Frances S. Waters, DCSW, LMSW, LMFT, is an internationally recognized trainer, consultant, and clinician in childhood trauma, abuse, and dissociation, and has presented extensively in 5 continents.
Ms. Waters is author of Healing the Fracture Child: Diagnosing and Treating Dissociative Youth (2016), many chapters and articles on childhood trauma and dissociation, and developed a comprehensive caretaker and youth checklists of indicators of trauma and dissociative, CIT-DY (2020). She is executive producer of several training videos on trauma and dissociation.
Ms. Waters is the Past President of The International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation (ISSTD) and has served on many committees with ISSD, including co-chair of ISSTD’s Child & Adolescent Committee, ISSTD’s Child Treatment Guidelines Task Force, and ISSTD’s Faculty Director of the Child Adolescent Psychotherapy Training Programs.
Ms. Waters has received numerous awards and maintains a private practice in Marquette, Michigan. USA.