What is dissociation? Why does it occur? How does it manifest? When does it lead to a dissociative disorder? What are depersonalisation and derealisation? Are dissociative disorders for real? How do you support someone who suffers from trauma-related dissociation? How do you recover? What is it like to be dissociative?
Dissociation is a normal response to trauma, and this course will cover a range of issues fundamental to understanding this phenomenon and how it presents in trauma survivors’ lives. It is suitable for a variety of professionals working in this field, along with survivors themselves. For more information see the DID and Dissociation: The Fundamentals overview page.