Treatment of complex trauma and dissociation

16. - 17. June 2017, Ljubljana

The National Institute for Psychotherapy (NIP) in collaboration with the European Society for trauma and dissociation (ESTD) organizes a two-day training Treatment of complex trauma and dissociation which will take place on June 16 – 17, 2017 in Ljubljana. The presenter is Eva Zimmermann, a clinical psychologist, a teacher and a supervisor of EMDR and past president of ESTD.  

Friday and Saturday, 9:00 - 18:00, with lunch and coffee breaks. It will be held in English. Attendees receive a certificate.


Friday, 16.6.


Saturday, 17.6.

History and theory of dissociation, structural dissociation of the personality, diagnosis and symptoms, origins of dissociation, trauma and attachment, investigation of systems, first contacts with parts, action systems of parts



Treatment by phases after Pierre Janet, adaptation of stabilisation techniques to dissociative disorders, integrative vs. non-integrative therapeutical actions, specific techniques


The training is practically oriented and includes exercises, videos and case studies.


PRICE (sponsored by ESTD):


until 14.4.2017

from 15.4. to 16.6.2017

ESTD members*

75 eur

125 eur


170 eur

220 eur

* with proof of payment (membership fee is 15/50 eur)

Registration on e-mail address: Coffee breaks are included in the participation fee. Limited number of places available.

IBAN: SI56 0224 1025 5885 511, Faculty of Advanced Social Studies, Gregorciceva 19, 5000 Nova Gorica (SWIFT: LJBASI2X)
Purpose: 33/2017 and name (example: 33/2017 Novak Tjasa)


Eva Zimmermann is a clinical psychologist working in private practice in Fribourg, Switzerland, where she specializes in trauma treatment for complex trauma and dissociative disorders. She is a trainer and supervisor of EMDR and past president of ESTD. As co-founder of the Psychotraumatology Institute of the French part of Switzerland she organizes and provides training in psychotraumatology. She is also working for the Swiss Government in the disaster relief unit to provide psychological support to the rescuer.