thank you to all who attended the 30th Annual ISSTD Conference
The conference was a huge success and we extend our thanks to all our supporters, especially our attendees and presenters.
Special thanks to Sheppard Pratt Health Systems and Dr. Blues and his jazz musicians who made the 30th Birthday Celebration Party great fun!
Additional Thanks to the Psychiatric Institute of Washington for providing refreshments.
Recordings of the 2013 conference sessions will be available in December. Further information will be posted regarding downloadable handouts and other pertinent information.
We invite you to participate in the 31st Annual Conference
October 23-27 || Westin Long Beach || 333 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach || California 90802 || United States
Call for Proposals will open in early February 2014 and the theme is
"Exploring and Learning Together: What We Now Know about Trauma & Dissociation"
Plenary Speakers on the Agenda are
Constance Daleberg, PhD
Alliant International University
President, Divsion 56 (Trauma Psychology) of the American Psychological Association
Dr. Dalenberg's presentation will be on Counter-transference
Jennifer Freyd, PhD
University of Oregon
Editor of the Journal of Trauma & Dissociation
Dr. Freyd will speak on the topic of Institutional Betrayal
Gail S. Goodman, PhD
University of California
President, Division 7 (Developmental Psychology) of the American Psychological Association
Dr. Goodman will present about Issues of Children's Memory Development
Joan A. Turkus, M.D.; Christine A. Courtois, Ph.D., ABPP; Paul F. Dell, Ph.D., ABPP
|ADDITIONAL plenary speakers and topics:|
| ||Christine A. Courtois, Ph.D., ABPP, |
The Treatment of Complex Trauma: A Sequenced Relationship Based Approach
Pierre Janet Plenary Address
pre-conference workshops November 14 and 15 will include:
Stabilization: Navigating Developmental Repair with Relational and Regulatory Interventions in Phase 1 and Beyond
Kathy Steele, M.N., C.S.
Have we all gone mad? Understanding and working with complicated client-therapist interactions and covert communications in complex trauma and dissociative disorders.
Su Baker, M.Ed.; John O'Neil, M.D.
The Surprising and Counter-intuitive Lessons I Learned about Therapy for Child Dissociation
Joyanna Silberg, Ph.D.
How Evidenced Based Diagnosis of the Dissociative Disorders Using the SCID-D Informs Clinical Treatment: Video Case Presentations of Ego State Therapy for Complex Dissociative Disorders
Charles H. Rousell, M.D.
Dissociation 101: A Workshop for Students and Emerging Professionals
Christine Forner, B.A., M.A., M.S.W.
FRIDAYDissociation 201: Treating the Difficult Client
Lynette Danylchuk, Ph.D.; Kevin Connors, M.S., M.F.T.
Broken Ties-Broken Hearts-Broken Selves: Attachment, Trauma, and Dissociation in Children
Frances Waters, L.M.S.W, D.C.S.W, L.M.F.T; , Sandra Weiland, Ph.D.; Renee Potgieter-Marks, Ph.D.
Temporizing Techniques and Advanced Hypnotic Interventions
Richard P. Kluft, M.D., Ph.D.
Adjunctive Use of Opioid Antagonists in the Treatment of Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders
Ulrich F. Lanius, Ph.D.
Detecting Genuine vs. Feigned DID on Psychological Tests: Implications for Assessment, Forensics, and the Construct Validity of
Richard J. Loewenstein, M.D., Bethany Brand, Ph.D.
Laura Brown, Ph.D., Christine Courtois, Ph.D., Joan Golston, D.C.S.W., L.I.C.S.W.; Philip J. Kinsler, Ph.D.
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We encourage you to come to the site as we will be continuing to make announcements and provide more details about the exciting training opportunity that the ISSTD Annual Conference is! If you have questions, please contact Therese Clemens, ISSTD Executive Director at [email protected].
On behalf of all the members of the Conference Committee; thank you for all you do.
We look forward to seeing you in Baltimore this November.
The ISSTD Conference Committee
Kevin J. Connors, MS, MFT, Chair
Joan Turkus, MD
Philip J. Kinsler, PhD
Christine Forner, MA, MSW
Lynette Danylchuk, PhD
Kathy Steele, MN, CS
Vedat Şar, MD
Christa Kruger, MD
Florence Hannigan, MA, BSW
page updated October 11, 2013
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 30th Anniversary Conference Supporters!
Professional Books Bookstore
Taylor & Francis
The New Orleans Institute at River Oaks Hospital
The Psychiatric Institute of Washington
The Ross Institute
Timberlawn Mental Health System
Treatment of Patients with Dissociative Disorders (TOP DD) Study
Future Annual Conference Dates
October 23 & 24 - Pre Conferences
October 25-27 Full Conference
Westin Long Beach
333 East Ocean Boulevard, Long Beach, California 90802
April 16 & 17 - Pre Conferences
April 18-20 - Full Conference
Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista
1751 Hotel Plaza Blvd
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830