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Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd March 2019


Complex Trauma, Abuse and Dissociation
Energising Hope for Recovery

Venue - The Spring Lane Building, University of York, York YO10 5DD

Completed in October 2016, this new centrally-located teaching building features
a variety of modern teaching spaces including a 350 seat lecture theatre, 26 seminar rooms
along with study and informal meeting areas.
Further information on The Spring Lane Building

An opportunity to hear many International Speakers

Working in partnership with

The CTAD Clinic
Spring Lane Foyer
Spring Lane lecture theatre
Spring Lane meeting room

This conference in York follows on from the success of the first ever joint NHS/Private conference on dissociation, held in Norwich in 2017.

With increased awareness of dissociation, the importance of an integrated approach between the public and private sectors has become central to positive treatment outcomes.

Dr Elly Hanson
Turning away:
How and why do societies and communities deny, distance and minimise
child sexual abuse? - and what we can do about it?

Fay Maxted OBE
‘The Truth Project’ - the story so far and hopes for the future.

Dr Rachel Thomas
Developing services in the fields of Complex Trauma, Abuse and Dissociation.
Where are we and where should we be going?

Further details of plenaries and workshops;
3 Hr Workshops
90 Min Workshops
Poster Displays


Please note that bookings are now closed.

University of York
Located within walking distance of York city centre, the safe and attractive Heslington campus is home to nine colleges and most of their departments. They also have several departments located in the city centre at the historic King's Manor.

University of York is part of the Green Impact scheme as well as having sustainability embedded throughout their plans and objectives. More specificaly for the ESTDuk Conference they encourage delegates to bring along their own water vessels, enabling everyone to fill up with free water from the water cooler available in Spring Lane. More information regarding sustainability and hospitality can be found here:

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