Preliminary Programme

Berlin, 20-23 June 2019

Thursday, 20th June 2019
5 pm – 7 pm Michael B. Buchholz, Berlin – "Talking & Cure: Binocular Views on Psychotherapeutic Interaction"
7 pmReception with Wine & Pretzels


Friday, 21st June 2019
9 am – 10:30 am Georgia Lepper, London – "Clinicians engage with research into the microprocesses of clinical interaction"
Morning Panel (Room 1)Morning Panel (Room 2)
11 am – 1 pm Christopher Marx et al.
- "Theories of the 'talking cure'"

Tilmann Habermas et al.
- "Psychotherapeutic action conceived as complementing
distorted narratives"

Lorena Baylan et al.
- "Mentalizing Interventions and parallels to
confrontations in brief psychodynamic therapy"

Daniel Fesel et al.
- "Narrative processes in psychoanalytic and
cognitive behavioral therapy"
Scott Biagi
- "Psychoanalysis as an Ethnomethodological Discipline:
Freud’s Radically Contextualist Approach to Understanding 'Cure'"

Aurora Guxholli et al.
- "Collaborative completions in psychotherapeutic talk"

John Rae et al.
- "Talking about what might be helpful in psychotherapy:
a conversation analytically-based distributional analysis"

Thomas Spranz-Fogasy et al.
- "Sequential contexts of resistance – exemplified by
therapists’ solution-oriented questions (SOQs)"
 Lunch Break* 
2:30 pm – 4 pm Afternoon Panel (Room 1)

Nataliya Thell
- "Attributional change and common-sense knowledge"

Anja Stukenbrock et al.
- "Positioning shifts from told self to performative
self in psychotherapy"

Afternoon Panel (Room 2)

Brin Grenyer
- "Communication in the shadows with borderline
level personality disorders: A study of impairments
in psychotherapists metacognition"

Jutta Kahl-Popp
- "Hidden conversation: The patient's evaluation
in therapeutic interaction investigated in
psychoanalytic and cognitive-behavioral sessions
from the Munich-Psychotherapy-Study"

4:30 pm – 6 pm Stefan Pfänder, Freiburg – "Affective Stance and Epistemic Negotiation: Evidence from Collaborative Storytellings in Therapeutic and Non-Therapeutic Settings"


Saturday, 22nd June 2019
9 am – 10:30 am Antje Gumz, Berlin – "Approaches to understanding the role of language in psychotherapy"
11 am – 1 pmMorning Panel (Room 1)Morning Panel (Room 2)Morning Panel (Room 3)
Anssi Peräkylä et al.
- "Practices of engagement and disengagement in couple therapy"

Bernadetta Janusz et al.
- "Over-use of descriptions of the other’s mind in couple therapy"

Anne-Britt Ueckermann
- "I got what you mean, because your movement shows me,
how you think. Principles of orientation and sensebuilding
for socially successful communicaton"

Claudio Scarvaglieri
- "Understanding: perspectives from linguistics and psychotherapy"

Marco Pino
- "Individual-case invocations: a defence against generalisations in therapeutic group interactions"

Enikö Éva Savander
- "The patient’s practices disclosing subjective experiences in the psychiatric intake interview"

Ely Marceau
- "Core Conflictual Relationship Themes told early in therapy predict improvement"
Ivana Stepanovic Ilic
- "Conversation analysis as a tool for understanding adolescents’ interaction during joint task solving"

Heike Knerich & Miriam Haagen
- "Narrative Practices in Interviews with Teenagers about
Loss and Mourning"

Andrew Lewis et al.
- "Attachment and discourse: the development of a discourse
based assessment and intervention approach for children and parents"

Liselotte Grünbaum
- "Sibling figures and breaks - a case study of transgenerational trauma"
Lunch Break*
Afternoon Panel (Room 1)Afternoon Panel (Room 2)
2:30 pm – 4 pmWillian Maciel Krüger & Alexandre do Nascimento Almeida
- "Social categories in psychoterapeutic contexts: Biomedical discourse and group membership"

Elena Faccio et al.
- "Psychotherapists' orientation to gendered propositions in psychotherapy with women suffering from bulimia"

Alexis Ibarra Martínez
- "Conversation analysis and constructionist therapies: convergences and tensions"
Christopher Koppermann
- "Von der Verhandlung deontischer Autorität zur gemeinsamen Erzählung"

Reinhard Krüger
- "Das Geheimnis der therapeutischen Wirkung des Psychodramas, eine mentalisations-orientierte Theorie"

Britta Reiche
- "Mentalization and dreams"
4:30 – 6 pm Anssi Peräkylä, Helsinki – "Personality disorder as a moral issue: face work in psychiatric diagnostic interviews"
7 pm – 10 pmDinner & Live Music
(please pre-register during registration process)


Sunday, 23rd June 2019
11:15 am – 11:45 am Peter Fonagy, London – "MBT and its Offshoots – Psychotherapy is (should be) at the Core of Human Endeavor"
11:45 am – 12:15 am Ivan Leudar, Manchester – "On how to include schools of psychotherapy and their practitioners in research on their practices"
Coffee Break*
12:45 am – 2:15 pmControversial Discussion
between Peter Fonagy and Ivan Leudar
moderated by Jörg Bergmann, Bielefeld
2:15 pm – 2:30 pmMichael B. Buchholz, Berlin
Closing remarks


* Included in the conference fee: coffee & light refreshments (every day), lunch (Fri + Sat)


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