ISSTD News

Category: Volunteer Spotlight

Volunteer Spotlight

Dr. Heather Hall

Today our volunteer spotlight shines on Heather Hall, MD.  Dr. Hall works as a psychiatrist and has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2017. She has served on the Scientific Committee since 2017 and the Annual Conference Committee since 2016, including serving as their Chair since 2019. Most recently, Dr. Hall and […]

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Sandra Baita

Today our volunteer spotlight shines on Sandra Baita. Dr. Baita is a clinical psychologist, child therapist, and EMDR certified therapist and approved consultant.  She has been working diligently to provide ISSTD information, news, and trainings in Spanish. Tell us about yourself. I live in the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina, where I have been married […]

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Spotlight on Volunteers: Michael Salter

Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m an Associate Professor of Criminology and research fellow based at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. My research is focused on the the organised sexual abuse of children. A lot of my research involves detailed interview work with adult survivors, and I’m really interested in survivor experiences […]

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Volunteers Build Resilient Communities

“Volunteers build Resilient Communities”. This is the slogan for the UN International Volunteer Day in 2018. It certainly is true. Communities with a strong volunteer culture are happier, stronger, more connected, more resilient. This is why December the 5th is International Volunteer Day. This international day, developed by the United Nations, celebrates volunteers who strengthen […]

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Abigail Percifield

ISSTD Member Abigail Percifield is well known to many of us through her various volunteer roles in ISSTD. What many may not realise is that Abigail is actually a Student Member of ISSTD and is currently completing her Doctoral studies! We think it is only too fitting, this being Student and Emerging Professional Month, to […]

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Spotlight on Volunteer: Susan Hykes

Tell us a bit about yourself. I was raised in Lorain, Ohio, and am a graduate of the University of Michigan (1963) with a BA in Mathematics. I worked for IBM and moved to Oklahoma. I ‘retired’ to raise five children -two adopted children from my first marriage and three step-children from my second marriage. […]

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Volunteer Opportunities for ISSTD News

Wanting to hone those writing skills? Ever wanted to co-ordinate a regular feature of a publication? ISSTD News is looking for assistance from members who want to be engaged in helping this rapidly developing publication continue to flourish. Opportunities to Co-ordinate a Feature Feature Coordinators, with the support and direction of the ISSTD News Editor […]

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Volunteer Spotlight

Tell us a bit about yourself I think I have been a wanderer, though not lost. I took many backdoor routes on this journey of learning, exploring and working with Trauma and Dissociation. I got my first exposure to the realm of trauma and dissociation through personal experience. Then later, as a student psychiatric nurse […]

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