Zagreb 2020


European parental alienation conference Zagreb 2020

 

Parental separation, alienation and splitting: Healing beyond reunification

Separacija roditelja, otuđenje i oporavak djeteta: Razvoj standarda dobre prakse

 

16-18 September 2020

LIVE WEBINAR

The third conference of the European Association of Parental Alienation Practitioners (EAPAP) was held, online, between 16-18 September 2020. This year, the three-day practitioner event was hosted by the Child and Youth Protection Centre of Zagreb (Poliklinika za zaštitu djece i mladih Grada Zagreba) and featured presenters from 13 European countries, as well as a number of guest speakers from the United States and Canada.

 

The conference was attended by more than 400 mental health and legal professionals from across Europe, and addressed by over 30 specialists in the field, marked a transition away from the focus on diagnostic approaches to the problem of children’s rejection of a parent, and towards a recognition that the dynamic referred to as parental alienation is, at its core, induced psychological splitting in the child and a relationship trauma that may be understood within the context of accepted psychological and psychoanalytic theories, and treated using existing therapies that are adapted for this particular cohort of children.

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Conference report

The third EAPAP conference was held, online, between 16-18 September 2020. This year, the three-day practitioner event was hosted by the Child and Youth Protection Centre of Zagreb and was attended by over 400 practitioners from across Europe.

Programme

The conference brings together psychotherapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, researchers and lawyers from across Europe to deliver an exciting, challenging and highly informative programme for all practitioners working in the field.

Special guest speaker

We are delighted to welcome, as our special gust speaker, Jill Salberg, PhD, ABPP, Associate Professor of Psychology, faculty member and clinical supervisor at the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis


Welcome message

It is our great honor to invite you to the 3rd European Conference with international participation EAPAP (European Association of Parental Alienation Practitioners), which will be organized by Zagreb Child and Youth Protection Center in Zagreb...