Month: August 2022

Letter From The President

Back-to-School with ISSTD

Dearest ISSTD Community,  As we step into the fall here in the US and the back-to-school feeling is in the air, the ISSTD educational offerings are picking up in suit. We have numerous opportunities approaching to learn and gather in community, both online and in person. On September 8th, the in-person Regional Conference in New […]

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Organizational Updates

Finance Committee Update

Greetings from ISSTD’s Finance Committee! It appears that I inadvertently missed offering an update on the Finance Committee in August 2021. I’m sure there’s a metaphor in there somewhere. In past updates, I primarily have discussed a few prominent areas of focus for the Finance Committee. This year, in addition to the typical highlights, I […]

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News You Can Use

News You Can Use – August 2022

Welcome ISSTD’s New Members in July! Professional MembersNancy Anslow-TookeCate Bearsley-SmithHeather BritoRuth BuczynskiJan Marie ClickIsabel FilgueiraMaria HanzlikSharnise HendrickRachell Joyce KingsburyAshley KleinCatherine Denise LandryRoberto Lewis-FernandezMohamad NagiPatrick PoorPrathama RaghavanJay Ashley RichardsJordanna SaundersOlivia SchnurBrooke SearsAnna SkomorovskaiaSally UrquhartKarissa ViebeckIndira WeerasingheSierra Zweig Student MembersNicholas Antonio PierorazioKrista HopkinsKatherine HerndonJan EarthstarSiana Brown Emerging Professional MembersErin BowmanVirginia CarrKasey HartDr. Rebekah KukowskiSusan Lankin-WattsLoretta Sun Do […]

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Volunteer Opportunity Spotlight

Board of Directors Elections

This time every year the ISSTD seeks out engaged, energetic, and creative members who would like to be nominated for the positions available on the Board of Directors. These positions allow members to move into a leadership role and stamp their own ideas and vision on the ISSTD through direct engagement with other Board members in moving the Society forward […]

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Publications of Interest

“Bigger than ‘War and Peace’”

Dissociation and the Dissociative Disorders: Past, Present, Future – An interview with the Editors Something exciting for our field has been quietly brewing over the last four years. The book-lovers and nerds among us will be delighted to hear that one of the most important books for our field, and one of the largest, is […]

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Research Recruitment

Recruitment of Research Participants

For a research project entitled: “Assessment, Diagnosis And Clinical Utility Of Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD) In Clinical Practice Since The Publication Of The Icd-11 Category In 2019: A Qualitative Analysis  Of International Clinician Perspectives” Jessica Thomson is conducting research in order to fufill her BSc (HONS) Psychology degree requirements at Arden University under […]

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Regional Conferences

Arizona Regional Conference

Come and join us for our third regional conference of 2022, our Arizona Regional Conference in Scottsdale on October 7th and 8th. Titled “Transforming Trauma: Learning from the Past, Embodying the Present & Creating a Healthy Future”, participants will learn how to identify symptoms of post traumatic stress and differentiate between manifestations of PTSD and […]

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Creative Space

Poetry: Birthing

not yet knowing where your body endsand mine begins, I need your playto make amendsto re-pair our self-fractured dividends again, I listen to your curative narrative I insert myself between your gestured silenceto relive shared stresses, endless violence within and without, we’re urgently buffeted between unspoken sensationsor floundering in each other’s treacherous privations eventually we […]

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Special Interest Groups

Inpatient Special Interest Group Update

The Inpatient Special Interest Group was launched last year to support clinical work and research related to inpatient settings. As part of this we want to empower clinicians to support their clients before, during, and after inpatient care. Inpatient care can be life-saving during times of crisis, but also has unique challenges for people with […]

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