Month: July 2021

Letter From The President

Trafficking: The Crime Nobody Wants to Talk About

Dear Members, Back in June our esteemed member Michele Yarberry, LPC posted in the ISSTDWorld Member Forum a very impressive movie trailer link. This true-story-informed trailer reminds us of the urgency of expanding education, treatment, and prevention both nationally and internationally, and specifically across borders so our children, including those “womb babies” are protected from […]

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News You Can Use

News You Can Use

Welcome ISSTD’s New Members in July! Professional MembersJulie AllemanValerie DamsmaKessiah HuntLizzette PotthoffRebecca KaseSarah KleinAaron KobaKendyl leasureJennifer LeeAndrew McCoshCynthia RuttoShekhar SeshadriJason ShimiaieNeerja ThergaonkarTerri Walker Emerging Professional MembersArunima AgrawalTiffany AustinGabriella BlackAlexis Lopez-PalomarSneha MenonLeticia MonroyDeanne Tyrrell Student MembersAriadne Arroyo FungCatherine EpsteinGabriella GratesMechelle Thomas Do You Have News ISSTD Members Can Use?We need your help to make NYCU a […]

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Goodwin Fund

Goodwin Educational Fund Application Period

The Goodwin Educational FundAccepting Applications August 3 – 20, 2021 In this challenging time, ISSTD is pleased to offer opportunities for funding assistance for ISSTD Trainings. The Goodwin Educational Fund is accepting applications from members and non-members to defray the cost of one training activity offered through ISSTD.  The Goodwin Educational Fund will be used to defray the cost of one training activity offered through ISSTD for professionals who […]

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ISSTD Poet’s Corner: Seeking New Members

At the inauguration of the 46th President of the USA, in a Covid-safe ceremony in Washington on 20th January 2021, Amanda Gorman became the youngest poet to ever participate in such an event, powerfully reciting her poem, “The Hill We Climb”. Subsequent to this ceremony in which poetry was on centre-stage, our ISSTD Board, discussed […]

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Community Spotlight

Communications and Marketing Committee

The Communications and Marketing Committee aims to promote ISSTD 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 improving the awareness of complex trauma and dissociation in […]

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Kid's Korner

The Flash Technique for Dissociative Children

Over the course of several months, training notices for the Flash Technique (Manfield et al., 2016) arrived in my email several times, before curiosity compelled me to attend the online training in February 2020. I was instantaneously hooked and began using it with my child clients. The advanced online trainings in June 2020 and March […]

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International Spotlight

“We will not do better as a country until we work on the psyche of ourselves.” – ISSTD Member Abel Learwellie speaks about trauma work in Liberia, Africa

Today, for International Spotlight, I interview Abel Learwellie. Abel is an ISSTD Member from Liberia. I felt incredibly privileged to have this time with Abel, who works with the most extreme trauma, with very little resources, yet gave me a couple of hours out of his very busy day to talk about his work in […]

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