WAPCEPC Conferences


Upcoming Conference: PCE 2022 Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark

Dear Colleagues! The 15th PCE Conference will take place July 4-8, 2022 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Pre conference will take place July 2-3.

Conference web-site: https://www.pce2022.com/

Downloadable Conference flyer here


General Information

Formerly the International Conferences on Client-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapy (ICCCEP).

The PCE Conferences are convened by the World Association for Person-Centered and Experiential Psychotherapy and Counseling (WAPCEPC)

The PCE Conference takes place every two years, and is open to both members and non-members of the Association.

Members of the WAPCEPC are entitled to a EURO 50 reduction on the conference fee.

- The conference is international and attracts participants from all parts of the globe and from all orientations and traditions within the PCE world.The PCE conferences are congruent with the principles and aims of the

 - They offer an opportunity for open, respectful scientific debate and challenge and for scholarly and
personal dialogue about philosophy, theory, practice and research in Person-Centered and Experiential
Psychotherapy and Counseling, and about its meaning in contemporary society.

 - The conference theme and invited keynotes reflect the aims and principles of the WA and are relevant to the wide variety of orientations and cultures represented in the PCE world.

 - The conference language will be, for practical reasons, English but the conference organizers may accommodate a limited number of parallel sessions in other languages to ensure the international character of the conference.

 - Efforts will be made to accommodate conference delegates with special needs.

Members who are interested in organising a future conference: please see the conference guidelines.

Past PCE Conferences:

14th Conference - Auckland, New Zealand, June, 2021
13th Conference - Vienna, Austria, July, 2018
12th Conference - New York City, USA, July, 2016
11th Conference - Buenos-Aires, Argentina, July, 2014
10th Conference - Antwerp, Belgium, July, 2012
9th Conference - Italy, July 2010
8th Conference - Norwich, UK, 2008
7th Conference - Potsdam, Germany 2006
6th Conference - Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands, 2003
5th Conference - Chicago, USA, 2000
4th Conference - Lisbon, Portugal, 1997
3rd Conference - Gmunden, Austria, 1994
2nd Conference - Stirling, Scotland, 1991
1st Conference - Leuven, Belgium, 1988