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The ISIPTs 9th conference – a short summary

It is about a month since ISIPT held its ninth international conference “How IPT brings us together”. IPT therapists all around the world gathered to share experiences and discuss interpersonal psychotherapy, IPT, from a theoretical, clinical, and scientific perspective. Initially, the plan was to get together in Florida. Due to a strange time of the […]

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Outstanding ISIPT conference so far

Yesterday we had an excellent first day at the ISIPT Conference. The Conference was official opened by a Welcome speech from Myrna Weissman and a barnstorming speech with the Keynote Speker Vikram Patel, Harvard Medical School. His work has focused on the burden of global mental health problems, their association with social disadvantage, and the use […]

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9th Conference of the ISIPT – here we go!

Today we started our Pre-conferences; 1.) IPT Train the trainer´s workshop & 2.) Introduction to IPT. I just participated at the Welcome message with Myrna Weissman, John Markowitz and Oguz Omay. Now Im watching The orientation message with Paula Rawitz, Danielle Novic and Holly Swartz. The ISIPT community and the virtual platform are amazing. I […]

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New Book – In the Aftermath of the Pandemic: Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Anxiety, Depression, and PTSD  

In the Aftermath of the Pandemic: Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Anxiety, Depression, and PTSD   John C. Markowitz Abstract The Covid-19 pandemic is an ongoing disaster on a scale no one living can recall. Since the end of 2019, it is causing not only countless deaths and physical debility, but also extraordinary social disruption, changing every aspect […]

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Connecting people and community: How IPT brings us together

Access 2021 Conference Site Early Bird rate til October 10!!! Register Now 9th Conference of the International Society of Interpersonal Psychotherapy: “Connecting People and Community: How IPT Brings Us Together” November 3-5, 2021Virtual Event We are pleased to invite you to the 9th Biennial Conference of the International Society of Interpersonal Psychotherapy (ISIPT), held virtually November […]

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Superimposed Psychological Suffering

Oguz Omay – Gokben Hızlı Sayar In the process of diagnosis and treatment of patients, certain interactions with health professionals may generate additional psychological suffering. What may be called “superimposed psychological suffering” is the avoidable psychological pain that is added to the inevitable suffering due to disease and/or a handicap. A specific awareness of healthcare […]

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THOUGHTS FROM THOUGHT-LEADERS

Really Treating Anxiety in 2017 by John C. Markowitz, M.D. and Barbara Milrod, M.D. In “Treating Anxiety in 2017,” Drs. Stein and Craske outline management of anxiety treatment for non-psychiatric clinicians.1 They strongly endorse pharmacotherapy and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) “by a qualified therapist,” both of which are evidence-based anxiolytic treatments.  They further emphasize that “not […]

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