ORGANIZATIONS THAT CAN HELP: INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF TRAUMA AND DISSOCIATION

Who they are:

The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD) is a non-profit, professional association that seeks to advance clinical, scientific, and societal understanding about the prevalence and consequences of chronic trauma and dissociation. Although it is primarily a professional society, it welcomes both professional and lay members.

Education is one of ISSTD’s primary goals. To achieve that goal, it offers training programs, conferences, and the Journal of Trauma & Dissociation. ISSTD is also committed to developing and promoting comprehensive, clinically effective, and empirically based resources and responses to trauma and dissociation.

ISSTD seeks to effect social policy by publicizing the prevalence and consequences of chronic trauma and dissociation and making effective treatment available for all who suffer from the effects of chronic or complex trauma.

What they offer:

  • Find-a-Therapist search engine that lists therapists who are specifically trained to work with trauma

  • Web-based, basic information on trauma and dissociation

  • Training courses and webinars for professionals

Who they benefit:

  • Professionals who work with survivors of trauma

  • Students and young professionals who want to learn more about trauma

  • Survivors, through the Find-a-Therapist search engine and advocacy

How to reach them:

 

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