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Robin Bowles

Selected Publications and Presented Papers

May 2017

 

Bowles, R (2017) 'Transcultural Trauma and Psychotherapy with Refugee Survivors of Torture and Trauma' seminar, 4th version, presented on 17 May 2017 to trainees in 'Advanced Training in the Psychotherapies' IDP course, Rozelle, Sydney.

 

Becker, R & Bowles, R (2017) 'Clinical Supervision: Managing Unbearable Projections.'

Paper presented at the First Australia and New Zealand Refugee Trauma Recovery in Resettlement Conference, 'Facing the Challenges', 29 – 31 March 2017. Paper presented on 31 March 2017, Wesley Conference Centre, Pitt Street, Sydney.

 

Bowles, R (2017) 'Finding a Safe Port in the Storm. Using Psychoanalytic Thinking in Working with Refugees.' Public Lecture organized by POPIG, The Psychoanalytically-Oriented Psychology Interest Group of the Australian Psychological Society, presented on 23 February 2017, Crows Nest, Sydney.

 

Bowles, R (2016) 'Six Months in a Leaky Boat. Psychotherapy with Traumatised Refugees and Asylum Seekers.' Paper presented to NSWIPP Scientific Meeting on 22 August 2016, Glebe, Sydney.

 

Bowles, R (2016) 'Transcultural Trauma and Psychotherapy with Refugee Survivors of Torture and Trauma' seminar, 3rd version, presented on 23 March 2016 to trainees in 'Advanced Training in the Psychotherapies' IDP course, Rozelle, Sydney.

 

Bowles, R., Melhem, E., Nguyen. T. & Thai, M. (2016)

'New Land New Home Working with Refugee Survivors of Torture and Trauma' in E. Moore (Ed.) Case Management: Inclusive Community Practice Second Edition Oxford University Press, Melbourne.

 

Bowles, R (2015) Panel Member and Speaker at ANZAP Public Seminar, 'Hitler's Children.' Held on 27 June 2015 in Glebe, Sydney.

 

Bowles, R (2015) 'Transcultural Trauma and Psychotherapy with Refugee Survivors of Torture and Trauma – Revised Second Version' seminar, presented on 1 April 2015 to trainees in 'Advanced Training in the Psychotherapies' IDP course, Rozelle, Sydney.

 

Bowles, R (2015) ‘A Special Kind of Listening. Some Psychodynamic Ideas in Psychotherapy Work with Refugee Survivors of Torture and Trauma at STARTTS.’ Paper presented at FASSTT Australian and New Zealand Conference on 18 February 2015, Pokolbin, NSW.

 

Bowles, R (2014) ‘Some Political, Social and Cultural Dimensions in Thinking About Refugee Trauma. Some Ideas from Working for 25 Years at STARTTS.’ Paper presented at the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development, ‘Promoting Social And Economic Equality: Responses from Social Work and Social Development’, 9 – 12 July, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne.

 

Bowles, R (2014) ‘ Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Working with Refugee Survivors of Torture and Trauma’ Public Lecture in series organized by Canberra Psychoanalytic Group, 14 June 2014, Yarralumla, ACT.

 

Bowles, R (2014) 'Transcultural Trauma and Psychotherapy with Refugee Survivors of Torture and Trauma' seminar, presented on 26 March 2014 to trainees in 'Advanced Training in the Psychotherapies' IDP course, Rozelle, Sydney.

 

Bowles, R (2014) ‘Psychotherapy with Refugee Survivors of Torture and Trauma at STARTTS – Second Version’ Paper presented on 20 February 2014,  as one of four lectures in the second ‘The Footprint of Trauma’ Public Lecture Series, NSWIPP, Sydney.

 

Bowles, R. (2013) ‘Ethics and Cross-Cultural Psychotherapy’ CAPA Quarterly, Issue Two ‘Ethics’ :14 -15, 30-31.

 

Bowles, R. (2012) ‘A Special Kind of Listening: Psychotherapy with Refugee Survivors of Torture and Trauma at STARTTS’. Paper presented in ‘The Footprint of Trauma’ Public Lecture Series, NSWIPP: Sydney.

 

Bowles, R. and Hol-Radicic, G. (2010) 'Themed Workshop on Clinical Supervision'. Presented by G. Hol-Radicic at the National Conference for FASSTT

(The Forum of Australian Services for Survivors of Torture and Trauma), 17 - 20 February, Philip Island, Victoria.  

 

Becker, R. and Bowles, R. (2010) 'Clinical Supervision in Work with Torture and Trauma Survivors. Managing Deep Projections and an Unbearable Reality'. Paper presented by R. Becker at STARTTS Clinical Evening, Carramar, Sydney, 17 March 2010.

