Basic Workshop on Dissociation

  • 24 Apr 2010
  • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Simmons College, Main Campus Building, 300 The Fenway
  • 6


  • If an NESTTD member brings a new guest they may attend for free. The guest must have already registered for the event. The guest may be a student or a regular attendee.
  • Registration fee for members of NESTTD and non-members.
  • Registration Fee for students ONLY. Must show valid Student I.D. when checking in.

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The New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation presents

NESTTD's Half-Day Basic Workshop on Dissociation

Identifying and Treating Dissociative Symptoms in Clients with Complex Trauma Histories

Many clients with histories of complicated trauma are challenged by the presence of dissociative symptoms. This workshop is designed to deepen clinician’s skills in recognizing symptoms of dissociation that often intrude on treatment progress. Participants will learn how to help clients both understand their symptoms and transform them into coping skills that lead to greater emotional stability and to evolving capacities to process their trauma.

The workshop has been arranged by NESTTD’s Community Outreach Committee. It is offered in recognition of the prevalence of dissociation in most chronic trauma survivors seen by agency and private practice clinicians, and of the limited training opportunities for introducing and working with dissociation in their current treatment relationships.


Continuing Education Units will be available for purchase on site for $10. Cash or check only.

About the Presenter:
Joanne H. Twombly, MSW is a past director on the Executive Council of the International Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation, a past president of the New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation, an EMDRIA approved consultant, and an American Society of Clinical Hypnosis Approved consultant.  She has published articles and book chapters on her work. She has a clinical and consultation practice in Waltham.

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