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. Gafnit has written several articles and a book on the topic of trauma and sexual abuse. She was part of the research staff of the Amcha, which provides mental health and social support services to Holocaust survivors and their families.