ISSTD News

Regional Conferences

ISSTD Offering Two Virtual Regional Conferences

ISSTD is thrilled to offer two exciting virtual regional conferences in the coming months. Read below about these fantastic virtual trauma training opportunities and register today! The Therapeutic Relationship is Your Most Powerful Tool (& Biggest Pitfall): Relational Strategies to Treat Challenging Trauma Clients Presenter: Robert T Muller, PhDDates: September 11-12, 2020 | 10:00AM – […]

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Publications of Interest

Race, Trauma and Dissociation

This quarter POI focuses on recent papers which explore the intersection of race, trauma and dissociation, and racialized trauma. Articles span the conceptual, theoretical and clinical. I hope you enjoy reading this. If you have any ideas for themes for POI make sure you let me know at katemcmaughpsychology@gmail.com. Gómez, J.M. & Gobin, R.L. (2020).  […]

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Letter From The President

ISSTD Shifts to Virtual Education

By Christa Kruger, MBBCh, MMed(Psych), FCPsych(SA), MD Dear fellow ISSTD Members, I hope you are healthy and safe, and coping. Even in these difficult times, all clinicians still need their continuing education credits. ISSTD makes this easy by offering a very wide range of virtual educational opportunities in the upcoming months. There will be more […]

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News You Can Use

News You Can Use – June 2020

Poetry in the News & the News in Poetry ISSTD Member Phyllis Klein has cleverly constructed her poetry collection to resemble the sections of a newspaper. The content too deals with contemporary issues we read of in the news. As the foreword states: ‘Reading the news is complicated. Sometimes if hurts. It can bring up […]

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Creative Space

World Refugee Day 2020

1.Your refugee heartwaits, displaced heartsqueezed into a suitcase,hides under the mattress. Your exiled hands fold,anticipate the momentof escape, salvation to show updown the road. Your foreignfeet take you in that direction,carry away your refugee heart,your exiled hands, your immigranteyes looking for anything familiaron the way to the new place.The fields you walk, ruined. Your wanderer’s […]

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Clinical E-Journal

JTD & Frontiers Table of Contents (June 2020)

Journal of Trauma & Dissociation Check out the entire library online of the Journal of Trauma & Dissociation – your member benefit – now! Table of ContentsVolume 21, Issue 1Volume 21, Issue 2Volume 21, Issue 3Volume 21, Issue 4Volume 20, Issue 5 Are you interested in auto publication alerts?To set up a quick and each way to get […]

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In Memoriam

Philip M. Bromberg, PhD 1931-2020

Obituaries usually begin by noting the personal, academic and professional accomplishments the deceased accumulated during their life time. Philip accumulated many. But I believe the Phillip I knew would be happier with also being remembered in a somewhat more personal manner.  Philip was a deeply passionate man. He was passionate about ideas, good fiction, poetry, […]

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Trauma & Dissociation in the News

A Beginner’s Guide to Anti-Racism Action and Education: A View from Chicago, USA

I have been watching events unfold surrounding the George Floyd protests against racial discrimination and police brutality from my home in Chicago, a city with a long history of racism. This history includes segregationist housing policies that vastly contributed to the racial and ethnic wealth gap as well as the health and educational disparities. It […]

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Research Recruitment

Seeking Australian Research Participants

All articles requesting research participation must be approved by the ISSTD Board prior to posting. This proposal was approved by the ISSTD Board in June 2020. ISSTD Student member Graham Pringle is seeking Australian participants for his PhD project. ‘Adventure therapy as a treatment for adolescents with complex trauma’ combines best practice from both the […]

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Committee Spotlight

Member Engagement Committee

Happy June ISSTDWorld! Thanks for stopping by and taking a minute to find out what the Member Engagement Committee has been up to for the last while.  We have been hard at work, discovering new ways of connecting membership to volunteer opportunities within the various committees and communities that create the ISSTD. As a committee, […]

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