The Music Behind the Lyrics: Mastering the Dissociative Surface to Facilitate the Understanding and Treatment of DID and DDNOS
This 90-minute webinar will explains how to recognize and decode the dissociative surface, and how to make interventions based on a process that may never be conveyed in a completely verbal form. Several other approaches to understanding the process of the dissociative patient are also explored.
Presenter: Richard P. Kluft, MD, PhD
Presenter Bio: Richard P. Kluft, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Temple University School of Medicine, practices in Bala Cynwyd, PA. He teaches at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia, where he is a Waiver Training Analyst, and at the China American Psychoanalytic Alliance. He has authored over 270 scientific papers, book chapters, and reviews, most concerning trauma, dissociative disorders, hypnosis, and psychoanalysis. Shelter from the Storm, exploring a compassionate approach to the abreaction of trauma, won the ISST&D’s 2013 Written Media Award. His edited books include Childhood Antecedents of Multiple Personality and Incest-Related Syndromes of Adult Psychopathology. He and Catherine G. Fine, Ph.D., co-edited Clinical Perspectives on Multiple Personality Disorder. Dr. Kluft was Editor-in-Chief of the journal DISSOCIATION for ten years. Currently, he is Clinical Forum Editor of the International Journal of Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis, and Advisory Editor of the American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis. He was a co-founder and the second President of the ISST&D. He has been President of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis and the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, and 1997 International Conference Chair of the International Society of Hypnosis. He has received numerous awards for his published research, clinical contributions, and teaching here and abroad. He has a second career as a novelist. He has published three novels, Good Shrink/Bad Shrink (2014), An Obituary to Die For (2016) and A Sinister Subtraction (2019); and a novella, How Fievel Stole the Moon: A Tale for Sweet Children and Sour Scholars (2014).
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