIRS: Lyudmila Makhnovskaya (Moscow, Russia), Kirill Gorelov (Moscow, Russia)

    Classical clinical psychotherapy — is the domestic school of psychotherapy. It is natural science psychotherapy, which worldview is inseparable from clinical medicine. In this method the therapeutic intervention comes not from psychological theories and concepts (in psychologically-theoretical perception) but from clinical picture of mental disorder. A clinician «reads the signs» of spontaneous healing «work» of soul nature and helps the nature, when possible, to heal better. Classical clinical psychotherapy includ classical medical hypnosis, rational therapy by P. Dubois, activating therapy by S.I. Konstorum, creative self-expression therapy by M.E. Burno and other methods of psychotherapy, based upon clinical medical approach.
  • Cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy in neurological practice

    Chair:  Elena A. Korabelnikova, Professor of the Department of nervous diseases of First Moscow State Medical University, officially I.M. Sechenov

    The name «Cognitive behavioral psychotherapy» (СBT) combines a family of psychotherapeutic methods related to the similarity of theoretical views and techniques based on the processes of information processing and is a learning process that provides the patient with a new experience. The goal of СВT is to correct distortions or errors of thinking, and to form adaptive behavioral patterns. According to the majority of specialists, CBT is one of the leading psychotherapeutic areas, and is becoming increasingly common in clinical practice, in particular, in working with neurological pаtients. The reports presented at the Symposium show the high effectiveness of CBT in the treatment of patients with chronic pain, sleep disorders and other common clinical syndromes.
  • Coaching
  • Dianalys
  • Education in psychology and psychotherapy. Higher school VUCA in the world. New approaches (round table)

    CHAIRMAN: Professor Victor Makarov (Moscow, Russia)
    CO-CHAIRMAN: Larisa Rudina (Moscow, Russia)

    The draft «Strategy for the social development of social psychotherapy in the Russian Federation 2021-2030» states that ... «the status of professional psychotherapy, the main types of psychotherapeutic activities — scientific, educational, practical, organizational, expert, rule-making — as well as the social rating of the profession should correspond to the current social request and the spirit of the Newest time ». These trends corresponds to the global directions in the education of specialists — psychotherapists in modern realities when the avalanche flow of information, the cognitive vulnerability of the individual and the «forced tolerance to change» are markers of being in the post-covid era.
    The work of the Round table meeting «Education in Psychology and Psychotherapy» is devoted to the problems of training the specialists of PPE, whose qualifications and personal qualities will provide high quality and authentic assistance to the population in conditions of high socio-cultural dynamics.
    • the originality of education in psychotherapy;
    • the need to form ethical standards for the activities of an individual specialist and the psychotherapeutic community;
    • conceptual characteristics of the maturity of the personality of a specialist — psychologist / psychotherapist;
    • determination (formation) of the competencies necessary in the profession in the conditions of an “uncertain future”;
    • education in the field of preservation and development of mental health and psychological well-being of professionals;
    • the importance / relevance of the educational component in educational programs for «adults» (people teaching a second education);
    • the ability to assess the quality of the process / result of training specialist psychotherapists;
    • a description of the «portrait» of a specialist — a graduate of the educational programs of the PPL;
    • application / limitation of digital technologies and the possibilities of online space in the training of specialists.

    Specialists who are invited to participate in the discussion
    • modality leaders
    • work at the Higher School,
    • ready to share their personal experience of acquiring professional knowledge;
    • are going to improve their qualifications.

  • Ecofacilitation
  • Emotion-Image Therapy

    SYMPOSIUM “Achievements and Perspectives of Emotional Imaginative Psychotherapy”

    CHAIRMAN: Nikolay Dmitriyevich Linde (Moscow, Russia)

    Emotional Imaginary (or analytically effective) Therapy was created in Russia in the early90s of the last century. The method belongs to psychodynamic psychotherapy, but the EIT modality has a number of peculiarities and advantages.EIT has already become a method used in daily life to solve actual psychological problems, and at the same time EIT is a way to constant personal growth and spirituality development.
    The main advantage of the method is quick diagnosis that is achieved through spontaneous images expressing traumatic feelings of a client, as well as precise emotional semantic impact that a client makes on himself via the images. A therapy result comes out immediately in consequence of mental impact on the client’s images. We claim that awarenessis not enough for healing, but a right action is needed to fix the initial psychodynamic conflict in the client’s unconscious directly.
    EIT allows to rid clients of various psychosomatic problems such as asthma, allergies, pains of different localization and etiology, chronic nasal congestion, thyroid disorders, uterine fibroids, neurodermatitis etc. in a fast and effective way. EIT has shown its effectiveness in ridding clients of phobias, emotional addictions, grief and loss, psychological trauma, anger, relationship problems, lack of confidence, conflicts etc.
    One of the most important aspects of EIT is development of positive and optimistic life philosophy that is the basis of all the EIT techniques and peculiar meditative exercises that we worked out.
    We will report on EIT theory, principles and new achievements at a section meeting and at a congressional plenary.
    Within 25 years of development EIT has made its sphere of application times wider, honed its theoretical principles, worked out a lot of effective techniques for problems analysis and resolving and lots of peculiar imaginative exercises, created an optimistic and inspiring life philosophy.
    Our section enlists more than 200 members, including 7 members awarded PhD in psychology. At least 2000 experts apply EIT in their psychotherapeutic and consultative practice. The method becomes more and more famous in Russia and abroad. Currently we’ve published 7 books representing EIT, and approximately80 articles about the method.
    In order to spread the method in a fast and accurate way, we conduct workshops where one can lean to teach the method. More than 20 people have already became EIT teachers. They’ve obtained certificates that allow them to teach EIT, — those certificates are signed by N. Linde and confirmed by the Professional Psychotherapeutic League. As a result of it, PPL has awarded our section an honorary diploma for the creation of a scientific and practical school! We’re proud of it, and we train psychologists in our method at our School workshop. Different EIT teachers participate in the training.
  • Emotion-Image Therapy

