Danny Brom
Danny Brom, Ph.D.

General Director

Dr. Danny Brom is the founding and Director of METIV: the Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma of Herzog Hospital. Originally from Holland, where he founded a psychotrauma center, Dr. Brom is a certified clinical psychologist as well as the initiator and...[read more]

Ruth Pat-Horenczyk, Ph.D.

Director of Research

Dr. Ruth Pat-Horenczyk is a leading researcher in the field of trauma and resilience, with a current focus on the interrelationship between mother and child mental health. She is the Director of Research at METIV: The Israel Center for the Treatment...[read more]

Joel Wardi, M.A.

Director of Clinical Services

Joel Wardi has been the director of the clinical division of METIV: The Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma since 2000. Joel obtained his M.A. in Psychology from Bar Ilan University and worked over the years with Traumatic Brain...[read more]

Gafnit Aghassy, M.A.

Director of Training

Gafnit Aghassy, M.A., was trained as a clinical psychologist at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. A specialist and trainer in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, she has received advanced training in both EMDR and Somatic Experiencing...[read more]

Asher Mequnnte Rahamim, M.S.W.

Director of Services for the Ethiopian Community

Born in Ethiopia, Asher walked to Israel at the age of thirteen. Witnessing the traumas that occurred during the years of this journey, Asher decided that his life's goal was to work with people in need. He now develops trauma treatment for...[read more]

Shlomit Hava

Shlomit Hava is a clinical social worker as well as a couples counselor certified in the Imago method. She has nearly thirty years of experience as a therapist, and has been working at ICTP since 2003. Here, she treats survivors of crisis and trauma with methods including CBT...[read more]

David Berg has been working with survivors of trauma at Metiv since 2005, with particular expertise in complex trauma and dissociative disorders. His therapeutic methods include EMDR, DBT, and CBT. He earned his M.S.W. at Bar Ilan University and studied psychotherapy at the Israel…[read more]

Michal Zmora

Michal Zmora joined the staff of ICTP as a psychotherapist in 2005. With over twenty years of experience in the field, Michal uses CBT, EMDR, and psychodynamic techniques in her work with survivors of trauma. In addition to providing individual...[read more]

Naomi Ruhman
Naomi Ruhman, M.S.W.

Director of Children's Clinical Services

Ms. Naomi Ruhman MSW, has been working in the field of abuse and neglect for over 20 years. Her main interest is prevention of abuse. After graduating with a BSW from Hebrew University, in 1980, she was a community C.P.O from 1980 to 1984…[read more]

Alon Weltman
Alon Weltman, M.A.

Director of Peace of Mind

Alon Weltman has been working with Peace of Mind since 2008. He earned his M.A. in Psychology at the Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yafo, and is a medical psychologist currently completing his residency at Hadassah-Ein Kerem Hospital. Alon is trained in hypnosis...[read more]

Sarit Schramm-Levin
Sarit Schramm-Yavin, M.A.

Coordinator of BEAR

Sarit Schramm-Yavin is the coordinator of BEAR: Building Emotional and Affect Regulation for children.

Idit Dickstein

Administrative Director

Idit Dickstein’s background includes working at the special needs organization Misholim, as a spokesperson for an elders’ rights organization and for Channel 2 Television. She earned her B.A. in photography, and is currently studying phototherapy...[read more]

Sason Rehabi
Sason Rehabi, M.S.W.

Senior facilitator for Peace of Mind

Shoshana Menachem
Shoshana Menachem

Medical Secretary

Shoshana Menachem studied social psychology, human resources, and accounting. Prior to joining ICTP, she worked in accounting and administration at Union Bank of Israel, Bezeq, and the NGO Misholim, which works with children with special needs...[read more]