ISSTD News

Month: April 2019

News You Can Use

News You Can Use

Rediscovering Pierre Janet Pierre Janet is well-recognised as a pioneer of our field. Once seemingly near-forgotten by the psychological sciences, he is being discovered anew in recent years. Esteemed ISSTD Fellow Onno van der Hart, PhD has long been a champion of furthering our knowledge of Janet. He joins Giuseppe Craparo and Francesca Ortu in […]

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2019 Annual Conference

Special Thanks to our Outgoing Board Members

Our Annual Conference saw us honour our outgoing Board Members. Our Board Members generously give of their time, for years, to lead our organisation, fitting this role in around their clinical, teaching and research roles. Many continue to be involved in ISSTD both before and after their time on the Board. At each Annual Conference […]

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Committee Spotlight

Child & Adolescent Committee – An Update

The ISSTD Child & Adolescent Committee (C&A Committee) is co-chaired by Fran Waters and Na’ama Yehuda, and includes members from around the world: Argentina, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, the US, and the UK. The C&A Committee’s mission is to improve awareness, knowledge, training, and information about child and adolescent trauma and dissociation; and to work […]

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2019 Annual Conference

ISSTD Annual Conference: Reflections of First-time Attendees

Learning and Connecting with Colleagues Across the Globe I attended the three-day ASCH Basic Hypnosis Training and the first day of the ISSTD conference. The training surpassed all of my positive expectations. The combination of didactic and experiential learning was very well-balanced and the facilitators created a safe environment for learning. Saturday’s Plenary address was […]

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Kid's Korner

Reading the Child Within: How Bibliotherapy can Help the Victim of Child Sexual Abuse

Child sexual abuse is an extensive health problem in the United States (U.S.) and leads to a variety of serious mental and physical health issues throughout the lifetime of the individual (Townsend & Rheingold, 2013). Short and long term consequences include exacerbation of autoimmune diseases, labile affect, dissociation, mood dysregulation, poor self-esteem, and problems related […]

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