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Exciting New Conference Exploring the Body and Trauma: Early Bird Registration Now Open

Increasingly therapists are being encouraged to work with the body, in addition to, and integrated with the more traditional ‘talking therapies’. Indeed, we are earning more and more about the impact of trauma on the body – and that working with the body can help heal trauma. In this context ISSTD is excited to announce a new one-day conference in Portland, Oregan: The Body in Traumatic Dissociation.

This conference, held on November 1, 2019, is being run by ISSTD Board Members D.

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‘Changing Landscapes’ Conference, Otautahi/Christchurch, New Zealand: Early Bird Deadline Approaches

Kate McMaugh, Editor, ISSTD News

There is just one month to go until the early bird deadline expires on the ISSTD conference in Otautahi/Christchurch, New Zealand: Changing Landscapes – Innovations in the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation. Don’t miss this last chance to join the world’s leaders in complex trauma and dissociation, for a very affordable price.

While previous bi-national ISSTD conferences have been held in Australia, this is the first ever ISSTD conference to be held in New Zealand.

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Austin Regional Conference: Early Bird Registration Now Open

ISSTD’s next Regional Conference will be held in Austin, Texas on October 4, 2019. This workshop Dissociative Identity Disorder: How To Recognize It and Principles of Treatment will be a full day event led by ISSTD Fellow and Past President, Dr. Colin Ross, known as a world-leader in the treatment of Dissociative Disorders, and Melissa Engle, who is co-founder and co-owner of Healing Springs Ranch, a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Registered Art Therapist.

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Introducing our Plenary Speakers for the ISSTD Regional Conference: Christchurch (Otautahi), New Zealand

Kate McMaugh, Editor, ISSTD News

This year ISSTD is pleased to offer an exciting regional conference in one of the most beautiful locations in theworld, the South Island of New Zealand.

This is a bi-national regional conference co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia. To be held from November 22nd-24th, 2019, this will be ISSTD’s first ever conference in New Zealand. Both New Zealand and Australia are at the forefront of some exciting developments in the research and treatment of complex trauma and dissociative disorders, as well as being highly active within ISSTD itself.

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Talking About Trauma and Dissociation in All Corners of the World

Joan Haliburn, MD, and Kate McMaugh

Some might argue that it is a challenge to organise and present a conference in an island off the southern coast of … another island, quite literally on the edges of the world. But ISSTD is keen to reach all corners of the globe and we were fortunate that members Joan Haliburn MD and Jan Ewing PhD, were prepared to organise and lead a regional conference in Hobart, Tasmania last month.

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First ever ISSTD Conference in New Zealand | Haere Mai o Otautahi (Welcome to Christchurch)

Diane Clare, Chair, Conference Coordinating Committee

ISSTD is excited to announce that from November 22nd-24th, 2019, it will offer its very first regional conference in New Zealand. Save the date as this conference promises to be something special.

The people of Christchurch, New Zealand would like to offer a warm welcome to ISSTD members and all conference attendees from around the world, with the Maori welcome: “Haere Mai o Otautahi”.

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Regional Conference Offers Holistic Approach to Treating Trauma

Join ISSTD for “Treating the Dissociative System: Healing Body, Mind and Culture in the Wake of Complex Trauma” a regional conference in San Francisco, CA on October 20, 2018!

Located in the new Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF, this one day conference features excellent presentations from Lisa Danylchuk, Lynette Danylchuk, Christine Forner, julie graham, A. Steven Frankel, and Ericha Scott.

The day will kick off with “How Dissociative Patients Found Me and Taught Me What I Needed to Know,” a joint presentation in which Lynette Danylchuk and Steve Frankel will discuss how they stumbled into the world of dissociation and offer tools and approaches they have found helpful in working with this population.

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Regional Conference Recap: Chester, UK

Jeanie McIntee, PhD

In June this year ISSTD and UK-based CTC Psychological Services joined forced to celebrate ISSTD’s 35th anniversary and CTC’s 30th anniversaries by holding a joint conference, in Chester UK.

The conference focused on the topic of Developmental Trauma and Dissociation, whilst also promoting the UK Government strategy of child mental health.

The conference was held in Chester’s prestigious, Grosvenor Hotel and Spa, located within the picturesque Roman walled city.

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ISSTD Regional Conference – New York City, October 5, 2018

Join ISSTD for “Relational Healing in Complex Trauma and Dissociation: Psychoanalytic and Integrationist Perspectives”, an ISSTD Regional Conference in New York City on October 5!

The day will kick off with “Six Relational Crises: The Relational Healing of Complex Trauma” with Philip Kinsler. Dr. Kinsler will examine six choice points in the therapy of chronically traumatized patients that present relational challenges, including presentation of countertransference struggles throughout the process.

After a brief break, the conference will reconvene with Sheldon Itzkowitz’s presentation, “An Interpersonal-Relational Approach to Working with Critical and Aggressive Dissociated Self States”.

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New Regional Conference in Hobart, Australia Planned for September 2018!

In a first for both ISSTD and Australia, an exciting regional conference on Complex Traumatic Stress Disorder (CTSD) will be held in Hobart, Tasmania in September 2018.

This regional conference will be in workshop format and will be presented by ISSTD members and complex trauma experts, Dr. Joan Haliburn and Dr. Jan Ewing. Delivered over one and half days on 14-15 September, 2018, this conference will deliver cutting-edge professional development in a unique setting, the delightful island-state of Tasmania, located off the south coast of mainland Australia.

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