Month: September 2023

News You Can Use

News You Can Use – September, 2023

Treating Complex Trauma and Dissociation: The 2nd Edition is out! Lynette Danylchuk and Kevin Connors are very happy to let you all know the second edition of their book is done! The original focus of understanding complicated and complex dynamics impinging on a person hurt by trauma and abuse, while offering pragmatic and useful therapeutic […]

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Regional Conferences

2023 Psychodynamics-Psychoanalytic Virtual Seminar

ISSTD is excited to announce our 2023 Psychodynamics-Psychoanalytic Virtual Seminar featuring presenters Ira Brenner, Charis Cladouhos, Elizabeth Howell, Shelly Itzkowitz, Rick Kluft, John O’Neil, Adah Sachs, and Valerie Sinason This two-day virtual seminar will challenge the either/or qualities of many trauma-relevant approaches and paradigms and demonstrate how psychoanalytic perspectives can enrich and empower our therapeutic […]

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Clinical Reflections

Co-occurring Autism and trauma, Posttraumatic Stress and Dissociation

The ISSTD is a leader in advocating for and working towards better recognition and treatment of trauma and dissociation, including in marginalized and historically under-served populations. With this mission in mind, a group of members came together last year to improve recognition and treatment of trauma and dissociation in individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities. Now, the […]

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Special Interest Groups

Eating Disorder SIG Update

The ED SIG was created a year ago because a number of ISSTD members were interested in the relationship between eating disordered behaviors and thinking and dissociation. These clinicians wanted to understand more and decided to start an ED SIG. Right now, the ED Executive Committee consists of Deborah Cohen, LCSW, Chair, Annie Goldsmith, RD […]

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Publications of Interest

Dissociation Among Youth in Out of Home Care

This month in our quarterly column, Publications of Interest (POI), we are bringing you a selection of articles which explore dissociation among youth in out of home care/foster care. Youth in foster care or exiting foster care commonly report an extensive history of early abuse and neglect, re-abuse within foster care, and repeated cycles of […]

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Donate to ISSTD

Thank you to our 2023 Donors

The ISSTD is an international, non-profit, professional society who seeks to advance clinical, scientific, and societal understanding about the prevalence and consequences of chronic trauma and dissociation. We do this by creating educational materials and providing opportunities for clinicians, researchers and students to learn from one another within the field of complex trauma and dissociation.  […]

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