Joseba Achotegui’s Blog

In the imagination of many Spaniards, Morocco is an exotic, distant country. Especially far away. Now with the crisis in Ceuta, Morocco has entered the living rooms of Spanish homes, but I am afraid that for a short time. It had been so long since......

The discomfort and psychological suffering generated by the Covid-19 pandemic is being very significant: the impoverishment of broad sections of the population, high unemployment figures, difficulties in the emancipation of young people, anxiety about the future, fear, mourning for the loss of loved ones such......

Dr Joseba Achotegui collaborates, in the article “The political formula of happiness.” Dr Joseba Achotegui shares his opinion on “what obligations does the Government have regarding citizens’ welfare” in the article “The political formula of happiness”, written by Silvia Hinojosa for La Vanguardia. “We are......

Conference “Migration and mental health in a globalised world” JAPAN-SPAIN DAY OF THE ATENEA NETWORK Friday, October 23, 2020   9:15 a.m. Presentation of the conference Francesc Vilurbina, General Director of the Vidal i Barraquer Foundation Josep Ballester, Secretary of GASIR (Group for Assistance to......

The purpose of the IX International Congress on Migration and Mental Health, sponsored by the Athena Network, is to share knowledge and experiences in the management and support of the mental health of the migrants living in an extreme situation. This year’s theme, “Building resilient......

Conference “Migration and mental health in a globalised world” 27th March 2020 Postponed until further notice Auditori CosmoCaixa c/ d’Isaac Newton, 26, 08022 Barcelona Programme  9.00h Accreditations 9.15h Opening Valentí Farràs, Director of CosmoCaixa Francesc Vilurbina, Director of Fundació Vidal i Barraquer Josep Ballester, Secretary......

The recognised North American journal “Psychoanalytic Dialogues – The International Journal of Relational Perspectives” has published the last article from Joseba Achotegui: Migrants Living in Very Hard Situations: Extreme Migratory Mourning (The Ulysses Syndrome). Abstract The article addresses the study of the specific characteristics of......

On Wednesday, December 4th, Dr Joseba Achotegui will present the Italian version of his successful book Migratory Intelligence, which has been published by the publishing house “Aracne editrice”. The presentation will be moderated by the psychologist and psychotherapist Sofía Ibarra; Leticia Marin (transcultural and migration......

Dr Joseba Achotegui has published the article “Migrants Living in Very Hard Situations: Extreme Migratory Mourning (The Ulysses Syndrome)” by “Psychoanalytic Dialogues. The International Journal of Relational Perspectives“. The article addresses the study of the specific characteristics of a particular type of mourning, migratory mourning.......

Next May 30, at 5:00 pm, Dr. Joseba Achotegui will give a talk at the University of Oxford, where he will talk about “Immigrants who live in extreme situations: Immigrant syndrome with stress and migratory grief – Ulysses syndrome “   DATA Venue: COMPAS –......