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IMHCA Annual Conference
In Person

March 4-5-6, 2022

IMHCA Annual Conference 2022

The Drake Oak Brook Hotel

March 4, 2022

A Few 3 day registrations are still available

8:30 am - 11:30 am

AM Session


 A Treatment Approach for Trauma, Dissociation, and Complex Comorbidity


12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

PM Session

Dissociative Identity Disorder:

How To Recognize It and
How To Treat It

Dr. Colin 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's 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.

Dr. Ross has authored 34 books and over 230 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, short stories, and screenplays.

Dr. Ross is adept at imparting complex information to diverse professional audiences on a variety of subjects. He has spoken widely throughout North America and Europe and in China, Malaysia, Australia and New Zealand.

March 5, 2022

Workshop Choices


March 6, 2022

Workshop Choices

Health and Safety Protocols for IMHCA Annual Conference

IMHCA and the Hotel will follow hotel, city, county, state and CDC guidelines in effect at the time of the event. Currently all staff and attendees will be required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status. Staff and volunteers are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Hotel Details
Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Commitment to Clean (Marriott)
Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
Property is cleaned with disinfectant
Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Special Hotel Rates for IMHCA Conference

The Drake Oak Brook Hotel

Contact for reservations. (630) 571-0000

2301 York RdOak Brook, IL

Contact Us
+1 (815) 787-0515

P.O. Box 706
DeKalb, IL 60115

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