    Doctor of Medicine (Hab.), Professor Vladimir Domoratsky (Minsk, Belarus)

    Ericksonian psychotherapy is characterized by pragmatism, it focuses on burning problems of clients; it widely applies hypnotic strategies and has no strict time or format limits and limitations. It is short-term in nature and easily adapts to the conditions of modern life. It is known for its cost effectiveness, universality and high efficiency. To-day, the application of hypnosis in clinical practice is largely based on Erickson’s approach to the guidance techniques and the use of hypnotic trance.

    The section presents papers on Milton Ericsson's psychotherapy and, above all, on hypnotherapy strategies in working with patients who have various psychological problems or psychosomatic diseases.

    Zhukov Alexander Sergeevich (Novosibirsk, Russia)

    Ethics is a regulatory science dealing with principles andnorms of human behavior. It can be narrowly defined as studies on fundamental moral and ethical principles. In the context of professional morals, professional ethics is a wide-ranging concept and it influences motives of specialists’ behavior, motivates to act in a certain way and contributes to successful performing of professional duties. The work of psychotherapist and/or psychologist is characterized by specific responsibility for patients, clients, colleagues, students and community of professionals. Breach of ethics influences badly not only on specialists, but also the whole community of professionals. For avoiding the breach of ethics as well as for maintaining reputation of community of professionals, these issues are to be regulated by the code of ethics. Code of ethics is a set of rules and principles regulating professional behavior and the way psychotherapist and/or psychologist treat patients, clients, build relationships with colleagues, students and communities of professionals.

    Within the framework of the section, reports will be delivered on pressing issues and peculiarities of ethical control over professional activities of psychotherapists and/or psychologists.
  • Ethical personalism
  • Existential psychotherapy

    Existential Cluster 9th World Congress on Psychotherapy

    Curator of the Congress existential modality: Yesselson Semyon Borisovich (Russia)

    Existential therapy is the only field of psychotherapy, which is not associated with any particular set of methods. In this approach, the focus is on how a person lives, faces and copes with the difficulties of life and vicissitudes of fate.
    This approach is closely related with existential philosophy, representing its praxis. Possessing phenomenology and hermeneutics is a necessary condition in existential therapy to see each person and each life situation in their particularity and uniqueness.
  • Fairytale therapy

    Nina Lavrova (St. Petersburg, Russia), Inna Zezyulinskaya (Sevastopol, Russia), Elena Romanova (Moscow, Russia)

    The use of system-information and resource approaches allows specialists to solve problems related to problems that arise in the family. The desire for reliable and harmonious relationships is a universal factor that ensures the integrity and preservation of the family. The united efforts of systemic family psychotherapy and family counseling are aimed at mobilizing and consolidating family members in problematic situations. The general tasks of harmonization of intra-family relations with overcoming the uncertainty and inconsistency of interpersonal relations are solved. Special attention is paid to the demographic crisis. The crisis is caused not only by a reduction in the birth rate, but also by a decrease in the level of health, education, and personal responsibility of family members. The development of methods and use of psychotherapeutic technologies that help to deal with crisis circumstances is based on the results of research on the family system and the readiness of spouses to perform parental functions. The section will present reports that reveal the latest world achievements of family psychotherapy.
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Generative psychotherapy
  • Group analysis
  • Healing creative psycholinguistics
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Jungian analysis

    Third Joint Scientific and Practical Conference modalities «Jungian analysis» PPL and the Faculty of Philosophy of Moscow State University Lomonosov «Psychotherapy and consolation by philosophy» in the framework of the Ninth World Congress of Psychotherapy «Children. Society. The Future — The Planet of Psychotherapy» June 26-29, 2020 in Moscow

    Psychotherapy is a medicine for the soul, which acts differently than chemicals or physical interventions, namely with the help of language and other symbolic systems. Psychotherapy includes finding the causes of internal disorders; their awareness and acceptance leads to healing. This search is based on various doctrines, theories and their development. However, until now, psychotherapists have not been able to reach agreement on what is the basis of mental health. The search for these foundations opens the philosophical horizons of the problem. Does a psychotherapist need philosophy and does a philosopher need psychotherapy? How do they interact with people and society? How did the philosophical quest of the great psychiatrist Karl Gustav Jung influence the theoretical foundations of his analytical psychology and what is the practical significance of his teaching for modern psychotherapy?

    Within the framework of this conference, it is proposed to discuss a wide range of issues:
    1. PSYCHOTHERAPY AND PHILOSOPHY — the origins, intersections, common paths and fields of meanings.
    1. HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY AND PSYCHOLOGY. The philosophical origins of psychology; classic, medieval, renaissance and modern approaches. Philosophy of Carl Gustav Jung.
    2. PHILOSOPHY AND PSYCHOLOGY OF CULTURE. The essence and significance of culture, the impact on the individual and society as a whole, globalization and other modern processes. Cultural studies C.G. Jung and their importance for the development of modern psychotherapy.
    3. PHILOSOPHICAL TRADITIONS AND PSYCHOLOGY. The value of philosophical research C.G. Jung for modern psychotherapy. Symbolic systems in traditional Jungian psychotherapy.
    5. THEORETICAL PHILOSOPHY AND PSYCHOLOGY. Theoretical Foundations of Analytical Psychology C.G. Jung and their place in modern psychotherapy.
    7. KNOWLEDGE AND REALITY. Types and theories, social significance, cultural differences.
    8. PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE AND PSYCHOLOGY. Scientific reasoning, social responsibility.
    10. EPISTEMOLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY. Knowledge, knowledge acquisition, skepticism. The path of individuation in analytical psychology C.G. Jung and its significance for modern man.
    11. LOGIC AND PSYCHOLOGY. The study of logic, deductive and inductive reasoning, consistency, reliability, reliability.
    12. METHODOLOGY AND PSYCHOLOGY. Central issues, styles and methods, history and schools. Symbolic systems in modern Jungian psychotherapy.

