ISSTD News

Center for Advanced Studies in Trauma & Dissociation

ISSTD Seeks New PTP Administrator

Professional Training Program Administrator Reports to: Executive Director and PTP Chair by authority of the ISSTD Board of Directors Summary: Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Administrator provides support on all professional training offerings. Primary Responsibilities: The primary responsibilities of the administrator include, but are not limited to: Act as liaison between faculty, […]

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Membership

ISSTD Offers New Organizational Membership Category

The ISSTD created the Organizational Membership category as part of our ongoing efforts to increase awareness about trauma and dissociation in the mental health community. There are four categories of organizational membership that provide a range of benefits. All our Organizational Membership packages include: individual membership for 3-5 individuals, subscription to the Journal of Trauma […]

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Spreading the Word

ISSTD Member Spreading the Word about Racialized Trauma

Spreading the Word is a feature of ISSTD News where we focus on the work of people who aim to spread the word about trauma and dissociation to the broader community. In this edition of Spreading the Word I interview Francesca Maximé who is a Haitian-Dominican Italian-American Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP), IMTA accredited and certified […]

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UN Task Force

ISSTD Marks World Mental Health Day at the United Nations

Thursday, October 10, 2019 was World Mental Health Day. The focus this year was suicide prevention. Around the world people organized to educate and disseminate information about suicide prevention. At the U.N. in New York City the NGO Committee on Mental Health, along with co-sponsors, which included ISSTD, presented an outstanding program of speakers and […]

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Kid's Korner

Proposal to the Field: Fourth Phase in Treatment of Dissociation Protocol

In the field of complex trauma and dissociative disorders we are accustomed to conceptualizing our work through the lens of a three-phase treatment model which includes: safety and stabilization, processing of traumatic memories and integration/new life as one integrated self. However, in my clinical practice I have found it useful to conceptualize the treatment as […]

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Membership

ISSTD Connecting with Other Organizations

ISSTD traveled to sunny California this year to exhibit at two conferences and spread the word about ISSTD’s incredible membership benefits and training opportunities. ISSTD staff and members attended the Institute on Violence Abuse and Trauma (IVAT) San Diego conference and the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) conference in Orange County. At IVAT, ISSTD Past Presidents […]

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