Kathy Steele has been offering consultation and training for the past 30 years in the areas of complex trauma, dissociation, and attachment.
She is sought as a consultant and supervisor, and as an international lecturer and trainer.
Kathy is a Past President and Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD), and has served on the Board of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), as well as served on the International Task Force that developed treatment guidelines for Dissociative Disorders.
Currently Kathy is on a Joint Task Force that is developing treatment guidelines for Complex PTSD.
Kathy has authored and co-authored numerous book chapters, journal articles, and two award winning books on trauma and dissociation with Dutch colleagues: The Haunted Self: Structural Dissociation and the Treatment of Chronic Traumatization (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology), and Coping with Trauma Related Dissociation Skills Training for Patients and Therapists. One of her current projects is a third book on treatment of trauma-related dissociation focused on the issues that clinicians often bring to supervision.