Dr Asaf Rolef Ben-Shahar
Asaf is an Israeli psychotherapist, teacher and writer. He founded two post graduate relational body psychotherapy programmes: one in Israel (, with Elad Hadad, , and Shinar Pinkas) and the UK – Touching the relational Edge (under the ), and is regularly teaching worldwide. Asaf created Integrative-Mindbody-Therapy, an integration of relational work, body psychotherapy and trancework. You can see more about his body psychotherapy modality .
Asaf authored two books ((Karnac, 2016), and with Liron Lipkies and Noa Oster (Karnac, 2016). He is the Editor-in-Chief of the , and an editor for , and, Pardes 2013; , Karnac 2014) and co-edited two: with Rachel Shalit
As a psychotherapist (UCKP registered, EABP accredited), he is a true believer in the transformative power of embodied connection. He works with individual adults and young adults. Having gained substantial experience in working with trauma, dissociation, psychosexual issues, eating disorders and relationship issues, he is also interested in exploring gender and sexual identity issues and am mindful of cultural, power and class influences. You can learn more about thethat he offers here.
Asaf is a father to two girls, a novice DJ, bird watcher and loves dancing and hiking.
Past and Current Confer Events
Friday 17 – Saturday 18 May