IOBM Ltd is made up of its Members, Staff and Committees.
We have Fellows, Full Professional, Associated Professional and Student Members, Training and Clinical Staff and five Committees.
As a Company the Institute is managed by the Executive Committee. Specific responsibilities are delegated to the four other Committees of the Institute and in accordance with the Bye-Laws of IOBM Ltd, at least one Member of the Executive Committee has to be a Member of each other Committee. Committee Members are appointed by the Executive Committee and all Committees are voluntary.
All IOBM Full Members can apply to join a Committee in accordance with clear guidelines governing criteria for eligibility within an Equal Opportunities framework. IoBM depends on the valuable contributions made by its Committee Members, who bring ideas, vision, experience and skills to each meeting and work in teams to build and deliver a cohesive, dynamic, professional and exciting future for the Institute.
Committees report on the proceedings of their work at the Annual General Meetings of Members.
IOBM Ltd is a Company Limited by Guarantee registered in England in 1989. Its main objectives are:
(A) With a view to the benefit of the community at large but not otherwise to promote and encourage
(i) The practice and application of biodynamic psychology and psychotherapy as developed by Gerda Boyesen in and to medical and other fields.
(ii) Education and training in biodynamic psychology and psychotherapy, its principles, practice and application.
(iii) The increase of knowledge in relation to biodynamic psychology and psychotherapy.
(iv) The diffusion of the knowledge of the advantages that accrue from the practice and application of biodynamic psychology and psychotherapy .
(B) To provide by means of the establishment or maintenance of a clinic or otherwise for
(i) the analysis according to the principles of biodynamic psychology and psychotherapy as developed by Gerda Boyesen of any persons; and
(ii) the psychotherapy according to the principles of biodynamic psychology and psychotherapy of any persons;
(iii) the physical or mental treatment according to the principles of biodynamic psychology and psychotherapy of patients suffering from mental and nervous diseases and disorders of any kind.
(C) To provide for the education and training (by means of lectures, classes, demonstrations or otherwise) and for the
(i) selection and testing (by written or oral, theoretical or practical examinations of any kind or otherwise) in accordance with standards to be from time to time prescribed by the Institute of candidates desirous of becoming analysts, psychotherapists or other practitioners according to the method and principles of biodynamic psychology and psychotherapy as developed by Gerda Boyesen, and to
(ii) grant Certificates or Diplomas to trained and qualified candidates.