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  International Combat Stress Conference

This website provides information about the International Combat Stress Conference. Other stress control and debriefing resources including historical information also available here to assist you!

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Call for presenters: Please let me know if you want to present (or someone you know), at the 2016 conference mentioned below.

23rd Annual Military & Civilian Combat Stress Conference

Evidence-based Integrative Treatment For Trauma & PTSD

Friday - Sunday, April 29-May 1, 2016 San Diego (Carlsbad), California, USA

Attend 1-3 Days & Earn From 6 to 18 C.E. Hours

The 23rd Annual International Military & Civilian Combat Stress Conference was founded by and continues to be directed by Col. (Ret.) Bart P. Billings, Ph.D.( Author of “ Invisible Scars —“), and is the leading and longest-running conference on combat stress in the world. This annual conference continues to take place on the first weekend of May, in recognition of National Military Appreciation Month. This multi-disciplinary event brings civilian and military medical and mental health professionals from around the world together to share their clinical expertise and integrative treatment approaches about topics such as:

• PTSD • Blast Injuries • Crisis Intervention • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) • Suicide • Terrorism • Compassion Fatigue • Deployment & Redeployment • Grief & Loss • Military Culture • Medication Issues • Returning Troops • Nightmares • Reintegration • Combat Readiness • Threat Assessment


Each day will feature four different approximately 90-minute presentations. Please note that the speakers and times are subject to change without notice (e.g., as a result of military deployment, flight cancellations, etc.). Any changes in advance of the conference will be posted on our website.

SOME TOPICS OPEN FOR PRESENTERS: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): Hypnosis: Relaxation Therapy: Tai Chi and Qigong: Guided Imagery: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR): Peer Support Groups: Biofeedback: Acupuncture: Equine Therapy: Exercise: Nutrition: Yoga: Pilates: Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT): Reconsolidation of Traumatic Memories (RTM): Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM): Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Program (PM&R): Digital Storytelling: etc…

Bart P. Billings,Ph.D. COL SCNG-SC, Military Medical Directorate (Ret.) Licensed Clinical Psychologist CA PSY 7656 Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist CA LMFT 4888 -Director/Founder International Military & Civilian Combat Stress Conference -Initial Enlisted Ranks and Retired as Medical Service Corps Officer with a total of 34 years in US Army. -Recipient of the 2014 Human Rights Award from Citizens Commission on Human Rights International bartbillings@yahoo.com http://bartpbillings.com ("Invisible Scars" - Book Website) www.combatstress.bizhosting.com (Combat Stress Conference website)
Cell 760 500-5040 Ph 760 438-2788


NOTE: New book by Bart Billins - use the link INVISIBLE SCARS to the left for more information.