Scientific Program

Conference Series Ltd invites all the participants across the globe to attend 3rd International Conference on Clinical and Counseling Psychology Singapore.

Day 2 :

OMICS International Clinical Psychologists 2018 International Conference Keynote Speaker Jaime Senabre photo

Jaime Senabre. Degree in Psychology and Master in Psychopathology and Health. He completed doctoral studies in the Department of Personality, Evaluation and Psychological Treatment of the UNED, related to Stress and the Immune System, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Moobing. Chief of Brigade in the Forest Fire Service of the Generalitat Valenciana, with more than 20 years of experience. With multidisciplinary training at the Master's level in areas such as: Occupational Health and Safety, Emergency Management, Sport Psychology, Human Resources Management, Mediation, Conflict Resolution and Coaching. Postgraduate in Environmental Consulting and Criminology. As a psychologist, he collaborates with several companies and institutions in the area of training in Psychology in Emergencies and Human Resources management. He is Professor at the University of Valencia in the Master in "Intervention and operational coordination in emergencies and catastrophes" and Diploma of University Specialization in "Instructor in Emergency Operations Services", among others. He is Director and President of the International Scientific-Professional Committee of the National Symposium on Forest Fires (SINIF). He has given numerous conferences at international level and has been part of the Organizing Committee of several International Congresses. He is part of the Editorial Board of several international scientific journals. He has published numerous articles on forest fires, stress, psychosocial risks and emotional trauma, mainly in relation to emergency services and natural disasters. Currently, he is assigned to the Research Group in "Climate and Territorial Planning" (Department of Regional Geographical Analysis and Physical Geography) of the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the University of Alicante, where he researches on the Social Perception of Forest Fire Risk and Conduct to possible Disasters. He is a member of the Spanish Society for the Study of Anxiety and Stress (SEAS), and the Spanish Association of Clinical Psychology and Psychopathology (AEPCP).


The Forest Fire Extinguishing Services sometimes face critical situations that can suppose a traumatic experience capable of generating a deep discomfort in the interveners, such as the loss of companions during the work of extinction, burns caused by the fire, the emotional impact in situations of entrapment, etc.This type of negative events can provoke fear and feelings of terror in the victims, as well as invisible emotional scars, difficult to erase and of complex approach.An inadequate assistance to this type of professionals, affected by a critical incident of these characteristics, can originate various processes of victimization, causing a psychological damage characterized by: pain, anger, indignation, guilt, fear, awe, intense reexperimentation of what was lived,physiological and psychological hyperactivation, apathy, helplessness, feeling of loss of control, insecurity and avoidance behaviors.The absence of empathy and sensitivity of the staff that attends to the victims, together with a lack of information and a mismatch between the expected and received treatment, can cause a negative feeling in the firefighters affected by the traumatic incident, capable of initiating a process of revictimization called: second victimization.In this work, concepts such as traumatic experience, traumatic event, psychological damage and second victimization are addressed. Likewise, the conditioning factors of the emotional impact (external and internal), the objectives of the psychological help work and the basic skills to develop it are pointed out. Also, the phases through which the forest firefighters go when they suffer a revictimization are indicated.Finally, some guidelines are offered on "what to do" to avoid a second victimization.
Key notes: Revictimization, post-traumatic stress, critical incident, wildland firefighters, forest fire.

Keynote Forum

Elena Baixauli

University of Valencia, Spain

Keynote: Unhappiness
OMICS International Clinical Psychologists 2018 International Conference Keynote Speaker Elena Baixauli photo

Elena Baixauli Gallego has dedicated twenty years to staff development as a Psychologist in the field of health and as a mediator. She is currently working as an Associate Professor, Faculty of Psychology in the department of Personality at University of Valencia. She is involved in various activities such as therapy for children and adults, family and business mediation and delivery of lectures and workshops. She is the author of “Business conflict: A guide to provide solutions”. She is a Member of the International Forum of Mediators, the World International Mediation, a Member of the Delegation of the World Forum of Mediation in the City of Valencia, Member of Entrepreneurs from the University of Valencia and the University of Salamanca. She is also a speaker and author of several books and publications on mediation.


Dopamine is a hormone associated with happiness and serotonin regulates our mood. When a person is physically attracted to another, an activation of dopamine, serotonin increased and production ofoxytocin, a hormone that reduces pain perception and increases the emotional connection we have with the other occurs. Disconnecting the amygdala, the part of the brain that are active against negative emotions like fear. The combination of all these elements leads to crush the other. After our beliefs, the way we understand ourselves and understand the world around us, eventually determining if I made a good choice. These are questions necessary to understand the functioning of our brain and human relations. Maybe if we are able to answer these questions we can prevent many interpersonal conflicts. All to indicate that it is not, perhaps a cultural thing, something we have learned. I mean, throughout history we have learned that the best defense is attack, then our amygdala is always on, then it is easier to move quickly to negative emotions.