Articles by: Pamela Nathan

Author Biography:

Pamela Nathan is a clinical and forensic psychologist and psychoanalytic psychotherapist and was previously a sociologist. She has worked in the public sector in clinical and forensic settings, in private practice, and with CASSE (Creating A Safe Supportive Environment) in Central Australia. She has worked alongside Aboriginal people for over forty years, publishing books on Aboriginal health and the homeland movement, as well as publishing in psychoanalytic journals.

Smashing, grabbing, falling: Trauma and the core self in youth offending in Mpwartne/Alice Springs

The truth is that these youth have endured assaults and violations to their internal worlds also. It can be argued that they have lived with a form of ‘soul murder’.