Programme

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Wednesday 13thThursday 14thFriday 15thSaturday 16th
9:30-12:30
PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP
9:00-10:30
KEYNOTE LECTURE
9:00-10:30
KEYNOTE LECTURE
9:00-10:30
KEYNOTE LECTURE
Coffee break (not incl.)Coffee breakCoffee breakCoffee break
PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP11:00-12:30
Parallel sessions
11:00-13:00
Parallel sessions
11:00-13:00
Parallel sessions
12:30-14:00
Lunch break (not incl.)
12:30-14:00
Poster session
14:00-14:30
OPENING SESSION
13:00-14:30
Lunch break
13:00-14:30
Lunch break
13:00-14:30
Lunch break
14:30-16:00
KEYNOTE LECTURE
14:30-16:00
Parallel sessions
14:30-16:00
Parallel sessions
14:30-16:00
Parallel sessions
Coffee breakCoffee breakCoffee breakCoffee break
16:30-18:00
Parallel sessions
16:30-18:00
Parallel sessions
16:30-18:00
Parallel sessions
16:30-18:00
FINAL PLENARY
18:00-19:30
WELCOME PARTY
GALA DINNER

 WEDNESDAY 13th 
LECTURE HALL T3LECTURE HALL T1LECTURE HALL L1
9:30-10:45 PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP
D. Winter, An introduction to personal construct psychology
Coffee break (not incl.)
11:15-12:30 PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP
D. Winter, An introduction to grid techniques
12:30-14:00 Lunch break (not incl.)
14:00-14:30 OPENING SESSION
14:30-16:00 KEYNOTE LECTURE
L. Botella, Encountering the Other Through Mapping the Territory of their Meanings
Coffee break
16:30-18:00 PARALLEL SESSIONS
16:30 M. C. Ortu, O. Zoppi, S. Zanone Poma, The realm of We-ness in love and care relationships: Clinical implications
17:00 D. Hennessy, Trauma, threat, therapy: Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
17:30 A. Piattoli, M. Ognibeni, C. Sassi, The encounter with the other and the dimension of freedom: Clinical narratives in a hermeneutic constructivist psychotherapy perspective
16:30 C. Ward, Reconstruing mental health: Using constructivism’s creativity cycle and the arts to live more meaningfully
17:00 R. Pezzetta, A. Mercurio, S. Cipolletta, Uses of the dependency grid for investigating social support and well-being: A study on international students at an Italian university
17:30 M. Filip, I. Poláčková Šolcová, Construing of midlife – Is it about a “midlife crisis”?
Workshop
16:30-18:00 F. Del Rizzo, V. Stoppa, And what about forgiving?
18:00-19:30 WELCOME PARTY

 THURSDAY 14th 
LECTURE HALL T3LECTURE HALL T1LECTURE HALL L1
9:00-10:30 KEYNOTE LECTURE
N. Naffi, Construing the Other in a deepfake and infodemic era: A discussion with youth
Coffee break
11:00-12:30 PARALLEL SESSIONS
11:00 G. Chiari, The opposition between the “I” and the “You”: Intersubjective imbalance and personal disorders
11:45 V. Miletic, The unstable subject: The troubling relationality of borderline personality disorder
11:00 S. Bridi, How can we go somewhere together? A PCP construction of leadership
11:30 R. Maitland, B. Anderson-Terry, Encountering our futures and future selves: Towards the emergence of a futures orientation in coaching
12:00 A. Morin, F. Racy, Frequency, content, and functions of self-reported inner speech in young adults: Synthesizing results from five studies




