Here are the following Pre Conference workshops for the 2015 Annual Conference:

Thursday 16 April
P1 Dissociation 101 – Christine Forner, BA, BSW, MSW & Erik Emmons, MS, SPHR
P2 Ethics, Law and Risk Management in the Treatment of Trauma: Things You Will Need in Order to Keep a Clear Head, Your Clinical Poise, and Your License – Joan Golston, DCSW, LICSW & A. Steven Frankel, PhD, JD
P3 Navigating Masculinity: Clinical Competencies in Working with Traumatized Men– Becky Stewart, PhD Candidate & Michael Dadson, PhD
P4 Contextual Therapy in the Treatment of Dissociative Disorders – Steven Gold, PhD
P5 Long term Consequences of Attachment Disorganization – Paula Thomson, PsyD
Friday 17 April
P6 Theory and Practice in the Treatment of Childhood Dissociation – Joyanna Silberg, PhD & Renee Potgieter- Marks, PhD
P7 Update of Assessment – Suzette Boon, PhD - Cancelled
P8 Words Matter: - Philip Kinsler, PhD, ABPP, Kathy Steele, MN, CS & Joan Turkus, MD, DLFAPA
P9 Fundamental Things About Stage 1 Treatment of DID: All the Things You Were Afraid to Ask, Didn't Know You Needed to Ask, Forgot to Remember to Ask, or Just Wanted to Know - Richard Lowenstein, MD
P10 Advanced Hypnotic Interventions – Richard P. Kluft, MD, PhD

Please visit the online itinerary planner to see the latest updates to our preliminary program. You can search for workshops by hovering over the 'Sessions' icon and browse by Title, Date, Speaker..etc.

Last updated 3/9/2015

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15 January 2015
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15 Jan - 28 Feb 2015
Early Bird Pricing Available

1 Mar - 20 April 2015
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Announcing 2016 Location:Parc 55 Hotel - A Hilton Hotel
5 Cyril Magnin St,
San Francisco, CA 94102

Pre Conference Dates
31 March & 1 April 2016

Conference Dates:
2 - 4 April 2016

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.


Many Thanks to our 32nd Anniversary Conference Supporters:

American Society for Clinical Hypnosis

Bridges to Recovery

The Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorders at
the Psychiatric Institute of Washington

Del Amo Behavioral Health System
of Southern California

EEG Info

EEG Store

An Infinite Mind

The Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma (IVAT)

Lucida Treatment Center

McLean Hill Center for Women

Professional Books Bookstore

The Recovery Place - Elements Behavioral Health

River Oaks Hospital

The Ross Institute

Routledge Journals - Taylor & Francis Group

South Bay Psychological Center

Sovereign Health Group

Timberlawn Mental Health System

Treatment of Patients with Dissociative Disorders (TOP DD) Study