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Dear Friends and colleagues,

The Conference in Antalya is organized by the trauma and disaster committee of IAGP.
We live in a world that has been rife with regional conflicts, wars and natural disasters.
Attracting world renown experts, we are hoping to enable as many students and young
professionals attend and participate in this important gathering.
The purpose of this letter is to seek your support in raising money to the scholarship fund..
Your financial help will make it possible to assist students and young professionals attend and
participate in this Congress, especially if they come from far-away countries and face financial
hardships. Please be as generous as you can be.

Jacob Gershoni, LCSW, CGP, TEP
Chair, the Fundraising Committee

To donate,



Collective Trauma and Group: Transforming Individual Suffering!


Dear Colleagues,

IAGP continues to carry out qualified studies with the knowledge and experience it has received from its past for 50 years. We are organizing the IAGP 5th. Regional Mediterranean Conference for Trauma and Disaster with the main theme of “Collective Trauma and Group: Transforming Individual Suffering; in our 50th year.

This conference will bring together experts from various fields to exchange knowledge, ideas, and the latest advancements in trauma care. Conference is interested in trauma and disaster management, interventions and public mental health, humanitarian work, human rights topics and aims to develop a culture of care and support for staff working in highly stressful environments.

In our conference to be held between 2-5 November 2023; In many sub-headings focusing on the practices of Trauma and Disaster related to professional and academic accumulation, there will be panels, workshops, symposiums, training courses and seminars in which very valuable academicians, educators and professional masters participate as speakers and moderators.


On the first day of our conference, Thursday, November 2, 2023, we will hold a pre-conference on two very important topics and with the participation of very valuable experts. Our conference will be held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 2-5, 2023. In our conference, where parallel meetings will be held in 12 separate halls, our participants will have the opportunity to join the meetings.


We invite everyone who works or plans to work in the field to our conference, where Group Psychotherapists, Psychodramatists, Group Analysts, All Group Processes who work with trauma and disaster, Mental health specialists, Young academicians, professionals and students, who are accepted as mental health specialties in the USA, EU and many developed world countries, will benefit to the maximum extent. You will have the opportunity to share your expertise with a diverse audience of clinicians, researchers, and students from around the world. You will also have the opportunity to engage in discussions and network with colleagues and peers in the field.

Trauma and Disaster Conference in Antalya, Türkiye;

will create bridges, peace and dialogue between cultures in conflict areas

will give opportunity to hear voices of colleagues in war regions.

will create trauma sensitive/informed/focused psychotherapy in group psychotherapy modalities

will maintain the sustainability of the ongoing activities and projects.

will  support fundraising for the IAGP with Trauma and Disaster Training Programs.

will create connections and solidarity among colleagues all around the world

will enhance individual and organisational IAGP membership through trauma and disaster interventions, trainings, workshops.

will promote IAGP’s mission visibility and actions.

will enable professional’s intervision peer groups in IAGP and all over the world.

will establish qualified professional trauma and disaster resources from different cultures and different group psychotherapy and group process modalities and approaches.

will create collaboration with other International organisations about trauma and disaster management and intervention to learn and spread new knowledge and processes to the IAGP members.

will develeop a broader IAGP Trauma and Disaster management interest and contributions.

will develop a trauma sensitive intervention culture in the IAGP for group psychotherapy and group process with specific workshops, trainings, educations, discussions, etc.


I would like to invite you to donate our colleagues who have difficulties and less opportunities to join Conference. There are colleagues who are waiting for Scholars to join us! We need your support and solidarity for colleagues from Ukraine, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, KRG of Iraq, Iran, PA, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhistan, Africa and etc.

Below is the Account number for this to donate.

Warm Regards.

Caner Bingöl MD PhD MD

IAGP Board Member

Chair of IAGP Trauma and Disaster Committee

Chair of Antalya Trauma and Disaster Conference

(Please do not forget to write ‘DONATION FOR CONFERENCE’ as an explanation!)

 For international payment account;

  • Account name: Doktor Ali Babaoğlu Jungiyen Psikodrama Sosyodrama ve Toplum Ruh Sağlığı Derneği

  • Bank name: Yapı Kredi Bankası A.Ş.

  • Euro IBAN : TR42 0006 7010 0000 0033 7102 37

  • Branch name: Altıyol

  • Branch code: 965

  • Swift code: YAPITRISXXX


WISE - Account Number for İnternational Payment;

  • Beneficiary Name: Cengiz Ozal


  • IBAN: BE55 9676 9271 3944

  • Address: Avenue Louise 54, Room 552, Brussels 1050 Belgium

**Attention: After payment, inform and send your decont/payment document to




For Local participant payment account ;

  • Account name: Doktor Ali Babaoğlu Jungiyen Psikodrama Sosyodrama ve Toplum Ruh Sağlığı Derneği

  • Bank name: Yapı Kredi Bankası A.Ş.

  • TL IBAN : TR82 0006 7010 0000 0032 0686 65

  • Branch name: Altıyol

  • Branch code: 965

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