Michal Barnea-Astrog

Michal Barnea-Astrog

Michal Barnea-Astrog, PhD, is a researcher of psychoanalysis and Buddhism, a senior Hakomi trainer, a lecturer, and therapist in private practice.

She studied the Refined Hakomi Method in the UK and is the founder and head of the Three-Year Hakomi Training in Israel.

She is the author of Carved by Experience (Karnac, 2017), Psychoanalytic and Buddhist Reflections on Gentleness (Routledge, 2019), Migration (Pardess, 2021), The Coming Years (Shta'yim, 2022), One Other Person (Nine Lives Press, in press), and has been a Vipassana meditator for most of her adult life.

Coeditor (with Mitchel Becker) of Relational Conversations on Meeting and Becoming: The Birth of a True Other (Routledge, 2023).