The International Stress Management AssociationUK

Fellow Membership

This designation is for those individuals who have been Professional ISMAUK Members for 5 years or longer and also fulfil the qualifying criteria.


About Fellow Membership

This designation is for those who have been Professional ISMAUK members for five years or longer and also fulfil the qualifying criteria. They will then be able to use the ISMAUK Fellow member logo on promotional materials. Fellow membership carries full voting rights.

Joining Criteria

  • Five years’ professional membership
  • Have a high level academic or relevant vocational qualification or have published work in the field of stress management
  • Can demonstrate a high level of commitment to ISMAUK, e.g. board member; regularly support/attend ISMAUK events, support International Stress Awareness Week; provide mentoring for new members; assesses Course Recognition applications
  • Agree to comply with ISMAUK’s Professional Code of Conduct and to facilitate implementation of the ISMAUK Charter as it applies to their own professional practice
  • Maintains valid professional indemnity insurance
  • Two professional references required


  • ISMAUK Fellowship certificate and logo
  • FISMA designation after name
  • ISMAUK Charter certificate and logo
  • Full voting rights at AGM and other meetings
  • Professional liability and indemnity insurance at preferential rate
  • Access to a professional journal ‘The International Journal of Stress Prevention & Wellbeing’ (digital)
  • Listing in ISMAUK Directory of Consultants
  • Listing of your courses (with Course Recognition certificate)
  • Listing of your books and publications
  • ISMAUK Stress News monthly
  • Editorial access to the ISMAUK Hub – a community forum
  • Participate in International Stress Awareness Week and Stress Awareness Day
  • Networking and professional development opportunities
  • Full voting rights

Join Now

Please complete the Fellow membership Application Form here

Download the following four documents to assist with your application:
Fellowship Criteria    Definition of Stress    Code of Conduct    ISMAUK charter

Your membership and Charter certificates plus logos will automatically be sent on joining.

To arrange all other benefits please email our administrator Claire Parkinson or our membership secretary with any questions

ISMAUK looks forward to offering you a warm welcome to our professional community.

Fellow Membership Fee

Fellow membership is £150 in year one
This includes a one-off non-refundable £30 admin fee
Renewal for subsequent years is £120 per annum

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