Monthly Archives: February 2019

Letter From The President

Holding the Line: Battling DID Myths and Misconceptions

Christine Forner, BA, BSW, MSW


A note from the Editor: After publication of the following article by Christine Forner in ISSTD News, Feb 2019, the authors of the article she critiques have contacted ISSTD. They have reflected upon the Christine’s article and in particular the question Christine Forner poses: ‘What if they (those who deny the existence of DID) are wrong?’ After considering this question, the authors made the decision to take their own article off line.

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News You Can Use

News You Can Use

Kate McMaugh, Editor, ISSTD News

New Book Chapter Explores Trauma via the Lens of Attachment Theory

ISSTD Member, Orit Badouk Epstein has written a chapter exploring trauma work through the lens of Attachment Theory, in the book Approaches to Psychic Trauma, Theory and Practice Edited by Dr Bernd Huppertz and published by Rowman &Littlefield (2019).

Approaches to Psychic Trauma: Theory and Practice is an edited collection of the writings of trauma clinicians from around the world.

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Clinical E-Journal

JTD & Frontiers Table of Contents (February 2019)

Journal of Trauma & Dissociation

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

Table of Contents
Volume 20, Issue 1
Volume 20, Issue 2
Volume 19, Issue 3
Volume 19, Issue 4
Volume 19, Issue 5

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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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Website Development

Introducing the New ISSTD Website!

Dear ISSTD Members,

When I unwittingly volunteered to take on the role of Website Committee chair in January 2017, the committee had been dormant for quite a long while, and an evolution from our current website felt a bit like a pipe dream, as well as a seriously daunting task. Somehow, we got here-and we even arrived right on schedule (despite a variety of major challenges along the way) in the exact timeframe we promised back in early 2017.

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Board Briefs

The Latest News From Your Board

Willa Wertheimer, PsyD

This year is starting out with wonderful new benefits and opportunities and your Board has been busy overseeing the development and implementation of these.

One of our new changes is the rollout of ISSTDWorld, the new online home for ISSTD. This new platform connects members in many ways, making connection just a click away for Special Interest Groups, online communities, committees, peer discussion on a variety of topics, access to webinars and trainings, and up to date news on Regional Conferences spanning the globe.

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