Month: June 2018

News You Can Use

News You Can Use

New Book Explores the Critical Role of Relationships in Trauma Recovery. ISSTD Fellow Robert T. Muller PhD, CPsych, has just published his second book on trauma and relationships: Trauma and the Struggle to Open Up. Like his first very popular book Trauma and the Avoidant Client, this latest book particularly focuses on the challenges for […]

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Focus on ISSTD History

An Interview with Richard Kluft, MD

An Interview with Richard Kluft MD,  13th December 2017 Selected Excerpts Warwick Middleton MD, Past-President, ISSTD WM: Is there anything, when you look back at your formative childhood years…that predisposed you to end up with the career path that you took? RPK: I have asked myself that only every day. (Laughs) You know I was […]

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Community Spotlight

ISSTD-UN Taskforce

The ISSTD UN Taskforce consists of: Lynette S. Danylchuk, PhD Chair Karen Hopenwasser, MD Vivien Pender, MD Christa Kruger, MD Lisa Danylchuk, MFT Victor Welzant, PsyD Together we work to develop our collaborative relationship with the UN. In mid 2017, the UN’s Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) granted ISSTD special consultative status. This enables us […]

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Even more SIGs being formed!

Just last month we brought you news of three new potential Special Interest Groups (SIGs). We now have two other SIGs being developed. For those of you unaware of the role of SIGs in ISSTD, these groups provide ISSTD members with information and support targeted to specific areas within the trauma and dissociation field. Developed […]

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Regional Conferences

ISSTD Regional Conference – New York City, October 5, 2018

Join ISSTD for “Relational Healing in Complex Trauma and Dissociation: Psychoanalytic and Integrationist Perspectives”, an ISSTD Regional Conference in New York City on October 5! The day will kick off with “Six Relational Crises: The Relational Healing of Complex Trauma” with Philip Kinsler. Dr. Kinsler will examine six choice points in the therapy of chronically traumatized patients that […]

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Publications of Interest

Childhood Trauma’s Impact on Sexual and Gender Minorities

For the second quarter, the overall theme is childhood trauma’s impact on sexual and gender minorities. There is a higher risk for polyvictimization and serious adverse mental health outcomes for these groups. The trauma field around the world is gradually increasing research in this area. Clements-Nolle, K., Lensch, R., Baxa, A., (2018). Sexual Identity, […]

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Volunteer Spotlight

Spotlight on Volunteer: Susan Hykes

Tell us a bit about yourself. I was raised in Lorain, Ohio, and am a graduate of the University of Michigan (1963) with a BA in Mathematics. I worked for IBM and moved to Oklahoma. I ‘retired’ to raise five children -two adopted children from my first marriage and three step-children from my second marriage. […]

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