Live Training Courses

Presented annually and available to commission

Live Training Details

Foundation, Post-Foundation Courses, and Seminars facilitated by professional trainers, who are highly-experienced clinicians and experts-by-experience; held annually at locations in the UK.  These and other bespoke training may also be commissioned to run in-house.


Working Therapeutically with Complex Traumatic Dissociation Post-Foundation Course


This Post-Foundation course is a follow-on to the Foundation level course below.  It too consists of 4 full days run as 2 x 2 day units one month apart. Participants must attend all four days.  Its purpose is to extend knowledge & explore practice when working in a therapeutic role with complex traumatic dissociation, with a specific focus on dissociative identity and the similar conditions.  Eligibility criteria include:- Professionally qualified psychotherapist/counsellor/clinical psychologist/other psychological therapist. At least one year’s experience of and currently (or recently) working therapeutically with one or more client/patient who has a complex trauma-related dissociative condition. i.e. dissociative identity disorder or similar. Ability to share problematic issues arising from their own practice.

Prior attendance on the ESTD-UK 4 Day Foundation Course or other equivalent CPD.

Understanding & Working with Complex Dissociation Foundation Course


This is a Foundation level course consisting of 4 full days run as 2 x 2 day units one month apart.  Participants must meet the following eligibility criteria:-  Professionally qualified psychotherapist/counsellor/clinical psychologist/other psychological therapist or other recognised qualification for working therapeutically with people who have mental health problems.  At least basic knowledge and understanding of trauma and its role in the development of a wide range of mental / emotional health problems.

Participants must attend all four days of the course.