ISSTD News

Letter From The President

ISSTD Regional Conferences

As I have written in the past, ISSTD has grown into a multi-faceted professional society with a wide range of projects and initiatives happening simultaneously. I believe a good example of this is the notification that registration has opened for our Regional Conference in Washington, DC, on October 25-26 at The Hilton, Arlington, with the […]

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News You Can Use

News You Can Use – May 2024

Welcome to ISSTD’s New Members in May! Professional MembersMalgosia MannSandra StokesCatherine BylettMalgosia MannSandra StokesCatherine BylettLauren DiazRobert PeacockAndrea MorleyAriana Zeppieri-MakhanVivienne LivingstoneErick Sandstad Professional Members ContinuedAndrea AddieStudent MembersAnnie-Lori JosephRachel Floyd Emerging Professional MembersLisa DykstraAnnette TowlerDerek Van DalenDanielle DicentioChloe Rovitz Do you have news ISSTD members can use? Please share your news with us! We need your help […]

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Committee Update

EMDR Therapy Training Committee Update

The EMDR Therapy Training Committee was charged by ISSTD’s Board of Directors to maintain, update, manage, and teach ISSTD’s EMDR therapy basic training and other long-form EMDR therapy courses offered by the Society. The committee has also maintained a loose collaborative relationship with ISSTD’s EMDR Special Interest Group (SIG) to develop and promote periodic webinars […]

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Research Recruitment

Research Participation Opportunity: Dissociative Experiences in Sex Trafficking Survivors

I am a doctoral student at the California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University, and under the advisement of Dr. James Randall Noblitt, I am conducting research for my dissertation on dissociative experiences in sex trafficking survivors. Specifically, I am exploring the levels of dissociation survivors experience, the kinds of dissociative experiences survivors most […]

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Volunteer Opportunity Spotlight

Becoming an ISSTDWorld Member Forum Moderator

This month’s Volunteer Position Spotlight shines on the opportunity to become an ISSTDWorld Forum Moderator! We are currently seeking two dedicated moderators to facilitate discussions and review posts within the ISSTDWorld Member Forum. In this pivotal role, you will be responsible for ensuring that all forum activity aligns with our established guidelines. Your tasks will […]

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Clinical Reflections

Processing Trauma: Moving Beyond Memories

Processing trauma has become an essential aspect of psychotherapy as providers find the ubiquity of traumatized people in their practices. So-called trauma resolution therapies have also become important elements of therapists’ toolboxes, e.g. EMDR among others. But what does resolution of traumatic experiences really mean? Experience treating complex trauma strongly suggests that trauma processing means […]

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