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DEC, 2024

Baku, Azerbaijan
 

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The
Creative
Psychology
Symposium

Bringing
   
Together

Art + Science
Resear
ch + Practice
Academics
+ Artists
+ Community

A Two-Day Event 

Psychology

Art Therapy

Poetry Therapy

Music Therapy

Sound Healing

Dance & Movement Therapy

Research

Masterclasses

Yoga Therapy

Workshops

Cultural Talks

Writing Therapy

Exhibits

Performances

Panel Discussions

Creativity

Community

Wellness

Healing

Topics of Exploration

Topics

Presenters

Melek Karimova
Psychologist, Professor, Mediatior

Reintroducing Art Therapy
A Research-Based Approach of Efficacy
Fri, 15 Dec — Passage 1901

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Partners & Sponsors

OUR PARTNERS

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OUR SPONSORS

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Our Vision

Our vision is to create a catalyzing space for interdisciplinary collaboration, knowledge & skill sharing, research exchange, & immersive exercises that will expand the impact of Creative Therapies for those in need —in Azerbaijan & around the region.

Creative Psychology spans a spectrum of modalities, including art therapy, music therapy, dance & movement therapy, drama therapy, poetry therapy, and beyond. Embraced globally for its profound impact on mental, emotional, and holistic well-being, this emerging field has expansive and significant applications in healthcare, education, and community development.

As the demand for creative therapeutic approaches steadily rises here in Azerbaijan, so does the need for interdisciplinary collaboration and strong training programs. The Creative Psychology Symposium offers a response to this imperative, providing a unique platform for academics, practitioners, & the public to come together and explore the intersection of art & science.

DISCOVER

CONNECT

TRANSFORM

Create

INFO

Past Year's Symposium

DEC 15 - Passage 1901

12 Nigar Rafibeyli, Baku

 12:00 - 19:00

  • 12:00 - Doors Open

  • 12:30 - Welcoming Ceremony

  • 13:00 - Session 1: Art Therapy

  • 14:30 - Lunch Break

  • 15:00 - Session 2: Art Therapy

  • 16:00 - Bizimkiler festival Break

  • 16:30 - Session 3: Poetry Therapy

  • 17:30 - Exhibit Break

  • 17:45 - Session 4: Panel Discussion

  • 18:30 - Wrapping Up Day One

Nardaran, 31 Dalan, Sea Breeze

12:00 - 19:00

  • 12:00 - Doors Open

  • 12:30 - Welcoming Ceremony

  • 13:00 - Session 5: Yoga Therapy

  • 14:30 - Lunch Break

  • 15:00 - Session 6: Music Therapy
                & Sound Healing

  • 16:30 - Exhibit Break

  • 17:00 - Session 7: Dance &
                Movement Therapy

  • 18:30 - Closing Ceremony

FAQ's

  • How do I attend the Creative Psychology Symposium?

    • You simply register here.

  • How much does registration cost?

    • It is absolutely free.

  • What can I expect at the Symposium?

    • You can expect to explore diverse Creative Therapies — including Art, Poetry, Music, Dance & Yoga — through sessions led by experts in each field. You can also expect to delve deeper into the relationship between psychology and creativity with like-minded individuals, and do it all in spectacular venues within the comfort of an inspiring community. You can learn more in our Symposium Program.

  • What language will the Symposium be in?

    • The Symposium will be led primarily in Azerbaijani. Several speakers may speak in English or Russian, though we will have an interpreter to translate into Azerbaijani.

  • What should I bring with me?

    • You may bring a notebook with you on the first day as we’ll be exploring Art & Poetry Therapy then. On the second day, our Music & Movement Therapy day, please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one.

  • Where will the Symposium take place?

    • The first day of the Symposium, December 15, will take place at Passage 1901 (Nigar Rafibeyli 12, near Icherisheher metro station). The second day, December 16, will take place at Nine Senses Art Center (Nardaran, 31 Dalan, Seabreeze).

  • Will there be transportation provided?

    • For the second day, December 16, we will have shuttle buses available to transport our attendees from Ganjlik metro station to Nine Senses Art Center and back. The shuttle buses will be 5 AZN for each person roundtrip. Buses will depart from Ganjlik at 11:00 and then depart Nine Senses back to Baku at 19:00. You must be a registered attendee to travel with our shuttle buses​.

  • ​Will there be any food or drinks provided?

    • There will be tea/coffee available at the Symposium, along with lunch at discounted rates for our Symposium attendees.

Dec '24

for our Creative

Psychology

Symposium