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Dr Adah Sachs

Dr. Adah Sachs is consultant psychotherapist and psychodynamic lead for the London Borough of Redbridge. She is also a visiting faculty at the Bowlby Centre and the Centre for Child Mental Health. Previously, she worked for a decade in psychiatric hospital for adolescent, and for another decade a consultant psychotherapist and forensic clinical lead for the Clinic for Dissociative Disorders. Her special interest is intergenerational trauma.

Dr. Sachs is the author of a large number of conference papers, journal articles, book chapters and a co-edited book, Forensic Aspects of Dissociative Identity Disorder (Karnac, 2008). She supervises and lectures worldwide on Attachment, Trauma and Dissociation, and has served as an expert witness to the court on DID. She is a fellow of the ISSTD.
Dr Adah Sachs


Past and present Confer events
Forensic Psychotherapy: Pathologies and Treatment Strategies
Online module

Dissociative Identities
Saturday 9 December 2017

The challenges of working with dissociative disorders
Monday 23 June 2014

The Impossible Profession?
Monday 3 March 2014

Trauma Skills
Wednesday evenings 18 January - 28 March 2012

The Therapeutic Frame
10 January to 21 March 2011
Trauma Skills School - Edinburgh
Monday 5 - Friday 9 July 2010
The Big Idea
Friday 5 (evening) and Saturday 6 March 2010
Trauma Skills Summer School
Monday 5 - Friday 9 July 2010






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