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Key Topics

  • Challenges to science on the threshold of metamodernism
  • Wellbeing studies: a cross-disciplinary methodological perspective
  • Spirituality, spiritual practice, and spiritual experience in mental health
  • Psychological assistance and support for working with different groups of clients and patients
  • Integrating technologies into psychological assistance
  • Psychological research and evaluation in professional activity
  • Modern trends in psychological assistance
  • Digitisation in professional life
  • Professional identity and professional activity
  • Health behaviour, self-help, and recreation
  • Development trends in modern military psychology and military psychologists' professional activity during the war in Ukraine



Opening of the Conference

  • Musical performance
  • Welcome addresses
    • Prof. Tatjana Koķe, Vice-Rector for Studies, RSU
    • Prof. Inga Millere, Dean, Faculty of Public Health and Social Welfare
    • Assoc. Prof. Signe Tomsone, Dean, Faculty of Rehabilitation
    • Prof. Kristīne Mārtinsone, Head of the Department of Health of Psychology and Pedagogy
Video recording

Plenary Session

The use of science and technology to substantially raise human mental and emotional wellbeing | Video recording
Prof. Jeffery A. Martin (USA)

Spirituality and technology | Video recording
Prof. Julia Mossbridge (USA)


Plenary Session

EuroPsy Standards – Future developments based on the Cube model | Video recording
Prof. Conny Herbert Antoni (Germany)

Integrating technology with psychological science: eHealth tools promoting wellbeing and behavior change | Video recording
PhD Angelos Kassianos (Cyprus)

The arts in health, schools and community: Scaling up the Arts for the Blues | Video recording
Prof. Vicky Karkou (Great Britain)

Spirituality and health
Prof. Andrew Newberg (USA)

Workshop Types / varieties of spiritual experience | Video recording
Prof. Andrew Newberg (USA)


Lectures and workshops with invited speakers

Lecture Therapeutic Relationship in Existential-Phenomenological Perspective
Workshop Rewards of Practicing Psychotherapy: Learning from the Clients
PhD candidate Tatjana Dragan (Lithuania)

Workshop Intensified exposure therapy for obsessive compulsive disorder | Video recording
Prof. Christian M. G. Stierle (Germany)

Workshop What is Mental Health?
Prof. Timothy D. Evans (USA)

Lecture Creatively Feeling: An Artful Approach to Mental Health and Healing
Master class The Art of Being Alone: Virtual Community Art Therapy Practices in Uncertain Times
MD Julia Volonts (USA)

Working language: Latvian, English
Format: online

The conference is open to students, psychologists, health professionals, supervisors, as well as anyone from the helping and educational professions.

All events at the conference will be recorded.

The conference welcomes representatives of the assisting and educational fields (psychologists, medical practitioners, consultants, social professionals, supervisors, etc.), as well as students, spiritual teachers and practitioners.
Participation is free of charge, but we invite you to make a donation to “Support Groups for the People of Ukraine” project. The donated funds will be used to organise psychological support groups for local residents in Ukraine.

Donate here

  • Speakers will be awarded a certificate acknowledging their presentations.
  • Attendees will be awarded continuing education credits.


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The conference is organised by the
Department of Health Psychology and Paedagogy
of the RSU Faculty of Public Health and Social Welfare