PTP Course Fees and Policies

Below you will find the fees for the ISSTD Professional Training Program courses. ISSTD is pleased to offer in-person, live teleseminar and online courses (Spanish only). Fees for in-person and live teleseminar courses include continuing education (CE) credits. CE credits are not available for the online Spanish courses. All fees are in US Dollars (USD).

If you have any questions, please direct them to the PTP Staff at

Adult PTP Courses
ISSTD Member FeeNon-Member Fee
The Complexities of Complex Trauma (Part I or Part II)$355.00 $405.00
The Complexities of Complex Trauma Accelerated (Parts I and II)$700.00$800.00
From Complex Trauma to Dissociative Disorders (Part I or Part II)$514.00$564.00
From Complex Trauma to Dissociative Disorders Accelerated (Part I and Part II)$1000.00$1100.00
Advanced Topics in Complex Trauma and Dissociative Disorders$625.00$675.00
Master Seminar: Complex Posttraumatic and Dissociative Disorders$355.00$405.00
Child & Adolescent PTP CoursesISSTD Member FeeNon-Member Fee
Assessment and Treatment of Traumatized Children and Adolescents$644.00$694.00

Pricing for Spanish language courses differs from English courses. Please check the course pages for these course for the sliding scale pricing and registration deadlines.

Registration Requirements

Receiving Approval to Register
ISSTD is interested in the success of this program. To ensure the highest standards in our profession, we require each potential participant to call or email a copy of your CV and license to the course instructor listed in the course registration page. Applicants must be licensed clinicians. We do accept those students, trainees, interns, etc. If you are currently working under the supervision of a licensed clinician as part of the pre-licensing process, a letter from your supervisor giving you permission to participate must be submited to If you are a graduate student, a letter from your Department Chairperson permission to participate must be submited to the course instructor

If your instructor agrees with your participation in this program, they will tell you to register. If you register without prior consent of an instructor, we cannot guarantee your instructors approval and your registration fee may be refunded to you, minus an administrative fee of $45 for handling of improperly submitted registration materials.

Registration Policies

Class Size
Registration is limited to no more than 14 persons per in person and live teleseminar course. Registration limits for online classes may vary.

Course Sequence and Approval to Skip Courses
Progression from the Complexities of Complex Trauma Part I to Part II, through From Complex Trauma to Dissociative Disorders Part I and Part II is required unless approval is provided to take the upper level courses. Students must take Part I of a two-part course to continue on to Part II.

Students who wish to enroll in From Complex Trauma to Dissociative Disorders Part I without taking The Complexities of Complex Traum Parts I&II must meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum of five years of clinical practice
  • Minimum of 12 demonstrable hours of psychodynamic/psychoanalytic training, via masters or above course, post masters training, or CE training
  • Minimum of 12 demonstrable hours of post-masters training, or CE training or graduate courses in complex developmental trauma- theory and treatment

Students requesting advanced standing who meet the above requirements must undergo an interview with the PTP Chair and Directors. To request advanced standing please submit a copy of your current CV and a list of the trainings that meet these qualifications via email to

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations will only be accepted up to 14 days prior to the first course session. Cancellations are subject to a $45 cancellation fee plus the cost of copyrighted materials. The course fee is not refundable if you withdraw from the course less than 14 days before the start of the course. Once the course starts no new students can be accepted more than one week after the course begins. Please note that to receive ASWB ACE credit, all sessions must be attended. All materials used for this course are subject to copyright laws and are not for duplication or distribution by course participants. Fees must be submitted with registration, and must be submitted in US dollars.

If you have a problem or a concern about the course, please contact the ISSTD Professional Training Program at

Additional Policies

Grievance Policy
ISSTD is fully committed to conducting all activities in strict conformation with the APA and ASWB grievance procedures.

During a course, instructors will address any concerns that arise. Every effort will be made to address the concerns during the course when possible. If the course instructor(s) are unable to address the participant’s concerns, the complaints and grievances shall be presented in writing to ISSTD Headquarters at These will be forwarded on for review by the PTP Chair and Course Level Director(s).

Social Workers: Should social workers have a specific grievance, these grievances will be addressed by D. Michael Coy, LICSW. In situations where the social worker would have a conflict of interest, then, Christine Forner, MSW will review the grievance.

ISSTD strives to resolve grievances in a manner that is in the best interest of the participant. All complaints and grievances are reviewed within 5 working days. Formal grievances are required to be written and emailed as directed above and will be responded to within 15 business days.

Disability Policy (ADA)
We would be happy to accommodate your ADA needs. Please contact ISSTD Headquarters via email at or via phone at 844.994.7783 for assistance.

Awarding of Certificate of Credit
Certificates of credit are awarded within 30 days of completion of the evaluation for the training. Participants will be emailed a link to complete evaluations 2-3 weeks after the completion of a course and will be able to download a pdf of their certificate after all evaluations are complete.