International Association for Group
Psychotherapy and Group Processes
Since its founding in 1973, the IAGP has been devoted
to the study and development
of group theory, group psychotherapy
and group consultation worldwide
About the IAGP
The International Association for Group Psychotherapy and Group Processes, IAGP is a worldwide network of professionals involved in the development and study of group psychotherapy and group process as applied to clinical practice, consultancy, education, scientific studies and socio-cultural settings. Our network provides opportunities for meeting the others: professions, theories and cultures - who are exploring the applications of small, median and large group processes in clinical, organizational and political settings.
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Session course: Creative Arts for Healing. From The Nile to The Cauvery.

8 session course on music, drama, dance, visual arts, and other creative arts modalities which have been acknowledged for their efficient healing power since ancient times. Nile to Cauvery poster This is an online Expressive Arts Therapy course which provides hands on training using different modalities like art, movement, poetry, singing, instrumental music, storytelling and psychodrama inspired by both Egyptian and Indian civilizations.

Forum Volume 9, 2021 has just been published

This volume includes the opening lecture of “IAGP International Online Research Symposium on COVID-19” in October 2020 and articles of “Special Issue: COVID-19” as well as regular articles. Enjoy! Forum Editors: Kaoru Nishimura, Camino Urrutia Imirizaldu and Roberta Mineo CLICK HERE TO ACCESS INTO PUBLICATION AREA

Save the date: IAGP 2022

THE 21ST IAGP INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS | THE 1ST IAGP HYBRID CONGRESS Three days of congress sessions. One day pre-congress. Workshops. Lots of networking opportunities Much more! Poster IAGP 2022

Honored to accept the Executive Council Award on behalf of all IAGP members during the ASGPP award ceremony. “Together we are better”

Dear Members of the Board of Directors of ASGPP, Dear Colleagues, Dear Friends, Dear Fellow Award Recipients- Thank you for your kind recognition and acknowledgment of the way that both of our organizations are collaborating beautifully together, by bestowing upon IAGP your very first Executive Council Award.

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IAGP members from all countries around the World are welcome by IAGP at any and every IAGP conference or event

The IAGP has special interest sections in family therapy, group analytic group work, psychodrama, organizational consultancy and transcultural issues. The new Young Professionals Section was established by the IAGP Board in early September 2013 Members may belong to several sections.

The IAGP also has task forces, including the Task Force for Disaster Management and the Education Task Force.

This page provides basic information about the Sections, with links to further details and services.

Family therapy section

The aim of the Family Therapy Section is to offer to professionals who are working with
families and couples throughout the world a containing forum to communicate by exchanging experience, sharing expertise and expressing reflections on clinical, theoretical, social as well as cultural issues of family therapy and family dynamics The Family Therapy Section runs an online discussion list. For further details, please click here.

Analytic group (formerly group analysis) section

The Analytic Group Section aims to facilitate the exchange of information and viewpoints between group analysts and others interested in furthering the practice of group analysis throughout the world.
The Analytic Group Section runs an online discussion list, For further details, please click here.

Organizational consultancy section

The Organizational Consultancy Section aims to help develop and promote organizational consultancy, and to provide a supportive environment for those working in the field.
The Organizational Consultancy Section runs an online discussion list. For further details and to sign up, please click here.

Psychodrama section

The Psychodrama Section aspires to cooperate with other IAGP Sections and disseminate information about psychodrama and related areas. Our aim is to serve as an international professional-scientific forum dedicated to the exchange of knowledge and ideas and the advancement of psychodrama, and to organize workshops and presentations at IAGP congresses. We encourage new ideas and the development of new lines of communication.
Our aim is to build intercultural bridges.

Young professionals section

In September, 2013, the IAGP Board officially established a new Section for Young Professionals which now runs a discussion list. For further information, please contact

Transcultural section

The IAGP’s Transcultural Section provides a forum for discussion of transcultural issues arising within the work of the IAGP, and within the professional lives of its members. The Transcultural Section runs an online discussion list. For further details please click here.

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The IAGP thrives and evolves through the active participation of its international members. Membership applications are welcomed from both individuals and organizations. Individual members receive Forum (our annual publication), Globeletter (our newsletter), our membership directory and reduced registration fees at IAGP sponsored and affiliated congresses. Organizational affiliates (For list, please click here) become members of our Consultative Assembly of Organizational affiliates (CAOA), and are closely involved in IAGP planning and decision-making via representation at Board meetings and in our CAOA online discussion forum. Join IAGP or renew/reactivate your membership.
Membership is open to trained group psychotherapists, consultants and group leaders who are sponsored by a professional who is familiar with their work with groups.. Special membership fees are available for retired professionals and students. Student memberships are welcome from students enrolled in institutional training programs or university studies in group psychotherapy or group processes.
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