Existential Psychotherapy & counselling

Challenges & Choices in the Heart of Life - Existential Psychotherapy & counselling

International Meeting in celebration of  the Existential Psychotherapy & Counselling programme's 10th anniversary

Friday, 19 May 2017, 08:15 - 14:45, Kibbutzim College of Education, 149 Namir Road, Tel-Aviv, Israel


08:15-08:45 Registration

08:45-09:15 Welcome
Prof. Zipi Liebman - President of Kibbutzim College
Ms. Shevi Govrin - Head of School for Advanced Studies
Dr. Gideon Menda - Head of the Existential Psychotherapy & Counselling Programme, Kibbutzim College
Mr. Yali Sar-Shalom - Coordinator, Existential Psychotherapy & Counselling Programme, Kibbutzim College

Greeting from Friends and Colleagues

09:15-09:35 The Existential Way - Dr. Gideon Menda

09:35-10:05 Existential Psychotherapy Worldwide: Past-Present-Future -  Prof. Emmy van Deurzen

10:05-10:25 The Choice of the Spiritual Dimension - Mr. Yali Sar-Shalom

10:25-10:35 Music Pause

10:35-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-11:20 Working Existentially In a Group with Traumatic Experiences - Dr. Roit Dahan

11:20-11:45 How Much Account of the Brains We are Born with Should we Take when we Consider our Existence? - Prof. Digby Tantam

11:45-12:05 An Application of Existential Psychotherapy to the Field of Palliative Medicine and End of Life Care - Dr. Christian Schultz

12:05-12:25 Existential Therapy for the Elderly - Ms. Vera Shalom, Ms. Irit Binot, Ms. Shlomit David, Ms. Michal Berman

12:25-12:35 Music Pause

12:35-13:20 Lunch Break

13:20-14:00 Parallel Sessions (please pick one)
Relations and Couples' Therapy from an Existential perspective - Ms. Tamar Ben-Shoshan (Hebrew)
Existential Project: "Memory of Future Generations" - Dr. Semjon Yesselson (Russian, English)
Failures in the Therapy Room - Mr. Israel Rosenbaum (Hebrew)
Working with Dreams, from an Existential Perspective -| Ms. Ziva Oded (English)
What have we learned from Kafka's Cockroach: Existential Questions in the Throes of Adolescence - Mr David Jackson (Hebrew)
The Psychotherapist’s Authenticity - Mr. Jak Ikoz (English)
Music and Existentialism - Ms. Maria Hermoni (Hebrew)

14:10-14:30 Unoncluding Postscript: Insights along the Way - Dr. Tami Yaguri

14:30-14:45 Closing


For registration please complete the form below. Payment to the conference will be made on the day of the conference.

Conference Fee:

200 NIS (New Israeli Shekel) - Guest

150 NIS (New Israeli Shekel) - Students and Graduates of the Existential psychotherapy & Counselling programme, Kibbutzim College

Working language: English and Hebrew

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