29 Apr 2017

25th anniversary of the European Association for Counselling Conference (April 29-30, 2017)

"Their Combination Is Spectacular" by Tom Waterhouse used under CC BY 2.0On April 29th & 30th, Hellenic American College will be hosting the Conference of the 25th anniversary of the European Association for Counselling entitled "The identity of the Counsellor".

The Conference is being organized by the European Association for Counselling and will include international speakers, roundtables, workshops, plenary sessions and dynamic coffee breaks.

The Conference should be of interest to professional practitioners and students who will be practicing counselling in the near future, as well as individuals working in inter-cultural environments.

Conference Speakers:

  • Antony Sigalas (UK), "The Psychopathology of Everyday life and the Role of the Counsellor: From Freud to our Post-Modern European Multicultural Realities"
  • Rick Denkers (Netherlands), "Counselling Developments in Europe: Opportunities and Threats"

Conference Workshops:

  • Cristina Pelizzatti (Italy), "Anchoring into the 'I': Exploring, Expanding, Grounding"
  • Courtenay Young (UK), "What are the Core Competencies of a European Counsellor?"
  • Pavlos Zarogiannis (Greece), "On-becoming-counsellor"
  • Ruby Vasilopoulou (Greece), "The True Character is revealed in Positions of Authority".
  • Ioannis Psarras (Greece), "Supervision: The Triangle Supervisor-Therapist-Client"
  • Dirk Rohr (Germany), "Teaching Counselling – How do we support Learners to have a Counsellors' Identity?"
  • Erie Kehayias (Greece), "Counselling: a precious relationship, an exceptional kind of service. The Axes of Operation: the Counsellor-Man, the Counsellor-Professional, a Seamless Interaction!"
  • Eva Fragkiadaki, Maria Koliris & Master of Science in Psychology students (Greece), "Individualized Meaning of Mental Health Practitioners on Clinical and Counseling Ethics"

Conference Dates and Venue

The Conference will be held on Saturday, April 29th (8:45 – 17:00) and Sunday, April 30th (9:00 – 15:00), at Hellenic American College, 22 Massalias Street, Athens.

For details on the registration process and the event's schedule, please consult the European Association for Counselling website.

Certificates of attendance will be handed out at the conference desk on Sunday afternoon.

The official language of the Conference is English.

Image: "Their Combination Is Spectacular" by Tom Waterhouse used under CC BY 2.0

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