ISSTD News

Month: August 2019

Letter From The President

Volunteering with ISSTD

Hello My Fellow Trauma Therapists and Researchers, Today I would like to visit the notion of volunteering for the ISSTD. We are quickly approaching that time of year where we begin to contemplate our next year’s Board and Executive Committee with our nominations. This is the time of year that we look towards our colleagues, […]

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Board Briefs

Board Briefs

Greetings to our 1400+ Members! We are delighted to report that our numbers are growing, along with all the enticing opportunities that membership brings. It has been a wonderfully productive summer (well, summer for the USA….no offense to those in the Southern Hemisphere! !) We are busily planning the 2020 Annual Conference in San Francisco, […]

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2020 Annual Conference

2020 Annual Conference Call for Proposals Open Now!

Call for Proposals Now Open!The Call for Proposals is now open and submissions will be accepted until September 23, 2019. We are looking for creative, innovative, and exciting presentations on all aspects of understanding, researching, and treating complex trauma and dissociative disorders. We encourage solid scientific and clinically grounded presentations that broaden our knowledge base […]

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Creative Space

Broken & Beautiful

This month’s contribution to Creative Space is a poem and image authored by Tammy, both a survivor and an ISSTD Student and Emerging Professional (SEP) member. As this poem illustrates, to call on something greater than ourselves has helped Tammy. Her spirituality is a source of strength and courage to live. Noula

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Committee Spotlight

Communications and Marketing Committee

The Communications and Marketing Committee has two main roles. The first of these is promoting ISSTD including its activities and services, both internally and externally. It also has a role in promoting issues relating to complex trauma and dissociation in the wider community, targeting health professionals, other relevant professionals and the general public. This includes […]

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Committee Spotlight

Finance Committee

Hello again from ISSTD’s Finance Committee! It’s hard to believe that a whole year has passed since my last update. As I near the completion of my two-year appointment to the role of Treasurer (after Christine Forner was voted President-Elect in late-2017), I am pleased to share with you where we’ve been over the past […]

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News You Can Use

News You Can Use

Attachment Journal – Special Issue on Attachment and Sexual Trauma The first 2019 issue of the popular journal Attachment: New Directions in Psychotherapy and Relational Psychoanalysis is sure to be of particular interest to ISSTD Members, with a special focus on attachment and sexual trauma. This edition contains a number of articles written by ISSTD […]

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