Category Archive: Alexandra Bloch-Atefi

Editorial: Reflections on psychotherapy and counselling from COVID-19 lockdown

Return to Articles Rhys Price-Robertson, PhD, PACJA Editor, Alexandra Bloch-Atefi, PhD, The University of Adelaide, Tristan Snell, PhD, Deakin University, Elizabeth Day, PhD, Auckland University of Technology, and Gina O’Neill, Master of Gestalt Therapy, The Relational Institute.       In this time of great uncertainty, we can at least be sure of this: the COVID-19 pandemic …

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Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors: Overcoming Internal Self-Alienation (2017) by Janina Fisher. New York, NY: Routledge. ISBN: 978-0-415-70823-4 (pbk).

Return to Articles Reviewed by: Alexandra Bloch-Atefi, PhD, The University of Adelaide.   With her new book, Healing the Fragmented Selves of Trauma Survivors: Overcoming Internal Self-Alienation, Janina Fisher, a renowned international clinical psychotherapist with over 40 years’ experience specialising in trauma, makes a revolutionary contribution to the field of trauma work. Her contribution lies …

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The effectiveness of body-oriented psychotherapy: A review of the literature

Return to Journal Articles Alexandra Bloch-Atefi and Julie Smith Melbourne, Victoria, Australia              Introduction “Body-oriented psychotherapy interventions” is an umbrella term for all psychotherapies “that explicitly use body techniques to strengthen the developing dialogue between patient and psycho-therapist about what is being experienced and perceived … In most schools of body psychotherapy, the …

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The effectiveness of body-oriented psychotherapy: A review of the literature

Alexandra Bloch-Atefi and Julie Smith [1] Melbourne, Victoria, Australia                                                                                               Abstract The purpose of …

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