Executive committee

Raphaël Gazon - European Society of Trauma and Dissociation

Raphaël Gazon

President (2021 – 2022)

Chair of the membership committee (2019 - 2020)
Chair of the website committee (2016-2019)

Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist
Director, Centre PEPS-E (Psychothérapie et Pratiques Spécialisées dans le traitement des troubles Emotionnels)
Liège, Belgium

Claire Harrison-Breed

Secretary (2018- )

Board representative for the Children and Young People Committee

Consultant Psychotherapist, Supervisor, Academic
Director of Broad Horizons Psychotherapy Centre
Senior Lecturer at The University of Northampton  

Desiree Tijdink

Treasure (2021-)
Education committee (2021 - )
Psychiatrist, psychotherapist, family therapist, trainer (speciality diagnostic dissociative disorders), supervisor.
Working in the Netherlands at GGZ Centraal (community mental organisation) at the TRTC Transit (Top Referent Trauma Center for complex PTSD and dissociative disorders) located in Ermelo.   

Board members

Maria Paola Boldrini

Chair of the Education committee (2021-)
Education committee (2020 - ) 
Research Committee (2016 -  )
Bi-Annual Meeting Comitee (2016-2019)

Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist
Trainer, supervisor and researcher at Studi Cognitivi and AreaTrauma l.l.c.
Modena-Milan, Italy

Ellen K. K. Jepsen.

Chair of the Research committee (2021 - )
Research Committee (2017 - 2020)

Titles: Psychiatrist, MD, PhD. Therapist, supervisor, trainer, and researcher in the area of trauma and dissociation. National work location: Department for Trauma Treatment, Modum Bad Psychiatric Center, Norway. Period: 2019-2022.


Igor Pietkiewicz

President elect (2021 - 2022)

Chair of the Membership committee (2021 - )
Chair of the Research Committee (2017 - 2020)

Psychotherapist, supervisor, researcher. Associate Professor at the Department od Psychology,

SWPS University of Social Sciences & Humanities (Katowice, Poland) and Director of the Research Centre for Trauma & Dissociation


Anca Sabau M.D.

Immediate Past President (2021 - 2022)
Chair of the Nomination committee

Child psychiatrist/ therapist


Suzana Guedes

Education committee (2021 - )

Clinical and Health Psychologist, Psychotherapist, PhD, Researcher and Supervisor.

Past presidents

Andrew Moskowitz PhD

Immediate Past President (2019-2020) 

President (2017 - 2018) 
Scientific committee (2012 – 2016)
Professor of Clinical Psychology, 
Touro College Berlin, Germany

Eva Zimmermann

President (2015 – 2017)
Chair of the Education Committee (2010 – 2013)
Clinical psychologist and psychotherapist
Co-director of the “Institut Romand de Psychotraumatologie” of Switzerland Training in psychotrauma.

Manoëlle Hopchet, M.A.

President (2013 – 2015)
Clinical Psychologist
President, Belgian Institute for Psychotraumatology (BIPE)
Brussels, Belgium

Rémy Aquarone, M.Sc.

President (2011 – 2013) December
Analytical Psychotherapist
Director Pottergate Centre for Dissociation Norwich, United Kingdom

Eli Somer, Ph.D.

President (2009 – 2011)
Senior Clinical Psychologist
University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel

Suzette Boon, Ph.D.

President (2006 – 2009)
Clinical Psychologist/Psychotherapist
Brinkveld Center for Personality and Trauma-Related Disorders
Zeist, The Netherlands