Training and Education Calendar

Below please find a list of all upcoming training and education events including conferences, training courses, webinars and book clubs available through the ISSTD Center for Advanced Studies. All events are open to members and non-members except the book club which is a free, member-only benefit.

For more information our programs please visit the following pages of our website:​

If you have any questions on any of our programs, please email and a member of staff will be happy to assist you.

ASCH Clinical Hypnosis Training


ASCH Level I (Fundamentals) Training


Reinhild Draeger-Muenke, Wendy Lemke, Debbie Bensching


October 15-17, 2021


EMDR Therapy Training


EMDR Therapy Basic Training


D. Michael Coy, Jennifer Madere


September 10, 2021- June 4, 2022


Professional Training Program

Level I – The Complexities of Complex Trauma





Part II – Live Teleseminar

Dawn Hinton, Holly Maddy

September 10, 2021 – February 4, 2022
10:00 AM-12:30 PM ET
6 Sessions

Level II – From Complex Trauma to Dissociative Disorder

Part I – Live Teleseminar

Victor Welzant

September 9, 2021 – April 14, 2022

Part II – Live Teleseminar

Dawn Hinton, Holly Maddy

September 14, 2021 – April 5, 2022
4:00-6:30 PM ET
9 Sessions

Level III – Advanced Topics in Complex Trauma and Dissociative Disorders

Live Teleseminar

Sandra Bouabjian

September 17, 2021 – March 18, 2022
10:30 AM-1:00 PM ET
9 Sessions

Regional Conferences


Toronto Regional Conference


Christine Forner, D. Michael Coy, Colin Ross, Peter Maves


October 1-2, 2021


Webinars (Live)

Acknowledging the Trauma & the Use of Art with Survivors of Sex Trafficking

Cynthia Wilson, Mary Komentiani, Serena Martinez-Coleman

August 12, 2021
1:00-2:30 PM EDT

Shame and Its Relationship to Dissociation: Research Findings and Implications for Therapy in Those with Complex Trauma Disorders

Martin Dorahy

September 2, 2021
6:00-7:30 PM EDT

The Battle Within: A Parts Framework to Heal Internal Wounds and Conflicts

Naomi Halpern

September 23, 2021
6:00-7:30 PM EDT

Organized and Extreme Abuse Half Day Webinar Series

Alison Miller, Michael Salter

October 28, 2021
4:00-7:15 PM EDT

Forgiveness: A Double-Edged Sword in Trauma Therapy

Robert T Muller

November 5, 2021
12:00-2:00 PM EDT

How to Work with Persecutory and Malevolent Introject Alters

Colin Ross

December 3, 2021
12:00-1:30 PM EST


Due to the COVID-19 situation, ISSTD Staff is working remotely at this time. Phone lines will be open from 1:00–4:00pm Eastern Daylight Time Monday through Friday. Email is being monitored during normal business hours.