International Week "Dialogue of Cultures - Culture of Dialogue

From September 5th to 10th the 10th International Week “Dialogue of Cultures – Culture of Dialogue” was successfully held at the State Nekrasov University Kostroma.
The increasing number of participants in the events speaks for the great international interest in this event.

Honorary Professorship awarded to Professor Doctor H.-W. Gessmann

On September 5, during the opening ceremony of the International Week, Professor Dr. Hans-Werner Gessmann, Honorary Professor of the Chair of Social Psychology, was awarded the title of Honorary Professor of the State Nekrasov University.

The university rector, Nikolai Rassadin, thanked Hans-Werner Gessmann for his long-standing contribution to the development of international cooperation between the Bergerhausen Psychotherapeutic Institute in Germany and the State Nekrasov University Kostroma in Russia.

During the opening ceremony numerous guests from Europe and the near abroad were present. The event was broadcast directly to Moscow and St. Petersburg.

Inauguration of the International Centre for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy

On September 7th, the International Center for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy was opened at the Pedagogical and Psychological Institute.

The opening ceremony was attended by invited psychologists from various fields of psychological practice. The Director of the International Centre for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Gessmann, thanked the Director of the Pedagogical-Psychological Institute, Prof. Dr. Andrej Timonin, for his support in the realisation of the project.

The participants of the training seminars, which were held by Hans-Werner Gessmann last year, were presented with international certificates confirming their successful participation in the further training courses.

The staff of the centre – Mr. Evgeny Sheronov, psychologist, and Mrs. Elena Oladova, teacher – informed the numerous guests about the concept of the International Centre, its tasks and plans for future developments.

The Center began its work with free demonstration seminars on the following topics: “Project Management”, “Lecture “On the Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud” in the original language of 1916″, “Classification of Psychological Disorders”, “Application of the “Family Board” Method in Systemic Family Therapy”.