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Pamela Jean Levin

Pamela Jean Levin, American counselor. Registered Nurse. Recipient Eric Berne Science award for article The Cycle of Development, 1984.


  • Levin, Pamela Jean was born on October 26, 1942 in Rockford, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Clifton Elgin and Zola Brenice (Griffith) Backus.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1964.


    • Staff nurse, medical nursing Boston Veterans Administration Hospital, 1964-1965. Chief nursing department Washingtonian Hospital, Boston, 1965-1966. Staff nurse Highland, Cowell and Alta Bates Hospitals, Oakland and Berkeley, California, 1967-1970.

      Assistant director Day Treatment Center Gladman Hospital, Oakland, 1970. Private practice transactional analysis San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California, since 1971. International lecturer Transactional Analysis & Development.

      Co-president, vice president Eric Berne Seminars of San Fransisco, 1977-1978. Co-founder Group House Inc., Berkeley, 1971. Coodinator Northwest Florida Alcoholic Rehabilitation Clinic, 1966.

      Co-founder Orr's Hot Springs Healing Retreat Community, Ukiah, California, 1974-1979.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse.



    Member International Transactional Analysis Association (certified Level I and II, 1st woman teaching and clinical member, co-founder women's caucus 1970, board trustees 1973, 74, 75, chair public information and professional relations committee since 1987, press screeing committee 1976-1978, women's editorial board journal 1977, editor Script, international newsletter 1983-1985, co-editor 1986), Canada Association for Transactional Analysis, American Association Counselling & Development, Institute Development Education and Psychotherapy, National Association Female Executives, American Association of University Women, New Directions in Education & Psychotherapy, International Society for Study of Innovative Psychotherapies, Media Alliance, Feminist Writer's Guild, Author's Guild, Author's League.


    • Children: Eric Daniel, Jennifer Jean.
    • father: Clifton Elgin Backus
    • mother: Zola Brenice (Griffith) Backus
    • children: Eric Daniel Levin
    • Jennifer Jean Levin
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    Born October 26, 1942
    (age 75)