Welcome to our platform dedicated to fostering knowledge and connection among our members.

 Within this space, you’ll find a curated selection of six upcoming webinars about maladaptive daydreaming. These sessions, hosted by distinguished international researchers, are designed to offer valuable insights, promote discussions, and create a sense of community within our association.

Take a moment to explore the diverse topics and engage with our experts—we’re here to facilitate your learning journey and provide a comfortable space for growth and discovery.

Questions & Answers

Our webinars are interactive, boasting a dedicated Q&A section where participants can freely engage with experts, asking any questions they may have about  maladaptive daydreaming.

 These webinars are exclusively available to our members. To become a member, click here.

If you are a member, access the page to attend the webinar or watch the past editions  


Webinar / 1 / Inside a Fantasizing Mind: Unveiling Maladaptive Daydreaming

Description – Maladaptive Daydreams Unraveled: Insights from Prof. Eli Somer

Speaker – Prof. Eli Somer

When – 29 March 2024 – 5 pm GMT (6 pm CET – 12 am EST)

Duration 90 minutes

10-minute – Introduction
40-minute lecture
40-minute Q&A

Recording available to all ISMD members > LINK


Webinar / 2 / Could focusing inwards make you feel less in control?

Description – Thoughts about maladaptive daydreaming, dissociation, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Speaker – Prof. Nirit Soffer Dudek

When – 9th May 2024 – 5 pm GMT (6 pm CET – 12 am EST)

Maladaptive Daydreaming is highly related both to dissociation and to obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders and symptoms.
In this webinar, Dr. Soffer-Dudek will explore ideas on basic mechanisms that may create these connections, with a focus on directing attention inwards vs. outwards.


Webinar / 3 / This darkness inside

Description – A closer look at ‘dark fantasy’ in Maladaptive Daydreaming

Speaker – Dr. Amy Lucas

When – Date to be announced


Webinar / 4 / Boredom

Description – What does boredom have to do with maladaptive daydreaming?

Speaker – Dr. Ramiro Cattelan

When – Date to be announced



Webinar / 5 / Influencing Change

Description – Email Communication between people with maladaptive daydreaming (MD) and Leading MD Researchers

Speaker – Prof. Eli Somer

When – Date to be announced