The Society for Positive Psychotherapy in Bulgaria /SPPB/ is one of the biggest in size /together with Ukraine, Romania, Germany, Turkey and Russia taking the first places/ among the National Societies within the framework of WAPP. It was established in 1993 and registered as a non-profit organization on 18.11.1993.
In its systematic activities SPPB corresponds to Bulgaria’s current needs for qualified psychotherapists and the universal accessibility to psychotherapeutical help.
Positive Psychotherapy as a therapeutical method has been pioneered by Prof. Dr. med. Nossrat Peseschkian, who was born in Iran, but has been working and living in Germany since 1954. After graduation, he has specialized in the fields of Psychiatry and Psychoanalyses in Germany, Switzerland and the USA and founded an institute for postgraduate qualification of psychotherapists,
later Wiesbaden Academy for Psychotherapy, WIAP on a psychodynamic basis.