Upcoming ISPS Conferences and Events

ISPS Lowlands conference

The Netherlands Wednesday, 08 November 2017

"The treatment of post-traumatic stress for people with psychotic experiences"

For further information visit http://www.ispsnederlandvlaanderen.nl/over-trauma-gesproken.

ISPS Sweden autumn meeting

Sweden Saturday, 11 November 2017 Stockholm

"The Changing Views of Psychosis"

Register by 1st November.

Further information

ISPS UK event and AGM

united kingdom Monday, 13 November 2017
Save the Date!
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm

A new ISPS UK event will be organized for the evening of 13-11-2018.

It will incorporate our annual general meeting.

More information will be announced soon at http://www.ispsuk.org/?page_id=48 

ISPS-US 16th Annual Conference

USA Friday, 17 November 2017 - Sunday, 19 November 2017 University Place Hotel, Portland Oregon

Psychosis in Context: Exploring Intersections in Diverse Identities and Extreme States

Cosponsored by the EASA Center for Excellence at PSU

A schedule and information on hotel, continuing education and accessibility are posted. The presenters represent an amazing array of perspectives on psychosis and extreme states.

Register today to reserve your place!
Keynote Speaker: Gogo Ekhaya Esima
Sick or Gifted? Bridging the Connection Between Mental Health Issues and Spirituality
Gogo Ekhaya Esima is an initiated Sangoma Traditional Healer in the Zulu culture of South Africa. She is a certified Peer Recovery Specialist in mental health, a trauma survivor, and a spiritual teacher. Gogo Ekhaya is a strong advocate for challenging standardized mental health concepts in America, she has written for the forthcoming ISPS series book, Women and Psychosis: Multidisciplinary Perspectives, and her shamanic journey of healing and recovery is featured in the documentary CRAZYWISE. Her gifts include seeing and hearing voices of the ancestors, mediumship, and earth based medicinal healing.  Gogo Ekhaya has a full-time shamanic healing practice in Southern California. www.sangomahealing.com
Honoree: Narsimha R. Pinninti, MD
Trauma, Psychosis and TIMBER Model to Treat Traumatic Psychosis
Dr. Pinninti is Professor of Psychiatry at Rowan University school of Osteopathic Medicine in New Jersey and Chief Medical Officer at Twin Oaks Community Mental Health Services, Inc. in Cherry Hill, NJ. Dr. Pinninti is a clinician, administrator, educator and researcher working at the interface of clinical practice and research into psychosocial treatments for psychosis. As a clinician he is the psychiatrist for Camden County Assertive Community Treatment Team and uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy routinely in his medication monitoring visits.

This program will interest psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, counselors, therapists, nurses, and other mental health professionals, students, academics and attorneys, as well as members of the lay public, including peer specialists, people with lived experience of psychosis/extreme states, and their families, who are interested in learning about the experience and treatment of psychosis and extreme states.

XXII Annual Course of Schizophrenia

Spain Thursday, 23 November 2017 - Saturday, 25 November 2017 Madrid

Organised in collaboration with ISPS Spain

"Hallucinatory Experiences and Therapeutic Possibilities"

Further information

ISPS Rotterdam 2019 - The 21st International Congress of the ISPS

The Netherlands Wednesday, 28 August 2019 - Sunday, 01 September 2019 Rotterdam


Stranger in the City - On the circular relationship between alienation and psychosis and the healing power of human reconnection

Psychosis is more common in big cities, defragmented neighborhoods and among migrants living apart. Why?


In this conference epidemiologic researchers, cultural scientists, clinicians  and people with psychotic experiences and their families will discuss to answer this question and what to do about it.


Contact: info@ispsnederlandvlaanderen.nl

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