Month: March 2020

News You Can Use

News You Can Use

New Edition of Restoring the Shattered Self The second edition of Restoring the Shattered Self: A Christian Counselor’s Guide to Complex Trauma, has just been released. Written by ISSTD Member Heather Davediuk Gingrich, a professor of counseling at Denver Seminary. This new edition covers the material of the first edition including the impacts of trauma; […]

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2020 Annual Conference

Annual Conference Cancelled, But a Whole New Virtual Congress Offers Great Learning

This month the ISSTD Board gathered in San Francisco, meeting over the three days before the annual conference, as is customary. This year, though, the annual Board picture, shows something never before seen in our history. More than a third of the Board members were only able to attend remotely. This was perhaps an early […]

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Goodwin Fund

ISSTD Opening New Goodwin Fund Application Period

ISSTD is pleased to announce the opening a special round of Goodwin Fund Applications in this time of financial hardship. The application period will be open April 2-16, 2020. The Goodwin Fund is a special educational scholarship fund available to professionals facing financial disadvantage to enable them to participate in ISSTD training. This Fund is […]

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Trauma & Dissociation in the News

An Interview with Jeffrey Masson: Part I

Interview Conducted 13th August, 2019 by Warwick Middleton Disclaimer: The views expressed in this interview are solely those of the interviewee. Warwick Middleton: Jeff, you have an unusual career path, where you started out as a Sanskrit scholar, moved into training in psychoanalysis, became the custodian of the Freudian archives, wrote what would probably be […]

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Donate to ISSTD

Giving Back to ISSTD

In these uncertain times, the incredible work that is done by ISSTD members all over the world is more important than ever. ISSTD is dedicated to its mission to advance clinical, scientific, and societal understanding about the prevalence and consequences of chronic trauma and dissociation. As we work to provide more virtual training opportunities and […]

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Annual Awards

ISSTD 2020 Annual Awards

Due to the cancellation of the ISSTD Annual Conference, the Annual Awards Dinner was not able to take place. Below we would like to honor the recipients of this year’s awards. ISSTD Fellows To be considered for ISSTD Fellow status, a person must have at least five years’ membership in ISSTD and must present evidence […]

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Publications of Interest

Art Therapy, Trauma and Dissociation

This quarter POI focuses on the use of art therapy in the treatment of trauma and dissociation, with a selection of recent publications. Articles include pilot studies, group programs, a case study and even case studies of online programs, illustrating the range of work and publications in this growing area of work. Note that the […]

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