Course Description

Hours: 12

This workshop will focus on three key learning components of the structural dissociation and treatment for chronic traumatization. This will include:

  1. Advancing knowledge of the structural dissociation of the personality.
  2. Understanding chronic traumatization from Pierre Janet psychology of action.
  3. Treatment of chronically traumatized clients which include the following:
  • assessment
  • promoting adaptive actions
  •  general treatment principles
  • phase one:
    • overcoming the phobia of attachment and attachment loss
    • overcoming the phobia of trauma-derived mental actions
    • overcoming the phobia of dissociative parts
  • phase two:
    • overcoming the phobia of traumatic memory
  • phase three:
    • integration of personality and overcoming the phobias of normal life


For more information contact the Faculty of Social Work Professional Development office:

Email: fswprofessionaldevelopment@wlu.ca
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext. 5234

Cancellations and Transfers
Be sure to carefully review our cancellation and transfer information before registering.

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Advanced Structural Dissociative Theory: A Therapeutic Approach to Working with Trauma Parts – Part 2
Workshop Remote
T, W
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Apr 11, 2023 to Apr 12, 2023
Schedule and Location
Total Hours
Delivery Options
Workshop Remote  
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee non-credit $360.00
Potential Discount(s)
Section Notes

Instructor: Ian Robertson, MSW, RSW

Location: This workshop is being held remotely through Zoom. 

Website: wlu.ca/fswpd

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