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ISSTD Member Launches New Embodied Antiracism Training ISSTD Member Francesca Maxime is offering a 5-week embodied antiracism online course through www.therapywisdom.com launching in October. This course is the brain-child of Francesca and has been a year in the making. Francesca says, “In my own personal journey as a Haitian-Dominican Italian-American multiethnic woman, it was my […]

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Students & Emerging Professionals

Emerging Professional Member Develops a Unique Form of Therapeutic Reading

ISSTD SEP member, Australian therapist, Lowen Clarke has developed a unique form of therapeutic reading based on bi-lateral eye movements. In this interview I get a chance to explore this with him. CC: It sounds like you have a very eclectic background. Can you tell us about your journey to becoming a trauma expert? LC: […]

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Publications of Interest

Intimate Partner Violence

Each quarter ISSTD News endeavors to focus POI on recently published articles which are timely and relevant to community discourse. With October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month in many countries, this POI will focus on recent publications exploring issues related to intimate partner violence (a more modern phrase than Domestic Violence, and one that captures […]

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Students & Emerging Professionals

Emerging Professional Member Challenges Racialized Trauma: An Interview with Francesca Maximé

CC: Hi Francesca. Can you start by telling us a bit about yourself and the work that you do? FM: I’m a Haitian-Dominican Italian-American trauma-informed somatic psychotherapist, mindfulness teacher, antiracism educator, and relational life coach. I work with adults, couples, groups and organizations/leadership teams to understand how our neural programming, early caregiver experiences, adaptive attachment […]

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Volunteer Opportunity Spotlight

Volunteer Opportunity Spotlight – September 2020

Are you passionate about clinician/researcher self-care and wellness? If so, this may be the right fit for you! This month, the volunteer opportunity spotlight shines on an opportunity to volunteer with the ISSTD’s Vicarious Trauma Special Interest Group (SIG).  The Vicarious Trauma SIG focuses on building awareness and deepening the understanding of the impact of […]

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Letter From The President

August 2020 – Committee Developments in ISSTD

Dear fellow ISSTD Members, I hope things are still going well with everyone. In the last few months there have been several committee developments in ISSTD, which will hopefully spur ISSTD to even greater heights. On the financial side, an overarching Grants Committee will oversee the work of the sub-committees that disburse specific ISSTD funds. […]

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News You Can Use

News You Can Use – August 2020

Restoring the Shattered Self: Second Edition Now Available Christian Trauma Counsellors find themselves straddling two worlds: they need to be both psychologically informed and trained, while also cognisant of their faith and that of their clients. Many find they need specialist training and literature to support them in this. ISSTD Member, Heather Davediuk Gingrich has […]

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