Prenatal Psychology and Birth Culture

Online conference

November 12th to 14th live from Stolpen and the world

# 50yearsISPPM

Live produced in Stolpen, lectures from all over the world

Welcome to our annual conference 2021

We celebrate the 50th birthday of our association with a special conference:
For the first time in our 50-year history, participants can from all over the world, from anywhere online take part in our annual conference.

The online conference will produced live at the Hotel Goldner Löwe in Stolpen . Some of the lectures will be held live in Stolpen, while others will also be played in real time from other parts of the world.

By interactive elements we become one pleasant and inspiring conference atmosphere create and thus to our tradition of lively, atmospheric Join annual meetings and Opportunities for encounters create.

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A small river named Duden flows by their place and supplies it with the necessary rules. It is a paradise

James Killer

Microsoft Office lead speaker

Fredric Martin

Google Office lead speaker

Henri Robert

Apple Office lead speaker

The sale of the 3-day online tickets is now open.

Price now 319 Euro.
(30 days access to all recordings!)


After a long preparation phase, we are very pleased to present you the complete program for the online anniversary conference of the ISPPM from November 12-14, 21.

The conference draws a bridge from the beginnings of the ISPPM to the current issues of our present and looks to the future.

It is a special moment for us to look at 50 years of work of pre- and perinatal psychotherapy, results and new challenges and tasks

Opening session

7.30 p.m.

Prof. Amara Eckert, President of the ISPPM

Prof. Sven Hildebrandt, conference president

Opening of the conference

7.45 p.m.

Ludwig Janus, Heidelberg, Germany

Sven Hildebrandt, Dresden, Germany

The ecology of the uterus determines the ecology of our world 

(Thomas Verny)

8.30 p.m.

Chatting come together

Those present in Stolpen get in touch with the audience online

Friday, November 12th, 2021

7.30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Lecture block 1

Level of knowledge

9.00 a.m.

Therence Dowling

The intrauterine personality

9.40 a.m.

Claudia Buss

Prenatal stress research

10.20 a.m.

Otwin Linderkamp

Premature Infant Research and Prenatal Psychology

Saturday, November 13th, 2021

9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Lecture block 2


11.30 a.m.

Amara Eckert

Prenatal orientation in play and movement in children

12:00 p.m.

Regina books

Healthy families - healthy children

Integration of pre- and perinatal experiences in the family setting

12.30 pm

Klaus Käppeli

Pre- and perinatal psychology in the age of reproductive medicine - a special challenge

Saturday, November 13th, 2021

11.30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lecture block 3

Prenatal attachment

2.30 p.m.

Gisela Albrecht

Promote the prenatal mother-child relationship

3 p.m.

Frieder Pfrommer, Kola B. Brönner, Anabel Galster, Gundula Neuling

Birth preparation in times of crisis

3:30 p.m.

Ute Auhagen-Stephanos

The dark side of wanting to have children

Saturday, November 13th, 2021

2.30 p.m. - 4.00 p.m.

Lecture block 4


16.30 o'clock

Hans von Lüpke

Epigenetics and Prenatal Psychology

5.10 p.m.

Rupert Linder, Gerlinde Metz

Transgenerational transmission of trauma

Saturday, November 13th, 2021

4:30 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.

The special lecture

50 years of ISPPM

7.30 p.m.

Katrin Wahl, Antonia Stulz-Koller, Ludwig Janus, Sven Hildebrandt


50 years of ISPPM eV - from amazed recognition to scientific specialist society

A historic potpourri 

8 p.m.

Thomas Verny

50 Years - Exploring Pre- and Perinatal Psychology: A Personal Journey

Saturday, November 13th, 2021

6.30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Lecture block 5

Problem areas

9.00 a.m.

Aurora Martin (engl.)

Genital mutilation - childbirth in women with circumcision

9.30 a.m.

Ana-Luana Deram (Eng.)

Surrogacy Motherhood - On the situation of surrogate mothers in Ukraine

10.00 a.m.

Simina Angelescu, Daniela Marincas: The Unwanted Child - How prenatal and early trauma influence the motherhood experience and abilities

Sunday, November 14th, 2021

9.00 a.m. - 10.30 a.m.

Lecture block 6

Prenatal psychotherapy and counseling

11.00 a.m.

Astrid Saragosa

Prevention and intensive aftercare as a care concept after the birth

11.30 a.m.

Catherine Desery

Help phone results 

12:00 p.m. 

Marita Klippel-Heidekrüger

Interdisciplinary, cross-method cooperation between prenatal therapists

Sunday, November 14th, 2021

11.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.

Lecture block 7

Prenatal psychotherapy and counseling

1.30 p.m.

Hakan Çoker (Eng.)

Birth education and birth teams

2 p.m.

Matthew Appleton (Eng.)

Baby therapy

2.30 p.m.

Rien Verdult

Consciousness at Procreation

Sunday, November 14th, 2021

1.30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Closing session

3:30 p.m.

Esther Göbel

Old midwifery knowledge as inspiration for a new birth culture

4 pm

Neşe Karabekir (English), Anabel Galster (German)

Birth Psychology in Action - Theory and Practice Hand in Hand

16.30 o'clock

Carola Hauck, Judith Raunig

Healthy and lively birth as a mandate to society

Sunday, November 14th, 2021

4.15pm - 5.45pm

Conclusion of the conference

Sven Hildebrandt


Amara Eckert

Closing words and outlook

Sunday, November 14th, 2021

5.45pm - 6.15pm


As a bonus, we offer several workshops in the following weeks that can be booked additionally.

Feminine power

Kristina Rumpel

Appointment will be announced

The safe birth

Carola Hauck

Appointment will be announced

A midwife's life - reports from a contemporary witness

Eva-Maria Müller-Markfort

Appointment will be announced

Birth preparation in times of crisis - Staying in touch - Strengthening the young family

Frieder Pfrommer, Kola B. Brönner, Anabel Galster, Gundula Neuling

Appointment will be announced

Buy your ticket now

We look forward to your participation in this special conference and to the joint birthday party with you.

All tickets include 30-day access to all recordings.

Normal ticket

319 3 day ticket
  • Online participation every day
  • Exchange with speakers
  • Live streams of the lectures

For students

125 3 day ticket
  • Online participation every day
  • Exchange with speakers
  • Live streams of the lectures
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