Workshop
11:45 G. Feixas, Explore Your Meanings-EYME: From the repertory grid to virtual reality
12:30-14:00 POSTER SESSION
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13:00-14:30 Lunch break
14:30-16:00 PARALLEL SESSIONS
14:30 S. Duck, What Kelly’s eye tells a Duck’s brain: Sociality, similarity, and convergence of personal meaning systems
15:00 S. Crawford-Browne, Mistrusting others, affirming self in a context of ongoing danger
15:30 M. Gemignani, V. Burr, Constructing constructions of relational knowledge: Arguments for combining narrative inquiry and discourse analyses
14:30 L. Ianza, S. C. M. Tomaino, E. Nodari, L. Giudici, N. Di Renzo, M. Zanetti, S. Billekens, M. Piccinino, S. Penzo, L. Lancellotti, From “limited horizons” to “circumspect perspectives”: Our reflections on people’s narratives and personal constructions during and after the first wave of the pandemic as trainee psychotherapists in PCP
15:00 E. Mancinelli, D. Pattarozzi, C. Del Piano, S. Ferrentino, A. Muneratti, S. Salcuni, Experiences, conflicts, parenting stress, and burnout among foster parents at the time of Covid-19: A mixed-method study
15:30 M. Pasi, M. Piccininno, A. Ongaro, Relationship as essential perturbator in personal growth. Stories from a homeless hostel during 2020 lockdown
Workshop
14:30-16:00S. M. Burbach, Building blocks and construction sets: Systematic scaffolding of enactive construal processes in a social communication group intervention for neurodiverse young people
Coffee break
PARALLEL SESSIONS
16:30 S. C. M. Tomaino, S. Cipolletta, “Construing our dimension”: Professionals’ narratives and experiences of presence in online psychotherapy
17:00 A. Celli, Love and threat: An encounter’s tale
17:30 B. Strobachová, School is not a training for the future! – A report from a community school that lives ”here and now”
16:30 V. Suárez-Aragonés, G. Feixas, The relevance of cognitive conflict as a mechanism in borderline personality disorder: A research proposal
17:00 C. Paz, M. Aguilera, V. Compañ, G. Feixas, Case formulation using PCT for the treatment of depression of women with fibromyalgia CANCELLED
17:30 Y. Demetry, D. Winter, J. Mendoza, M. Y. El Rakhawy, Construing in people diagnosed as schizophrenic in Egypt
Workshop
16:30-18:00 A. Sanfeliciano, L. A. Saúl, L. Botella, S. Corbella, Using implications grids for the generation of fuzzy cognitive maps: Simulations of personal construct system change scenarios with the GridFCM programme
GALA DINNER

 FRIDAY 15th 
LECTURE HALL T3LECTURE HALL T1LECTURE HALL L1
9:00-10:30 KEYNOTE LECTURE
L. Vanzago, The experience of the embodied subject: Identity, alterity, relationality
Coffee break
11:00-12:30 PARALLEL SESSIONS
11:00 D. Truneckova, Family violence: Transformation of developmental trauma through personal construct psychology
11:30 C. Centomo, Embodied metaphors: the metaphorical construction of bodily experience and the implications for psychotherapy
12:00 M. Jasinki, G. Feixas, Your unresolved dialemmas are hindering your development: A study of student procrastination using the repertory grid technique
Symposium
11:00-12:30 D. Winter, S. Cipolletta, M. Castiglioni, Construing and reconstruction during the COVID-19 pandemic
12:30-14:30 Lunch break
14:30-16:00 PARALLEL SESSIONS
14:30 M. Giliberto, M. Frances, ‘Hostile dreamers’ – An exploration of PCP constructs of transition
15:15 V. Džinović, How the sense of purpose is strategically defended: Lessons on the use of power in psychotherapy
14:30 C. Mason, D. Winter, S. Schmeer, B. Berrington, The radicalisation of political activists
15:15 S. M. Burbach, Do you know where the dragons are? Mapping the ‘wide unknown’ of intersubjective spaces
Workshop
14:30- 16:00 S. Kelly Rawat, Embodying ‘mindful’ sociality: A new relational approach to credulous listening (PCP) in critical conversations in executive coaching and family life
Coffee break
16:30-18:00 PARALLEL SESSIONS