    Conference Chairpersons:
    Lidia A. Surina — Ph.D. in Chemistry, Analytical Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Full Member and Co-Chair of the Jungian Analysis Modality of PPL, Certified Personal Therapist, Supervisor and International Teacher of PPL, rector of the Academy of Deep Psychology, Director of the Scientific Psychological Center for Interdisciplinary Research, Honorary Member of the International Professional Guild of Game Psychologist, Moscow.
    Vladimir V. Vinokurov — Ph.D., Associate Professor of the Department of Philosophy of Religion and Religious Studies, Faculty of Philosophy, Moscow State University Lomonosov, Moscow.
  • Khorovod (Russian traditional circle dance) as psychosocial practice in history and in modern times. Round table

    CHAIRMEN: Vladimir Shamparov (St. Petersburg, Russia), Olesia Tsiglova (Vladimir, Russia), Anastasiya Kirsanova (St. Petersburg, Russia)

    What is a phenomenon of a Circle dance in the 21st century? Challenges of the present time. Social and spiritual crisis of society. Today’s family — it’s problems, aspirations, solutions. Circle dance is a phenomenon of reality, it represents psychotherapeutic practices with a certain cultural background, offers solutions for contemporary problems through tradition, and reflects transversion of pedagogy with modern education.

    Traditional circle dance represents a vivid reflection of the world around a person: in these dances various life situations are chanted through the dance and played out in it — people, who might later become spouses, relatives, who may be starting families together, try different roles in their possible relationships. In the variety of existing circle dances the relationships of human world are shown through the images of nature and animals. Proper images of a Man and a Woman, fitting strategies of young man’s and maiden’s behavior are formed through traditional round dances.

    In the traditional circle dances the attitude of folk towards Nature, family, and towards the whole human race is reflected. Circle dances have their own timing, place, melody, they possess certain movements, which may vary depending on the occasion of recording, yet always have a historically documented origin. An important detail is that traditional round dances and songs do not have any personal view on the happenings.

    Over the years, people's memory retains only things that are truthful, vibrant and natural for every person, regardless of age or of lifetime. Only the part that does not carry the reflection of a performer, but remains in the most important and general things that make human a human, is preserved in folk’s consciousness.

    Traditional circle dances make a contemporary man feel needed, significant, unified with others; make us experience success and enjoy it. Round dances make it possible to live through and process things that need getting rid of, and to acquire new qualities and capabilities that are crucial for future life. In our times, the so-called European values prevail, thus we do lack warmth, cooperation, common space of joy and happiness that is present in folk circular dances.

    Traditional circle dances reveal the traditions, carefully preserved in people's memory, to a modern man in all their depth. These traditions, cherishingly noted and recorded by folklore collectors, are helping us to make our lives a little better — tight here, right now.
  • Knowledge System ECOLOGY OF THOUGHT by L.P. Troyan


    CHAIRS: Lyudmila Petrovna Troyan (Moscow, Russia), Svetlana Vitalievna Belous (Moscow, Russia), Anastasia Eduardovna Kegeles (Berlin, Germany)

    Colleagues from Russia, Germany, Belarus, Ukraine, Israel and the USA participate in the XXVII International Science and Research Conference “The Knowledge System of ECOLOGY of THOUGHT by L.P. Troyan in Life Evolution on the Earth” in the framework of 9th World Congress for Psychotherapy “Children, Society and Future — the Planet of Psychotherapy”.

    The XXVII International Science and Research Conference focuses on the integrated approach to consultants’ work of the Knowledge System of ECOLOGY of THOUGHT by L.P. Troyan  (KSET by L.P. Troyan). This approach addresses the influence of geopathogenic zones of geopathogenic flows on the territories of houses and office buildings on the clients’ health and efficiency. The amount of work with children of preschool and school age is growing. Considering that the healing process goes hand in hand with the acquiring the KSET by L.P. Troyan methods, particular attention is given to the individual work with children to recognize the influence of the positive and negative patterns as well as the depth of the work undertaken.

    KSET by L.P. Troyan is a system of methods, founded in Russia in 1994, that includes the strictly logical approach to the work with causes and consequences.

    The aim of KSET by L.P. Troyan is, through the self-discovery, research of personal conscious and unconscious experience, to strive to develop personal intuitive opportunities and individual human organism resources, based on the awareness of making every choice and of the fact that health is embodied spirituality in the area of integral relationships, caused by conscious and unconscious experience.

    The methods of KSET by L.P. Troyan use the developed methodology: conscious transformation of the facets of primary cause of destructive process with the overview of upcoming period.

    Ideology of KSET by L.P. Troyan is based on the researches of the great Russian philosopher Elena Petrovna Blavatskaya. The concept of immortality of human individuality lays the groundwork for a strictly logical  Knowledge System of ECOLOGY of THOUGHT.

