2019 International Conference on Psychotherapy and Supervision

November 10—17, 2019 aboard Holland America’s Nieuw Statendam
(Departure/Return: Fort Lauderdale, Florida - itinerary at bottom of this webpage)

The Center for Advanced Professional Education (a collaboration between the University of Redlands and The Practice Institute) is pleased to offer this conference for mental health professionals across multiple disciplines and countries in conjunction with the Aiglé Foundation.   

Target audience: The target audience for this conference is licensed professionals in the mental health professions, including psychology, counseling, social work, and marriage and family therapy.  

Instructional level:  The activities will be at the intermediate or advanced level

General Conference Goals: Those who attend this conference will have the opportunity to:

  • learn about innovations in integrative psychotherapy and in clinical supervision across the Americas
  • network and have extended conversations with a relatively small group of colleagues in a relaxed atmosphere
  • present their own work if their proposal has been accepted for presentation

To register, click here.   Information about (a)  cabin options and pricing, and (b) the cruise itinerary can be found at the bottom of this page. 

Conference Format and Content

Conference activities will be scheduled in the Nieuw Statendam’s conference rooms on the two full days that it is under sail. Conference programming will feature both invited presentations and those that were submitted and accepted after peer review. 

There also will be an added opportunity, while we are in San Juan, for a several hour visit to meet psychology faculty at Carlos Albizu University to discuss mental health treatment issues in Puerto Rico.

Program Content

Presentations will include both those that are invited and those that were accepted through a peer review process.

Invited Presentations

All invited speakers all are prominent psychologist who have published on the topics on which they are presenting and have held leadership positions in the American Psychological Association, the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration, and/or the Sociedad Interamericana de Psicología.  

Presentations Accepted on the Basis of Peer Review

Other presentations will be by conference attendees whose proposals were accepted through a peer review process.

Click here to see the conference program.

Several speakers have prepared short, one-minute videos in which they discuss the conference and what they will be presenting. Please refer to those videos by Dr. Linda Buchanan,  Dr. Yaira Oquendo-Figueroa (in both English and Spanish) and Drs. Lauren Behrman and Jeffrey Zimmerman.

Learning Objectives: Learning objectives for the conference presentations are available upon request: CAPE@redlands.edu

CE Credits: CE credits will be available for approved programming at the Conference and will be sponsored by The Practice Institute (TPI).  TPI is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  TPI maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

The conference will offer 14 hours of programming.  Credit will be awarded on a session-by-session basis, and on the basis of one-hour of presentation time for each credit. 

Conflict of Interest Statement:  The conference presenters/organizers have not disclosed any commercial support for their presentations.  Nor have they disclosed potential conflicts of interest that could affect the objectivity with which they select and present their material.

Conference Pricing per person (includes conference fees and the $165 port tax)

To learn more about the types of cabins, click here

Inside cabin $1,434
Ocean view cabin $1,654
Verandah Stateroom $1,904
Vista Suite $2,214
Signature Suite $3,764
Neptune Suite $4,314

Prices are based on double-occupancy.
Single, triple, and quad rates are available upon request and based on availability.
$550 discount for guests who are not attending the conference


FINAL PAYMENT:  Click here to make final payments for the conference.   Please email CAPE@redlands.edu with any questions


For any questions about the conference, please contact us at: cape@redlands.edu

The graphic below depicts the itinerary for the trip.  For more detail, go to this site