Live WebinarsPractice of PsychotherapyThe Internet in PracticeGroup TherapyJungian AnalysisThe Conversational ModelSelf PsychologyNotions of SelfBrief Interpersonal Therapies Dialectical Behaviour TherapyCognitive Behavioural TherapyAccept. & Commit. TherapyProcess Oriented PsychologyNarrative TherapyPositive PsychotherapyGestalt TherapyReality Therapy PsychoanalysisCounsellingAttachmentFamily TherapyCouple Therapy Child and AdolescentEMDRBody Oriented TherapiesTranspersonal PsychotherapyAdvances in NeurosciencePsychopharmacologyGeneral Practice PhenomenologyAppreciative InquiryDreams and DreamingShamanic HealingArt TherapyMindfulnessYoga and TherapyExistential TherapyPsychosophyRefugee TraumaCross-Cultural ApproachesIndigenous CultureTestimonial TherapyReligion and SpiritualityKinesiologyAcupunctureExercise and Mental HealthHospitalisationNurses & Mental HealthSocial WorkForensic psychologyPatient & Client PerspectiveEthicsPhilosophy and the mindTributesEditors ReviewResources

The transgenerational transmission of trauma: Children of Holocaust survivors

Miriam Victory Spiegel

This paper seeks to address the situation of the Jewish survivors of the Shoah (Holocaust in Europe 1933-45) and their children (the "second Generation") by focusing on those parental messages and individual coping mechanisms that may have impacted the communication between the generations. The Second Generation was born under the shadow of this personal and collective catastrophe. Many survivors of the Shoah have borne its emotional and physical scars until the end of their lives. Most of their children received or perceived messages from their parents - sometimes clearly articulated, sometimes unspoken - that they had a special task: their lives should give meaning both to the senseless slaughter of so many other family members and to the suffering of those who survived.

Recorded: October 2009, Dubrovnik - Cavtat, Croatia.
Coping & Resilience International Conference

Organiser: The Brisbane Institute of Strengths Based Practice

Miriam Victory Spiegel
Miriam Victory Spiegel
  more about this speaker
XShare
Click on a link above to share this page with your networking site.

Media     

TITLE SPEAKER DURATION
VideoThe transgenerational transmission of trauma: Children of Holocaust survivorsMiriam Victory Spiegel21'49"
icon pdf.gifThe transgenerational transmission of trauma: Children of Holocaust survivorsMiriam Victory Spiegel 
icon mp3.gifThe transgenerational transmission of trauma: Children of Holocaust survivorsMiriam Victory Spiegel 


Top of page

Miriam Victory Spiegel

Miriam Victory Spiegel was born in New York City in 1945 and grew up there. After receiving her Bachelors Degree at Barnard College, Columbia University, she obtained a Master of Social Work (MSW) from New York University in 1970. She has worked as an independent psychological counselor in Switzerland since 1983, running her own practice as a systemic couples and family therapist. She also works with people who have experienced persecution and abuse as well as for the prevention of discrimination.

Top of page
Subscribers
Login Here
Email
Password
Subscribe
Now
BENEFIT from
UNLIMITED ACCESS to our
GROWING VIDEO LIBRARY
 
 
 
$19.95 - Unlimited Access
 
 
 
$99.75 - Save 1 Month
 
 
 
$149.95 - Save 3 Months
Australia Society for Psychological MedicineANZAPWorld Council for PyschtherapyPACFABrisbane Institute of Strength Base PraticeISHHR - International Society for Health and Human RightWAS - World Association for Sexual HealthMissing of HopeAABCAPSTARTTSANSA