The election of the new WAPP President and Board of Directors is due this year.
President and Board of Directors are elected every two years. In the past, nomination of candidates and election always took place at the General Assembly of WAPP. This year, we decided to make nomination and election available to all full members – even to those who do not have the chance to participate in the next General Assembly at the 6th World Congress in Antalya, Turkey.
Please feel free to send us your nominations for candidates as President and Board members now until 10th October 2014.
Postal vote period will be 1-12 November 2014, the election will take place at the General Assembly of WAPP on 20 November 2014 at the congress hotel in Kemer/Antalya, Turkey.
Our Master trainers Gabriela Hum and Pavel Frolov travelled to China in August 2014 to complete the latest Master Course seminar and refresh old and make new contacts in Beijing.
It was a very fruitful and positive encounter. All Master Course examinees passed the exams! Congratulations from WAPP!
The trainers also met with professionals of the psychotherapy field and possible future organizers of trainings in Positive Psychotherapy aiming at different target groups. We are very thankful for this opportunity and the chance to keep up our work in this important country.
Please see more pictures of the China travel on our WAPP facebook site.
The International Regional Symposium "œInner and outer conflicts of ours: Resolution with Positive Psychotherapy",
organized by Dr. Rukiye Hayran, successfully took place at the Isik University in Istanbul on 20-22 June 2014.
We wish to thank the organizing team, the lecturers, participants and guests for making this a special and very informative encounter! Thank you for your contributions and for constantly spreading and improving our method!
We hope to see you all again in Antalya in November 2014!
The 7th Romanian Summer School took place on 16 - 21 June 2014
Many thanks to all participants, the international trainers Arno Remmers, Richard Werringloer, Ekaterina Ovcharek, and Liana Don for their contributions, and to Gabriela Hum for her organizing this special event!
"Psychotherapy Contributing to Global Health"
21st World Congress of Psychotherapy organized by the IFP (International Federation for Psychotherapy),
9-11 May 2014, Shanghai, China
We wish to thank our Positive Psychotherapy group, Maxim Goncharov, John Sutton, Leon Lee, Theo Cope (see photo from left to right), for participating in and presenting at this important congress!
A gap has been filled: finally, there is a glossary of Positive Psychotherapy.
The Peseschkian Foundation is happy to announce that the Glossary of Positive Psychotherapy has been translated to several languages now. It is available in Bulgarian, Czeck, Dutch, Farsi, Georgian, German, Latvian, Spanish, and Turkish.
If you are interested in translating the Glossary into your mother tongue, please contact the Peseschkian Foundation.
Now available in English:
The Peseschkian Foundation has just released
Positive Psychotherapy in Psychosomatic Medicine by Nossrat Peseschkian (1933-2010).
The book can be ordered directly from Peseschkian Foundation for 10 â‚¬ plus shipping costs (7 â‚¬).
The World Council for Psychotherapy (WCP) is organizing its 7th World Congress of Psychotherapy will take place in
Durban, South Africa, on 25-29 August 2014, with the topic
Psychotherapy Meets Africa!
Please find all the necessary information about the congress on its official website: www.wcp2014.com
The EAP Headoffice has informed us that there will be a
1st International Congress on Child and Youth psychotherapy in Kiev, Ukraine
from 9th to 12th of October 2014.
For more information please get in contact with Prof. Halyna Katolyk.
The European Association for Psychotherapy decided to organize a conference, which is first of all oriented towards the needs of practitioners, and especially holders of European Certificate of Psychotherapist – ECP.
This "Conference for European Certificate of Psychotherapy (ECP) holders" & Others is scheduled for October 15 - 18, 2014 in Vilnius (Lithuania).
Topic is "How Art and Science Meet: What practice and research of psychotherapy can learn from each other".
Venue: Vilnius University.
The EAP cordially invites all ECP holders and all EAP members to take part in this 1st Conference for holders of the European Certificate of Psychotherapy.
