Thank you for your interest in the American Society of Hispanic Psychiatry. We hope you will explore our website and find the information provided helpful.
The American Society of Hispanic Psychiatry (ASHP) fosters multidisciplinary collaborations in mental health treatment with a particular focus on Latino Populations. Members are psychiatrists, psychologists, and other mental health workers.
The mission of our organization is:
- To promote research, professional education, and clinical activities in the field of mental health through the participation and collaboration of Hispanic psychiatrists, psychologists, and other mental health professionals in the United States, Latin America, and the Iberian Peninsula (Spain and Portugal).
- To promote the collaborative process between Hispanic mental health professionals and other Latino-focused organizations in the United States, Latin America, and the Iberian Peninsula.
- To advocate for policies based on the best available scientific evidence that aims to eliminate the health disparities prevalent in Latino and other minority populations.
- To support Latino patients, families, and communities in the promotion of wellness and inclusion initiatives.
It is our hope to continue to grow our membership. We invite you, our members to invite any other professionals who might share our common interest in promoting our mission. If you are not a current member of the ASHP, please see the membership portion of our website to find out how you can become a member today!
2018 APA Tarjan Memorial Award presented to Fructuoso Irigoyen, MD
(Left to Right: Oscar Perez, Bernardo Ng, Renato Alarcon, Frucruoso Irogoyen, Jose Canive and Eugenio Rothe)