Preforum Events

Monday, 21 June  
19:00 – 20:30

Transition Psychiatry
Dr. Ana Prata
Prof. Dr. Ruud Van Winkel
Dr. Eline Wittevrongel

Wednesday, 30 June  
17:30 – 19:00 Psychoanalysis of trauma and psychosis
Prof. Francoise Davoine

Forum Programme

Wednesday, 7 July
18:00 – 18:30 Introduction to EFPT and the forum

Dr. Charlotte Migchels
18:30 – 19:00 Mental health in the EU and the role of the European Commission
Nicoline Tamsma
19:00 – 20:00 Introduction to EFPT’s partners


EPA and WPA – ECP Sections

Dr. Mariana Pinto Da Costa


UEMS – section of psychiatry
Dr. Marisa Casanova Dias


From EFPT to EPA
Dr. Julian Beezhold

20:30 – 21:30 Social event
Thursday, 8 July  
09:30 – 10:30 Current hot topics in the treatment of schizophreniaProf. Dr. Stefan Leucht, ECNP
11:00 – 11:45 Presentation of 2020 country reports and Covid survey data
12:00 – 13:00 Country Reports
14:00 – 15:00 Working Group Reports
15:15 – 17:00

Working Group Meetings

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 


Psychiatry Across Borders

Maintaining and Establishing a National Trainees Association (MENTA)

17:30 – 19:30

Psychiatry Across Borders workshop
Empowering Trainees: Practical Transcultural Psychiatry Skills to Work with Trauma and consequences of War
Dr. Essam Daod
Maximum number of participants: 50


Psychotherapy workshop
Psychotherapy blind dates
– EFPT trainees
Maximum number of participants: 36


Exchange workshop
Successfully involving intercultural awareness in treatment
Prof. Dr. med. Meryam Schouler-Ocak
Maximum number of participants: 30

20:00 – … International Night
Friday, 9 July  
09:30 – 11:00

Euthanasia for mental suffering

Prof. Dr. Joris Vandenberghe


Dr. Sisco Van Veen
11:30 – 12:30 Poster presentations
13:30 – 15:30

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry workshop
Integrating Systemic Therapy Perspective into Family Consultations
Dr. Marc Hermans
Maximum number of participants: 20


Leadership workshop
Leadership skills: Lobbying and Advocacy
Prof. Dr. Jose Miguel Caldas De Almeida
Maximum number of participants: 25


Psychotherapy workshop
Basics of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Prof. Dr. Stirling Moorey
Co-presenters: Helena Kisand, Tiago Gomes, Hugo Canas-Simião, Selin Tanyeri
Maximum number of participants: 15


MENTA workshop
Establishing and Maintaining a National Trainees’ Association (NTA)
– EFPT and overseas trainees
Maximum number of participants: 50

16:30 – 17:15

Porto Research Award Winner

Dr. Roel Mocking

announced by:

Prof. Dr. Geert Dom


Poster Award and Award of Excellence Winners

17:30 – 18:30

Being useful for many more

Prof. Dr. Norman Sartorius
19:30 – …

Live reception

For trainees from Brussels or those who are able to attend the Forum in a live setting

Saturday, 10 July  
10:00 – 16:00 General Assembly
17:00 – 19:00

Working Group Meetings




Sunday, 11 July
Working Groups Meetings Option 3