Dr. Brenner was honored with a 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Society for the Study of Trauma. The organization says of this award:
The Lifetime Achievement Award is the highest recognition given to an individual or individuals who have contributed over a generous span of time to the field of dissociation and/or trauma and the ISSTD.
The awards ceremony was held at the ISSTD‘s 36th Annual Conference, “The World Congress on Complex Trauma and Dissociation” in New York in March 2019.
From the ISSTD awards page:
When it comes to the world of organized psychoanalysis, Ira, who is both a child and adult analyst, and a training and supervision analyst, is the preeminent voice for the sophisticated study of dissociation and trauma. He addresses the major national and international meetings, psychoanalytic and otherwise, and teaches world-wide on a regular basis on the subjects of trauma, dissociation, disaster psychiatry, transgenerational trauma, and psychoanalytic studies on genocide and ethnic and international conflicts.