We look forward to virtually welcoming you in Athens!

Dear colleagues and friends,

The pandemic of COVID-19, that more or less has struck most of our countries, has influenced deeply our professional, social and personal life.

Since the beginning of the virus outbreak, we were hoping that the situation would ameliorate fast, thus giving us the exiting opportunity to welcome the EABCT community in Athens. However, to this date, there are still quite a few uncertainties about a possible second virus outbreak in the fall, not to mention the existing restrictions related to air travel.

Given the above and taking into account that everybody’s safety should be our top priority, the Organizing Committee was led to the decision to “move” the congress online.

We are determined to use every advantage that the technology can offer to us in order to be able to stay connected in safety even if we are not able to meet in person. We firmly believe that in these difficult times the role of the mental health expert is to provide a second line of defense against the pandemic by helping people to deal with the intense negative emotions and the mental exhaustion that both the pandemic and the prolonged isolation are causing. CBT is an evidence based intervention that can be proved to be valuable in our struggle against the effect of the pandemic on the mental health of the population; and we believe our congress can be an important contribution towards this goal.

We would like to thank you all for your continuous inspiring support during the past few months and ask you to stay connected with us until we virtually meet in Athens, 2-5/9/2020

 

Fragiskos Gonidakis
Congress President

Registration Information

As the congress will be held online, the Organizing Committee decided to reduce registration fees. The new rates will be published soon.

4

Days

10

Keynote Speakers

7

Pre-Congress Workshops

Keynote Speakers

University of Amsterdam,
The Netherlands

Cognitive behavioral treatments of personality disorders: an update.

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University of Pennsylvania,
USA

Cognitive Conceptualization

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Harvard Medical School,
USA

Innovative Treatment Advancements for OCD: The Bergen 4 Day Program

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University of Amsterdam,
The Netherlands

Targeting Habits in Therapeutic Interventions

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Anke Ehlers
University of Oxford,
United Kingdom

Haunted by Memories: Advances in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder

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Bielefeld University,
Germany

The Power of the Narration: Understanding and Treating Complex Trauma in Victims of War and Abuse

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University of Essex,
United Kingdom

Conceptualising and relieving human suffering in different contexts. Historical and epistemological reflections

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Marmara University Hospital,
Turkey

Understanding Infidelity and its consequences: Is there any way to re-build trust

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Bangor University,
United Kingdom

Treating complexity and risk in personality disorder: Current perspectives and future directions in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

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janet treasure
Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London,
United Kingdom

From food to identity: The cognitive interpersonal model in eating disorders

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