Thursday, 23 November 2017 00:00

XXII Annual Course of Schizophrenia

Organised in collaboration with ISPS Spain

"Hallucinatory Experiences and Therapeutic Possibilities"

Further information


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.



Monday, 13 November 2017 00:00

ISPS UK event and AGM

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 

Saturday, 11 November 2017 00:00

ISPS Sweden autumn meeting

"The Changing Views of Psychosis"

Register by 1st November.

Further information

Wednesday, 08 November 2017 00:00

ISPS Lowlands conference

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

For further information visit

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 10:28

Summer 2017 E-Newsletter

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 10:27

Summer 2016 E-Newsletter

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 09:03

Spring 2016 E-Newsletter

Sunday, 07 October 2018 00:00

IEPA 11 conference

The theme of Prevention & Early Intervention: Broadening the Scope conveys the widening of our agenda: to cover the full range of early interventions in mental health, not only for psychotic disorders.

Further information

Friday, 17 November 2017 00:00

ISPS-US 16th Annual Conference

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.
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.

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