    For 27 years of psychological activities annual international conferences have been held in Russia, Germany, Belarus, Ukraine, Australia, Brazil, Cuba. Currently followers-consultants of KSET by L.P. Troyan is working actively in the cities of Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Germany, Israel, the USA and other countries.
  • Instrumental psychotherapy
  • Integral neuroprogramming


    The work of the Symposium “Integrated Neuroprogramming” version 4.0 will be devoted to the use of the paradigm approach, as well as the methodology, models and psychotechnologies of INP 4.0 for psychotherapy of childhood, family, personal growth and development, as well as human existence in the context of the space of human life.

    Natalia Spokoinyi (Berlin, Germany)

    This section presents new achievements and developments in integrated trauma therapy, obtained and reassessed in the framework of a spiritually-oriented approach. This creative, and, as a rule, own personal work, combining various Western and Eastern approaches, yields the best achievements of natural and humanitarian Sciences and spiritual practices. Any trauma splits the personality, breaking its harmony. The concept of injury and symptom is considered in a broad context, which also includes genetic, organizational and societal trauma. Just as a good doctor treats not a symptom or a disease, but the body as a whole, so too do we in the center of integral psychotherapy focus on the whole person and not their individual problems or processes. In case of injury to the organization, family, society, it is also a question of restoring their integrity. Standard methods of trauma therapy are focused on long-term work to create a safe space, «safety techniques», etc. This is important but often prohibitive due to time and finances. The section presents the author's individual and collaborative innovative methods of short-term therapy of mental injuries: systemic constellations, body-oriented therapy, colour therapy and other types of psychotherapy. The central focus is on the Quadripartite Body-Emotions-Intellect-Spirit (BEMS) model. The use of the model allows us to awaken the interest of the client, which immediately takes him out of the epicenter of the injury and allows them to look at themselves from the outside, to create the necessary safe space in the shortest possible time and to obtain important resources through the release of energy blocked during a trauma and access to the power of the genes, and in the case of the organization and society to corresponding resources. We further demonstrate the practical application of the method and it’s effective results in the case of mental injuries and problems in the organization, as well as in intercultural, national and religious conflicts.

    Natalia Spokoinyi (Berlin, Germany), Tatiana Nikiforova (Bratsk, Russia)

    The section presents new achievements and developments in the integrated, spiritually-oriented approach to severe psychosomatics for the purpose of client recovery. The author's methods combine various individual and group methods of work, such as systemic constellations, body-oriented practices and art-therapeutic techniques (colour, music and integrative sandplay therapy, MAC, etc.) We begin with the assertion that the disease is a physical expression of the struggle between two parts of a personality: denying, destroying and supporting, affirming life. The purpose of the approach — to help the patient turn from a victim into an active creator of their own wellbeing: to mobilize their own strength, thereby giving impetus to the immune system to effectively counteract the disease and extend their years of joyful, fruitful life.

    The effectiveness of the method is demonstrated by examples of clients with such serious diseases as cancer, hepatitis C, lupus erythematosus, schizophrenia and other mental disorders, etc.

    Belopolskaya Natalia Lvovna (Moscow, Russia), Krasilo Alexander Ivanovich, (Moscow, Russia), Ilya Pluzhnikov (Moscow, Russia)

    Multilevel psychosocial model of psychotherapy will be presented in the framework of integrative psychotherapy. In order to plan psychotherapy, special attention is paid to a comprehensive psychological and individual-typological diagnosis of mental disorders. Psychological trauma is considered not just as an emotional and cognitive outcome of distress, but as a special polarized form of relationship. As an example of an effective method, an introduction to “meditative fantasizing” is proposed.

    Victor Makarov (Moscow, Russia), Alexander Katkov (St. Petersburg, Russia), Vladimir Sgibov (Penza, Russia)

    Formation of the integrative psychotherapy represents a movement in the direction of conceptual synthesis of modern scientific theories of a personality and its changes and the corresponding psychotherapeutic methods. The method of multimodal therapy is a Russian version of the integrative psychotherapy, which takes into account the peculiarity of the national psychotherapy. Each final congress of the League is represented by a large breakout session on this method, which has the increasing number of supporters. The most important characteristic of the integrative movement in psychotherapy is that the psychotherapist takes into account the individual clinical and psychological characteristics of the patient, his needs and specific features of his illness.
  • INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF YOUNG PSYCHOTHERAPISTS: FUTURE LAB. The program of the School is entirely in English.

    The educational program of the World Council for Psychotherapy, together with the Professional Psychotherapeutic League of Russia, is pleased to present Future Lab, part of the International School of Young Psychotherapists.

    Coordinator: Ekaterina Makarova
    , Chairman of the Youth Section of the World Council for Psychotherapy.

    Goals and objectives:
    Future Lab is a new platform for those who have recently taken up professional clinical practice, as well as students and invited experts, to come together and exchange their ideas and experiences with one another during the IX World Congress on Psychotherapy. Specialists with less than 5 years experience of independent work are given the opportunity to engage with students of psychology, medicine, psychotherapy and pedagogics in a specially developed program on psychotherapy within the framework of the Congress.

    Program of the School:

    Within the program of Future Lab, recent graduates in psychotherapy will be given an opportunity to present their projects in three unique sectors: scientific research, start-ups in the social sphere, or psychotherapeutic technique. Future Lab’s team will invite a select number of outstanding professionals from the list of speakers and guests of the Congress to participate in it’s forum, who will lend their expertise, giving recommendations and feedback to the Future Lab presenters.

    Within the framework of the School program, the winners will be granted the following opportunities:
    To take part in a specially developed scientific and practical program, including lectures and seminars from global leaders in Psychotherapy.
    To present research, organizational and practical work to top scientific mentors of the Congress, and to receive feedback and make contact with these international colleagues.
    The ability to receive grants from various international practical centers and universities.
    Complimentary participation to all scientific events of the Congress.
    The chance to make new acquaintances and expand ones professional network on an international scale, through participation in numerous discussions and debates concerning the content of the Congress.
    Possibilities of having articles published in the collection of scientific papers of the Congress, in addition to the monthly scientific and practical journal Psychotherapy.
    An invitation to speak at the X World Congress on Psychotherapy in 2020.

