World Congress in Paris, France "La vie et lamour au 21°siècle" - "LIfe and Love in the 21st century", 24 - 28 July 2017

Invitation to the


in Paris, France

in Cooperation with UNESCO, FFdP, Minkoswka Institut, Paris

Topic: Life and Love in the 21st Century

When: 24th to 28th of July 2017

Where: UNESCO in Paris

Congress languages: English, French, Russian, Spanish, German, Chinese

Information for Details: Tamara Trebes,

Dear colleagues,

In the name of the World Council for Psychotherapy I want to invite you to this outstanding event in 2017. Please don’t hesitate to send us your suggestions and comments for the upcoming World Congress.

Yours sincerely,

Alfred Pritz

President of the World Council for Psychotherapy

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War and Psychotherapy - Latvian social & rehabilitation camp for Ukrainian colleagues

The Latvian National Awarding Organisation (LPA) organised a social and rehabilitation camp for Ukrainian colleagues in 2015. Please have a look at the power point presentation providing more information about this activity.

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During the heightened events of the war zone in Ukraine ukrainian psychotherapists working as volunteers. Such intensive work conditions as victims as well as assisting affects not only the physical, but also mental health. Latvian Psychotherapy Association organized two summer camps for psycho-emotional rehabilitation of Ukrainian psychotherapists who have more than a year worked intensively hostilities in the region. The aim of the camp was to help the Ukrainian psychotherapists rework the traumatic experience, reduce burnout syndrome risks, and restore healthy physical and psycho-emotional condition to be able to return to their land to continue volunteering.

The project idea was developed in collaboration with the Latvian Psychotherapy Association and Parliament Deputies working group for cooperation with the Ukrainian parliament. Most funding for the camp conduct gave the Ministry of Health
Working in individual supervisions with colleagues through Skype it had concluded that many of them located on the border of burnout because without volunteering with victims of warfare, also perform their direct responsibilities in the workplace. However, only to face with colleagues in person, here in Latvia, where the environment and the atmosphere is so different from the situation in Ukraine, it was possible to see how many of the professionals themselves are extremely traumatized. It is important to be aware of, as well as professional resources are not inexhaustible. Some of them work to burn the border, but to recover a situation where around the shoot and the number of victims is increasing, it is very difficult, and sometimes impossible. This type of project, the rehabilitation, which includes both the recovery measures and support and education are provided to professionals on the merits colleague - a colleague, is unique in the history of psychotherapy as a whole.

To help restore the physical and mental resources of Ukrainian colleagues this summer were created two camps psycho-emotional rehabilitation, during which the Ukrainian colleagues had the opportunity to listen to lectures on current topics and participate in professional support classes - group and individual supervisions, as well as receive other rehabilitation measures. Both group and individual supervisions driving attracted various psychotherapy specialists from Latvian, which allows colleagues to receive the widest support and expanding their opportunities for future work. Seminars led by experienced and professional direction different Latvian Association of psychotherapists Psychotherapy - psychodynamic and existential psychotherapists, family therapists and psychoorganic analysis and psychodrama specialists and psychiatrists.

Schedule for EAP Board meetings, EAP and WCP Congresses

EAP Board Meetings Antwerp (Belgium): September 28 - 30, 2017

Summer 2017:
WCP Congress in Paris, France "La vie et l'amour au 21°siècle" - "LIfe and Love in the 21st century", 24 - 28 July 2017

EAP Board Meetings Vienna (Austria): February 22 - 24, 2018

EAP Board Meetings Belgrade (Serbia): October 18 - 19, 2018


Patients Rights & Psychotherapy

Encounter of the European Association for Psychotherapy (EAP) and European Patients Organisations

This encounter is in the pipeline. Detailed information about the venue and schedule to be announced. 



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