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PROF. ELI (ELIEZER) SOMER, PH.D

School of Social Work
Faculty of Social welfare and Health Studies
e-mail address: somer@research.haifa.ac.il

Clinical Activities
Prof. Somer is a Senior Clinical Psychologist at Somer – Psychotherapy and Research

 
 
 

RESEARCH AREAS

  • Outcome of acute and chronic traumatization

  • Sexual abuse

  • Dissociative disorders

EDUCATION

BA, Psychology, Sociology & Anthropology, University of Haifa, 1975.
MA, Clinical Psychology, University of Haifa,. 1979.
PhD, Counseling Psychology, University of Florida, 1984


ACADEMIC POSITION

University of Haifa, School of Social Work, Professor Haver (Specialist Track)

POSITIONS OUTSIDE THE UNIVERSITY

2005 – current: Co-director, Dissociative Disorders Psychotherapy Training
Program, International Society for the Study of Dissociation
2005-2006: President, International Society for the Study of Dissociation
2004-2005 President Elect, International Society for the Study of Dissociation
2002-2005 International Director and member of the Executive Council, International Society for the Study of Dissociation
2004 – current Member, editorial board, Journal of Trauma and Dissociation
2003 – current Member, editorial board, Journal of Trauma Practice
2003 - Co-chair, 20th International Conference of the International Society for the Study of Dissociation (ISSD), Chicago, IL, USA.

   
 

PUBLISHED WORK

Books -
Somer, E. (1999). Dual Relationships: Seduction and sexual exploitation in counseling and psychotherapy. Tel Aviv: Papyrus - Tel Aviv University Publishing House (in Hebrew).
Somer, E. & Bleich, A. (2005). Mental Health In Terror's Shadow: The Israeli Experience. Tel Aviv: Ramot - Tel Aviv University (in Hebrew).


Published articles and reviews in the following journals -
Behaviour Research and Therapy; Journal of Trauma and Dissociation; Qualitative Health Research; Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy; Addiction Research and Theory; Personality and Individual Differences; Imagination, Cognition, and Personality; Journal of Trauma and Dissociation; American Journal of Orthopsychiatry; Transcultural Psychiatry; Social Behavior and Personality;
Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy
 

 

 

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Last Updated 27/12/2005