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Our International Team

Our Team International

International Stress Management Association (ISMA)

ISMA Branches promote stress management and prevention around the world. Their members include health professionals, academics and researchers.

Further information is available on the ISMA Forum Network.


ISMA is currently represented in 6 countries around the world and is headed up by ISMA International President, Professor Stephen Palmer. These branches are autonomous and run their own events for their members. ISMA also welcomes international members to their ISMAUK membership branch.

Further information about this option is available by contacting:
Carole Spiers, Chair of ISMAUK:

Dr Dominique Steiler

France Branch

Dr Dominique Steiler is Director of the Endowed Chair in Mindfulness...

+33 4 76 70 60 09

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Veronica Connaughton

Australia Branch

Veronica Connaughton is a Health Psychologist and completing a PhD in Neuropsychology.

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Dr. Ani Etokidem

Nigeria Branch

Dr. Ani Etokidem is a Public Health Physician and Senior Lecturer...

+23 4 803822 7878

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United Kingdom Branch and Co-Chair

Carole Spiers is Chair of the International Stress Management AssociationUK...

+ 44 782 374 5056

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Dr. B. Udaya Kumar Reddy

India Branch

Dr. B. Udaya Kumar Reddy is CEO of Stress Management Lab Pvt. ltd...

+91 949 078 5566

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Ana Maria Rossi PhD

Brazil Branch

Ana Maria Rossi, PhD. Chair of ISMA-BR, co-chair of the Section on Occupational Psychiatry of WPA...

+ 55 51 3222 2441

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Professor Lennart Levi MD 1959, PhD 1972

Immediate Past President

Professor of Psychosocial Medicine 1978 – 95; Emeritus Professor 1995 - Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

+ 46 (0) 8 754 0872

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Professor Stephen Palmer PhD CPsychol CSci CBiol FISMA (Hon)

President – ISMA UK and ISMA International

Professor Stephen Palmer is the President of ISMA UK and of ISMA International...

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Dr Ingrid Pirker-Binder Mmag

Austria Branch

Ingrid is a certified expert in psychotherapy and a writer on biofeedback and mindful prevention of burnout.

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