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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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Life's work!

Circulating the globe...

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Services

Trainings

Workshops focus on two areas: understanding and interacting with survivors and self-care practices. Myra conducts interactive training workshops for:
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Writer

Myra writes articles for www.youareunltd.com, a progressive Canadian communication platform and magazine committed to shining a light on evidence-based solutions in the context of aging and care.
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Consultations

Myra Giberovitch’s extensive experience with Holocaust survivors 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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