single faculty member

  • Dr.

    Sharon Snir
  • Senior Lecturer

  • Art Therapy M.A., Drama Therapy - M.A. Program
  • 054-6504666
  • sharonsnir@gmail.com
  • Art Therapy

  • Sharon Snir is an art therapist and researcher. She is senior lecturer and Head of the Art Therapy M.A. Program in Tel Hai College, Israel. One of her main research interests is joint drawings. Over the last few years, she has specialized in research and in teaching research in art therapy.

  • 2006-2016
    Interpersonal relationships and creative processes. Undergraduate course.

    2007-2016
    Art materials in educational practice. Undergraduate course.

    2010-present
    Researching art-based interventions in educational settings. Undergraduate seminar.

    2012-present
    Creative processes, change and development in art therapy. Graduate seminar.

    2017-present

    Introduction to qualitative and quantitative research.

    Graduate course.

    2017-present

    Art therapy research.

    Graduate course.

    • Wiseman, H., Barber, J. P., Raz, A., Yam, E., Foltz, C. & Livne-Snir, S. (2002) Parental communication of Holocaust experiences and interpersonal patterns in offspring of Holocaust survivors. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 26(4), 371-381.
    • Snir, S., & Wiseman, H. (2010), Attachment in Romantic Couples and Perceptions of a Joint Drawing Session, The Family Journal, 18.(2),116-126.
    • Snir, S., & Hazut, T. (2012). Observing the relationship: Couple patterns reflected in joint paintings. The Arts in Psychotherapy 39, 11-18. 
    • Snir, S., & Hazut, T. (2013). Observing the relationship: Couple patterns reflected in joint paintings. Sihot, The Israeli Journal of Psychotherapy, 27(3), 290-296. (in Hebrew, similar to no.3).
    • Snir, S. & Regev, D. (2012) A dialogue with materials: Creators share their experiences. The Arts in Psychotherapy. 40, 94-100.
    • Snir, S. & Regev, D. (2013). A dialogue with materials: Creators share their experiences. Academic Journal of Creative Arts Therapies, I(3), 294-302.  Equal contribution by both authors. Hebrew version of no. 5.
    • Snir, S. & Regev, D. (2013) ABI – Art-based Intervention Questionnaire. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 40, 338-346.
    • Snir, S., & Wiseman, H. (2013). Relationship patterns of connectedness and individuality in couples as expressed in the couple joint drawing method.The Arts in Psychotherapy40(5), 501-508.
    • Regev, D. & Snir, S. (2013). Art therapy for treating children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): The unique contribution of art materials. The Academic Journal of Creative Arts Therapies, 3(2), 251-260. (English+Hebrew)
    • Snir, S., & Regev, D. (2014). Expanding Art Therapy Process Research Through Self-Report Questionnaires.Art Therapy, Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 31(3), 133-136.
    • Regev, D., & Snir, S. (2014). Working with parents in parent–child art psychotherapy.The Arts in Psychotherapy,41(5), 511-518. Equal contribution.
    • Regev, D., & Snir, S. (2015). Objectives, interventions and challenges in parent–child art psychotherapy.The Arts in Psychotherapy,42, 50-56.‏
    • Eisenbach, N. A., Snir, S., & Regev, D. (2015). Identification and characterization of symbols emanating from the spontaneous artwork of survivors of childhood trauma.The Arts in Psychotherapy,44, 45-56.‏ 
    • Snir, S., & Wiseman, H. (2015). Joint drawing interpersonal recall in insecurely attached couples.The Arts in Psychotherapy,44, 11-18.‏ 
    • Corem, S., Snir, S., & Regev, D. (2015). Patients' Attachment to Therapists in Art Therapy Simulation and Their Reactions to the Experience of Using Art Materials. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 45, 11-17. 
    • Shamri-Zeevi, L. Regev, D. & Snir, S. (2015). Art- Based Interventions in the Framework of Parental Training. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 45, 56-63. 
