Author Archives: leonpetchkovsky

Men and Nurturance

It is obvious that a project to nurture the nurturers needs the men on this Planet to take a major part. How can we nurture men to develop more nurturance ? If a man scores high on the ACE scale, … Continue reading

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Looking at Politics through the Lens of Nurturance

Nurturance deniers at the political level. A little exercise to bring cheer into your life. Maybe even a tiny bit of power. Below is a list of 10 major world figures…..politicians or leaders of major organisations. The Dalai Lama Angela … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence

Yesterday was Australia Day in this country……..some of us may have difficulties with the date….I for one would prefer a date that our Indigenous people feel good about, rather than the date  that commemorates  the invasion of this country by … Continue reading

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healing transgenerational DTD brain programmes with Neurofeedback assisted psychotherapy.

I recently presented material at a College of Psychiatrists’ Psychotherapy Conference, on the use of neurofeedback to enhance psychotherapy with deeply damaged (Developmental Trauma) patients. I’ve been using NF with some of my deeply damaged patients, guided by my supervisor … Continue reading

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A huge dilemma

The BIG problem with the “nurturing the nurturers” program is that it will inevitably offend all the mothers on this Planet. They will feel criticized, marginalized, condescended to, etc etc. This is such a sensitive issue. And yet, Winnicott reminds … Continue reading

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Healing Transgenerational Cascades of Distress in Disadvantaged Indigenous Communities; Challenges, Opportunities, and a Case Study.

Here is the abstract for a paper that will be published over the next few months. A copy of the full text is available if  you e-mail me at <leon.petchkovsky@gmail.com> Healing Transgenerational Cascades of Distress in Disadvantaged Indigenous Communities; Challenges, … Continue reading

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Some change at last,

In conversation with Bev  Allen and Mel Watson at the August 2014 Child Trauma Conference in Melbourne, we learned about Babes to Bumps and Beyond  and listened to their presentation (Allen and Watson 2014).  This program has been going for 2 … Continue reading

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