Training by region


Paula Ravitz’s group (based in Toronto, Canada) at Mt. Sinai Psychotherapy Institute (MSPI) is planning an ISIPT fundraising IPT workshop for June 15-16th, IPT2.0: Beyond Basics that will be a fundraiser for the ISIPT, with  guest faculty Holly Swartz, John Markowitz and Edward McAnanama.  For more information or contact Dr. Ravitz directly ( *ISIPT members in good standing can receive a 10% discount* (discount code is available in the listserv archives!topic/isipt-list/SzK01p7Ck1U).

Cindy Goodman Stuhlberg’s group (Institute of IPT; based in Toronto, Canada ) will be offering  a 2-day workshop in Toronto  April 20 and 21.  For more information:

University of Texas, Austin, will be offering at 2-day workshop in Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy (IPSRT) on April 19 and 20, 2018,  taught by Ellen Frank and Holly Swartz, organized by Jorge Almeida.  For more information, contact Dr. Almeida (

Sarah E. (Betsy) Bledsoe offers a 7 week graduate course covering didactic training in IPT annually in the spring semester at the University of North Carolina School of Social Work in Chapel Hill, NC. She also offers one day didactic trainings through the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers. Please contact Dr. Bledsoe ( or NC AHEC ( if you have questions about upcoming training opportunities

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) Annual Meeting  2018 ( will host several IPT events:

May 6: 1-4pm Symposium: Innovations in Psychotherapy for PTSD: Beyond Exposure
John Markowitz, Barbara Milrod, Marylene Cloitre, Janice Krupnick

May 8:   8-11am Symposium: Innovations in Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT): Across a
Diagnostic Range; John Markowitz, Holly Swartz, Andrea de Mello, Frenk Peeters; Myrna
Weissman, discussant Room 1E14, First Level, Javits Center

May 9:  8am-12noon half-day course: IPT for PTSD, John Markowitz

May 9  1 pm-5 pm half-day course: IPSRT for Bipolar Disorder, Holly Swartz and John Markowitz

The Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration, in New York (June 2): Panel: Considering Interpersonal Process and Theory in Psychotherapy Models, Jill   Cranowski, Heather Flynn, Chris Wagner, John Markowitz

Kenneth Kobak reports the availability of  a new, on-line self-study course for IPT at


The 12th edition of the level A training of Interpersonal Psychotherapy, in PORTUGUESE , organized by the Portuguese Academy of Interpersonal Psychotherapy, will be held on  April 6,7, and 14, 2018 in Portugal.  The conference venue is 30 minutes away from Porto, a world heritage city.  For more information, follow this link:

Roslyn Law and IPT trainers with IPTUK hold regular training workshops in 8 locations: 

The Anna Freud Centre and Roslyn Law offers IPT workshops including a 6-day introductory workshop, IPT for PTSD (w John) & supervisor training:

IPT-A (for Adolescents), A and B Level Trainings in Stockholm, Sweden in June 2018 with supervision via the Internet.  For more information:

Elisabeth Glatigny (Bordeaux) and Oguz Omay (Lausanne) will organize a 2 days level A training before the French Marcé annual meeting in Lyon on June 26th and 27th 2018. The training is supported by the French Marcé Society and continuing education credits will be provided through Collège Hautes Etudes Médicales. See French Marcé website: or mail

In Bordeaux University Level A training is provided by Elisabeth Glatigny and Ingrid Lacaze every year for a Diplome Universitaire: Module Psychotherapie Interpersonnelle. For more information:

The Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR), Amsterdam, the Netherlands

June 28: Panel:PTSD treatment: where do we go from here? Ilan Harpaz-Rotem, Yale, Chair; John Markowitz, paper: Can hippocampal volume predict differential psychotherapy outcome?

June 29: Panel: Spreading IPT across Borders and Media; Kosse Jonker, Ellen Frank, Dawit Wondimagegn, John Markowitz; Paula Ravitz, discussant


Marcelo Feijó and Euthymia Prado offer an online IPT course in Portuguese, including videos with classes and role-playing: