Understanding the Why of History

Who We Are

We are a diverse organization of historians, clinicians, political psychologists and practitioners from many other disciplines who apply psychodynamic insights to the understanding of history.  The International Psychohistorical Association is open to all who wish to study psychohistory and promote education and research in the field.

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How to End Violence in America

Statement of the International Psychohistorical Association

Released by the IPA Board in the wake of the December 2012 school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, this statement analyzes the causes of individual and state violence and recommends policy solutions.  It is intended as a contribution to the national discussion on violence and a resource for education and advocacy.  For the full statement, click here