Scientifically-practical conference ‘Psychological counselling and psychotherapy: challenges of the present’, 15 – 16 November 2019, Kharkiv

N. Karazin Kharkiv National University

School of Psychology

All-Ukrainian Institute of Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapy

National Psychological Association

European Federation of Psychological Associations

Kharkiv, November 15-16, 2019

The modern world is dynamic, open, full of changes and anxiety.Specialists working in the field of helping others receive new challenges in the profession every day.So, in order to summarize the scientific and practical experience of specialists in psychological counseling and psychotherapy, we decided to create a scientific platform for the exchange of experience.


Dear colleagues!

We invite you to participate in the

International Scientific and Practical Conference


Conference will take place in V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University

(Freedom Square 6, North building)

                                                The main directions of the Conference:

  • Psychotherapy and culture
  • Models of psychotherapy (psychological and medical)
  • Philosophical aspects of psychotherapy
  • Current state of theory and practice of psychotherapy
  • Psychotherapeutic modalities and methods
  • Psychotherapy of somatic and psychosomatic patients
  • Psychotherapy of injuries (topical and infantile)
  • Psychotherapy in sexology
  • Family psychotherapy
  • Child and teen psychotherapy

Psychotherapy in gerontology

Ethical aspects of providing psychotherapy services

Psychotherapy in solving topical social problems

Diagnosis in psychotherapy and psychological counseling

We invite psychologists, psychotherapists, sexologists, doctors, philosophers, cultural scientists, educators and professionals from other branchesinvolved in this topic to participate in the Conference.

The Conference program is provided:

-articles on current issues (plenary, section and skype reports);

-lectures by leading teachers;

-master classes;

-Skype meetings;


According to the results of the Conference, we plan to publish a collection of articles abstracts  in the professional journal “Psychological Counseling and Psychotherapy”.


            The Conference program is available on the Faculty’s website:


                 Forms of participation in the conference:

  full-time (round table, reports, Skype reports, master classes );

  correspondence (publication of abstracts or scientific articles).

      Official languages of the Conference are Ukrainian, Russian and English.


         To participate in the conference it is necessary to send to the Organizing Committee’s e-mail address until October 10, 2019 ( “Conference”

 application form (see Annex A);

 abstracts (up to 3 full pages), prepared in accordance with the specified requirements of the conference, in electronic version (see Annex B);

 a scientific article, designed in accordance with the requirements of the publication (send to the e-mail of the scientific collection).

Or sign up in Google registration

If you want to publish a scientific articlein a professional publication, you should read the rules of registration of the article and application:

“Psychological Counseling and Psychotherapy” – Natalia Barinova, Email:,

Phone: 0506032919.


Aabstracts, the content and structure of which will not meet the above requirements, will be rejected by the editorial board of the collection.  The editorial board reserves the right to edit, reduce and reject the materials submitted to the Conference.


Contact information:For additional information on issues that may arise in the conference participants, please contact: Kharkiv, Svobody Square, 6, North building of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Faculty of Psychology, Department of Psychological Counseling and Psychotherapy  or by phone: and Contact person: Kharchenko Andrey +38050-973-76-11;

We invite everyone to whom this event can be interesting!!!

 Addition   A

Application for participation in the International Scientific and Practical Conference:

“Psychological Counseling and Psychotherapy: Challenges of the Present”

Last name, first name and patronymic


Academic degree  
Academic title  
Place of work (full name of the institution, organization, educational institution, Department)  
Institution address, working phone  
Position (doctoral student, graduate student, assistant, teacher, associate professor, professor, etc.)  
Scientific consultant (for postgraduate students , doctoral students)  
Contact telephone (fax), e-mail  
Forms of participation in the conference


–           Only publication of materials  (abstracts, articles).

–          Publication of materials + oral report (video).

–           Only oral report.

–          Participation without report and publication.

Planned direction  

 Addition  B


Requirements for abstracts design

Abstracts are accepted for publication in Ukrainian and English.  An electronic version of the abstracts up to 3 (three) full pages with a list of literature, A4 format, typed in Microsoft Word editor with extension * doc, * rtf.Spacing: top edges, bottom edges, left margin, right margin, – 2 cm.Text font – Times New Roman, font size – 14,  indention – 1,25, line spacing – 1,5;  do not force uploads, do not archive, do not prohibit . The name of the file should be as follows:  Last name, first name and patronymic of author,title of the abstract.


           Text structure of the ARTICLE:

           UDC: 371.124: 53(arbitrarily taken here).

           Last name, first name and patronymic

          Place of work or study

                                              TOPIC OF THE ARTICLE(in the center)

            Annotation:(in the language of the article, in Russian and English) in the form of an abstract containing at least 50 words).

           Keywords:(5-10 words after each annotation).  Placing text across the page width; keywords should not repeat the article title.

          Text of abstracts

          The text of the article with links, for example, [1] or [2, p.34] to the sources used.

         If references to sources were used in the abstracts,the list of sources is placed at the end of the text (ARA-style design).