Dr George Halasz

Breakdown A Birth Of Witnessing

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Dr Halasz explains his work reference generational trauma, coming from a family of holocaust survivors himself. 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.

Bear Dogz aka David Roy Green of WHEN interviews Consultant Psychiatrist Dr George Halasz in Melbourne, Australia.

‘A breakdown is a breakthrough of the interior emotions.’ ~Dr George Halasz

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The power of trauma and the power of witnessing…

Dr Halasz holds a private practice in child & adolescent psychiatry, is an international lecturer and author with a passion for understanding and treating adult and childhood trauma.

His special interests include ADHD, intergenerational transmission of trauma, ethics of diagnosis of child and adolescent mental illness and children of parents with mental illness.

Dr Halasz is co-author of the book “Cries Unheard – A new look at ADHD’ and a contributor to ‘The Power of Witnessing: Reflections, Reverberations, and Traces of the Holocaust’ edited by Nancy Goodman and Marilyn Myers.

Dr Halasz makes regular appearances on Australian media and is on the Editorial Board of ‘Australasian Psychiatry’, he has a chapter in a recently published book ‘Wounds Of History’.

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