    Main topics of the scientific and practical program:

    Research in the field of psychotherapeutic practice and education.
    Digitalization and the challenges it presents for psychotherapy.
    Four-part model of professional training in psychotherapy: present and near future.

    The future of our profession: will artificial intelligence be able to replace psychotherapists?

    Future Lab is held through the Youth Section of the World Council for Psychotherapy, and the Youth Section of the Professional Psychotherapeutic League of Russia, under the auspices of the National Self-Regulating Organization of the Union of Psychotherapists and Psychologists.

    Conditions for participation
    : In order to be considered for the selection round, participants are asked to submit a CV, as well as the supporting documents of a student ID and a professional diploma issued within the past 5 years, along with report abstract, or the summary of a social project or workshop, to the following email address: .

    Participation quotas are set per country.
    The deadline for application submission is April 1, 2020.
    Scientific papers will be received through April 1, 2020.

    Papers chosen will be included in the Collection of Scientific Papers of the Congress.
  • Management and marketing in psychology and psychotherapy

    : Nina Lavrova (St. Petersburg, Russia)

    Mediation promotes responsible decision-making, leading to agreement in the conflict. The use of interdisciplinary approaches increases the effectiveness of mediation.

    The purpose of this Symposium is to present the experience gained in conflict resolution, as well as to discuss the problems arising in the organization of mediation.

    The reports offer answers to the questions of how the professional community of mediators to take a worthy place in the field of intermediary activity, how to identify the most effective technologies from the arsenal of mediation, how to expand interaction with the judicial system. Particular attention is paid to the issue of conflict prevention and the formation of a social environment conducive to constructive interaction. Such an environment is characterized by mutual understanding, tolerance and personal responsibility of community representatives for the results of a common cause.

    Modern knowledge from the field of psychology and neuroinformatics, studying the organization of the communicative system, expands the theoretical basis underlying mediation technologies.
  • Musical psychotherapy
  • Neuro-linguistic psychotherapy (NLPt)

    Section leader: Andrey Pligin, PhD in psychology.

    Section topic: Neuro-linguistic psychotherapy: practice and development prospects.

    Section work programs:
    • Differences between neuro-linguistic programming and neuro-linguistic psychotherapy.
    • Basic technologies of the psychotherapist's work within the framework of NLPt.
    • Work with 3 — types of psychological trauma.
    • Research in NLPt.
    • Development of a professional community in Russia.
  • Neuro-linguistic psychotherapy and integral neuroprogramming

    Liudmila Baskakova (Novosibirsk, Russia)

    Neuropsychology is a rapidly developing direction in the study of the relationship of the human brain and its functioning in society. Nowadays neuropsychology takes its rightful place both in children's and adults’ practices. This includes rehabilitation after local lesions, assistance in the development of the brain during development delay, development of compensatory mechanisms in the process of involution. The main directions will be presented in our section. Russia is the founder of neuropsychology in the world and is developing in its own way, taking into account the uniqueness of national culture. This trend is becoming more and more clear-cut and acquiring more and more supporters.
  • Panic attacks
  • Penitentiary psychology


    Igor Valerievich Dobriakov
    — 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”, Co-Chairman of the Perinatal Psychology Section of the Russian Psychological Society, Official Supervisor of the Russian Psychotherapeutic Association.

    Galina Grigoryevna Philippova
    — Doctor of Psychological Science, professor, full member of PPL Russia, regional level lecturer and supervisor, Scientific secretary of Perinatal psychotherapy section PPL Russia, 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.

    Yelena Yuryevna Pechnikova
    — Obstetrician-gynecologist, endocrinologist, psychologist, APPL full member, regional level lecturer and supervisor, Head of the Perinatal psychotherapy section of PPL Russia, Director general of “Semia+” medical-psychological clinic.

    For the integration and combination of various conferences, symposia, sections and master classes in the framework of perinatal psychotherapy it is proposed to formulate the appropriate thematic area: «Perinatal psychology, psychopathology and psychotherapy».

    The need to highlight this area is related to the relevance of issues related to psychological and psychotherapeutic assistance in reproductive problems (conception, pregnancy, childbirth, in the early postpartum period).

    It turned out that such assistance requires an interdisciplinary approach that ensures the interaction of psychotherapists and psychologists with doctors, reproductologists, obstetrician-gynecologists, neonatologists, etc.

    Psychological and psychotherapeutic support is necessary when introducing modern assisted reproductive technologies, with more expensive preparation and assistance to families, while waiting for a baby to be born, when developing and introducing modern family-oriented methods (partnership delivery, open resuscitation of newborns, etc.).

    Necessary development and application of family psychotherapy methods at birth of children with autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy and other special children, with perinatal mornings.

