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Course Directors
 Professional Training Program Director Victor Welzant, PsyD
Email: drwelzant@verizon.net
 Intro Course DirectorSu Baker, MEd
Email: subaker@videotron.ca
 Standard Course DirectorElizabeth Howell, PhD
Email: efhowell1@earthlink.net
 Advanced Course DirectorSu Baker, MEd
Email: subaker@videotron.ca
 Master's Course DirectorJoan A. Turkus, MD
Email: joan.turkus@verizon.net
 International DirectorSandra Baita, MS
Email: sbaita@fibertel.com
 Child & Adolescent Course DirectorFrances S. Waters, DCSW, LMSW, LMFT
Email: franwatersusa@gmail.com
 Distance Learning/Online Course Director Mirel Goldstein, MS, MA, LPC


Toronto, ON
Christine Dunbar, MB,ChB. FRCP(C) MRCPsych(UK)
229 Major St
Toronto, ON M5S 2L5 Canada
Office Phone: 416-922-7778
Fax: 416-922-6661
Email: cldunbar@rogers.com

Toronto, ON
Clare Pain, MD, FRCPC
Mount Sinai Hospital
600 University Avenue
Toronto, ON M5G 1X5 Canada
Office Phone: (416) 586-8890
Fax: (416) 586-8654
Email: CPain@mtsinai.on.ca

Montréal - Standard Class
Su Baker, MEd (two faculty, one site)
4064 Wilson Avenue
Montreal, QC H4A 2T9 Canada
Office Phone: (514) 485-9529
Fax: (514) 485-9972
Email: subaker@videotron.ca

John A. O'Neil, MD FRCP (C)
St Marys Hospital
Department of Psychiatry
3830 Lacombe Avenue
Montreal, QC H3T 1M5 Canada
Office Phone: (514) 345-3511
Fax: (514) 485-9972
Email: john.oneil@mcgill.ca

Vancouver and Victoria
Child and Adolescent Course
Sandra Wieland, PhD ,R.Psych.
Shoal Center
Sidney, British Columbia  V8W 3C6
Phone:  (250) 589-0571 
Email: sandrawieland@gmail.com



Regular and Advanced
Helga Mattheß, MD
Fachärztin für psychotherapeutische Medizin
Grossenbaumer Allee 35 a
47269 Duisburg
Tel.: 0203/767374
Fax: 0203/7120111
Email: Helga.Matthess@t-online.de

Anne Schmitter-Boeckelmann
Dachsweg 42
14794 Ludwigsfelde

The Netherlands
Amsterdam Child and Adolescent Course Els Grimminck, M.D. Praktijk voor Psychotherapie voor Volwassenen en Kinderen
Fax: +31-(0)251-653305 Email: elsgrimminck@planet.nl

Bengt Söderström
Stockholm Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (UBi)

United Kingdom
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Child and Adolescent Course

Dr Renee P Marks, Consultant Therapist
Start date: November 2008
Office Phone: 07799885100
Email: reneepmarks@yahoo.co.uk
Open to qualified counsellors, psychotherapists, play therapists, therapeutic social workers and other qualified professionals working with children or adolescents with complex trauma and/or dissociation. Applicants must have experience working with at least one complex trauma/dissociative client. Location details: Huddersfield. More information>>


United Kingdom
Remy Aquarone, Mem. BCP, Mem. UKCP
The Pottergate Centre for Dissociation & Trauma
26 Princes Street , Norwich NR3 1AE .
Tel: 01603 660029. email: pottergatecentre@btconnect.com

Sue Masters, UKCP Registered Psychotherapist
Dr Val Wosket, BACP Senior Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist
Start date: 10th February 2007
Office Phone: 01904 612069 (Sue Masters) and 07891 784158 (Val Wosket)
Email addresses:v.wosket@btinternet.com
Open to qualified counsellors, psychotherapists and other qualified professionals working with dissociation.
Applicants must have experience of working with at least one dissociative client. Location details: Central York Inquiries: Please phone or email the above

York Advanced Course
Sue Richardson UKCP Registered Psychotherapist
Start date: October 2006
Phone: 44 1642 817658
Email: suerichardson1@compuserve.com
Open to qualified counsellors, psychotherapists and mental health professionals.
Inquiries: Please phone or email the above

Scotland and London
Glasgow, Scotland, and Richmond, London
Richard Cross, UKCP Registered Psychotherapist
Change for Good, Ltd
Start date: to be determined
Phone Office:  0796 2248848
Email addresses: info@c-f-g.co.uk
Website: www.c-f-g.co.uk
Open to qualified counsellors, psychotherapists and other qualified professionals working with dissociation.
Applicants must have experience of working with at least one dissociative client.


