ISSTD News

Research Recruitment

Research Participants Requested

All articles requesting research participation must be approved by the ISSTD Scientific Committee prior to posting. This proposal was approved by the ISSTD Scientific Committee in June 2021. ISSTD member Tammy Casiano is looking for particapants in her dissertation research study. The study is titled “Licensed Clinicians’ Perceptions of Assessment Tools Used in Diagnosing Dissociative […]

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Membership

New ISSTD Membership Tiers

As part of ISSTD’s three year strategic plan, the Board of Directors has put a strong emphasis on growing ISSTD’s membership internationally. As part of this effort, we have expanded our membership fee tiers beyond the World Bank rates to allow for greater flexibility and consideration to developing events.  Previously ISSTD membership was available in […]

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Focus on ISSTD History

An Interview with Alison Miller

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this interview are solely those of the interviewee. This interview with Alison Miller forms part of ISSTD News’ Focus on History Series. In this series we interview people who have played an important and influential role in the formation and development of ISSTD, or the wider complex trauma and dissociative […]

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Special Interest Groups

Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures (PNES) SIG

The ISSTD PNES SIG was formed in 2018-2019 and now has 60 members. An executive group now exists which includes Drs. Lorna Myers, Nicole Black, and Mindy Treybal. The SIG holds Zoom meetings several times a year during which members can meet to discuss clinical issues, share resources and reading materials, and more. During the most […]

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Committee Spotlight

Virtual & Regional Conference Committee

In 2021, the ISSTD formed the new Virtual and Regional Conference Committee. The goal of this committee is to support the continued growth of ISSTD regional and virtual trainings. As a group, this committee includes both ISSTD staff and volunteers who meet to recommend locations for future conferences, brainstorm and develop conference themes and their […]

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Committee Spotlight

EMDR Therapy Training Committee

Last year around this time, I shared with you that ISSTD had launched its new EMDR Therapy Training, managed by the EMDR Therapy Training Committee, and offered through the Center for Advanced Studies in Trauma and Dissociation. The EMDR Therapy Training Committee evolved from the original training development task group. The committee was charged by […]

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Letter From The President

Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child and Adolescent month in ISSTD News and also coincides with Child Abuse Prevention Month in USA. As we consider this important month, I also think it is important to consider how pregnancy sets the foundations for a healthy mother child bond and how reducing pregnancy and birth trauma is an important part […]

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News You Can Use

News You Can Use

Working with Survivor Siblings ISSTD Member Johanna Dobrich’s new book explores the effects of growing up with a severely disabled sibling, Working with Survivor Siblings in Psychoanalysis. This unique book integrates both academic and memoir writing to explore the impact of lateral survivorship on the clinical moment, making room for a contemporary and nuanced appreciation […]

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