    The development of family relations will contribute to improving the health of mothers and children, reducing the number of divorces, and solving demographic problems.
  • Positive dynamic psychotherapy

    Chairman Vladimir Yuryevich Slabinsky, M.D., Ph.D (med), the author of the method of positive dynamic psychotherapy, associate professor of St. Petersburg State University, rector of the Independent Non-Profit Organisation for Supplementary Vocational Education «Petersburg School of Psychotherapy and Psychology of attitudes», acting Vice President of SRO National Association «Union of Psychotherapists and Psychologists», acting Chairman of the Committee on Ethics and Protection of Professional Rights associated with the All-Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League
    Co-Chairman Ilya Gennadyevich Ulyanov, M.D., Ph.D. (med), doctor of science. Professor, Head of the Department of Psychiatry and Neurology at Tomsk State Medical University, Member of the Executive Committee of the Board of the Russian Society of Psychiatrists, Member of the Board of the National Narcological Society, Vice-President and a Member of the Board of the All-Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League, Chairman of the Scientific Council of the Independent Non-Profit Organisation for Supplementary Vocational Education «Petersburg School of Psychotherapy and Psychology of attitudes».
    Co-Chairman Nadezhda Mikhailovna Voeishcheva, Ph.D., Vice-Rector for Research and Strategic Development at the Independent Non-Profit Organisation for Supplementary Vocational Education «Petersburg School of Psychotherapy and Psychology of attitudes», Supervisor and Master Trainer in the Method of Positive Dynamic Psychotherapy, Full Member of the All-Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League.

    Positive Dynamic Psychotherapy is a psychodynamic method with an existentially humanistic vision of the human nature, enriched by a transcultural approach and behavioral techniques. The method has three forms of application (individual, family, group), develops the legacy of the St. Petersburg school of psychotherapy found by V. M. Bekhterev and is based on the school of psychology of attitudes developed by A.F. Lazursky and V.N. Myasishchev.
    The main characteristic feature of positive dynamic psychotherapy is the use of the level theory of personality developed by A.F. Lazursky, which allows us to outline the goal of psychotherapy as improving not only the quality of life, but also the level of life functioning in general. For mapping of the psychotherapeutic process, an integrative theory of personality is used, developed in line with the Lazursky-Myasishchev psychology of attitudes. This personality model has three dimensions: structural (three models — harmony, identification, character), functional (three types of attitudes — towards the world, oneself, and another person), and processual (three principles — harmony, dynamics, hope). Disorders of personality attitudes, understood as conflicts — relevant, basic, and key — serve as psychotherapeutic targets. The specific features of therapy in the method of positive dynamic psychotherapy are the simultaneous harmonization (restitution) of healthy relationships and correction (reconstruction) of abnormal relationships in all three clusters of attitudes: towards oneself; towards the world; towards another person, by resolving three conflicts: basic, actual, and key. These three conflicts form the space of intrapersonal conflict and are psychotherapeutic targets. Since the personal space is formed by the totality of the personality attitudes, the resolution of the intrapersonal conflict leads to the reconstruction of the personality.
    Positive dynamic psychotherapy has been developed since 2003. During this time, positive experience has been accumulated in the application of the method in clinical psychotherapy both in medical settings and in outpatient practice, in treatment of neurosis and post-traumatic stress disorders, and in rehabilitation programs for patients with psychoses. Certain techniques developed in line with positive dynamic psychotherapy (positive puppet therapy, positive sand psychotherapy, the character tree, archetypal coloring books, etc.) are widely used by psychologists when working with children. Some of the other important differences are: the use of temporal factors in psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic work according to protocols based on techniques developed in line with the PDP.
  • Positive psychotherapy
  • Process-oriented psychotherapy and psychology
  • Psychocatalysis
  • Psychodrama and group psychotherapy
  • Psychological assistance and psychotherapy in cases of emergency and disasters

    Oksana Mironik-Aksenova, Paul Boyesen, Joёlle Boyesen.

    Psycho-organic Analysis emerged in the second half of the twentieth century as an eclectic trend. It is a psychodynamic vector, based on the knowledge that working through unconscious conflicts leads to the energy release, and as a result, relief from a particular symptom. This is a long-term method (the process lasts from 6 months to 3.4 years). Leading psychotherapeutic principle: processing of the conflict that causes blockage in significant areas of the patient's life. This processing allows patient to experience a return of energy and activity that can be used by him to solve life problems. Analytical practice has shown that the unconscious can produce two types of energy. When clients face situations from their past, they sometimes find it difficult to express feelings which were previously suppressed: sadness, anger, joy, etc. (i.e. those feelings that they did not have the opportunity or right to express in those situations). The life energy that is manifested in this process is called a Residual energy. With the help of specially developed POA tools, it becomes possible for the client to face any of their feelings and express them.

    Another type of energy is Consequent energy. Consequent energy conceals the potential of the individual: desires, needs, and opportunities that have not yet been realized. Identification of Consequent energy is the fundamental orientation of the POA. Therefore, the analysis concerns not only the past, but also what may be in the future, the formative stage. Special attention is paid to the area of needs and deals with basic physiological needs, needs for love, care, self-realization, aesthetic needs, etc.
  • Psychosomatic psychotherapy
  • Psychotherapeutic kinesiology

    Psychotherapeutic kinesiology is a modern modality, created on edges of Applied kinesiology, traditional Chinese Medicine, Eastern practices, osteopathy, Psychology of personality, and Psychodynamic approaches.
    Psychotherapeutic kinesiology is an integrative personality oriented psychotherapeutic approach, aimed on correction of different disturbances and on harmonization of a person. Integrative part is based on synthesis of different techniques and methods on bases of psychogenetic theory and model of personality: its development, psychopathology and symptom-generation.
    It is recommended for patients with neurotic, affective, post-stress, psychosomatic and addictive disturbances, for long-lasted problems, and for other disorders.
    Our students do not need a special medical education for studying kinesiology. In order to practice kinesiology students study for 2 years, after successfully passing exams they get Diploma of professional education.

