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The Education Committee has held webinars on several topics.  They are free for members, and nonmembers are asked for a donation. Topics so far have included:

Bertram Karon on "Who Am I to Treat This Person?"
"Responding to Extreme States with Loving Receptivity: Honoring the Spirit's Transformative Journey" with Cardum Harmon, Dina Tyler, and Michael Cornwall, PhD of the Bay Area Mandala Project
Ann-Louise Silver on "Frieda Fromm-Reichmann and Her Current Relevance”

Stay tuned for links to recordings of these webinars.


19th International ISPS Conference

From DNA to Neighborhood: Relationship and Experience in Psychosis
–An International Dialogue

The conference was held March 18-22, 2015, Cooper Union, New York City.
Conference attendees and ISPS-US members get a discount - you will receive an email with the code.

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Debra LampshirePast Annual Meeting resources available

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View photos from the October 2013 ISPS-US 14th Annual Meeting in New Brunswick

Come to Liverpool, UK for the next ISPS international conference, August 30, 2017!

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Election 2014

ISPS-US is pleased to announce the results of our officer election:

Jessica Arenella, PhD

Vice President:
Nancy Burke, PhD

Leah Rokeach, LCSW

Ron Abramson, MD

Congratulations to our new officers! They will take office on November 8.

The amendment question about whether to implement electronic voting in the next election was not able to be counted, because we did not receive ballots from 40% of eligible voters. We may have a special election between now and 2017 to revisit this question. For now we will continue to follow our bylaws, which require voting by mail.

Thanks to all members who participated in the election, and thanks to our current officers, Brian Koehler, Nancy Burke, Lori Kalman and K. Lowenthal, for their years of service

ISPS-US Institutes Sexual Harassment Policy

ISPS-US has issued a formal statement on discrimination and harassment and insituted a Sexual Harassment Policy.
Click here to download Policy (PDF) >>

ISPS Signs the Melbourne Hearing Voices Declaration

Dan FisherMember Spotlight

Dan Fisher, ISPS-US Honorary Member 2013
Read more about his work. >>

If you would like to be featured in a future Member Spotlight,
contact Karen Stern, Executive Director.




A Way Out of MadnessA Way Out of Madness
Dealing With Your Family After You've Been Diagnosed With A Psychiatric Disorder

Co-Written and Co-Edited by Daniel Mackler and Matthew Morrissey

Family conflict can wreak havoc on people diagnosed with psychiatric disorders. A Way Out of Madness offers guidance in resolving family conflict and taking control of your life. The book also includes personal accounts of family healing by people who were themselves psychiatrically diagnosed. This is the first book in our ISPS-US Book Series. Paperback now available. For more information or to purchase>>

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