Advanced Topics in Complex Trauma and Dissociative Disorders Live Teleseminar Bouabjian
Participants must have taken both parts of The Complexities of Complex Trauma and From Complex Trauma to Dissociative Disorders to enroll in this course.
This course consists of nine modules – six required modules that make up the core of the course, and three elective modules chosen by the instructor. Each module is “free-standing” in that it encompasses an entire topic to be covered in a single class. The required modules will be presented in the first six classes, with the three electives left to the last three classes of the course.
R1 – An Introduction to Complex Trauma and Dissociation in Children and Adolescents
R2 – Depersonalization and Derealization
R3 – Institutional Betrayal
R4 – Psychopharmacology and Medical Consequences of Complex Trauma and Dissociative Disorders
R5 – Neurobiology of Complex Trauma and Dissociative Disorders and Research Update
R6 – Shame and Moral Injury and Their Roles in Complex Trauma and Dissociative Disorders
E1 – Addictions and Eating Disorders
E2 – Couples Therapy
E5 – Sexual Victimization of Boys and Men and Its Outcomes
Licensed mental health professionals (psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical social workers, mental health counselors, accredited psychotherapists, etc.) who are interested in developing their skills in treating clients with complex trauma related disorders. Students must have successfully completed From Complex Trauma to Dissociative Disorders, Parts I and II to register for this course. Students who have completed the previous “Standard Course” before 2012 must have permission from the course instructor and one of the course directors.
The course content is at the advanced level.
Sandra Bouabjian, MA
Sandra Bouabjian, MA is a licensed psychologist with a Masters in Counselling Psychology from McGill University and is in private practice in Montreal. She has been working in the field of Trauma and Dissociation for more than 15 years. Her previous experience includes working at St. Mary’s Hospital, department of psychiatry, where she first met and began treating clients with complex trauma and dissociative disorders. Since then, she has pursued her education in treating dissociative clients, by taking the ISSTD PTP courses, seeking consultation from other ISSTD therapists and attending the ISSTD conferences.
She has been an active member of the Montreal Study Group in Trauma and Dissociation and contributes as both an organizer and a member of the group. In addition, she offers consultation and supervision to other mental health professionals working with these challenging clients.
She is currently an instructor in the Professional Training Program (PTP) and has taught PTP courses both in person, in Montreal, and by teleseminar. She is currently the Chair of the PTP.. As well, she is an approved consultant in clinical hypnosis with ASCH and has taught in the ASCH-approved basic workshop.
- 22.50 APAThe International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
ISSTD uses Zoom for our live teleseminar courses. Information on system requirements can be found here. A guide to live teleseminar courses will be provided to registrants approximately two weeks before the course begins via the course portal.