ISPS E-mail Discussion Groups

The below email groups are available to ISPS members only

ISPS-Int

ISPS-Int is the official international e-mail discussion list for the members of ISPS. The list is used by over 400 ISPS members around the world to inform, discuss and debate news and ideas, focusing essentially on the psychological therapies of psychosis. To request to join e-mail isps@isps.org

Psychoanalytic / psychodynamic sub-group of ISPS

This international email group started in December 2016. Its purpose is so that those interested in the relevance of  psychoanalytic understandings relevant to psychosis can exchange ideas and information. So far there is interest in supporting psychoanalytic thinking and therapy within public sector services, promoting relevant research, exchanging news of articles, books and lecture. In the longer term the members intend to collate or produce teaching materials.

To request to join e-mail Brian Martindale at  bm@bmakm.plus.com

Child and adolescent group

This e-mail discussion group is for ISPS members who are interested in psychosis in children and young people. The members of the group discuss and debate issues relevant to their experiences and liaise with the ISPS Executive Committee. If you are interested in joining this group e-mail isps@isps.org

Service users / survivors group

This e-mail discussion group is for ISPS members who are service users / survivors of psychosis. The members of the group discuss and debate issues relevant to their experiences and liaise with the ISPS Executive Committee. If you are interested in joining this group e-mail isps@isps.org

Family members / carers group

This e-mail discussion group for ISPS members who are carers / have a family member who has experienced psychosis. The members of the group discuss and debate issues relevant to their experiences and liaise with the ISPS Executive Committee. If you are interested in joining this group e-mail isps@isps.org

ISPS-UK

ISPS UK has a lively e-mail discussion group, with over 200 subscribers, from users to carers to academics and therapists. It is very multi-disciplinary and it is starting to influence policy. To request to join e-mail admin@ispsuk.org

ISPS-US

ISPS-US maintains its own e-mail discussion list. Postings include clinical, organizational or sociocultural issues related to the psychosocial treatments for psychoses. If you are a member of ISPS-US (or any other local group) you can contact contact@isps-us.org to request to join.

Stranger in the City, ISPS 2019

Plenary session of the 21st International Congress of the ISPS,

28th August – 1st September 2019 in Rotterdam

Stranger in the City, ISPS 2019

Long-time members of ISPS at the 21st International Congress of the ISPS,

28th August – 1st September 2019 in Rotterdam

ISPS in Liverpool, August 2017
Professor Jim Van Os speaking at the 20th International Congress of the ISPS in Liverpool, August 2017
ISPS in Liverpool, August 2017
ISPS Sweden members and Rai Waddingham at the 20th International Congress of the ISPS in Liverpool, August 2017
ISPS in New York City, March 2015
Participants of the 19th International Congress of the ISPS in New York City, March 2015

Latest News

Families and Carers

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    Family members and carers involvement in ISPS

    ISPS welcomes and encourages the involvement of family members and carers in the society and is looking to expand their participation. The International Conference of ISPS in New York (March 2015) attracted a greater number of family members than previous conferences and several presentations and workshops included family members. ISPS maintains an e-mail discussion group for ISPS members who are carers / have a family member who has experienced psychosis. The members of the group offer each other support, discuss and debate issues relevant to their experiences, and liaise with the ISPS Executive Committee. If you are interested in joining the email group please contact isps@isps.org 

    Further information for families of persons with psychosis can be found on our Learning Tools pages.

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Survivors of psychosis

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    ISPS and its membership officially welcomed the involvement of survivors with the election of the first service user / survivor onto the Executive Committee (EC) in 2012. Two of the eight members of the current EC are survivors and ISPS is continually working towards expanding the participation of survivors in the work of the society. The International Conference of ISPS in New York in 2015 included presentations and workshops led by survivors and a very popular survivor/nurse joint presentation from colleagues in Norway. The 20th International Conference of the ISPS aims to expand the involvement of service users, survivors and nurses in the ISPS further information

    Further information for survivors and about recovery from psychosis can be found on our Learning Tools pages.

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