Summer Institute Faculty

Naomi L. Baum, Ph.D., a psychologist, who consults both in Israel and internationally in the field of trauma and resilience. She created the Building Resilience Intervention (BRI) an evidence based resilience model that has been applied widely in Israel and abroad. She is the author of professional articles on resilience building and trauma as well several books, including: “My Year of Kaddish: Mourning, Memory and Meaning,”published in April, 2020 as well as “Life Unexpected: A Trauma Psychologist Journeys through Breast Cancer,” and “Free Yourself from Fear: A Seven Day Plan for Overcoming Fear of (Recurrent) Cancer,” She has been married for forty five years, is mother of seven, and grandmother of twenty.