Symposium
17:15 E. Faccio, L. Aquili, M. Rocelli, Writing with (rather than to or about) “the other” potentialities and risks for the co-writing experience in the clinical context
16:30 M. Alfredetti, A. Petrolati, A. Celli, The experience with the other during the Covid-19 pandemic: A narrative-hermeneutic perspective
17:00 M. Filip, D. Kovář, M. Jalůvková, Relationships between invalidation, sociality breakdown and conspiracy thinking during the coronavirus pandemic – The key role of hostility
17:30 E. Cappellari, F. Del Rizzo, Body construction in the time of Covid: A PCP Research
16:30 D. L. McCarty, D. D. Christian, The usefulness of tattoos for constructing and expressing one’s narrative identity
17:00 L. A. Saúl, A. Sanfeliciano, Predictive power of fuzzy cognitive maps on the acquisition of desired personal change

 SATURDAY 16th 
LECTURE HALL T3LECTURE HALL T1LECTURE HALL L1
9:00-10:30 KEYNOTE LECTURE
J. Pavlovic, Constructivist coaching in remote workplace: Encounters of the new kind
Coffee break
11:00-12:30 PARALLEL SESSIONS
11:00 S. Vicentini, C. Grassi, E. Mascalzoni, The suicidal experience: A subtle balance between love and threat
11:30 J. Batista, D. Alves, J. Tiago Oliveira, R. A. Neimeyer, Meaning reconstruction in loss: An online protocol
12:00 M. L. Martino, D. Lemmo, I. Testoni, E. Iacona, R. A. Neimeyer, M. F. Freda, Anticipatory mourning, growth and meaning-making in longitudinal narratives of young women with breast cancer: an application of meaning of loss codebook
11:00 M.-L. Österlind, Tightroping between managerial and professional standards: university teachers handling the politico-economic context of higher education
11:30 C. Miniati, I hate you because I loved you
Symposium
11:00-12:30 M. Gemignani, Publication avenues for constructivist/constructionist scholars, researchers, and practitioners: A presentation of and dialogue among the main national and international journals on or around PCP
Participants: G. Chiari, C. Lui, L. Vatteroni, D. Winter
12:30-14:30 Lunch break
14:30-16:00 PARALLEL SESSIONS
14:30 S. Kelly Rawat, J. Thakore, Encounters of a third kind: Finding meaning in complexity
15:15 V. Džinović, D. Vesić, S. Grbić, From personal towards agonistic constructivism
This research was funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia (Contract No. 451-03-68/2022-14/200018)
Workshop
14:30-16:00 S. Živković, Body of a psychotherapist – Needs, strengths and resources in transition
Coffee break
16:30-18:00 FINAL PLENARY AND MEETING OF THE GEORGE KELLY SOCIETY

POSTERS
C. Bussè, M. Casa, F. Chiaro, M. GIliberto, M. Gemignani, The development of group psychotherapy processes in the experience of care with frontotemporal dementia. A PCP approach
C. L. Caldiroli, R. Procaccia, A. Mazzei, D. Mazzei, A. Caruso, M. Castiglioni, From Attachment Theory to Self-characterization Technique: Study on Psychotherapists in Training
S. Filisetti, L. Entilli, S. Cipolletta, A personal Construct Psychology interpretation of bereavement experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy
A. Maiello, E. Auriemma, M. L. Martino, M. F. Freda, Narrative construction of chronic illness: a research on the Sense of Grip on Disease (SoGoD)
S. Martucci, S. Previdi, S. Cipolletta, The doctor-patient relationship at the time of COVID-19 pandemic: an explorative study in an Italian emergency department
S. Mattiello, S. Cipolletta, R. Guzzo, Growing inclusion.
M. Rapisarda, S. Cipolletta, R. Guzzo, Equine-assisted therapy (EAT) in disabilities: Effects on general well-being and personal care skills.
A. Sanfeliciano, L. Á. Saúl, GridFCM: R package for the generation of Fuzzy Cognitive Maps through the implication grid