June 17 - 20 Amherst, MA


51st International Annual Meeting

51st SPR International Annual Meeting

Personalizing psychotherapy to its participants and moments

Welcome to Amherst!

On behalf of the Local Organizing Committee, we look forward to hosting the 51st annual SPR conference in beautiful Western Massachusetts. Home to the flagship University of Massachusetts (UMass) campus, Amherst is the quintessential American college town. We are excited to provide the convenience of campus life and some local New England flavor, as we all take part in a cutting-edge scientific program that is built around the timely and compelling theme: Personalizing psychotherapy to its participants and moments.

See you at UMass in June!

Online Submission
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The theme for the 51st Annual International SPR meeting
in Amherst, USA is "Personalizing psychotherapy to its participants and moments".

The Program Committee encourages proposals that reflect constructive dialogues and open interchange of ideas and research results that have long been of interest to the SPR community.

Call for Submissions

To submit your work, please use the folllowing link to
our online submission module:

Online Submission

Deadline for submissions is December 15th, 2019

Dates to remember
  • Online submissions will be open from November 1st to December 15th, 2019. Online Submission

  • Notifications of acceptance will be emailed by February 1st, 2020.

  • Online registration: Online registration will be opening February 15th, 2020.

what people say

SPR is a place of belonging; where collegiality, inquisitiveness, aceptance, and genuine interest in one another prevail.
John Ogrodniczuk University of British Columbia
SPR is a powerhouse of psychotherapy knowledge in a friendly atmosphere.
Beatriz Gomez Fundacion AIGLE, Argentina
Being at SPR meetings is like your reference list has come to life.
Rodrigo da Cunha Teixeira Lopes Universidade do Minho, Portugal

General sponsors

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  • 215-898-7253