Prof. Yael Lahav receives promotion & tenure

Congratulations to Yael Lahav on her promotion

04 January 2024
Prof. Lahav, PhD, is a faculty member in the Department of Occupational Therapy. Prof. Lahav is a licensed clinical psychologist. She completed her PhD studies at Tel Aviv University, where she studied the longitudinal associations between attachment and perceived health among former-prisoners-of-war of the 1973 Yom Kippur War. She was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Southern Denmark, where she studied the link between attachment and dissociation during treatment among childhood sexual abuse survivors and at Stanford University, as a Fulbright grantee, where she studied posttraumatic growth, as well as the phenomenon of identification with the aggressor among childhood sexual abuse survivors. 
Prof. Lahav investigates the implications of psychological trauma and focuses on uncovering the mechanisms underlying post-traumatic distress following interpersonal and ongoing traumatic events, such as captivity, domestic violence, as well as sexual, physical, and emotional abuse during childhood.
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