ISSTD News

Month: May 2019

News You Can Use

News You Can Use

Trauma Informed Couple Therapy Manual Published The book includes an evidence-based framework which emphasizes the importance of containing conflict and helps clients to build emotional regulation and mentalizing skills. The framework is an invaluable asset to all clinicians working with traumatised couples who may not be able to benefit from traditional forms of couple therapy […]

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Board Briefs

The Latest News From Your Board

What a wonderful start to the year! This January, we welcomed new Board Members Rosita Cortizo, Tally Trip, Valerie Sinason, and returning members Christa Kruger and Lynnette Danylchuk. Our diverse perspective and skills has truly contributed to a great team. Our Annual Conference in New York was a spectacular success and was the most well-attended […]

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Focus on ISSTD History

An Interview with Frank Putnam, Part I

An Interview between Warwick Middleton, MD and Frank Putnam, MD  Part One: The Early Years: Child Abuse Research, Dissociation and the Formation of the Society WM: Let me start Frank by asking how you became involved in this area of dissociative disorders, complex trauma and the long-term outcome of child sexual abuse? FP: I did […]

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Focus on ISSTD History

An Interview with Frank Putnam, Part II

An Interview between Warwick Middleton, MD and Frank Putnam, MD  Part Two: Reflections on The Society, Research and the Future WM: What is your perspective of the early years of the Society? You are a particularly notable contributor here because, not long after the Society formed, you took a stand on the issue of recovered memories, […]

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Creative Space

The Art of Collaboration

Oh, how I love when two become something new, something that did not exist in the one or the other. That’s how it felt this time for me when I read Na’ma’s poem The Critic and immediately one of my sculptures from an exhibition called Breathing Space stepped forward and said, ‘You called on me […]

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Committee Spotlight

Member Engagement Committee

The Member Engagement Committee serves the membership by connecting new members, and those interested in becoming more involved, with Committee Chairs who are seeking assistance. We seek to match the talents of our membership with the needs of leadership, to help move the organization and its members forward together. ISSTD is an organization hugely dependent […]

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