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Kate McMaugh, Editor, ISSTD News

New Book Chapter Explores Trauma via the Lens of Attachment Theory

ISSTD Member, Orit Badouk Epstein has written a chapter exploring trauma work through the lens of Attachment Theory, in the book Approaches to Psychic Trauma, Theory and Practice Edited by Dr Bernd Huppertz and published by Rowman &Littlefield (2019).

Approaches to Psychic Trauma: Theory and Practice is an edited collection of the writings of trauma clinicians from around the world.

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Kate McMaugh, Editor, ISSTD News

ISSTD Member authors two new Chapters on Trauma and Addiction

ISSTD Member Ericha Scott, PhD, has just published two book chapters in the integrative medicine text: Integrative Addiction and Recovery, edited by Shahla Modir and George Munoz.

Ericha, who has previously had her creative works published in ISSTD News Creative Space, writes – as lead author – one chapter entitled Three Dynamic Healing Modalities for the Treatment of Substance Use and Co-Occurring Disorders: Aromatherapy, Equine Therapy and Creative Arts Therapies.

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Kate McMaugh, Editor, ISSTD News

ISSTD Fellow Inspires a New Book Exploring her Influence

ISSTD Fellow Valerie Sinason, PhD, is a world-renowned pioneer in the field of therapy for those with disabilities. Editor Alan Corbett has produced a book in tribute to her influence on this emerging and important field. The book Intellectual Disability and Psychotherapy: The Theories, Practice and Influence of Valerie Sinason, 1st Edition, has just been published by Routledge.

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Kate McMaugh, Editor, ISSTD News

Paul Dell article wins Important Award

An article by ISSTD Fellow, Paul Dell, PhD, recently won the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis’ Ernest R. & Josephine R. Hilgard Award for Best Theoretical Paper on Hypnosis: “Reconsidering the autohypnotic model of the dissociative disorders [Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 19(5)].

The article challenges the hypnosis field and the dissociation field to re-think (1) the link between autohypnosis and dissociation, and (2) the nature of the dissociative disorders.

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Kate McMaugh, Editor, ISSTD News

Website on Psychogenic Seizures

ISSTD Member Lorna Myers, PhD, developed a comprehensive website (nonepilepticseizures.com) on dissociative seizures (also known as, psychogenic non-epileptic seizures-PNES). It features a diverse array of informational topics including frequently asked questions (FAQs), reading recommendations both for professionals and patients, webinars, useful links and downloadable information forms for patients and caregivers. There is also an associated Facebook page and blog on PNES that can be visited from the launching site.

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Kate McMaugh, Editor, ISSTD News

ISSTD Member Tara Tulley, LCSW, LDEM has spoken on a podcast for Rational Faiths about her experience of organised abuse within the Mormon Community. Tara speaks of her personal experience of organised abuse within her LDS family and the wider community, as well as the journey that lead her to become a social worker, treating other survivors of abuse.

Tara and the other speakers discuss issues that survivors in Mormon communities face, and the difficulties LDS survivors face when they disclose the abuse.

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ISSTD and SoWH Joint Webinar – 8 October 2018
ISSTD is partnering with Section on Women’s Health – American Physical Therapy Association (SoWH) for a webinar this October: Trauma, Abuse and Pelvic Health. ISSTD’s President-elect, Christine Forner, will join with Lauren Collins, a physical therapist and trained sexual assault survivor advocate, as well as other panelists yet to be announced. This free webinar will centralize around trauma, abuse, and how physical therapists can navigate the challenges inherent in dealing with this population.

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Kate McMaugh, Editor, ISSTD News

Re-launch of Popular Attachment Journal

In news that will bring relief to many of its fans, Attachment: New Directions In Psychotherapy and Relational Psychoanalysis is once more up and running, with the first new edition due out in August.

Attachment, edited by ISSTD member Orit Badouk-Epstein, and produced by the Bowlby Centre in London, has developed a following among those interested in attachment, and its strong trauma informed focus made it of particular interest to ISSTD Members, a number of whom have written articles for the journal.

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Kate McMaugh, Editor, ISSTD News

New Book Explores the Critical Role of Relationships in Trauma Recovery.

ISSTD Fellow Robert T. Muller PhD, CPsych, has just published his second book on trauma and relationships: Trauma and the Struggle to Open Up. Like his first very popular book Trauma and the Avoidant Client, this latest book particularly focuses on the challenges for a trauma survivor in fully participating in intimate and healing relationships.

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New Colin Ross Book on DID Treatment

Kate McMaugh, Editor, ISSTD News

The latest book from ISSTD Fellow and Past President, Colin Ross, MD, offers therapists practical and accessible strategies and techniques for the treatment of Dissociative Identity Disorder.

Treatment of Dissociative Identity Disorder: Techniques and Strategies for Stabilization is written in a similar practical and ‘how-to’ vein as one of his earlier books Trauma Model Therapy. A Treatment Approach for Trauma, Dissociation, and Complex Comorbidity (co-authored with Naomi Halpern).

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