Here you will find all necessary information: www.eapvilnius2014.eu
We are happy to inform you that at their meeting in Wiesbaden (14-15 January 2014) the WAPP Board of Directors has decided to organize the next World Congress of Positive Psychotherapy this year.
It will be the 6th World Congress of Positive Psychotherapy, and it will have the motto:
"œPositive Psychotherapy: Practice, Values, Identity".
17-22 November 2014, Antalya/Kemer, Turkey
The European Association for Psychotherapy (EAP) announces its 20th Congress:
20th Congress of the EAP in Athens, Greece from 19 - 21 June 2015
The main topic of the Congress will be "Gender and Psychotherapy".
Please click here for the official 1st announcement
This year the 2nd Regional International Conference on Positive Psychotherapy was held in Macedonia in cooperation with the State University of Tetovo.
Regional International Conference on
Positive Psychotherapy in Macedonia.
"Emotions in Positive Psychotherapy - Dealing with Feelings"
It will take place on 5 - 8 September 2013 in Struga, Macedonia.
The Conference was very successful with about 100 lecturers and participants from many countries.
Thank you for organizing it and for making it such a lifely and educational experience!
This year's International Trainer Seminar took place in Wiesbaden, Germany,
on 21-24 August 2013
at the the Prof.-Peseschkian-Foundation, Kaiser-Friedrich-Therme, Langgasse 38-40.
The International Trainer Seminar is addressed to trainers for Positive Psychotherapy and persons who are on their way to become a trainer. At least, they need to have successfully completed a Master Training in Positive Psychotherapy.
The trainers are the most important resource and multipliers for the development of Positive Psychotherapy worldwide. Therefore, they need an exclusive forum to learn from each other, to train their competencies and to have the possibility for transcultural communication.
More detailed information can be found on this website.
The latest newsletter of the International Academy of Positive and Transcultural Psychotherapy (IAPP)-Peseschkian Foundation- about the "Mental Health Project" in Ethiopia has been published now.
Here you may find more information about the work of the organization "Fresh and Green", which is supported by the Peseschkian Foundation.
If you would like to support this project, too, here is the Foundation's donation form.
The Bulgarian Association of Positive Psychotherapy (BAPP) celebrates its 20th anniversary in the year 2013.
In the course of the anniversary year the Association has organized a conference with the title: "Twenty years Bulgarian Association of Positive Psychotherapy - traditions and presence"
It took place in Varna from 7 to 9 June 2013 and was a great success. Many national and international participants came to discuss, teach, learn and celebrate. Thank you for your contribution!
We wish to draw your attention to the International Journal of Positive Psychotherapy and Research. The first issue was published in March 2011 and can be found here.
If you wish to contribute to the second issue, please hand in your articles. Please send them to the WAPP Headoffice.
The guidelines for authors give you an overview on length, format, language and other information, which could be helpful for you and your articles.
Thank you for your contribution!
The latest newsletter of the International Federation for Psychotherapy IFP is available now.
Please click here to find the latest Newsletter of the International Journal of Psychotherapy.
Opportunity to receive the World Certificate for Psychotherapy:
The procedure for the application is as follows:
The World Certificate for Psychotherapy will be awarded to all psychotherapists who have a psychotherapeutic training according to WCP standards. The WCP standards fully correspond to the ECP standards – which means that every ECP holder can apply for the WCPC without any problems. The WCPC will be awarded from 2007 on.
If you think that you fulfill the criteria for the certificate, please write an e-mail to headofficeworlspsyche.org and inform them that you are interested in the award of the WCPC. If you are an ECP holder in good standing the only additional thing you need to do to get the WCPC is to transfer the fee for the award. The fee is Euro 364,-- (â‚¬ 350 WCPC + â‚¬ 14 shipping) and has to be paid free of any charges for the WCP.
New updated Congress Calendar of the World Council for Psychotherapy showing in which regions in the world Psychotherapy Congresses will be held within the years to come. You will find the regularly updated Congress Calendar both on the websites of the World Council for Psychotherapy (WCP) www.worldpsyche.org and our EAP website www.europsyche.org too.