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ISTSS is the world's premier professional membership organization specializing in the field of traumatic stress. It is an international, multidisciplinary organization that promotes the advancement and exchange of knowledge about severe stress and trauma. ISTSS embraces diverse intersectional perspectives and strives to be an inclusive organization in its membership and leadership. Join us in our effort to expand and disseminate knowledge of trauma across the globe.


No matter where you’re at in your career, we have a membership option for you. As an international organization, we adjust our membership fees based on your country of residency.

Renew Your Membership

Don't let your ISTSS member benefits expire. Renew your membership today!

Member Benefits

Get the member rate for the ISTSS Annual Meeting, a subscription to the ISTSS' official journal, the Journal of Traumatic Stress, access to members-only online resources and more. 

Volunteer with ISTSS

Grow your professional network by volunteering with ISTSS! Volunteers play an integral role in the day-to-day activities of the society and contribute to the decision-making process that helps shape ISTSS. 

Career Center

The ISTSS Career Center connect you with opportunities in the field of trauma research and treatment.