    CHAIR: Zlata Polozhaya (Moscow, Russia)

    The scientific-practical conference presents the possibilities of working with pain with the help of psychotherapy. The conference is aimed at specialists working with patients with pain syndrome and considers issues of self-regulation, pain management without pharmacologic treatment, mobilization of the internal opioid system, work with psychogenic pain, and others. Participants will receive practical information from leading psychotherapists of the country and will try various psychotherapeutic techniques themselves. The possibilities of psychotherapy in working with pain in the following areas will be presented in more detail: cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy, psychosomatic psychotherapy, kinesiological psychotherapy, hypnosis, psychosynthesis, psychocatalysis, emotionally-imaginative psychotherapy, Jungian analysis, psycho-organic analysis, transpersonal psychotherapy, art-therapy, sand therapy, breathing practices and others.
  • Psychotherapy and authority
  • Psychotherapy of children and adolescents

    CHAIR: Andronnikova Olga Olegovna (Novosibirsk, Russia)

    Child and adolescent psychotherapy as the youngest area of psychotherapy generated as part of adult psychotherapy. However, modern realities require highlighting the age-specific characteristics of working with children and adolescent and relying on developmental psychology. In this section, an attempt will be made to summarize many different views on child psychotherapy, to find common positions and principles of various approaches in child and adolescent psychotherapy and to formulate basic principles for building and conducting a therapeutic and consultative process with a child based on his age and therapeutic objectives. The necessity and difficulties of organizing “tripartite” relations (therapist / parents / child) as part of the therapeutic process are noted.
  • Psychotherapy and school
  • Psychotherapy on the Internet and mass media

    Andrey Strelchenko (Dr.), Pavel Moskvitin (Ph.D.), Roman Zakharov (Ph.D.)

    There is an opinion that only sick people need psychotherapy, and, first of all, the mentally ill. The fallacy of such a narrow view of modern psychotherapy is refuted by the daily practice of most professional psychotherapists and psychologists who improve the quality of life for healthy people. The conference will discuss issues that demonstrate the relevance of psychotherapeutic practice in the prevention of diseases and the formation of human health from the moment of conception to the most advanced years of life.

    Topics to discuss:
    Psychotherapy of healthy people. Philosophy and methodology.
    Psychotherapeutic preparation of pregnant women for childbirth.
    Psychotherapeutic prevention of mental disorders after childbirth (asthenic disorders, anxiety and depression), hypo — and agalactia.
    Psychotherapy in the education of a healthy child up to three years.
    Psychotherapy in the education of a healthy child up to seven years.
    Psychotherapy in the education of a healthy child up to seventeen years.
    The hygiene of children and adolescents.
    Psychological aspects of the formation of motivation for a healthy lifestyle. Psychological and psychotherapeutic support of elderly people.
    Psychotherapy and psychological consulting of patients with age-dependent diseases. The role of social psychotherapy in the formation of healthy longevity.
    Psychotherapy in the prevention and complex treatment of dementia.
    Methodological and methodical support of psychotherapy of healthy longevity.

    Marina Vladimirovna Kolyaeva (Moscow, Russia)

    Psychotherapy of a crisis status is one of the popular directions in modern psychotherapy. The urgency is due to the growth of mental disorders, psychosomatic diseases, suicides, depressions, family divorces, dependencies among the population, which, in the majority, are the result of a destructive solution to the crisis.

    The symposium will cover the following thematic areas:
    Work experience with crisis states of psychotherapists from various psychotherapeutic modalities: possibilities and boundaries in therapy of various crisis types and crisis state stages;
    Methodology of therapeutic treatment in different methods and modalities of psychotherapy and in multimodal approach: capabilities and development prospects;
    Theory and practice of effective solutions for crisis recovery of various types;
    Technologies of professional support during crisis on all stages of its experience: strategy and tactics of mono — and multimodal approaches.
    The plenary session will look at the methodological basis of psychotherapy of crisis conditions, causes and typology of crises, mechanisms of occurrence, strategies of exit from a crisis state. The polymodal approach is discussed as the basis of professional support of the client in the crisis status.
  • Psychotherapy on TV
  • Psychosynthesis
  • Relaxation

    The relevance of this section is determined by the decision of the World Council of psychotherapy (No. 7 Relaxation modalities). The «Relaxation» section is designed to unite all specialists who practice in this area, as well as to exchange experience and develop professional cooperation.
  • Resource psychotherapy
  • Religiously oriented psychotherapy

    Biopsychosocial spiritual model in the rehabilitation of cancer recovering with the crisis of spirituality problem

    Chairmen of Bitekhtina L. D.(Moscow, Russia), Belarusian S.A.(Moscow, Russia),
    Honorary Chairman Horuzhy S.S.(Moscow, Russia),
    General Manager of Sokolovskaya I.E.(Moscow, Russia),
    Responsible for international contacts and translation Lysenko E.A.(Moscow, Russia),

    The report discusses current issues in the rehabilitation of cancer recovering. An oncological disease, at all stages of development, makes a person's personality vulnerable. And there is a huge likelihood to attribute the living conditions and mental disorders to post-traumatic disorder. The modern biopsychosocial spiritual model considers a person in all aspects and vectors. Bio-lesions at the body level, the effect of drug therapy; psycho-disorders of the mental level and all kinds of psychocorrection and psychotherapy, mechanisms of psychos self-regulation for patients; socio-disorders in the relations of society, since the disease can diametrically change the way of life; spiritual and problematic meaning of life, faith and rejection of faith. The spiritual component in the rehabilitation of cancer recovering has one of the primary places, but it is deficiently manifested. When living the crisis stages, at the stage of aggression (affective disorders), the disease is perceived as a punishment. One of the common questions asked by patients is: “Why?” and «For what?» And aggression is directed at God, there is a rejection of deep support, which in turn is manifested by depression, anxiety, rejection of the manifestations of life. The study of the aspect of spirituality is necessary at the stages of treatment of a patient with cancer and individual psychotherapeutic correction.
  • Sand therapy
  • Sexual and reproductive health of children, adolescents, family and society. Psychotherapy in sexology and sexopathology
  • Social psychotherapy
  • Somatic Psychotherapy — Biosynthesis
  • «SPIRITUALLY ORIENTED PSYCHOTHERAPY» Conference (with the participation of the transpersonal psychotherapy section)

