What makes an indelible mark on listeners at a Conference and transforms the ordinary to an unforgettable moment differs for each of us. For some it is the lecturer’s flash of insight – the AHAH! moment; or a timely PowerPoint overhead that captures a vague image to suddenly illuminate a picture of clarity; or simply […]
This psychologically informed research method interrogates the nature and the mechanism of relational trauma and the possibility of reparative moments 70 years after, while witnessing scenes from the Holocaust as shown in the Academy Award winning film Son of Saul.
George explains how that experience has developed his understanding of the power of trauma and psychological witnessing of that trauma. He talks about his chapter in the book ‘The Power Of Witnessing’ by Nancy Goodman & Marylin Meyers. David Roy Green of WHEN whenworldwide.org interviews Consultant Psychiatrist Dr George Halasz in Melbourne, Australia. As well […]
Taking this film as a moving single case study, we see how a lonely and damaged young man creates a relationship with a plastic life size doll. Lar’s family, his brother and sister-in-law , his acquaintances and the community initially cast a bewildered eye on the relationship of Lars and “Bianca”. They have only one […]