Judith S. Bendheim Guedalia, PhD
Judith S. Bendheim Guedalia, PhD was born and educated in the United States and came to Israel in 1980. Since 1990 she has been the director of the Neuropsychology Unit, a senior medical psychologist, and member of the Trauma Team (MCE) Emergency Room of Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem. She is a licensed psychologist, a supervisor and specialist in medical, rehabilitation, and developmental psychology, and a certified EMDR therapist. She has recently completed the first half of a two-part training as an EMDR Therapy Supervisor. Dr. Guedalia was on the founding staff of the first haredi hostel for abused youth. As co-chair of Nefesh-Israel (a networking organization for Torah-observant mental health professionals), she has co-chaired eight international conferences in Israel, and many workshops. She was elected to the board of the Medical Psychology Division of the Israel Association of Psychologists. She frequently lectures on developmental neuropsychology, acute stress and posttraumatic stress interventions, and the synthesis of psychology and Jewish thought. Dr. Guedalia lives in Jerusalem with her husband and children.