Professor Geoffrey Reed

Geoffrey M. Reed has served as Senior Project Officer for the Development of ICD-11 Mental and Behavioural Disorders, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse, World Health Organization since 2008. He is also Professor of Medical Psychology and Co-Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Capacity Building and Training in Global Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. He founded the WHO Global Clinical Practice Network (, comprising 15,000 mental health and primary care professionals from 156 countries contributing directly to ICD-11 through participation in field studies. He is a founder of the Center for Global Mental Health Research, a collaboration of the National Institute of Psychiatry Ramón de la Fuente Muñiz, Mexico, the Faculty of Psychology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, and the World Health Organization. He has received numerous awards, including the Robert L. Spitzer Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions to Nosology and Diagnosis from the Columbia University Department of Psychiatry and the Outstanding International Psychologist Award from the Division of International Psychology, American Psychological Association.




16.05.2019 CME Credits Update

The scientific programme is accredited with 14 WPA Education credits (14 CME).

Foreign participants will receive WPA Educational Credits Certificates via e-mail.


24.01.2019 The deadline for the submission of abstracts has been extended

Dear colleagues,
Hereby we are informing you that, in accordance with the decision of the Organizing
Committee of the international conference “Centenary of community based psychiatry:
Landmarks and Perspectives”, 
the deadline for the submission of abstracts has been extended until March 01, 2019 (inclusive).
The abstract submission section will be available in your personal account after
The conditions for abstract submission are also described in your personal account.


01.06.2018 Electronic pre-registration opened.

Call for papers

Scientific Committee invites you to contribute with an article on the organization of community-based mental care in your country. The collection of articles will be published as a book that aims to reflect current situation in community-based mental care in different countries over the globe (details on publication terms and conditions will be provided shortly). The language of publication is English.
If you would like to contribute with the article, please, contact [email protected] for further instructions. Please, provide information regarding your name, your country, professional position and affiliations in the covering letter.