Tel Aviv
Orit Nave, MA,

Senior Clinical Psychologist
Co-Director, Ofek - Psychological Services
33 Ben Gurion St.
Herzliya 46785, Israel
Office: 09-9587565; Home: 09-8780341
Mobile: 054-4291293
Email: ofekpsy@012.net.il

Standard Class beginning October 2009
Eli Somer, PhD, Senior Clinical Psychologist
University of Haifa; Somer Psychotherapy and Research
Course site: 23 Shlomtzion St., Haifa, Israel
Office: 04-8360494; Mobile: 054-4659525
Email: eli@somer.co.il

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Anchorage, AK
Kimber Olson, LCSW
2600 Denali Suite 606
PO Box 93338
Anchorage, Alaska, 99509

Atlanta, GA
(two faculty, one site)

Ellen (Rusti) Klein, MSW
Tara L. Williams, PhD
(contact for registration)
280 Elizabeth St. Suite A-112
Atlanta, GA 30307
Office Phone: 404-593-4836 
E-mail: drtarawilliams@gmail.com

Baltimore, MD (metro area)
(two faculty, one site)
Kimberly Douchis, PhD
Victor Welzant, PsyD
Towson, MD
Phone: (443) 677-7402
Email: drwelzant@verizon.net

Boston, MA
(two faculty, one site)

Audrey A. Wagner, PhD
(contact for registration)
Licensed Psychologist
173 Mount Auburn Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Office Phone: (617) 923-2468
Fax: (617) 923-2432
E-mail: AW8642@aol.com

James A. Chu, MD
Chief of Hospital Clinical Services
McLean Hospital
115 Mill Street
Belmont, MA 02478
Office Phone: (617) 855-2761
Fax: (617) 855-2574
E-mail: james.chu@earthlink.net

Burlington, VT
(two faculty, one site)
John A. ONeil, MD FRCP (C)
St Marys Hospital
Department of Psychiatry
3830 Lacombe Avenue
Montreal, QC H3T 1M5 Canada
Office Phone: (514) 345-3511
Fax: (514) 485-9972
E-mail: john.oneil@mcgill.ca

Su Baker, MEd
4064 Wilson Avenue
Montreal, QC H4A 2T9 Canada
Office Phone: (514) 485-9529
Fax: (514) 485-9972
E-mail: subaker@videotron.ca

Chapel Hill, NC
Gary Peterson, MD

Southeast Institute
659 Edwards Ridge Road
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27517
Office Phone: (919) 929-1171
Fax: (919) 929-1174
E-mail: gpeterson@seinstitute.com

Chicago, IL
(two courses)
Standard and Advanced
Course meets at the Evanston Public Library
Church and Chicago Ave, Evanston, Il
Address all course inquires to:

Janet Migdow, PhD

Director-Options Counseling
3232 W. Victoria
Chicago, Il 60659
Office Phone: (773) 463-1901
Fax (773) 463-7955
E-mail: Jexpander@aol.com

Cincinnati, OH/Northern Kentucky
Standard, Advanced and Master
Don Beere, PhD,
7000 Houston Rd
Building 200 Suite 15
Florence, KY  41042
Office Phone:(859) 746-1006
Fax:(859) 746-1496
E-mail: beere1db@cmich.edu

Denver, CO
Standard Course
Peter A. Maves, PhD

1113 Spruce Street, Suite 300
Boulder, Colorado 80302
Office Phone: 303-442-7344
Fax: 303-442-7312
E-mail: PeterMaves@aol.com

Houston, TX
(three faculty)
Jean M. Goodwin, MD, MPH
4925 Fort Crockett Blvd., #510
Galveston, TX 77551
Office Phone: (409) 762-1101
Fax: (409) 762-1163
E-mail: jmgoodwin@aol.com

