2019 Annual Conference

And More on the 2019 ISSTD Awards

In addition to the awards already discussed, the following Awards were made at the Annual Conference.

Morton Prince Award
The Morton Prince Award is given to an individual who has made outstanding cumulative contributions to research in the area of dissociative disorders. This year’s recipient is Dr Bethany Brand. Bethany, a Professor at Towson University in Maryland, USA, conducts research in four areas: treatment of dissociative disorders (TOP DD studies); methods for distinguishing dissociative disorders from malingering; investigating the trauma vs.

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ISSTD Annual Awards

Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Lifetime Achievement Award is the highest recognition given to an individual or individuals who have contributed over a generous span of time to the field of dissociation and/or trauma and the ISSTD. This year the award went to Lynette Danylchuk and Ira Brenner.

Dr Lynette S Danylchuk, PhD
Lynette has been working in the trauma field since mid-80, starting with Vietnam Vets and people with DID.

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2019 Annual Conference Recap: A Story in Pictures

Kate McMaugh, Editor, ISSTD News

(Pictures by Warwick Middleton and Tally Tripp)

The ISSTD 36th Annual Conference in New York covered a wonderful five days, including the pre-conference and main conference as well as post conference workshops.

Attended by almost 600 people, this was the largest annual conference for quite a few years. Feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. As a first-time attendee, I was touched by the welcome I received from other members.

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2019 Annual Conference – Social Events

The ISSTD 36th Annual International Conference is coming up soon! Take a look at all of the exciting social events available for conference attendees to network and recharge from all of the incredible training opportunities.

Friday, 29 March 2019

New Attendee Orientation
Join ISSTD luminaries and board members for a quick debrief on how to make the most of your first ISSTD Conference! Been to a conference before? Feel free to join us to connect with new attendees and learn about what’s new at the conference this year!

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2019 Annual Awards Nominations Now Open!

The Annual Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2019 ISSTD Annual Awards and for ISSTD Fellow status to deserving recipients.

For more information on the all of the ISSTD award categories including a list of past recipients, please visit the Annual Awards page.

Award nominations will be accepted until December 17, 2018 at 11:59pm EST.

Please link to the following forms for your nominations:
Annual Awards Nomination Form
Fellow Endorsement Form

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2019 Annual Conference Plans to Delight Attendees with Fine Array of Pre-Conference Workshops

Christine Forner

The 36th Annual conference, to be held in NYC in March, 2019, will offer a complete array of Pre-Conference workshops featuring some of the world’s leading trainers and thinkers in the field.

The Pre-Conference sessions have been set up to provide clinicians and researchers full day, in depth sessions of cutting-edge information. A lot of time goes into the preparation of these days and the Annual Conference Committee hopes that the information within these sessions rejuvenates, educates, and excites our attendees.

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Introducing our Exciting Plenary Speakers

Abigail Percifield

Throughout its history New York City has been home to a diverse array of cultures and people, making it an ideal spot for ISSTD’s 2019 World Congress on Complex Trauma. The conference will take place on March 28 – April 1 and will feature Gabor Maté, MD, Stephen Porges, PhD and Allan Schore, PhD as plenary speakers.

Dr Gabor Mate
Dr. Gabor Maté is a renowned speaker and author, who co-founded Compassion for Addiction, a non-profit organization focused on addiction.

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2018 Annual Conference

2018 Annual Conference Recap and 2019 Annual Conference Announcements

The ISSTD 35th Annual Conference in Chicago, IL was a fantastic weekend of learning, connecting, and celebrating with colleagues. Take a look below for some photos of the 2018 Conference and important information about the 2019 Conference!


Join ISSTD in NY, NY for our 36th Annual Conference in 2019!

Plenary Speakers
Dr. Gabor Mate

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