 

Bowles, R. and Mehraby, N. (2007) 'Lost in Limbo: Cultural Dimensions in Psychotherapy and Supervision with a Temporary Protection Visa Holder from Afghanistan' in Voices of Trauma. Treating Survivors Across Cultures, Drozdek, B. and Wilson, J. P. (eds), Springer Science and Business Media, New York, pp 295 – 320. (This book is in the series of books 'International and Cultural Psychology', Series Editor, Anthony J. Marsella, PhD.)

 

Bowles , R. (2006) ‘Supervising Bicultural Counsellors in their work with Traumatised Refugees’, Psychotherapy in Australia, Vol. 12, No. 3, May: 17 – 18.

 

Bowles, R. (2005 2nd ed) ‘Social Work with Refugee Survivors of Torture and Trauma’ in Social Work Fields of Practice, Alston, M. and McKinnon, J. (eds)

Oxford University Press, Australia, pp 249 – 267.

 

Bowles, R. (2005) ‘Working with Interpreters in Psychotherapy at STARTTS. A Case Study.’  STARTTS Clinical Evening, Carramar, Sydney, November 2005.

 

Bowles, R., Salem, M. and C. Preston-Thomas (2004) ‘Working with Refugees. A Resource Developed for Social Workers.’ Paper presented at Global Social Work Congress 2004, Monday 4 October, Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia.

 

Becker, R. and Bowles, R. (2004) ‘Stuck in the Middle. Debriefing for Interpreters.’

Refugee Transitions, Winter, Issue 15: 40 – 42.

 

Bowles, R. (2001) ‘Social Work with Refugee Survivors of Torture and Trauma’ in Social Work Fields of Practice, Alston, M. and McKinnon, J (eds)

Oxford University Press, Australia, pp 220 – 235.

 

Becker, R. and Bowles, R. (2001) ‘Interpreters’ Experience of Working in a Triadic Psychotherapy Relationship with Survivors of Torture and Trauma: Some Thoughts on the Impact on Psychotherapy’ in Diversity and Mental Health in Challenging Times (Monograph No 8 in series, ‘Culture and Mental Health, Current Issues in Transcultural Mental Health’) Raphael, B. and Malak, A (eds), Transcultural Mental Health Unit, Sydney, pp222 – 230.

 

Becker, R. and Bowles, R. (2001) ‘ When Three’s a Crowd. Ethical Considerations in the Practice of Psychotherapy with Traumatised Refugees When Working with an Interpreter’. Paper presented at the international conference, ‘Diversity in Health. Sharing Global Perspectives.’, Australian Transcultural Mental Health Network, Sydney Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney, 28 – 30 May, 2001.

 

Becker, R. and Bowles, R. (2001) ‘The Experience and Role of the Clinical Supervisor in Work with Torture and Trauma Survivors : Managing Deep Projections and an Unbearable Reality.’ Paper presented at above international mental health conference at Darling Harbour in Sydney, 28 – 30 May, 2001.

 

Nguyen, T. and Bowles, R. (1998) ‘Counseling Vietnamese Refugee Survivors of Trauma: Points of Entry’, Australian Social Work, Vol 51, No 2, June: 41 – 47.

 

Bowles, R., Haidary, Z and R. Becker (1995) ‘Family Therapy with Survivors of Torture and Trauma : Issues for Women.’ Paper presented at the 3rd National Women’s Health Conference, ‘Changing Society for Women’s Health,’ Manning Clark Centre, ANU, Canberra, 17 – 19 November, 1995.

 

Bowles, R. and Haidary, Z. (1994) ‘Narrative Family Therapy with Survivors of torture and Trauma.’ Paper presented by Mr Jorge Aroche at the 4th International Conference of Centres, Institutions and Individuals Concerned with Victims of Organised Violence, DAP, Tagaytay City, Philippines, December 5 – 9, 1994.

 

Bowles, R. (1993) ‘Culture, Self and the Analytic Relationship : The Relevance of some Kleinian Ideas for Working With Survivors of Torture and Trauma.’ Master of Social Work Project. Supervisor: Ms Carmel Flaskas, UNSW.

 

Morris, P., Silove, D., Manicavasagar, V., Bowles, R., Cunningham, M., and Tarn, R.,

(1993) ‘Variations in Therapeutic Interventions for Cambodian and Chilean Refugee Survivors of Torture and Trauma : A Pilot Study’, ANZJ of Psychiatry, 27 : 429 – 435.

 

Silove, D., Bowles, R., and Reid, J. (1991) ‘Psychosocial Needs of Torture Survivors’,

ANZJ Psychiatry, 25: 481 – 490.

 

Silove, D., Tarn, R., Bowles, R. and Reid, J. (1991) ‘Psychotherapy for Survivors of Torture’ in H. Minas(ed) Psychotherapy for Survivors of Trauma,

Cultural Values Mental Health, Melbourne, pp171 – 193.