Rosalie W. Hyde LMSW-ACP, LMFT
Houston/Galveston Trauma Institute
4615 Post Oak Place #204
Houston, Texas 77027 USA
Office Phone: (713) 960 8450
Fax: (713) 960 8451
E-mail: hgtraumainst@sbcglobal.net

Naomi Rosborough MA, LPC. LMFT
3200 Southwest Freeway, Suite 3300
Houston, Texas 77027-7526
Office Phone: (713) 402 6196
Fax: (713) 993 0866
E-mail: naomijim@hal-pc.org

Marquette, MI
Child & Adolescent Course

Fran S. Waters, DCSW, LMFT
Private Practice
706 Chippewa Square, Suite 205A
Marquette, MI 49855
Tel: 906-226-2777
Fax: 906-226-0595
E-mail: franwatersusa@gmail.com

New York
Standard Course
Ruth A. Blizard, PhD

217 Jefferson Ave.
Endicott, NY 13760
Phone: 607-348-7578 

Deborah S Cohen
444 Community Drive, Suite 306
Manhasset, NY 11030

Rebeca Gonzalez-Scherman, PsyD

450 West 24th Street 

Suite 1F 

New York, NY 10011




Standard and Advanced
Elizabeth How
ell, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
817 Broadway, 9th Floor
New York, NY 10003
Office phones: (718) 797-5539,
(212) 388-0926 and
(917) 534-0700
Fax:(718) 797-5539
E-mail: efhowell1@earthlink.net


Child & Adolescent
Bob Slater

Copeland Ave Counseling, PLLC  
24 Copeland Ave
Homer, NY 13077

Philadelphia, PA
(two faculty, one site)
Richard P. Klu
ft, MD PhD
Bala Pointe Office Centre, Suite 231
111 Presidential Blvd.
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 USA
Office Phone: (610) 667-3250
Fax: (610) 667-3374
E-mail: RPKLUFT@aol.com

S. Ami Berkowitz, MEd
Licensed Psychologist

521 Inverness Ave.
Ambler, PA  19002
Office Phone:  215 643 6151
Fax:  215 643 0265
E-mail: saberkowitzmed@comcast.net

Claire Frederick, MD
905 North Lake Blvd. Suite C-103A
Tahoe City, CA 96145
Mailing Address:PO BOX 7200
Tahoe City, California 96145
Tel: (530) 730-5181
E-mail: montamat1@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.clairefrederick.com

San Francisco, CA (Walnut Creek)
A. Steven Frank
el, PhD, JD
3527 Mt. Diablo Bl. #269
Lafayette, CA 94549
Voice Mail: (925) 283-4800
Fax: (925) 943-6175
Email: drpsylex@earthlink.net

Tucson, AZ
Standard, Advanced
Sereta Robinson, PhD
2415 E. 6th St.
Tucson, Az. 85719
Phone 520-323-2670
Fax 520-299-3107
E-mail: seretarobinson@yahoo.com

Towson, MD
(two faculty, one site)
Kimberly Douchis, PhD
Victor Welzant, PsyD
Metro Baltimore, MD
Phone: (443) 677-7402
Email: drwelzant@verizon.net

Virginia Beach, VA
Benjamin B. Keyes, Ph.D., Ed.D.
Professor/ Director Center for Trauma Studies
School of Psychology and Counseling
Regent University
1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
Phone: 757-352-4284
Fax: 757-352-4282
Cell: 727-460-7999

Washington, DC
Two Faculty

Joan A. Turku
s, MD
200 Little Falls Street
Suite 205
Falls Church, VA 22046-4302
Office Phone: (703) 532-4200
Fax: (703) 532-4201
E-mail: joan.turkus@verizon.net

Jan Freeman, , LCSW-C

4400 East-West Hwy. #427
Bethesda, MD 20814
Office Phone: 301-657-2292
E-mail: vjfree@comcast.net

Westport, CT
Bruce Levi, PhD

Clinical Psychologist
20 Bay St.
Westport, CT 06880
Tel: 203-227-7487
FAX: 203-226-0651
E-mail: bleviphd@gmail.com

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