News & Important Dates

ISSTD is pleased to be returning to Long Beach, California!

The Westin Long Beach Hotel
The Westin Long Beach is located at 333 East Ocean Blvd in Long Beach, California.  Halfway between Los Angeles International Airport and Orange County Airports and only a mile from the beach. The hotel is a 15 minute drive from their local Long Beach Airport (LGB) and about a 1 hour drive from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). This is one of the top Long Beach hotels located at the waterfront center of California. Experience the best of Southern California with the close proximity to the beach and famous attractions such as the Aquarium of the Pacific, The Pike Shopping Center and Rainbow Harbor. 

For local maps and directions, visit the Westin Long Beach website.

Westin Long Beach Hotel
333 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, California 90802

Click Here to Reserve Your Room Online Today!
We have arranged for a special conference attendee room rates of:

$175 single/double occupancy
$200 triple occupancy
$225 quad occupancy.

Call in Reservations can be made by dialing 562-436-3000. Don't forget to mention you are with the ISSTD 2014 Conference to reserve a room at the discounted rate. These rates are available to ISSTD Conference attendees if booked by September 22, 2014

Hotel cancellation policy: Should a guest desire to cancel, any monies will be refunded if the hotel is notified at least seventy-two (72) hours or three days prior to arrival. Any reservation that is not cancelled at least seventy-two (72) hours prior to arrival will be charged one night room and tax.

Hotel Amenities

At The Westin Long Beach Hotel you'll find an oasis in the heart of Long Beach, CA that provides a variety of facilities and services for your entire family.

Wireless Internet

Wireless internet access is available in the lobby area at no additional charge.  Internet is available in each guestroom at $14.99/day.

WestinWORKOUT® Gym
The Westin Long Beach's WestinWORKOUT® Gym is complimentary to all guests and features state-of-the-art equipment including free weights, elliptical trainers, step machines, treadmills, and bicycles that face personal flat screen TV monitors. The Westin Long Beach offers Runner's World Jogging Maps that feature 3 and 5 mile jogging/walking routes to and from the hotel.

The Westin Long Beach has also recently partnered with New Balance to provide athletic shoes and apparel during your stay, for a fee. Learn more about the Westin New Balance Gear Lending Program.

Business Center
A full range of business services is available through The Westin Long Beach's Business Center including printing, faxing, and High Speed Internet Access.

  • 24-hour access with guest room key
  • 3 PCs available for use
  • Laser printer available for use
  • Outlets for headphones and speakers
  • Complimentary printing of boarding passes
  • House telephone that dials directly to Service Express® and the Customer Support Help Desk
page updated April 2, 2014

Preliminary Program

Online Program



2014 Fee Schedule - fax/mail in registration form

Registration Opens 1 May 2014

Early Bird Pricing Available
1 May - 9 September 2014

Regular Pricing Available
10 September - 28 October 2014

Advanced Registration Open
Through 15 October 2014

Thereafter, On-Site Registration
Available 22 - 27 October 2014


 Future Conference Info

Why come to the ISSTD Conference?

Learn where thought leaders in treatment, research and training are headed. 

Are you new to the field, or just curious? Learn face-to-face from the experts and meet new friends.

Have you been at this for a while? Come to meet old and new friends, brush up, and improve your skills.

Are you an expert?
Don’t be selfish! Come and share your knowledge! While you are at it, become a better expert.

Clinician? Learn new clinical skills and what research is bringing you.

Researcher? Learn what your colleagues are working on, how the clinicians are applying the new knowledge, and where the clinicians desperately need new knowledge.

Students and Early Career Professionals: We know that the future belongs to you. Come to a conference where you can interact with leaders who welcome you and respect your contributions to our future.


Thank You to Our Conference Supporters:

Bridges to Recovery
The Center for Post Traumatic
     Stress Disorders
Del Almo Behavioral Health Hospital
EEG Institute
Elements Behavioral Health
EMDR Institute
The Institute on Violence, Abuse
     and Trauma (IVAT)
McLean Hospital
Professional Books Bookstore
The Ross Institute
Routledge Journals -
     Taylor & Francis Group
South Bay Psychological Center
Timberlawn Mental Health System
TOP DD Study

2013 Conference recording


We're moving to the Spring in 2015!

2015 ISSTD Annual Conference
Major Training Event:
The Complexity of Trauma & Dissociation; Science, Practice, Questions

April 16 & 17 - Pre Conference
April 18-20 - Full Conference
Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista
1751 Hotel Plaza Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 USA


International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation
8400 Westpark Drive, Second Floor, McLean, VA 22102
Telephone: 703/610-9037 Fax: 703/610-0234