Prof. Mooli Lahad
Prof. Mooli Lahad, Ph.D., holds dual Doctorates in Psychology and Human and Life Science. He is an Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Dramatherapy at Tel Hai College in the Upper Galilee, Israel.
Prof. Lahad is a senior medical and education psychologist and the esteemed founder and president of the Community Stress Prevention Center (CSPC), a non-governmental organization established in 1981. Additionally, he pioneered the introduction of Dramatherapy training in Israel and previously served as the head of the MA program at Tel Hai College.
Internationally, Prof. Lahad has served as a consultant to UNICEF during and after the Yugoslavia war. He has also been an advisor to the NATO committee on psychosocial preparedness for disasters, leading numerous global psychosocial community rehabilitation projects post-crisis or disaster. His work emphasizes empowerment and the training of local professionals to educate and train others within their communities. He has developed special programs focused on Resilience and Crisis for Jewish communities.
Prof. Lahad boasts an extensive publication record, with 35 books and numerous articles covering topics such as Communities under Stress, Community recovery and rehabilitation following disasters, Coping with Life-Threatening Situations, Resiliency, and the integration of Arts therapies in post-disaster treatment. His contributions extend to treatment methods and protocols for PTSD among children, adolescents, adults, families, and communities.
A globally recognized figure, Prof. Lahad is the architect of the Integrative Model of Resilience and Coping (BASIC PH), which is taught worldwide. Additionally, he is credited with developing the only Israeli psychotrauma treatment protocol SEE FAR CBT.
Prof. Lahad has received six professional prizes, including the International WIZO in conjunction with WHO on humanitarian aid.