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Giving Back to ISSTD

In these uncertain times, the incredible work that is done by ISSTD members all over the world is more important than ever. ISSTD is dedicated to its mission to advance clinical, scientific, and societal understanding about the prevalence and consequences of chronic trauma and dissociation. As we work to provide more virtual training opportunities and […]

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Annual Awards

ISSTD 2020 Annual Awards

Due to the cancellation of the ISSTD Annual Conference, the Annual Awards Dinner was not able to take place. Below we would like to honor the recipients of this year’s awards. ISSTD Fellows To be considered for ISSTD Fellow status, a person must have at least five years’ membership in ISSTD and must present evidence […]

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Letter From The President

Boundaries in Therapeutic Relationships

Dear ISSTD Members, Treating persons with complex trauma histories and dissociation is complicated, challenging, and at times dangerous. The complex relational nature of this work may result in vicarious traumatisation of therapists. Another difficulty for healing professionals arises in managing the therapeutic relationship within appropriate emotional, physical, and psychological boundaries. Consultation and supervision are essential […]

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News You Can Use

News You Can Use

Welcome ISSTD New Members in February! Professional MembersAlexa AlbertBeth BickelMarie CarmodyZella ChildsFiona FarleyDeborah KennardTracie McDowellKathy McIndoeRachelle MillerTanvi PatelLynn PaternaHalleh SeddighzadeShweta SharmaScott Woerner Emerging Professional MembersLauren OverhageEmily Rawlin Student MembersCourtnie BurkeJacob CurranJennifer MeloSkyler OrtizAubrie PattersonLola Raymond BhattLauren Spampinato Do You Have News ISSTD Members Can Use? We need your help to make NYCU a great feature, […]

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2020 Annual Conference

Final Countdown to 2020 Annual Conference

In less than two weeks, ISSTD is headed to San Francisco, CA for the 37th Annual International Conference, The World Congress on Complex Trauma and Dissociation 2020: Envisioning the Coming Decade. Featuring plenary speakers Karlen Lyons-Ruth, PhD, Pat Ogden, PhD, and A.A.T. Simone Reinders, PhD, and with ten exciting Pre-Conference Workshops, this conference is already […]

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Board Briefs

ISSTD DashBoard News

Greetings to all, as we enter another amazing year of transformation and outreach. The Board has been hard at work in creating structure for our ever-growing array of educational opportunities, world presence and voice in current events relating to trauma and dissociation. In the past year, we offered regional conferences in Austin, Texas, Washington, DC, […]

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Spreading the Word

Spreading the Word: System Speak

Spreading the Word is a feature of ISSTD News where we focus on the work of people who aim to spread the word about trauma and dissociation to the broader community. In celebration of DID Awareness Day this March, we would like to showcase System Speak: A Podcast About Dissociative Identity Disorder.  This podcast is […]

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Volunteer Spotlight

Sandra Baita

Today our volunteer spotlight shines on Sandra Baita. Dr. Baita is a clinical psychologist, child therapist, and EMDR certified therapist and approved consultant.  She has been working diligently to provide ISSTD information, news, and trainings in Spanish. Tell us about yourself. I live in the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina, where I have been married […]

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