ISSTD News

Letter From The President

A Holiday Message from Our Presidents

Christa Krüger – 2020 ISSTD PresidentThis year brought heavy challenges, some of which will still be with us through 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic has hit us hard, in our personal lives and as an organization. Our 2020 Annual Conference was cancelled at the last minute, which threw us into a potential financial crisis. And yet, despite the challenges, ISSTD’s membership has grown beyond […]

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News You Can Use

News You Can Use

Welcome ISSTD’s New Members in December! Professional MembersParul AgarwalDiane BachmanTeresa CannonLily DavisDima DupereKarin EnsinkJoshua FrekerHolly FrenchJoan GolstonAllison Helen GrimesApril HarterMeredith HenryAbby HershlerSherri JacobsAnnette JonesWioleta KoziolJennifer MarchandJessica MattinglyJanet MilliganDorith PrutchiJan RimerJeanne-Marie RimlingerMarta RochaElizabeth Anne WrightLaura Wulff Emerging Professional MembersSamantha AuclairVeronica CecilPatricia LeeWah-CooperMelissa MarshallJane McCauleyKrysteli NeedhamSara PascalElisha Melony SealeAyelet SilberbergHeleen Woest Student MembersLaura CleggSarah GolleyAdrian Masterman-SmithRebecca Moussa […]

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Board Briefs

News from the ISSTD Board

Seasons Greetings, all Ye Members! Tired of hearing, “In these challenging times” yet? Me too. These are indeed tough times, and yet we know help is coming. Whether we are physically recovering, grieving lost loved ones, or helping our clients with their response to the pandemic, it has been a true test of creativity to […]

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Creative Space

Be Prompted by LOVE

My call out for contributions to this edition of Creative Space was simply the word LOVE. I was thrilled to receive Mindy Jacobson’s Altered Books art. Her images are beautiful and bold (and for our U.S members I deliberately didn’t say bold and beautiful!). Mindy’s art work is a journey of love, of abandonment, of […]

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Special Interest Groups

Vicarious Trauma SIG Update

Vicarious Trauma (VT) impacts us as healers of trauma, and recognizing, preventing and mitigating the effects of VT is a part of our work as trauma therapists. The VT SIG is the place where we focus on the therapist and seek to resource therapists through support, information, case consultations and more. VT impacts all trauma […]

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Publications of Interest

Eating Disorders, Trauma, and Dissociation

Each quarter ISSTD News endeavors to focus publications of interest (POI) on recently published articles which are timely and relevant to community discourse. This POI will focus on recent publications exploring the bearing of dissociation on eating disorders including bulimia nervosa (BN), anorexia nervosa (AN), and binge eating disorder (BED). We have also tried to […]

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Volunteer Spotlight

Christine Forner

Photos by Warwick Middleton This month’s volunteer spotlight features our outgoing Immediate Past-President, Christine Forner. Christine joined ISSTD in 2006 and has been on the Board since 2010. She has just been re-elected to the Board, continuing on her volunteer work for us. Tell us about your educational and professional background, and where you live […]

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