Category Archive: Peg LeVine

Classic Morita Therapy: Advancing Consciousness in Psychotherapy

Peg LeVine [1], Clinical Psychologist, Medical Anthropologist, and Associate Professor, Centre for Advanced Genocide Studies (Shoah Foundation, Los Angeles); University of Melbourne                                                          Abstract This article chronicles “peripheral consciousness” and therapy developed by Japanese …

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Classic Morita Therapy: Advancing Consciousness in Psychotherapy

    Return to Journal Articles Peg LeVine, Clinical Psychologist, Medical Anthropologist, and Associate Professor, Centre for Advanced Genocide Studies (Shoah Foundation, Los Angeles); University of Melbourne       Introduction In the early 1900s, Japanese psychiatrist Shōma Morita, MD (1874-1938) developed a sequential approach to therapy that emerged from his theory of consciousness.[1] Outside psychoanalytic studies, Morita’s portrayal …

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Book review for Harvey L. Schwartz (2013). The Alchemy of Wolves and Sheep: A Relational Approach to Internalized Perpetration in Complex Trauma Survivors by, Routledge

Return to Journal Articles Peg LeVine, The University of Melbourne, Australia   The evocative title of this book, The Alchemy of Wolves and Sheep, hints at a journey to be taken by readers. Intrigued, I entered this book with curious anticipation in hope of finding a text that integrates our working knowledge of complex trauma alongside …

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Book review for Harvey L. Schwartz (2013). The Alchemy of Wolves and Sheep: A Relational Approach to Internalized Perpetration in Complex Trauma Survivors by, Routledge

Peg Levine reviews Harvey Scwhartz’ The Alchemy of Wolves and Sheep: A Relational Approach to Internalized Perpetration in Complex Trauma Survivors examining the relationship between dissociation and trauma within the fields of counselling and psychotherapy…

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