Healthy Autonomy

Association for Promoting Healthy Autonomy e.V.

Program 2016

as of June 20, 2016*


Friday, Oct. 21, 2016

11:00 am Registration
01:00 – 01:15 pm Opening of the Congress
01:15 – 02:45 pm "Who am I? Identity, Identification and Psychotrauma"
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Franz Ruppert
02:45 – 03:15 pm Coffee Break
03:15 – 05:00 pm


Fr01 Patrizia Manukian
Name and Identity
Fr02  Sabine Wintzen
The fear of one's own “I”
Fr03 Bente Fjeldstad
I, Me and my Pet
Fr04 Hedwig Nießen
Trauma and Triggers in Youth Care
Fr05 Marion Nebbe
Healthy Love in Partnerships
Fr06 Martina Wittmann
Trauma and Identity
Fr07 Kerstin Kirschniok
Surviving Psychotrauma––Chance for a New Start?
Fr08 Kate Collier
Trauma and Medical Interventions
05:00 – 05:30 pm Coffee Break
05:30 - 07:30 pm


Fr10 Susanne Mautner
Early Psychotrauma and Identity
Fr11 Andrea Stoffers
Sexual Abuse and Splitting of Identity
Fr12 Maria Green/Lucy Jameson
Motherhood and Identity Development
Fr13 Diana L. Vasile
How do Abortions affect Identity?
Fr14 Birgit Schaumburg
Puberty and Identity
Fr15 Thomas Röll
Trauma and Problems with Teeth
Fr16 Dagmar Strauss
Love Relationships and Identity
07:30 – 08:30 pm Discussions and Reflection in Plenum

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016

09:00 – 09:15 am Introduction to the 2nd Day
09:15 – 10:30 am "Free 'Will'––Wish or Reality?"
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Franz Ruppert
10:30 – 11:00 am Coffee break
11:00 – 01:00 pm Workshops

Sa01 Detlev Blechner
I and My Siblings
Sa02 Ellen Kersten
Sexual Trauma and Consequences for the Body
Sa03 Wim Wassink und Margriet Wentink
Fleeing––from Whom?
Sa04 Bettina Schmalnauer
My "I" in My Family
Andrea Tietz:
Menopause––am I still I?
Sa06 Christine Foong Wong
Who am I in my Anger, Violence and Rage?
Birgit Assel and Lara Fischer
Motherhood and Society

Marta Thorsheim
Childhood Trauma and Occupation

01:00 – 02:30 pm Lunch break
02:30 – 04:30 pm Workshops

Cordula Schulte
My Body––My Enemy?
Corinna Schürmann
I and I––Development of the Identity in Twins
Anamaria Draguta
Who am I without my Partner?
Sa13 Evelyn Hähnel
Psychotrauma in my Body
Sa14 Manuela Specht
Possessions and Identity
Sa15 Annemarie Denk
Pain as a result of trauma
Sa16 Prof. Dr. Franz Ruppert
Identity and Free Will
04:30 – 05:00 pm Coffee break
05:00 – 06:30 pm Discussion and Reflection in Plenum
08:00 pm Congress party with the band Table for Two

Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016

09:00 – 09:15 am Introduction to the 3rd Day
09:15 – 10:30 am "Basics of an Identity-oriented Psychotrauma Therapy/Counselling"
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Franz Ruppert
10:30 – 11:00 am Coffee break
11:00 – 01:00 pm Workshops

So01 Maria Magdalena-Macarenco
Why do I Need my Illness?
So02 Marina Schürmann
Self-realisation and Reflections on the Journey through Life
So03 Stephan Niederwieser
Sexuality and Identity
Gerlinde Fischedick
Who am I in my Profession?
Elfriede Wimmer
Hostile Mothers
So06 Vivian Broughton
Self encounter by the Sentence of Intention in Individual Work Sessions
So07 Harald Banzhaf
Stress, Meditation and Psychotrauma
So08 Christina Freund
I and my Perpetrator Parts
01:00 – 02:30 pm Lunch break
02:30 – 04:00 pm Discussion, reflection and joint Conclusion of the Congress

 Presentations, workshops and discussions will be translated form German to English und vice versa.

* Changes to the schedule are possible