International Scientific Conference



Conference programme:


8:00-8:45 Trance running

7:30-8:00 Breakfast for conference participants accommodated in Pałac i Folwark Łochów

9:00 Beginning of the registration of conference participants

12:30-13:15 Pilates, Maria Białecka (room Kaflarz III)


14:30 Inauguration of the conference (room Kaflarz)

Session I, chairs: Sylwester Bielas, Krystyna Sosnowska

15:00-16:00 Nancy McWilliams, Why Psychotherapy Is Not Enough to Save the World

16:00-16:30 Jerzy Dmuchowski, Why One Does Not Talk Politics in Group Psychotherapy

16:30-17:00 Coffee break

17:00-17:40 Robert Neborsky, The Brink of Mass Destruction: Can Psychotherapy Help Prevent    Our Collective Self-Annihilation? Lessons from the Work of Freud, Jung and Davanloo

17:40-18:20 Maciej Pilecki, Parents and the Psychopathology of their Children. Responsibility? Helplessness? Influence?

18:20-18:40 Pilates in chairs, Maria Białecka

18:40-19:15 Zofia Milska-Wrzosińska, Psychotherapy: Sparks of Revolution or Preservation of the Already Existing World?

20:00 Anniversary supper and a concert


8:00-8:45 Trance running

7:00-9:30 Breakfast for conference participants accommodated in Pałac i Folwark Łochów

Session II, chairs: Marta Głowacka, Michael Randolph

9:30-10:15 Krystyna Drat-Ruszczak, Narcissism and Borderline. Distortions of the Image of the Self as the Answers to the Contemporary «Tormented» World

10:15-11:00 Michael Garrett, Psychosis as a Consequence of Social Adversity and its Treatment with Psychotherapy

11:00-11:30 Poster session/coffee break

11:30-12:30 Jonathan Shedler, Pathways to Hope and Torment: Personality Patterns in Psychotherapy and in Life

12:30-13:00 Wojciech Eichelberger, Ego as an Object. Crises of Identity or a Consciousness Shift?

13:00-14:30 Poster session/lunch break

Session III, chairs: Marek Czerniak, Katarzyna Moczulska

14:30-15:15 Irena Namysłowska, Can Psychotherapy Help the World – Narcissism or Humbleness?

15:15-16:45 Patricia Coughlin, Understanding and Resolving the Root Causes of Torment

16:45-17:15 Coffee break

17:15-18:00 Cezary Żechowski, Emotional Systems and the Construction of Social Systems – an Undiscovered Motif in Jaak Panksepp’s Theory

18:00-19:00 Katarzyna Schier, When Can Tormented Psychotherapists Help Others? Traumatic Experiences «Written Down» in the Body

19:00-20:00 Supper break

20:00 “Psychotherapy today” – a debate with Zofia Milska-Wrzosińska, Justyna Dąbrowska, Anna Król-Kuczkowska, Rafał Bornus, Jerzy Dmuchowski and others, chair: Hanna Zielińska (TOK FM).


7:30-8:15 Trance running

7:00-9:00 Breakfast for conference participants accommodated in Pałac i Folwark Łochów

Session IV, chairs: Anna Bersz, Paweł Jezierski

9:00-9:30 Michael Randolph, New Immaturities and the Race to the Bottom

9:30-10:15 Mario Mikulincer, Attachment Security as a Core Resource for Resilience, Mental Health and the Healing Process

10:15-11:00 Rafał Bornus, How Can a Psychotherapist Deal with Tormented Relationships

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:30 Leanne Campbell, Working with Trauma from an Attachment/EFT Perspective

12:30-13:30 Bogdan de Barbaro, Psychotherapist as a Citizen. Private and Non-private Experiences

13:30-15:00 Plenary discussion, chairs: Anna Król-Kuczkowska and Robert Szostek

15:00 Closing of the conference


Wszelkie prawa zastrzeżone przez Laboratorium Psychoedukacji - Instytut Treningu i Psychoterapii