Professional Development Day 4th May

On May 4th, 2024, PPF ry is holding their first ever Professional Development Day. The day will include presentations from PPF ry members, as well as a seminar about the upcoming English language Psychotherapy Education project in 2025.

The location is Hotel Arthur, Helsinki, at Vuorikatu 19. The day starts at 9.30am on Saturday 4.5.24. The cost is only 65€ for the whole day for non-members, and 37€ for PPF ry members. It includes coffee and snacks, including a smoothie, in the morning; a buffet lunch and coffee and snacks in the afternoon.

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Here is the information about the day:

Draft Program

9.30 – Welcome and Introduction, PPF Chair Annabel Battersby

9.40 – Morita Therapy: a holistic, experiential psychotherapy originated in Japan (Yuko Hori)

10.20 – Back on the Right  Track: Burnout: definition, genesis, recovery and practices in Europe. (Dr Stela Salminen)

11am Break

-11.20 CAT (Cognitive Analytic Therapy) formulation and mapping (Dr Hatty Francis-Ehnholm)

12 noon Lunch

12.40 – Observation of child-caregiver interaction: an opportunity for risk screening and
 (Dr Natalia Pleshkova)

13.20 –  Where language runs out: Music, liminal space and symbolic listening.    (Dr Fiona McAndrew)

14.00 Break 

14.20 – VR (Virtual Reality) and psychotherapy – Harshwardhan Saini

15.00 – The  Psychotherapy Education Project: study in English and qualify in Finland (Annabel Battersby)


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