Category Archives: Pain

The Painful Self: Flesh and Body

                     The soft palate at the back of my mouth collapses during sleep.  My breathing stops twenty times each night.  Since my oxygen supply drops, I wake up groggy, grumpy and un-refreshed.             My body is mine yet it … Continue reading

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Trauma and Tragedy

In his foreword to Levine’s book, Shaun McNiff writes that Trauma, Tragedy, Therapy is a  “bold, brilliant and imaginative re-visioning of the nature of emotional trauma and its therapeutic treatments”. While I agree that we can interpret poesis on ” … Continue reading

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