Journal of Trauma & Dissociation

Journal Editor: Julian D. Ford, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.

Julian D. Ford, Ph.D., A.B.P.P. is a board certified clinical psychologist and tenured Professor of Psychiatry and Law at the University of Connecticut where he is chair of two School of Medicine/Dental Medicine Institutional Review Boards and is the Interim Division Chief for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Ford is Director Emeritus and Senior Advisor for the Center for Trauma Recovery and Juvenile Justice (2012-2026) and Director and Principal Investigator of the Center for the Treatment of Developmental Trauma Disorders (2016-2027) in the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. Dr. Ford is past President of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. He is the incoming Editor of the Journal of Trauma and Dissociation (2024) and has served as Associate Editor for the Journal of Trauma and Dissociation and European Journal of Psychotraumatoology and on the Editorial Board of six peer review Journals. He has published more than 325 articles and book chapters and is the author or editor of 10 books, including Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Scientific Foundations and Therapeutic Models, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, 2nd Edition, Treating Complex Traumatic Stress Disorders in Adults, 2nd Edition, and Critical Moments: Transforming Crises into Turning Points in Psychotherapy. Dr. Ford was Principal Investigator of the national Developmental Trauma Disorder Field trial research study, and developed and has conducted randomized clinical trial and effectiveness studies with the Trauma Affect Regulation: Guide for Education and Therapy (TARGET©) model for youth, families, and adults with traumatic stress disorders.

Free Access Articles

The Abused and the Abuser – Victim-Perpetrator Dynamics*
As the World Becomes Trauma-Informed, Work to do*
Steps to Strengthen Ethics in Organizations: Research Findings, Ethics Placebos, and What Works *

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