Author Bio

Dr. Ben Shahar received his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the the University of Arizona and completed his predoctoral internship at Duke University Medical Center. He is currently an Assistant Professor at The Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. His research focuses on elucidating the change mechanisms in emotion-focused therapy for social anxiety and self-criticism with a particular focuses on the role of emotional processing. He also investigate the role of shame and self-criticism in the etiology and maintenance of anxiety difficulties.

Articles by Ben Shahar, Ph.D.