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Our Projects

Neurobiological Facilitation of Psychotherapy
  • Oxytocin administration and its effect on psychotherapy process and outcome, patient-therapist synchronization, empathy, and patient-therapist physiological synchronization. In collaboration with the FI.S.P.P.A. Department, University of Padova, Italy.

  • Oxytocin administration for patients with eating disorders. In collaboration with the "Tardion" Mental Health Unit, Northern Region, Clalit Health Services, Israel.

Implementation of Novel Interventions
  • Implementation of Dynamic Deconstructive Psychotherapy (DDP) for patients with borderline personality disorder patients. In collaboration with the Psychiatry High Risk Program, Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, USA.


  • Technologically assisted home hospitalization, hospitalization alternatives, process and outcome. In collaboration with the Psychiatry Division of Sheba Tel-HaShomer Medical Centre, Israel.

Healthcare Challenges in Psychiatry
  • Routine outcome monitoring for patients treated in the public mental health domain.

  • Disease burden, medical comorbidities and treatment disparities among individuals with severe mental illness.

  • Etiology of mental and physical comorbidities and their association with immunity and neuroinflammation. In collaboration with Clalit Health Services.

Psychotherapy Expectations and Mental Illness Attributions
  • ​Psychotherapy expectations and their effects on therapeutic outcomes. In collaboration with Mashabim Institute, Israel.


  • Mental illness attributions across cultures. In collaboration with the Society for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (Division 29).

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