Professor Onno van der Har

n this audio presentation, Dr Onno van der Hart explains dissociative disorders as an acute disintegration of the personality into sub-systems that become a fixed ‘structural dissociation’ of the personality, as a result of severe child abuse. This system of self-protection is fully explained, and a phase-oriented treatment approach detailed.

Audio with captions and diagrams – 38 mins

About the Speaker

Professor Onno van der Hart is a psychotraumatologist who offers training and consultation on trauma-related dissociation and complex trauma-related disorders including the dissociative disorders.