Berlin, 20-23 June 2019

Please download the full ICCAP programme here – including abstracts

Thursday, 20th June 2019
5 pm – 7 pm Michael B. Buchholz, Berlin – "Talking & Cure: Binocular Views on Psychotherapeutic Interaction"
moderated by Horst Kächele, Berlin
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" 
10:30 am - 11 amCoffee Break*
Morning Panel (Room 3)Morning Panel (Room 4)
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* (Room 5b)  
Afternoon Panel (Room 3)Afternoon Panel (Room 4)
Afternoon Panel (Room 5a)
(german Panel)
2:30 pm – 4 pm Nataliya Thell
- "Attributional change and common-sense knowledge"

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

Florian Dreyer
- "'Cooking on several cooktops':
How prefabrications change therapy – How therapy changes prefabrications"
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"

Marie-Luise Alder
- "Allusive talking as a creative interactional resource in psychotherapy"
Reinhard Krüger
- "Das Geheimnis der therapeutischen
Wirkung des Psychodramas, eine
mentalisations-orientierte Theorie"

Britta Reiche
- "Mentalisierung und Träume"

Juri Krivzov
- "Interpersonelle Dynamik und
therapeutische Beziehung bei
Patienten mit funktionellen somatischen Störungen: eine Metasynthese psychotherapeutischer Fallstudien"
4 pm - 4:30 pmCoffee Break*
4:30 pm – 6 pm Jörg Bergmann (speaker), Bielefeld, Bernadetta Janusz (speaker) , Cracow, Anssi Peräkylä, Helsinki, Feliks Matusiak, Cracow – "Control, sequentiality and vulnerability in couple therapy"


Saturday, 22nd June 2019 
9 am – 10:30 am Antje Gumz, Berlin – "Approaches to understanding the role of language in psychotherapy"
10:30 am - 11 amCoffee Break*
Morning Panel (Room 3)Morning Panel (Room 4)
11 am – 1 pmAnssi Peräkylä et al.
- "Practices of engagement and disengagement
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 communication"

Michael M. Dittmann et al.
- "Massage as message – Trouble and self-touching in a diagnostic interview”
Claudio Scarvaglieri
- "Understanding: perspectives from linguistics and psychotherapy"

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

Ely Marceau
- "Core Conflictual Relationship Themes told early in therapy predict improvement"
Lunch Break* (Room 5b)
Afternoon Panel (Room 3)Afternoon Panel (Room 4)Afternoon Panel (Room 5a) (Data-Session)
2:30 pm – 4 pmWillian Maciel Krüger & Alexandre do Nascimento Almeida
- "Social categories in psychotherapeutic 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"
Ivana Stepanovic Ilic
- "Conversation analysis as a tool for understanding adolescents’ interaction during joint task solving"

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"
Christopher Koppermann
- "From negotiation to co-narration.
A data-session on interactional
achievement of deontic stance in a german psychotherapy-session“

Data will be in German
4 pm - 4:30 pmCoffee Break*
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 on a Boat
(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)


For online registration