ISSTD is headed to San Francisco, CA for the 37th Annual International Conference, The World Congress on Complex Trauma and Dissociation 2020: Envisioning the Coming Decade. Early Bird Registration is open through January 15, 2020. Featuring plenary speakers Karlen Lyons-Ruth, PhD, Pat Ogden, PhD, and A.A.T. Simone Reinders, PhD, and with ten exciting Pre-Conference Workshops, this conference is already full of fantastic training opportunities. Read on for more information about these workshops and presentations!
ASCH Basic Hypnosis Training
Wednesday, March 11 – Friday, March 13, 2020
Instructors: Reinhild Draeger-Muenke, Wendy Lemke, Deb Bensching
For more information, click here!
Thursday, March 12, 2020
P1- Dissociation 101: A Comprehensive Exploration into the Field of Dissociation and Complex Trauma
Presenter: Christine Forner
P2- Organized Abuse
Presenters: Valerie Sinason, Michael Salter and Warwick Middleton
P3- The Integrated Recovery Model: Understanding the Relationship Between Complex Trauma, Addiction and Co-Occuring Diagnosis
Presenter: Melissa Caldwell Engle
P4- Is Group Psychotherapy Effective for Trauma Survivors with Dissociative Disorders?
Presenters: Margo Rivera, Juliet Darke, Christine Hodgson, and Kathy Southmayde
P5-A Day of Creativity: Art, Drama, Music, and Dance/Movement for Trauma Therapists
Presenters: Tally Tripp, Craig Haen, Brian Harris and Amber Gray
Friday, March 13, 2020
P6-Psychodynamic Perspectives on Complex Trauma and Dissociation
Presenters: Elizabeth Howell, Shelly Itzkowitz, Valerie Sinason and Orit Badouk Epstein
P7- “Y’all Got Me F*CkD Up!” : The Complex Worlds of TAY Youth and Emerging LGBTQQIT-S Adults
Presenter: Katie Keech
P8-Does Social Capital Mediate Complex Trauma and Dissociation?
Presenters: Heather Hall, Dolores Mosquera and Rick Hohfeler
P9-The Integration of Sylvia the “Wood Nymph” & the Role of PTSD/Dissociation in Eating Disorders
Presenter: Timothy Brewerton
P10-Mirroring DID via Life-Sized Silhouette Mandalas
Presenters: Colin A. Ross and Ericha Scott
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Parsing the Contributions of Attachment and Trauma in Pathways to Dissociation, Suicidality, and Borderline Personality Disorder – Karlen Lyons-Ruth, PhD
Befriending the Body: A Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Perspective on Treating Complex Trauma – Pat Ogden, PhD
Monday, March 16, 2020
The Neurobiology and Aetiology of Dissociative Identity Disorder and Beyond – A.A.T. Simone Reinders, PhD