    Zlata Polozhaya (Moscow, Russia), Gennady Brevde (St. Petersburg, Russia)

    The conference is dedicated to the phenomenon of spirituality in the life of humankind. Representatives of various fields of knowledge will express themselves on this subject in a wide interdisciplinary field: psychotherapy, psychology, philosophy and other fields of science, as well as culture and religion. Spirituality will be viewed from different angles, proceeding from the paradigm of the scientific area represented by the participants, introducing their specific understanding of this phenomenon. It is planned to cover the history of humankind’s knowledge of spirituality during the conference, its role in the life of each individual and in the life of society as a whole, as well as issues of spiritual search and improvement. Participants will express their opinion on the importance of spiritual processes in the formation of a harmonious personality. Particular attention will be given to spiritually oriented psychotherapy, which is a new direction of psychotherapeutic science and practice. The sixth conference is held with the participation of the section of transpersonal psychotherapy (TPP). The TPP pays paramount attention to the spiritual aspects of life and personal development, studies and substantiates scientifically the ideas, experience and psychotechnologies of the world spiritual traditions, developing concepts, methods, and psychotechnologies that correspond to the sociocultural context of the present. Methods of transpersonal psychotherapy are unique means of discovering and developing human potentials, leading a person to unity with the world and oneself, to a harmonious fulfilled life and successful creative self-expression.


    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. St. Petersburg, Russia.

    Denis Aleksandrovich Fedoriaka
    — 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.

    Olga Anatolievna Prykhodchenko
    — full member and Board member of All-Russian Professional Psychotherapeutic League, doctor, psychologist, member of the of the Supervision Committee of PPL, 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.

    Supervision in one form or another is a mandatory part of psychotherapy training. The options of interaction between people, which operates both personality-oriented and symptomatic therapy, are so infinitely diverse that, despite professional and life experience, the formal status of a psychotherapist, the test of difficulties is inevitable. These may be General difficulties arising from the therapist's lack of awareness, experience, or emotional burnout. Or private, such as issues of countertransference, personal relationships with the patient, blind spots, technical aspects of psychotherapy.

    Supervision is an organized learning process that has administrative (organizational) and substantive (clinical) tasks, in which principles are transformed into practical skills.

    The overall objectives of the supervision are to improve the quality of psychotherapy, as well as the training of professionals in the field of psychotherapy. Almost every recognized school of psychotherapy or psychological Association has in its composition the Institute of supervision, is engaged in training experienced professionals in the skills of supervision. Meanwhile, the current trend towards the integration of psychotherapeutic approaches dictates the need to create interdisciplinary, holistic models of supervision.

    Our panel invites fellow psychotherapists to take part in the dialogue of professionals representing various models of supervision and is organized as a share point during oral reposts and presentations, demonstrations, discussions.

    The global aim of the panel is to demonstrate the diversity of Russian and World supervision, to create an inter-developmental framework, to provide vast opportunities of using the international experience of fellow supervisors as an accelerator of professional efficiency growth.
  • Systemic-phenomenological psychotherapy (counseling) and client-centered constellations®
  • Theater of Archetypes
  • The future of psychotherapy as a young profession
  • Theory and practice of modern personal therapy
  • Transactional analysis
  • Transformational board games / Practice of playing
  • "TRANSGENERATIONAL RELATIONSAND CIVILIZATIONAL CHALLENGES" «Rodological Consulting Method» and “Psychodrama” Modalities Joint Symposium


    Larisa N. Dokuchayeva
    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.

    Ilona E. Romanova —
    Ph.D., Associate Professor, psychotherapist of the United European Registration, leader of “Psychodrama” modality of the Professional Psychotherapeutic League, established international level trainer, accredited supervisor in psychodrama and polymodal therapy. Russia, Ekaterinburg.

    The modern civilization offers many challenges resonating in all spheres of human life and social institutions. The changes are very fast and make new demands for each generation. The growing sophistication of social life, changing of the ways and forms of receiving and processing of information, transformation of family and trasgenerational relations — all this poses new problems before researchers and assisting professionals. If for many centuries, the experience was transferred from one generation to another through some everyday and otherwise specially organized practices or rituals, then there are different ways of adopting the human experience in the current world. It requires re-thinking of the phenomenon of transgenerational relations and their importance for a human life. It is necessary to find some new forms and methods of transgenerational relations’ resources actualization for the establishment and development of each new generation.

    At the symposium, psychologists and psychotherapists of various schools will share their working experience in the field of transgenerational relations in various psychological and psychotherapeutic approaches and various cultures. We invite to participate in the discussions the representatives of all modalities and various scientific and practical spheres involved in the issues of transgenerational relations in the modern world.
  • Transmodal subject psychotherapy and counseling
  • Transpersonal psychotherapy
  • Value-oriented psychology and psychotherapy

    Zlata Polozhaya (Moscow, Russia)

    The conference is dedicated to the concept of human energy. Various types of energy in the human system will be considered: physical, mental, spiritual and social. Specialists will share their experience of how they work with human energies in different modalities. Particular attention will be paid to issues of working with mental energy, including the restoration of energy status, addressing the causes of energy loss and the issue of energy storage. During the conference, it is planned to highlight the issues of working with energy in ancient rituals and practices, religious and philosophical systems and modern areas of psychotherapy.
  • Youth Conference
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