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Colin Ross
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Guest Occupation
Doctor, Clinician, Researcher, Author and Lecturer
Guest Biography

Dr. Ross is an internationally renowned clinician, researcher, author and lecturer in the field of dissociation and trauma-related disorders. He is the founder and President of the Colin A. Ross Institute for Psychological Trauma.

Dr. Ross obtained his M.D. from the University of Alberta in 1981 and completed his training in psychiatry at the University of Manitoba in 1985. He has been running a hospital-based Trauma Program in Dallas, Texas since 1991.

Dr. Ross' book, The Trauma Model: A Solution To the Problem of Comorbidity in Psychiatry, was first published in 2000, with a second edition appearing in 2007. Other recent books of his include Schizophrenia: Innovations in Diagnosis and Treatment (2004), The C.I.A. Doctors: Human Rights Violations by American Psychiatrists (2006) and Moon Shadows: Stories of Trauma & Recovery (2007).

In addition, Dr. Ross has authored over 130 professional papers, has reviewed for numerous professional journals and grant agencies and is a past President of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. He has appeared in a number of television documentaries and has published essays, aphorisms, poetry, and fiction. He has collections of essays, short stories, photographs and screen plays in preparation for publication.

Dr. Ross is adept at imparting complex information to diverse professional audiences on a variety of subjects including:

  • The Psychobiology of Dissociation
  • Treatment Outcome of Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)
  • Psychotherapy of Complex Comorbid Trauma Cases
  • A Science of Human Energy Fields
  • A Dissociative Structural Model of the Psyche
  • CIA and Military Mind Control Research
  • The Problem of Attachment to the Perpetrator in Child Abuse Victims
  • Long Term Effects of Child Abuse
  • A Trauma Model of Borderline Personality Disorder
  • What You Need to Know About Psychiatric Medication
  • A Dissociative Subtype of Schizophrenia
  • Childhood Trauma and Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and Depression
  • Childhood Trauma and Eating Disorders
  • " Vitamin D and Hormones in Health and Disease