Past Conferences


ISSTD 41st Annual Conference
The Healing Power of Dignity in the Treatment and Research of Complex Trauma & Dissociation
Omni Frisco Hotel at the Star | Frisco, TX USA
Pre-Conference: March 21-22, 2024 | Main Conference: March 23-25, 2024
Conference Website |


2023 Psychodynamics-Psychoanalytic Virtual Seminar
How Psychoanalytic Thinking Enriches Trauma Treatment: Toward a Meaningful Synthesis of Contributions from Psychoanalysis and Trauma Studies
November 17-18, 2023
Conference Website

2023 Virtual Conference
(Re)building Hope, (Re)orienting Safety, and (Re)stabilizing Treatment with Complex Trauma and Dissociation
October 21-22, 2023
Conference Website

Toronto Regional Conference
Contemporary Issues and Interventions in the Treatment of Complex Trauma and Dissociation
YCMA Downtown Toronto
September 21-22, 2023
Conference Website

ISSTD 40th Annual Conference
Against the Grain: Shifting the Societal Denial of Dissociation

April 15-17, 2023 | Omni Louisville Hotel | Louisville, KY
Continuing Education & Recordings


ISSTD 39th Annual Conference
Post-Traumatic Growth in a Dissociative World
April 2-4, 2022 | Hyatt Regency Seattle
Conference Program | Recordings Available October 2022

Denver Regional Conference
Advancing Approaches in the Treatment of Complex PTSD and Dissociative Disorders
The Curtis Hotel | Denver, CO
June 17-18, 2022

New York Regional Conference
4W43 Event Space | New York, NY
September 8-9, 2022

Arizona Regional Conference
Transforming Trauma: Learning from the Past, Embodying the Present & Creating a Healthy Future
Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resorts
October 7-8, 2022


38th Annual Conference
The World Congress on Intergenerational Trauma
April 8-12, 2021
Online Program | Conference Recordings

Toronto Regional Conference – Changing Landscapes: Transforming the Way We Understand and Treat Complex Trauma
October 1-2, 2021
Conference Website | Conference Recordings

ISSTD Virtual Conference
Trauma Across the Lifespan

October 23-24, 2021
Online Program | Conference Recordings Coming in 2022!


London Regional Conference
A Day with Professor Michael Salter
March 5, 2020 | Centre for Child Mental Health
Conference Website

ISSTD 2020 Virtual Congress
May 15-17, 2020
Online Program | Conference Recordings

Fairbanks Virtual Regional Conference
Diagnosis and Treatment of DID and PTSD in Indigenous Peoples
June 17-20, 2020 | Virtual
Conference Website | Conference Recordings

ISSTD Virtual Conference
Impacts of Societal Trauma in Marginalized Communities
October 10-11, 2020
Conference Website | Conference Recordings


36th Annual Conference
The World Congress on Complex Trauma: Research | Intervention | Innovation
March 28 – April 1, 2019 | Sheraton New York Times Square
Online Program | Conference Recordings

Austin Regional Conference
Dissociative Identity Disorder: How to Recognize It and Principles of Treatment

October 4, 2019 | Doubletree by Hilton Austin
Conference Website

Skills and Applications – ASCH Level II (Intermediate) Clinical Hypnosis Training
October 18-20, 2019 | ISSTD Headquarters, Washington, DC

Portland Regional Conference
The Body in Traumatic Dissociation
November 1, 2019 | Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland
Conference Website

Otautahi/Christchurch New Zealand Regional Conference
Changing Landscapes: Innovation and Challenges in the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation
November 22-24, 2019 | Rydges Latimer Christchurch
Online Program


35th Annual Conference
Bridges to the Future – The Impact of Trauma & Dissociation on Human Dignity: Local & Global Perspectives
March 22 – 26, 2018   |   Palmer House Hilton Hotel
Online Program | Conference Recordings

Hobart Regional Conference
Integrating Neurobiology, Developmental Science and the Phase Approach to Psychotherapy of Complex Traumatic Stress Disorder
September 14-15, 2018   |   Blundstone Arena Function Centre

New York City Regional Conference
Relational Healing of Complex Trauma and Dissociation

October 5, 2018   |   4W43 Event Space Manhattan

San Francisco Regional Conference
Treating the Dissociative System: Healing Body, Mind and Culture in the Wake of Complex Trauma

October 20, 2018   |   Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF


34th Annual Conference
The Ripple Effect: Trauma & Dissociation in the Mainstream

March 30 – April 3, 2017   |   Crystal Gateway Marriott 
Online Program | Conference Recordings

Baltimore Regional Conference
The Treatment of Complex Dissociative Trauma: Clinical Wisdom and Research

October 21, 2017   |   Conference Center at Sheppard Pratt
Conference Recordings | CE Information

Syracuse Regional Conference
September 22, 2017   |    The Genesee Grande Hotel

Denver Regional Conference
September 8, 2017   |   DoubleTree Denver Westminster

Anchorage Regional Conference
June 12-17, 2017   |   The Lakefront Anchorage


33rd Annual Conference
Hand in Hand: Trauma | Dissociation | Attachment

March 31 – April 4, 2016   |   Parc 55 Hotel
Online Program | Conference Recordings


32nd Annual Conference
Mastering the Complexity of Trauma & Dissociation

April 16-20, 2015   |   Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista
Online Program | Conference Recordings

Australia/ New Zealand Regional Conference
Broken Structures, Broken Selves: Complex Trauma in the 21st Century

November 27-29, 2015   |   The Westin Sydney
Online Program


31st Annual Conference
Exploring & Learning Together: What We Now Know About Trauma & Dissociation

April 16-20, 2014   |   Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista
Online Program | Conference Recordings