ISSTD News

Month: June 2019

Committee Spotlight

The Goodwin Fund: Increasing Access to Training in Trauma and Dissociation

The Goodwin Fund was created in the name of Jean Goodwin. Jean Goodwin is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst specializing in the treatment of patients suffering from the consequences of sexual abuse, incest and family violence. A co-founder of the Houston Galveston Trauma Institute, Dr. Goodwin is currently a faculty member of the Houston Galveston Psychoanalytic […]

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Trauma & Dissociation in the News

World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20th, commemorates the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees, shows support for refugees, and requests that governments work together and do their fair share for refugees. Who is a refugee? A refugee is a person who has been forced to flee their country because of […]

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Committee Spotlight

Scientific Committee

ISSTD Scientific Committee has been active since 2012. Members of the Committee are selected for a three year term, which can be extended. One third of the Committee is replaced every year, enabling continuity. It is international and global in composition, and both clinicians and researchers are represented. Former presidents of ISSTD, Vedat Şar, MD […]

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Volunteer Spotlight

Spotlight on Volunteers: Michael Salter

Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m an Associate Professor of Criminology and research fellow based at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. My research is focused on the the organised sexual abuse of children. A lot of my research involves detailed interview work with adult survivors, and I’m really interested in survivor experiences […]

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