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International Childhood Trauma Conference
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Dr. Bethany Brand

Professional Bio
Bethany Brand, Ph.D. is a Psychology Professor at Towson University. She has over 30 years of clinical and research experience, including training at Johns Hopkins Hospital, George Washington University Hospital, and at Sheppard Pratt Health System’s Trauma Disorders program. Dr. Brand has published over 130 papers focusing on treatment of complex trauma and dissociation (i.e., the TOP DD studies); the assessment of trauma-related dissociation; critiques of the fantasy model of dissociation; training about trauma; and the accuracy of textbooks’ coverage of trauma, among other topics. In addition to treating patients, Dr. Brand serves as a forensic expert in trauma-related cases including death penalty and death row cases. She is a co-author of Finding Solid Ground: Overcoming Obstacles in Trauma Treatment and The Finding Solid Ground Workbook and author of The Concise Guide to the Assessment and Treatment of Trauma-related Dissociation.