Aims & Objectives
The aim of the EPA Section Psychotherapy is to promote international and multidisciplinary exchange of experiences, knowledge, and training in the psychotherapeutic treatment of mental disorders especially in the psychiatric setting. During the EPA congress there should be held at least one specific section Symposium and one CME training Course in which new trends in psychotherapeutic research and practice are focused.
1st EPA MOOC
Animation of the 1st EPA MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) about Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy. 7.000 participants and more than 1.000 messages posted in the discussions. Section member: T. Gargot
The EPA MOOC is organized by the EPA comitee of education, the courses are provided by Dr Stirling Moorey.
Meeting of the section psychotherapy during the 26th EPA Congress in Nice.
Developement of Section members mailing list
With the support of the EPA section psychotherapy, EFPT psychotherapy working group recently published a Psychotherapy guidebook http://efpt.eu/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/EFPT-psychotherapy-guidebook.pdfPsychotherapy training is an issue in many european countries. A recent survey was published by the EFPT psychotherapy working group.http://efpt.eu/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/psychotherapy.pdf
Presentations at non-section events
Participation in EFPT online courses
The EFPT also organised 2 online journal clubs about psychotherapy about - Tetris use in PTSD prevention with Pr Holmeshttp://efpt.eu/event/efpt-journal-club-1-tetris-in-ptsd-prevention/- Biology and the future of psychoanalysis with Pr Sarfatihttp://efpt.eu/event/efpt-journal-club-2-biology-and-future-of-psychoanalysis/
Calendar of Future Activities
A new online course will be available in may 2019 about motivational interviewing.
A symposium about this experience and the perspectives will be hold in EPA congress 2019 in Warsaw : Online Training Resources for Psychiatric Trainees and Early Career Psychiatrists in Europe Sunday, April 7th, 10:00 - 11:30, Hall G
A publication about the involvement as the facilitation team and the survey done by the participants is on-going.
Survey with WPA
The World Psychiatric Assocation is updating this survey with an on-going project