Maggie Phillips


Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Teacher, Author

Maggie Phillips has 30+ years of experience in the field of trauma treatment with special interests in dissociative disorders, chronic pain, and stress syndromes. She has written 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 is 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 is also 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 has 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 has taught with Peter for more than 25 years. She is a fellow in the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis and has 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 has also taught workshops in the application of EMDR in France, the US, and Mexico, and is a certified EMDR therapist. Maggie is also a Diplomate in Energy Psychology and teaches Energy Psychology approaches in the US, Canada, Europe and China. She offers 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 specializes in the synthesis of Somatic Experiencing®.

  • Offers Individual Case Consults to SE Students

Teaching in:

Oakland, CA

Instructor Level: SE Professional Training Faculty
Teaching In: Africa, Asia
Levels Taught: Beginning and Intermediate levels of the SE Professional Training

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