Rethinking mental health

Ipso provides easily accessible and culturally sensitive psychosocial counseling face-to-face and online.

Ipso - International Psychosocial Organisation is a humanitarian not-for-profit organization based in Germany and Afghanistan specializing in Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Services (MHPSS) and in sociocultural dialogue to promote peace and social cohesion.

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Portable psychosocial framework

We design, scale, and implement various-sized sociocultural and psychosocial projects. Please contact us.

Project Development

  • Detailed analysis of a local situation
  • Development of concepts
  • Development of training materials
  • Project implementation in target countries (management, logistics, finance and administration, technical expertise)

Technical Assistance

  • Improving existing programmes with technical expertise considering the psychosocial component as a
    crosscutting issue in the health and non-health sector
  • Developing and providing staff trainings tailored to specific needs

Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Pre-project field surveys taking local culture into account
  • Developing monitoring and evaluation concepts for programmes or projects in their design stage
  • Developing quality indicators for programmes or projects


  • Assessing the effectiveness of existing or implemented projects
  • Assessing demands of given situations

Supervision & Coaching

  • Supervision and coaching of expatriates working in the field
  • Teambuilding for mixed teams of national and expatriate field staff
  • Provision of continued support for such clients

Ipso Care

  • Training of psychosocial counselors
  • Set up of online video psychosocial counseling services
  • Quality assurance of the services
  • Supervision and continuous training of the counselors

Ipso’s MHPSS Pyramid

Inge Missmahl

Psychoanalyst, Founder and Managing Director

„Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever does.“
⁠— Margaret Mead


Adeeb Ahmadi

Engineer & Head of Finance and Administration, Ipso Afghanistan

Nematullah Ahmadi

Coordinator, Ipso Afghanistan

Tameem Ahmadi

Engineer & Deputy Head of Ipso Afghanistan

Sarah Ayoughi

Project Manager, Ipso Afghanistan

Isabelle Azoulay

Quality Management, Ipso Germany

Thomas Brüggemann

Consultant, Ipso Afghanistan

Birte Brugmann

Consultant, Ipso Afghanistan

Aja Delius

Project Manager Hamburg, Ipso Germany

Mohammad Ali Fateh

Coordinator, Ipso Afghanistan

Naseer Bic Fazelyar

Coordinator, Ipso Afghanistan

Maryam Gardisi

Managing Director, Ipso Germany

Daniel Gerloff

Public Relations & Fundraising, Ipso Germany

Atal Hewad

Coordinator, Ipso Afghanistan

Naim Karimi

Supervisor, Ipso Afghanistan

Jolyon Leslie

Consultant, Ipso Afghanistan

Mina Orang

Researcher, Ipso Germany

Sven Perbandt

CTO, Ipso Germany

Fareshta Queedes

Physician & Head of Ipso Afghanistan

Ingrid Rossmann

Human Resources, Ipso Germany

Susette Schubert

Project Manager Thuringia, Ipso Germany

Khatol Sediq

Finance, Ipso Germany

Shirzuddin Siddiqi

Project Manager, Ipso Afghanistan

Nicole Souvay

Psychologist & Consultant, Ipso Germany

Nabeel Sultan

IT, Ipso Germany

Samiullah Totakhil

Coordinator, Ipso Afghanistan

Rike Wiens

Project Manager Berlin, Ipso Germany

Join our team!

Even if we have no vacancies at the moment, we look forward to hear from you. If you feel inspired to work with us, please send a mail to