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Seven years in the writing!

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In the aftermath of mass atrocity…

The human spirit begins to rebuild

Survivors can Recover

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My Philosophy

Human capabilities

Empowerment

Resilience

Recovery

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Practice Philosophy

I view survivors, not as debilitated victims, but as competent, adaptive, resourceful, and resilient individuals who cope as best they can with their Holocaust experiences and present-day challenges.
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Workshops

Workshops focus on three areas: understanding and interacting with survivors; self-care practices; and expanding the practitioners intervention toolbox. Myra conducts interactive training workshops for:
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Consultations

Myra Giberovitch’s extensive experience with Holocaust survivors in the Jewish community, and as a former therapist in private practice, gives her a unique, in-depth understanding of survivor related issues.
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RECOVERING FROM GENOCIDAL TRAUMA:

An Information and Practice Guide for Working with Holocaust Survivors

Recovering from Genocidal Trauma is a comprehensive guide for understanding Holocaust survivors, responding to unique needs, and developing specialized services. Myra Giberovitch documents twenty-five years as a professional social worker, researcher, educator and community layperson from an “insider’s” perspective as a daughter of Auschwitz survivors. She uses auto-ethnography in an accessible style to record  experiences and explain the socio-cultural and historical context illustrated by her family’s journey in prewar, wartime and postwar years.

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01
FEB
2016

Author’s TEDx talk available online at YouTube!

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Resilience: Transcending Victimization  Myra’s TEDxMontreal presentation was posted on Jan 17, 2016. Holocaust survivors are ordinary people who have lived extraordinary lives. They experienced the dark side of humanity and have much to teach us about adaptation, resilience...
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