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Event Information

This conference was held on the 28th November 2023 and bookings have now closed. 

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Post Conference Update

On Tuesday 28th November 2023 we were delighted to welcome over 300 professions who joined us for the 4th International trauma informed care: Disentangling the relationship between Complex PTSD & Borderline Personality Disorder Conference.

It was a great day with thought provoking and insightful presentations 

  • Dr  Deborah Morris: Working with the intersection of trauma and personality needs: Reformulating approaches to HCP needs
  • Prof. Thanos Karatzias: Differentiating ICD-11 Complex PTSD from Borderline Personality Disorder: Implications for Assessment and Treatment 
  • Dr Leonhard Kratzer: Psychotic Symptoms in Trauma-Related Disorders
  • Benjamin N. Johnson PhD: A theoretical framework for co-occurring pain, trauma and personality disorders
  • Dr. Christine A. Courtois PhD, ABPP: Intersections between treatment for CPTSD and EUPS/BPD
  • PD Dr. Stefan Tschoke: Trauma, dissociation & behaviour
  • Assistant Professor Annegret Krause-Utz: Potential neurobiological consequences of adverse childhood experiences and Borderline Personality Disorder.

Speaker Presentations

Copies of our presenter's slides are available on request to those joined us for the live event. 

Please email  if you wish to receive copies of the slide decks.

Dr Leonhard Kratzer Benjamin N. Johnson Ph.D Deborah Morris Presentation v2 Annegret Krause Utz PD Dr.Stefan Tschoke Dr Christine Courtois BPD CPTSD Prof.Thanos Karatzias

Conference Posters

Please see below copies of the Posters presented at the Trauma Informed Care Conference. Thank you to all those who submitted.

Childhood Experiences PTSD and CPTSD poster SG DBT Risk Poster EM EUPD and CPTSD Poster DM SM TIC poster DL LS

Conference Feedback

The feedback from our delegates was also truly inspiring with 93.5% surveyed reporting that they would change their work based practice as a result of attending the conference and 99% of attendees also reported that they had learnt something new!

Here are just a few of the wonderful comments we received...

"Thank you, first time attending and I'll be back and spread the word to my colleagues. Very valuable experience" "Thank you to everyone, It's been amazing, so informative, and I have learnt so much. Wonderful conference and I look forward to next years!" "Wonderful event... heartfelt thanks to all" "Thank you for a well organised and thought provoking event. Really liked the international input" "Thank you very much for the day. It has been hugely valuable and inspiring"


Who was this event of interest to?

Our Trauma Informed Care events are held annually and are of interest to those registered practitioners engaged in direct clinical practice in the area of trauma care. This includes psychologists, psychiatrists, mental health / learning disability nurses and professionals working in prison settings. These annual conferences are also of interest to health leaders involved in policy and service leaders


Our Moral Injury events are held annually and are of interest to professionals and researchers working with populations who experience or who are at risk of experiencing moral injury. Attendance would be relevant to those with leadership responsibilities for promoting the wellbeing of these populations.