There are 76 lecturers and workshop leaders from 23 countries registered for the conference, predominantly psychologists, psychotherapists and art therapists. Seventeen European countries are represented, as well as the U.S.A., Argentina, Mexico, Australia, South Africa and Nepal.
The mission of the conference is to focus on the interaction of creativity and spirituality in the field of psychology and psychotherapy, as well as on the role of these phenomena in the growth, transformation, healing, everyday life of an individual and in the development of human society as a whole.
Lecturers and workshop leaders registration has been completed.
There are 76 lecturers and workshop leaders registered from 23 countries.
Amongst these: Prof. David Lukoff, Prof. Ashok Gangadean and doctorate of Transpersonal Psychology, specialist in shamanic practices, co-president of the American Association for Transpersonal Psychology Dr. Steven Schmitz from U.S.A.; Prof. John Drew and Dr. Serge Beddington-Behrens from England; Dr Ingo Benjamin Jahrsetz from Germany; psychiatrist, psychotherapist and music therapist Dr. Urs Z. Ruegg and art psychotherapist, philosopher and director of Swiss Institute for Transpersonal Psychology Dr. Fausto Sergei Sommer from Switzerland; Medical Doctor, Clinical Psychologist Dr. Pier Luigi Lattuada from Italy; counseling - psychologist Jure Biechonski from Estonia; academic and psychologist Rona Newmark from South Africa; art therapist and educator Martin Peak from Australia; Prof. Vladimir Maikov and Prof. Sergei Strekalov from Russia; writer and scientist Osvaldo Loisi from Argentina; Prof. Mara Vidnere and Prof. Guna Svence from Latvia.
The Conference will take place in a creative and transpersonal artistic atmosphere, with numerous cultural events planned for the evenings, including excursions and a Fire Ritual with well-known Latvian sculptor Ojars Feldbergs at Pedvale. All conference participants will have the opportunity to take part in creative activities.
We will shape this conference as a transpersonal art work.
Thursday 20 September - SPIRITUALITY AND CREATIVITY - HOW DO WE UNDERSTAND IT?
Friday 21 September - SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH IN TRANSPERSONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Saturday 22 September - CREATIVITY AND SPRITUALITY IN EVERYDAY LIFE. STEREOTYPES AND CONSCIOUSNESS. NATURE - PEOPLE - RITUAL
Sunday 23 September - SYNTHESIS AND INTEGRATION. THE ROLE OF TRANSPERSONAL PSYCHOLOGY IN DEVELOPMENT OF GLOBAL PROCESS
Afternoon - post-conference discussion re transpersonal education possibilities in the Baltic nations.