    • Regev, D., Green-Orlovich, A., & Snir, S. (2105). Art Therapy in Schools The Therapist's Perspective. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 45, 47-55. 
    • Snir, S & Wiseman, H. (2016). Couples' joint drawing patterns: Associations with self-report measures of interpersonal patterns and attachment styles. The Arts in Psychotherapy. 48, 28-37. 
    • Regev, D., Chasday, H., & Snir, S. (2016). Silence during art therapy—The client's perspective. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 48, 69-75.‏ 
    • Regev, D., Kurt, H., & Snir, S. (2016). Silence during art therapy: The art therapist’s perspective.International Journal of Art Therapy: Inscape,21(3), 86-94. 
    • Hilbuch, A. Snir. S., Regev, D. & Orkibi, H. (2016). The role of art materials in the transferential relationship: Art psychotherapists’ perspective. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 49, 19-26. 
    • Snir, S., Regev, D., Keinan, V., Abd El Kader-Shahada, H., Salamey, A., Mekel, D., . . . Alkara, M. (2017). Art therapy in the israeli education system – a qualitative meta-analysis.International Journal of Art Therapy: Inscape, 1-11. 
    • Regev, D., Snir, S., Alkara, M., Belity, I., Green-Orlovich, A., Daoud, H., Melzak, D., Mekel, D., Salamy, A., Abd Elkader, H., & Keinan, V. (2016). Art Therapy in the Israeli Education System – An Update. The Academic Journal of Creative Arts Therapies, 6(1). (Hebrew)
    • Keinan, V., Snir, S., & Regev, D. (2016). Homeroom Teachers' Perceptions of Art Therapy as applied in School Settings in Israel. Canadian Art Therapy Association Journal,29(2), 67-76.
    • Belity, I., Regev, D., & Snir, S. (2016). Supervisors’ perceptions of art therapy in the israeli education system.International Journal of Art Therapy: Inscape,1-10. 
    • Snir, S., Regev, D., & Shaashua, Y. (2017). Correlations between Attachment Avoidance and Anxiety and Responses to Art Materials. Art Therapy, Journal of the American Art Therapy Association 34(1), 1-9.
    • Orkibi, H., Azoulay, B., Regev, D., & Snir, S. (2017). Adolescents’ dramatic engagement predicts their in-session productive behaviors: A psychodrama change process study.Arts in Psychotherapy, 55, 46-53. doi:10.1016/j.aip.2017.04.001 ‏ 
    • Orkibi, H., Azoulay, B., Snir, S., Regev, D. & (2017). In‐session behaviours and adolescents' self‐concept and loneliness: A psychodrama process–outcome study.Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 24, O1455–O1463. 
    • Granot, A., Regev, D., & Snir, S. (2018). Jungian theory and its use in art therapy in the viewpoints of israeli jungian art therapists.International Journal of Art Therapy: Inscape, 23(2), 86-97.  
    • Schwarz, N., Snir, S., & Regev, D. The therapeutic presence of the art therapist. Art Therapy, Journal of the American Art Therapy Association.
    • Rechtman, S., Regev, D., Snir, S., Cohen-Yatziv, L., & Shofar, O. (2017). Pictorial phenomena expressing maternal representations of first-time expectant mothers demonstrating signs of depression. The Academic Journal of Creative Arts Therapies (In Hebrew).
    • Cohen-Yatziv, L., Snir, S., Regev, D., Shofar, O., & Rechtman, S. (2018). Pictorial phenomena expressing maternal representations of first time expectant mothers demonstrating signs of depression. The Arts in Psychotherapy58, 1-10.‏ 
    • Zalman Fanunu, I., Regev, D., Snir, S. (2018). A review of the current situation – Art Therapists' work conditions in the
      Israeli Education System of 2017. The Academic Journal of Creative Arts Therapies, 8(1) (In Hebrew).
    • Adoni-Kroyanker, M., Regev, D., Snir, S. & Orkibi H. Characteristics of the therapeutic practice in visual art therapy, as reflected in diaries of therapists working in the General Education system in Israel. Accepted for publication in: International Journal of Art Therapy 
    • Diamand, M., Regev, D. & Snir, S. Growing up Together - Teenage Pregnancy and Motherhood in the Israeli New Orthodox Sector as reflected in Drawings and Interviews. Accepted for publication in: Journal of Loss and Trauma