2nd Announcement for the European Symposium

The 4th Symposium of PCE Europe

“Loneliness and Intolerance.
The PCA View of Today's Challenges”

December 3-December 5, 2021 

Location: The National Museum of the Romanian Peasant, Bucharest, Romania

PCE Europe and the Romanian Association for Person-Centred Psychotherapy


The aim of the symposium is to bring together practitioners, students and those interested in the Person-Centred Approach to reflect on how this specific approach can provide useful resources and inspiration for practice, as well as for learning and living during those difficult times that the world and the entire humanity are currently facing.


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This symposium will offer keynotes, workshops, lectures, round tables and poster presentations. 
We are calling for presentations from the participants in the hope of having an exchange of experiences, views and ideas. 

NEW FEATURE: Extra-Symposium Days
December 2
Leisure Day: One day trip to Dracula’s Castle and Peles Castle + a stroll around Brasov
December 2 – December 3, December 6
Pre- and Post- Symposium Courses: Research and Pre-therapy

Credits

This event will be accredited by the College of Psychologists of Romania and by the Romanian Federation of Psychotherapy.

Accommodations

Cheap student hostel rooms and reasonably-priced higher level hotel rooms are available. Alternatively, there are various hotels of different levels in Bucharest. Our Romanian colleagues from Bucharest can also provide free accommodation for students in training.

Language

The main language of the conference will be English. We also really wish to encourage and enable people who do not speak English well enough to attend the symposium. Therefore, so far as possible, we will provide various solutions to facilitate their participation.

Timetable

  
Thursday – December 2
Friday – December 3
Saturday – December 4
Sunday – December 5
Monday – December 6

9:00 – 13:30
Pre-Symposium
(Research)
9:00 – 11:00
Keynote
9:00 – 11:00
Keynote
9:00 – 13:00
Post-Symposium
(Pre-therapy)

15:00 – 16:00
Welcome and Opening
Remarks
11:30 – 13:00
Workshops & Presentations
11:30 – 13:00
Round Table
14:30 – 18:00
Post-Symposium
(Pre-therapy)
16:00 – 19:00
Pre-Symposium
(Research)
16:00 – 18:00
Keynote
14:30 – 16:00
Workshops & Presentations
13:00 – 14:00
Closing Plenary



16:30 – 18:00
Round Table



Program

Symposium Days (December 3 – December 5)

Keynotes:

Lore Korbei 'We are One Event'

Sheila Haugh ‘We’re a Little Planet with a Lot of Hope’

Greet Vanaerschot ‘Loneliness and Intolerance: Social Phenomena or Unmet Basic Needs?

Round tables: Ethics, Research

Pre-Symposium (December 2)

Manu Bazzano ‘How to Make Love to Your Data: A Short Course on Post-qualitative Research and the Person-Centred Approach

Jo Hilton ‘Telling our Stories – Re(storying), Re(searching) and Re(discovering)’

Post-Symposium (December 6)

Workshop with Leonore Langner ‘Making Contact Pre-therapy in Person-Centred Practice’

Dion Van Werde ‘Pre-Therapy and Working with Moments of Contact Loss’


Conference Fees: SYMPOSIUM


Early Bird (until July 31)
Regular Fees (from August 1)

World bank
category A
World bank
category B & C
Students*
Countries A
Students*
Countries B & C
World bank
category A
World bank
category B & C
Students*
Countries A
Students*
Countries B & C
Symposium 320 €
250 €
180 €
150 €
360 €
290 €
200 €
180 €

*proof of student status needed

Conference Fees: Extra-SYMPOSIUM Days


Regular Fee Students*
Pre-Symposium (Research) Fees
55 €
35 €
Post-Symposium (Pre-Therapy) Fees
55 €
35 €
Leisure-Day Fees
(one-day trip to Dracula’s Castle and Peles Castle + Brasov)
78 €
78 €

*proof of student status needed

Scientific Committee
Veniamin Kolpachnikov (Russia)
Jean-Marc Priels (Belgium)
Vassilios Kiosses (Greece)
Susan Stephen (UK)
Gerhard Stumm (Austria)
Joachim Sauer (Austria)
Magda Draskóczy (Hungary)
Germain Lietaer (Belgium)
Angelique Timmerman (Netherlands)
Judy Moore (UK)
Paweł Sala (Poland)
Jean-Marc Randin (Switzerland)


Registration for the Symposium begins on April 20, 2021

COMING SOON:
Further details regarding submitting your own abstracts, available scholarships, refund policies and more

Contact us: symposium.pca2021@gmail.com