ISSTD News

Month: November 2021

Letter From The President

Prenatal Therapy: A Preventive Olive Branch to Womb Babies & Infants

At the beginning of 2021 Ericha Hitchcock Scott and I agreed that November would be a wonderful month to collaborate and write about Prenatal Gratitude. This month we want to celebrate conception and the commencement of one’s life with all of you. While I will briefly discuss the significance and implications of prenatal psychotherapy and […]

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News You Can Use

News You Can Use

Breaking the Silence of Incest ISSTD Fellow, and past ISSTD President, Professor Warwick Middleton has joined with award winning journalist Tracey Shelton on some ground-breaking reporting, which is breaking the silence that still surrounds incest. Tracey has previously been awarded the ISSTD Media Award (Written) in acknowledgment of her work investigating and reporting issues related […]

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Collaboration

Call for Proposals Open for Outside Conferences!

As part of ISSTD’s 2021-2023 Strategic Plan, we want to support you to spread the knowledge of trauma and dissociation at other conferences! In order to facilitate this goal ISSTD will be periodically sharing information about open call for proposals for submissions at other conferences in the field. Below please find information about submissions that […]

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Creative Space

Poet’s Corner

This month I asked our resident Poets to contribute something for ISSTD News. I received such generous and diverse responses that it was hard to pick just three. Warwick Middleton’s poignant poem explores the discovery that an old friend has been a victim of domestic violence. Ericha Hitchcock Scott explores themes of strength in ‘BackBone […]

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Committee Spotlight

Professional Training Program Update

The Professional Training Program (PTP), chaired by Sandra Bouabjian, coordinates ISSTD’s PTP curriculum and course offerings. The PTP includes multiple courses, at varying levels, which have been designed, updated, and re-designed by many dedicated volunteers. We have moved with the times, embraced online technology, and have gone from teaching just face-to-face classes to predominantly live […]

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Committee Spotlight

Fundraising Committee

ISSTD’s success as a major international organization is driven by our small and amazing staff, as well as the many volunteer hours our members have given creating conferences, special interest groups, publications, webinars, trainings and more. Membership dues and conference fees cover a large portion of the cost of ISSTD’s myriad offerings. But there’s so much […]

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Special Interest Groups

Transitional Aged Youth SIG

The Transitional Aged Youth Special Interest Group (TAY SIG) has had a great third year in ISSTD. I continue to chair the SIG, and we were joined by Shelley Hua as our Moderator and Kate Hoover as our Secretary.  I created and presented a training called Working with Dissociation in Emerging Adults/Transitional Aged Youth at […]

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