Month: August 2023

News You Can Use

News You Can Use – August, 2023

ISSTD Fellow Pens Book Chapter on Gratitude ISSTD Fellow Ericha Scott has recently published a book chapter on gratitude entitled Gratitude in Times of Despair: Paradoxes for Wholeness, in the upcoming Kate Butler edited book: Moments That Matter: Defining Moments That Shifted Everything. Ericha’s book chapter was developed from an article she wrote in the […]

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Member Sponsorship Program

The Membership Committee of ISSTD has been looking into ways of setting up a sponsorship program for membership. A few months ago, a working group was established with members Warwick Middleton, Rosita Cortizo, D. Michael Coy and Adithy, under the leadership of Abigail Percifield (Co-Chair, Membership Committee), to brainstorm ideas, create a sustainable structure, and […]

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Training & Education

ISSTD Looking for PTP Instructors

ISSTD is currently looking for instructors in the ISSTD’s Professional Training program (PTP Instructors). This program continues to rapidly grow and evolve, and we are looking for passionate professionals who have an interest in teaching and a comprehensive understanding of the field of complex trauma and dissociation to share their expertise! The Professional Training Program […]

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Committee Update

Finance Committee

Greetings from ISSTD’s Finance Committee! As with the previous year’s update, in addition to the typical highlights, I want to offer you a bit more insight into how the Finance Committee functions within the Society. You may not be aware, but, unlike most committees, which have formed over time because the ISSTD President and Board […]

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Book Commentary: Psychoanalysis and Society’s Neglect of the Sexual Abuse of Children, Youth and Adults: Re-addressing Freud’s Original Theory of Sexual Abuse and Trauma.

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this review are solely those of the author. In The Complete Letters of Sigmund Freud to Wilhelm Fliess, I resurrect the letter, omitted in the first edition (of the letters), where Freud recognizes that his colleague will now never accept him. He seemingly, and fleetingly had the courage, which he […]

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