Month: September 2017

Letter From The President

A Sad Goodbye, An Exciting Hello

Dear ISSTD Colleagues, It is with sadness that I communicate to you that Thérèse Clemens, CAE, our beloved Executive Director, has tended her resignation to AMG, the management firm we utilise to assist in running the ISSTD. She will start in a senior role in another management firm closer to her home which gives her […]

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Welcome ISSTD New Members – September

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERS Camille Adams Mary Bartell Joanne G Brumm Laura Fontaine Zack Hamingson Terry J. King Reshma Lagomarcino Roseann Lynch Eva J Usadi EMERGING PROFESSIONAL MEMBERS Linda S. Jones Sheila Klein Jessica McDonald Kimberly Turner STUDENT MEMBERS Samantha Burns Jordan E Cart Mae Cheung Julianne Cusick Stephanie Elizabeth Greenwood Sevilla King Jessica Walsh

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News You Can Use

News You Can Use

TOP DD Publishes Three Free Access Papers The TOP DD team is pleased to announce that, in the current issue of the European Journal of Psychotraumatology, they have 3 publications based on the TOP DD study. These articles are: Myrick, Webermann, Loewenstein, Lanius, Putnam and Brand (2017) Six-year follow-up of the treatment of patients with […]

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Clinical E-Journal

Invitation to Submit Articles to Frontiers

How to submit an article to Frontiers Frontiers is here! How did you like it? Steve Frankel and I, Co-Editors of Frontiers in the Psychotherapy of Trauma and Dissociation, welcome your comments, judgments and suggestions. You may send them to or Invitation to submit articles We are eager to host articles from ISSTD […]

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Community Spotlight

Spotlight on the Membership Committee

The ISSTD Membership Committee is co-chaired by Warwick Middleton and Adah Sachs. The Membership Committee’s primary roles are to develop and sustain membership in ISSTD, to assist colleagues in finding their way to membership of the ISSTD, and once they are members to assist them in identifying solid reasons for maintaining their membership. The Committee […]

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Regional Conferences

Regional Conference Recap – Denver

The Denver Regional Conference, held on 8 September, was well-attended by an enthusiastic group of professionals who spanned all disciplines. Steve Frankel, ISSTD’s resident attorney and clinical psychologist, spent the morning speaking about his core concepts of treating complex trauma and dissociative disorders, relating DID organization to the Warsaw Ghetto. His many examples and lively […]

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Members Clinical Corner

Multigenerational Dissociation: A Framework for Building Narrative

In the following commentary, Deirdre Kramer offers a fascinating account of Sally McCollum’s compelling narrative approach to the healing of multigenerational dissociation. Noting that intergenerational transmission of trauma `features significantly in the therapy room’, and referencing the themes of betrayal blindness, reenactment, and revictimization, Deirdre discusses McCollum’s powerful work with the great grand-daughter of the […]

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