Month: November 2022

News You Can Use

New Novel by Valerie Sinason is Full of Suspense

ISSTD Fellow Valerie Sinason is well known to us for her work in treating traumatised and dissociative individuals, as well as her work treating people with intellectual disability. Valerie was the Founder Director of the Clinic for Dissociative Studies until December 2016 when she retired from long-term clinical work. Although she continues with writing, supervision […]

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Donate to ISSTD

A Holiday Appeal from ISSTD’s Treasurer

Dear Colleague, I’m not sure if we have this in common, but I consider ISSTD my professional ‘home’. Maybe you do, too. I am admittedly selfish, I guess, because I want to keep it that way.  That’s way I am reaching out to you today, as ISSTD Treasurer, to enlist your support to keep ISSTD alive […]

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Committee Update

Committee Update: Fundraising Committee

The Fundraising Committee has had an active year. We have worked on creating specific regular fundraising actions that will target each individual fund for the ISSTD. This is a practice that we will continue to expand upon during the next few years. We have created a letter writing campaign that addresses the need to collect […]

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Spreading the Word

Trauma and Dissociation Unit (TDU), Belmont Private Hospital – 25th Anniversary Celebration

Spreading the Word is a feature of ISSTD News where we focus on the work of people or organisations who aim to spread the word about trauma and dissociation to the broader community. In this edition we discuss the work and achievements of the Trauma and Dissociation Unit, located at Belmont Hospital, Brisbane, Australia, which […]

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Regional Conferences

Melbourne Hosts a Fantastic ISSTD Conference … at last!

The 2022 Australia-New Zealand Regional Conference has been a long time coming! Planning commenced in early 2020 for a 2021 conference which was, like so many events, unable to continue due to pandemic lockdowns. Instead, during 2021 the Committee pivoted and focused on developing ISSTD’s first-ever online Asia-Pacific Regional Conference. (This very successful venture was […]

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