"Scientific Program"


Friday, 20 June 2014
17:00-17:30 Opening of the Symposium and Introduction
17:30-18:15 Opening lecture: Dr. Hamid Peseschkian, MD, DM, DMSc, president of World Association for Positive Psychotherapy (Wiesbaden, Germany):
"The mission of positive psychotherapy in a transcultural world"
18:15-19:00 Lecture: Dr. Ivan Kirillov, MD, PhD, psychiatrist, psychotherapist (Moscow, Russia): “Three pillars of Positive Psychotherapy”
19:30-20:30 Welcoming cocktail and dinner
21:00 Concert with the Choir of the Istanbul Medical Chamber


Saturday, 21 June 2014
07:00-07:30 Yoga with Enver Cesko, M., Psychotherapist, president of the Kosovo Psychotherapy Association (Prishtina, Kosovo)
09:00 Morning Session
09:00-10:00 Manije Peseschkian, Family therapist, Co-Founder of the Prof.-Peseschkian-Foundation (Wiesbaden, Germany):
- “History of Positive Psychotherapy and its founder, Prof. Nossrat Peseschkian”
- “Magic numbers in Positive Family Therapy in service of education”
10:15-11:00 Assoc. Prof. Dr. Med. Ebru Cakıcı, Head of the Psychology Department of Near East University (Nicosia, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus):
"Transgenerational transmission of concepts and model dimension in marital therapy"
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:15 Assist. Prof. Dr. Med. Rukiye Hayran, psychiatrist, psychotherapist, Isik University (Istanbul, Turkey):
“Conflicts solving in positive and transcultural family therapy”
12:30-14:30 Lunch with Poster presentations
14:30-15:15 Enver Cesko, M.Sc. Psychology and Pedagogy M. Psychotherapist:
“Personal inner conflict - impact to social outer conflict - positive psychotherapy interpretation”
15:15-16:45 Dr. Sheyda Rafat, PhD., Adult, Adolescent and Child Psychotherapist, Family Therapist, Trainer at the Wiesbaden Academy of Psychotherapy (Germany):
Workshop: “Family oriented therapy with sexually abused children and adolesent in incest families from the perspective of positive psychotherapy”
16:45 – 17:15 Coffee Break


Parallel Sessions
Session 1:
17:15-18:00 Dr. Friedhelm Röder, MD., D.M., senior psychiatrist at Psychiatric and psychosomatic Hospital (Germany): “ A handout Conflict Management in positive psychotherapy"
18:00-19:00 Ebru art workshop -Tatiana Kirillova, artist (Moscow, Russia)
19:00-19:30 Ebru art show- Tatiana Kirillova
Session 2:
17:30-19:30 Prof. Dr. Oya G. Ersever, Head of the Department of Psychological Counselling at Hacettepe University (Ankara, Turkey):
Watching and discussing the movie "On the golden pond" and discussing it in light of the theory of positive psychotherapy
Plennary Session
19.30 – 20.00 Closing remarks about trainings in Positive Psychotherapy and Family Therapy
20.00 Gala Dinner with music and dancing


Sunday 22 June 2014
Post-conference relaxing program at the beach!!


Speakers Abstract Bio
Hamid Peseschkian   PDF
Ebru Tansel Çakıcı PDF PDF
Rukiye Hayran PDF  
Enver Cesko PDF PDF
Sheyda Rafat PDF PDF

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