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 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 - in 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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IAGP Webinar: Language barriers to IAGP membership: Do I care?

The webinar committee wishes to announce upcoming webinars Please join us to take part in the first presentation for 2023 entitled “Language barriers to IAGP membership: Do I care?” presented by Inês Gandolfo and Marlene Magnabosco Marra from Brazil. March 18th 13:00 CET Please reply to with any enquiries about these events.

Forum Volume 10, 2022 has just been published

Forum is the official journal of IAGP. This volume includes the three invited lectures and articles of “Special Issue: New Tools during/after the COVID-19 Crisis” as well as regular articles. Case study “A mentalizing approach to treating children with attachment trauma in group: Experiences from two cases” by Rie Nasu, Yoshinari Kimura, and Kaoru Nishimura […]

The 6th IAGP Regional Conference in Africa: EMPOWERMENT AND CO-CREATION in Group Psychotherapy and Group Work- Cairo, Egypt

The 2023 conference, Empowerment and Co-creation, is an international conference that welcomes professionals and students from around the world, to enrich their knowledge, proficiency and experience related to group psychotherapy and group work. The International Association for Group Psychotherapy and Group Processes (IAGP) The Egyptian Association for Group Therapies and Processes (EAGT) The 6th IAGP Regional […]

FORUM 11, 2023 – Call for Papers

We are very excited to initiate our first Call for Papers for the IAGP Journal FORUM Volume 11 to be published in July 2023. We are seeking to publish regular articles of “Scientific Papers” and “Case Studies”. “Instructions for Authors” is so that authors can know the parameters we will be using for this volume. […]

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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 committees including the Trauma and Disaster Management committee and the Education committee.

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 email

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 email

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 email

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. For further information please email

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 email

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 email

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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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