On Monday, March 19th, Bayit Cham’s Benafsheinu Center for the treatment of victims of sexual abuse held a Training Enrichment Day of intensive discussion and consultation with Professor Onno van der Hart, the world renowned expert in the area of dissociation.
Prof. Onno Van der Hart is a clinical psychologist and psychotraumatologist, an international staff trainer in the field of complex trauma and dissociation, former President of the International Society for Trauma Research ISTSS, Prof. Emeritus in Chronic Trauma at Utrecht University, senior consultant and research team leader.
He has published several books on trauma and dissociation and has served as editor-in-chief of several scientific journals. He has also published more than 100 articles in prestigious journals in the field of dissociation and understanding complex post-trauma.
The training day conducted by the Benafsheinu Center was open exclusively to the top therapists in the field of dissociation in order to enable in-depth and advanced learning directly from the world’s leading experts.
All Bayit Cham sexual trauma therapists as well as representatives of multi-disciplinary sexual trauma centers participated in the event encompassing all of the top-of-the-line trauma experts in Israel.
Case studies were presented, examined and discussed in depth by the professor and participants.
All participants were greatly enriched by the training day experience – exceptional learning, depth and broadening of horizons in therapy approaches – and were able to fully take advantage of the rare opportunity to learn from the worlds’ experts in the field.