Letter From The President

January 2017 President’s Letter

Martin Dorahy, ISSTD President

Dear ISSTD colleagues,

It is my great pleasure to welcome you to not only our first newsletter of 2017, but our first newsletter in a blog format. It shows the ongoing developments within ISSTD as we work to provide up-to-date information on multiple social media platforms (e.g., Facebook, Twitter), through annual and regional conferences along with webinars, and through different publication outlets, including this newsletter blog, our official scientific journal, the Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, and our soon-to-be published clinical E-Journal, Frontiers in the Psychotherapy of Trauma & Dissociation.

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Letter From The President

A Baker’s Dozen: New Things Your Society Is Doing

By Warwick, President, ISSTD

A lot is happening in our Society.

The ISSTD is about to launch its Clinical E-Journal, “Frontiers in the Psychotherapy of Trauma and Dissociation”, edited by Andreas Laddis and Steve Frankel. (Prof Martin Dorahy has chaired the E-Journal Task Force that has initially steered this development.)

The ISSTD Regional Seminar, “Treating the Intricate Trauma Client”, Langley, British Columbia, has introduced the use of the Zoom conference platform to livestream the opening “Dissociation 101” session, the first occasion that geographically remote colleagues will be able to join an ISSTD conference live.  » Read More

Letter From The President

The Safety of Our Field

I thought that I might share a semi-random assortment of the feedback you gave in respect to our recent 33rd Annual Conference in San Francisco:

“Excellent meeting spaces, well-provisioned, good climate control”

“San Francisco is one of my favorite cities to visit. My husband even joined me, and we made it into a mini-vacation. Go Giants!”

“I found the practical application of neurobiology within the therapeutic relationship very helpful.”

“It was also great to see Dan Siegel again, I loved the presentation by Mary Main and Erik Hesse; I especially enjoyed the LGBT trainings with Julie Graham – I thought they were terrific.”

“The bag lunches in pre-conference were AWESOME!

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