“Family Therapy Today: Innovations and Challenges”

“La thérapie de famille aujourd’hui : innovations et défis”

Uni Mail, University of Geneva, 23 June 2017

(preceded by a Masterclass by Karl Tomm, 22 June 2017)



  • Thursday, June 22, 2017 (15:00-18:00) : Masterclass by Karl Tomm (open only to the Conference participants)
  • Friday, June 23, 2017 (09:00-17:30) : Conference (see programme)



Uni Mail, University of Geneva
40, boulevard du Pont-d'Arve, CH-1205 Geneva, Switzerland
Halls M280 and M290

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The need for evidence based practice and research based interventions has had a significant impact on contemporary family therapy. This International Conference aims to provide a forum for practitioners interested in working with children and families, to hear from international experts in their field about how it is possible to reconcile research and practice.

The objective of this event is to present the latest innovations in family psychology and psychotherapy. The conference aims to gather specialists in the field of contemporary family therapy. Current practice within an evidence-based framework will be discussed.

This event is aimed at all professionals interested in hearing about current family/systemic interventions that are cutting-edge in the field. It will provide a unique forum for practitioners to learn those innovative practices and exchange about the future challenges of working with families.

The conference is co-organized by the University of Geneva and Lausanne, in partnership with the Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust, London.

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The Conference is organized by

the Unity of Clinical Psychology of Interpersonal Relationships, FPSE, University of Geneva,
and the FAmily and DevelOpment research centre (FADO), Institute of Psychology, University of Lausanne.

Partnership with

the Tavistock & Portman NHS Foundation Trust, London.