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Breakdown: A Birth Of Witnessing
18 October, 2017

Breakdown: A Birth Of Witnessing

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 […]

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Review: Lars and the Real Girl
16 October, 2017

Review: Lars and the Real Girl

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 […]

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Intergenerational Trauma: Moving Targets among Evolving Therapies
29 September, 2009

Intergenerational Trauma: Moving Targets among Evolving Therapies

Australian Association of Somatic Psychotherapies Conference Sunday 13 September 2009 Intergenerational Trauma: Moving Targets among Evolving Therapies Dr George Halasz The unique and distinguishing feature of trauma arises from an altered state of awareness individuals experience due to mental barriers or ‘walls’ whose function is to protect the survivor from the overwhelming impact trauma propagates. […]

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Friendship Forever: Bonds forged in adversity
25 April, 2004

Friendship Forever: Bonds forged in adversity

25 April 2004 Anzac Day Friendships Enduring Thank you. I am honoured to be invited to launch the exhibition Friendship Forever: Bonds forged in adversity. How appropriate for this special exhibition to be launched on Anzac Day, a day of memory, commemoration and celebration of that special brand of friendship called ‘mate ship’. Anzac Day […]

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