Diagnosis and Treatment of Complex Trauma and Dissociative Disorders – The Standard Course Part II

Diagnosis and Treatment of Complex Trauma and
Dissociative Disorders – The Standard Course Part II
Chapel Hill, NC


Standard Course Part II is a continuation of the Standard Part I course. This course covers opening
treatment of dissociative disorders, disorganized attachment, neurobiology, self (ego) states,
treatment and techniques, self-care, suicidality and self-injury, affect and sensate regulation, and
integration techniques. Students should be prepared to discuss theories as applied to the treatment
of their own client. Each student will select one or two of their clients to discuss in class.
Participants must be licensed mental health professionals who are personally treating an individual
with DID or OSDD. Other interested health and allied health professionals are encouraged to
participate with an approval of the course instructor.

1. Howell, E. F. (2011). Understanding and treating Dissociative Identity Disorder: A Relational Approach. NY: Routledge.
2. Chefetz, R. A. (2015). Intensive Psychotherapy for Persistent Dissociative Processes: The Fear of Feeling Real. NY: Norton.
3. Boon, S., Steele, K. & van der Hart, O. (2011). Coping with trauma-related dissociation: Skills training for patients and therapists. NY: Norton.

DATES Thursdays Oct. 19, Nov. 16, Dec. 14, 2017, and
Jan. 18, Feb. 15, Mar. 15, Apr. 19, May 17, 2018
TIMES 6:30pm – 9:00pm
TUITION ISSTD Members Fees: $499 / Non-ISSTD Members Fees $549
Tuition is paid directly to ISSTD
REGISTRATION ISSTD requires each potential participant to call and speak with the course instructor (Dr. Peterson at 919-929-1171) for approval to register for this course.
FACULTY Gary Peterson, M.D.
CE CREDITS 20 (CE credits available for purchase separately at www.ce-credit.com)


6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location Southeast Institute for Group and Family Therapy
659 Edwards Ridge Road
Chapel Hill NC 27517
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