NEW ISPS book: CBT for Psychosis, Process-orientated Therapies and the Third Wave

A new ISPS book has been published: CBT for Psychosis, Process-orientated Therapies and the Third Wave, edited by Caroline Cupitt. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for psychosis is constantly changing and evolving. Recently, in what is sometimes called the ‘third wave’, therapy has become more concerned with the individual’s relationship to their experience, rather than with the […]

ISPS UK AGM and New Chair

On 13th November 2017, ISPS UK held its AGM. We presented a summary of our work and finances since we became an Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) in February 2017. The international conference in Liverpool has been our main undertaken this year. It was a huge success in the sense of attracting over 550 registrations from people […]

London Event: Placing Psychosocial Approaches to Psychosis at the Heart of the NHS

London Event: Placing Psychosocial Approaches to Psychosis at the Heart of the NHS

On Monday 13th November, we held an evening of discussion and reflection on the challenges of placing pscyhosocial approaches to psychosis at the heart of the NHS. Our guest panel featured ISPS UK Committee Members John Read and Neil Caton as well as founder of Drayton Park Crisis House founder Shirley McNichols. Over 50 people joined us in […]

Liverpool 2017: List of parallel sessions and presentations now available!

We are pleased to announce this year’s parallel sessions during our Liverpool 2017 international conference. The document shows both the oral presentations, followed by posters and contain the following categories: Lived experience perspectives Arts and arts therapies Families and family therapies Psychological therapies Mental health services and treatments Understanding psychosis: conceptual issues and empirical research Society’s response to […]

ISPS UK committee nominations

Nominations are open once more for new committee members, so we welcome all ISPS UK members to consider making nominations. The committee especially needs people who will help increase our diversity, and also people with financial skills.  Closing date is the 8th of July. For further details please contact Ali Haddock.

Win a free place at the ISPS conference – Trauma and psychosis: psychodynamic perspectives

ISPS UK is currently offering a free student place at its next psychodynamic conference on 26th November 2016.  More information about the conference is available here. The place will be awarded to a student who offers the best short article on the topic: Is psychoanalytic thinking still relevant to psychosis?:  the work of Murray Jackson, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. Entries […]

Competition: Share your views on Creativity and Psychotic States in Exceptional People and win £75 worth of books

In 2015, ISPS was proud to add to its book series Creativity and Psychotic States in Exceptional People  by Murray Jackson and Jeanne Magagna.  This volume brings  a psychoanalytic perspective to the lives of four individuals of exceptional creative talent (John Nash, Vaslav Nijinsky, Jose Saramago and Vincent van Gogh) and is written not just for […]