Monthly Archives: July 2017

Letter From The President

Testing for Avalanches and Taking Safe Risks: Opportunities to Connect and Learn in ISSTD

Martin Dorahy, PhD

It’s winter in the Southern Hemisphere, and in the South Island of New Zealand snow is falling in the alps. Near the end of winter in 2011, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the province of Canterbury, of which Christchurch is the capital. It struck just after 4:30 am and caused significant damage to houses, especially those that had brick chimneys. I had arranged to go skiing that day with a friend.

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Welcome New ISSTD Members – July

Carolyn Allard
Deborah Arguedas
Chantal Cohen
Beverly Ann Dexter
Virginia S Frazier
Catherine E. Hansen
Heather Jean Hart Kennedy
Ellen Littman
Becky Russell
Sandy M. Alletto
Shannon Bell
Kathleen Eagle
Connie Mitchell
Lee Ann Mitchell
Giles Sieburg
Amanda Wolfe

Jessica Fritzges-White
Shelley Hua

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News You Can Use

ISSTD News You Can Use – July 2017

Have you heard the latest from ISSTD and its members?

Our next Virtual Book Club featuring four of the authors from the Journal of Trauma & Dissociation Special Issue kicked off on July 31st. There is still time to register to participate in this free, member-only benefit.
Our new clinical E-Journal, Frontiers in the Psychotherapy of Trauma & Dissociation, is set to launch in September. Be on the lookout for additional information in the coming days on the launch of this brand new member-only benefit!  » Read More

Regional Conferences

Registration Now Open for 2017 Regional Conferences

Conference Presenters: A. Steven Frankel, Peter Maves and Julia Schwab
Date: September 8, 2017
Location: Doubletree by Hilton Denver – Westminster
REGISTER NOW!   |   Conference Website

Conference Presenters: Deborah Cohen, Garrett Deckel, and Robert Slater
Date: September 22, 2017
Location: Genesee Grand Hotel
REGISTER NOW!  |  Conference Website


Conference Presenters: Richard Loewenstein, Bethany Brand, Richard Chefetz,
Kathy Steele, and Ruth Lanius
Date: October 21, 2017
Location: Sheppard Pratt Health System, Towson, MD

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Center for Advanced Studies in Trauma & Dissociation

Professional Training Program – Registration Now Open for Nine New Courses!

ISSTD Professional Training Program is gearing up for a busy end of the year with nine new courses scheduled to start in the coming months.  This is a great opportunity to advance your training in the Complex Trauma and Dissociation fields and reduced pricing is available for ISSTD Members.

Not in a city that offers in-person courses? We are excited offer the option to participate virtually through our teleseminar or hybrid options.

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2018 Annual Conference

2018 Annual Conference Call for Proposals & Registration Update

Call for Proposals Now Open!
The Call for Proposals is now open and submissions will be accepted until September 15, 2017. We are looking for creative, innovative, and exciting presentations on all aspects of understanding, researching, and treating complex trauma and dissociative disorders. We encourage solid scientific and clinically grounded presentations that broaden our knowledge base and sharpen our therapeutic skills. The use of experiential, interactive, and multi-media presentations is encouraged.

GO TO: Submission Guidelines Web Page and submit your proposal for the 2018 ISSTD Annual International Conference

Early Bird Registration Opens September 1!

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Caul Awards

Congratulations to the 2017 Caul Award Winners

The David Caul Graduate Research Grant is designed to support research that is primarily concerned with dissociation or closely related topics. The award is named for David Caul, MD, the fourth president of ISSTD in 1987, (then known as the International Society for the Study of Multiple Personality & Dissociation) a dedicated and beloved leader in the field of dissociation.

We are excited to announce the three winners of this year’s grants:

Sarah Beutler

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Donate to ISSTD

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Journal of Trauma & Dissociation

Journal of Trauma & Dissociation: Table of Contents (July 2017)

Check out the entire library online of the Journal of Trauma and Dissociation – your member benefit – now!

Table of Contents

Volume 17, Issue 5
Volume 18, Issue 1
Volume 18, Issue 2
Volume 18, Issue 3
Volume 18, Issue 4

Are you interested in auto publication alerts?
To set up a quick and each way to get a ‘new content alerts’ for JTD, go to the JTD page at Taylor & Francis and click the ‘Alert me’ button under the graphic of the JTD.

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