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15 June - 15 August 2017
Early Bird Pricing Available

16 August - 8 September 2017
Regular Pricing Available

Advanced Registration
Through 7 September 2017

Thereafter, On-Site Registration
Available 8 September 2017

Contact the ISSTD office at 703-610-9037 or email

continuing education

Continuing Education credits are available for this conference through our CE co-sponsor, CE Learning System. Additional information on CE credits is posted on the PROGRAM page.



Clinical and Forensic Psychologist, attorney at law; past president (2002) of ISSTD, Past Director of Clinical Training, University of Southern California, Clinical Prof. of Psychology, University of Southern California; Working with adults who have had childhood abuse experiences since 1980; Fellow, ISSTD, ISSTD Awards Committee Chair; Faculty ISSTD Professional Training Programs, organizer of professional consultation groups for trauma therapists in Oakland, Davis and Sonoma County, CA, as well as Carson City, Nevada.


Dr. Maves is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in practice since 1982 with his PhD  from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He was the Assistant Director of the Boulder Emergency Psychiatric Service and the psychologist for the Boulder Sheriff’s Department.  He was Clinical Director of Adams Community Mental Health Center.  He designed and was Clinical Director of Centennial Peaks Hospital’s Trauma and Dissociative Disorders Treatment Program and Director of Columbine Hospital’s National Trauma Treatment Center. He was the founder of the Rocky Mountain Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. He was a Practice Monitor and oral licensing examiner for the Colorado State Board of Psychologist Examiners.  He is a Fellow and Board member of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation and frequent presenter at regional, national and international conferences on trauma and dissociation and is a member of the European Society for Trauma and Dissociation.  He has served as a consultant to insurance and managed care companies regarding the treatment of dissociative conditions, complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and severe personality disorders. As an expert witness, he assists with forensic cases involving dissociative disorders.  He holds an undergraduate degree in Finance and was an institutional money manager prior to returning to school to study experimental and clinical psychology.


Julia is the founding organizer of the Art Therapy Association of Colorado. Her experience includes Director of Acute Treatment Programming in Jefferson County, Assistant Professor at Colorado Women's College, Naropa University, and Red Rock Community College, Art Therapy consultant with Teen[moms] Renaissance at Brighton High School, Art Therapy senior faculty at the Colorado Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Southwest and Panhandle Mental Health Centers, and Denver General and Bethesda Psychiatric Hospitals. She now specializes in bottom-up [neurological] work among adults with dissociative disorders and complex PTSD in my Studio-Based Art Therapy private practice.