Maggie Phillips

Maggie Phillips


Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Teacher, Author

In Memoriam
It is with heavy hearts we say goodbye to one of our first Faculty members.

Maggie Phillips had 30+ years of experience in the field of trauma treatment with special interests in dissociative disorders, chronic pain, and stress syndromes. She wrote three books; the most recent is Freedom From Pain which is co-authored with Peter Levine, PhD, Reversing Chronic Pain: A 10-Point All-Natural Plan for Lasting Relief with a foreword by Peter Levine. Dr. Phillips was also the author of Finding the Energy to Heal and co-author of Healing the Divided Self: Clinical and Ericksonian Hypnotherapy for Posttraumatic and Dissociative Conditions (1995). She was also the creator of a multi media website for the reversal of the persistent effects of physical and emotional pain (www.reversingchronicpain.com)and of an ongoing teleseminar/webinar series called “Ask the Experts” (http://www.maggiephillipsphd.com/courses.html#phone).

Maggie lectured widely on integrative multi-modal models for trauma resolution in the US, Scandinavia, the UK, Europe, South Africa, Japan, China, and Australia. She began her work in Somatic Experiencing® with Peter Levine in 1980 and taught with Peter for more than 25 years. She was a fellow in the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis and taught hypnosis through the Erickson Foundation, European and international hypnosis societies, and the Foundation for Ego State Therapy. A Fellow in the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation, Maggie also taught workshops in the application of EMDR in France, the US, and Mexico, and is a certified EMDR therapist. Maggie was also a Diplomate in Energy Psychology and teaches Energy Psychology approaches in the US, Canada, Europe and China. She offered an online course “Advances in Energy Psychology” sponsored by the National Institute of Clinical Applications of Behavioral Medicine (NICABM) (http://www.nicabm.com/?course=ene). She specialized in the synthesis of Somatic Experiencing®.


Instructor Level: SE Professional Training Faculty