News & Important Dates

Local Transportation

Hop on the FREE Long Beach Transit Passport bus in downtown for a quick ride to all must-see Long Beach attractions. View Passport Route and Schedule Here

Also, for only $1.25, per one-way fare, Long Beach Transit links links you up with local destinations such as Belmont Shore, Alamitos Bay and Cal State Long Beach. The Metro Blue Line train can get you easily on your way.

Airport Information

For more information on local airports in the Long Beach area Visit our Airports Information Page

ISSTD Airline Discounts

American Airlines and ISSTD have partnered to provide our attendees a 5% discount off ANY published airfare on for the 31st ISSTD Annual Conference in Long Beach, California.
Visit our Airline Discounts Page

Budget/Avis Car Rental

Avis has assigned a specific discount number for our Annual Conference. The Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) Number is D017015.

Please use this AWD number when calling Avis directly at 1-888-754-8878 to receive the best possible car rental rates available.
Or you may reserve online here: ISSTD Annual Conference Long Beach 2014

If you need any further assistance, please contact our Buget/Avis Representative at 1-800-525-7537 or by email at 




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?
Donít 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