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Prof. Zipora Shechtman

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Professor (Emerita) and until recently head of the Department of Counseling and Human Development in the Faculty of Education at University of Haifa. Prof. Shechtman is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA) and the International Society for Research on Aggression. Until 2012 she served as the deputy editor of the APA's professional journal, Group Dynamics, and is a member of editorial boards of prominent journals focusing on groups, including: Psychotherapy – the International Journal of Group Psychotherapy and Group Dynamics Research. Prof. Shechtman's research focuses on the processes and results of group counseling and treatment of children and adults, group counseling and psychotherapy for children and adults suffering from social, emotional and behavioral difficulties, factors of and treatment methods for aggressiveness and violence in children, and on the bibliotherapeutic process and its results. Prof. Shechtman holds a PhD degree in education and educational counseling from Washington University (US), received in 1984.
Updated until: 2015
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