Maggie Phillips, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in full-time practice in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has led workshops on hypnosis, psychotherapy, the effects of childhood trauma, uses of energy therapies in mind body healing, and tools to reverse chronic emotional and physical pain conditions nationally and internationally. She has authored numerous papers and articles in the areas of ego-state therapy, pain resolution, and the treatment of post-traumatic conditions. She was the co-recipient of the 1994 ASCH Crasilneck award for excellence in writing in the field of hypnosis and of the Cornelia B. Wilbur award from the ISSTD for contributions to the study of trauma and dissociation. Dr. Phillips is co-author of Healing the Divided Self and author of Finding the Energy to Heal and Reversing Chronic Pain, and co-author with Peter Levine of her latest book Freedom From Pain. She has created a highly acclaimed online self-help program called Revering Chronic Pain as well as popular monthly webinar series called Best Practices in Psychotherapy. She serves regularly on the faculties of the International Society of Hypnosis, the Milton H. Erickson Foundation, the Association of Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP), the Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute and is a member of the executive board of Ego-State Therapy International.