Professor Stefan Priebe

Stefan Priebe graduated in Psychology and Medicine, and qualified as
Neurologist, Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist in Germany. He was Head of the
Department of Social Psychiatry at the Free University Berlin, before in 1997 he
took up his current post as Professor for Social and Community Psychiatry at
Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry (Queen Mary, University
of London). He is an honorary consultant psychiatrist and Director for Research
with the East London NHS Foundation Trust and holds visiting professorships in
other European countries.

He has built up the Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry which is located in
the East London Borough of Newham. In 2012, the Unit became a designated
WHO Collaborating Centre for Mental Health Services Development of which he
is the Director. In various roles in the United Kingdom and abroad, he has been
involved in both developing services and steering research activities in
psychiatry. His research focuses on understanding helpful relationships,
developing novel therapeutic approaches and evaluating complex interventions
in mental health care.



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.