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faculty member

  • Dr. Tami Gavron
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Art Therapy
  • Art Therapy M.A.
  • +972(0)522786230
  • [email protected]
  • Dr. Tami Gavron (Ph.D.) is an Art Psychotherapist and Supervisor. She is a faculty member of the art therapy department at Tel-Hai College and a coordinator of the Program. She has a private practice in the north of Israel and specializes in parent-child Art psychotherapy, art-based supervision, art therapy with trauma survivors, and community-based art therapy.

  • Parent-Child art psychotherapy

    Art-based parent-child relationships` assessment 

    Art-based supervision

    Community-based art therapy

  • Introduction to art-therapy

    Advanced terms in art therapy

    Art-based assessments

    Community-based art therapy

    Clinical aspects of art-therapy



    Sholt, M., & Gavron, T. (2006). Therapeutic qualities of clay-work in art-therapy and psychotherapy: a review. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 23(2), 66-72.

    Gavron, T. (2013). Meeting on Common Ground: Assessing Parent-Child Relationships through the Joint Painting Procedure. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 30 (1), 12-19.

    Gavron, T., & Mayseless, O. (2015). Joint Painting Procedure to Assess Implicit Aspects of the Mother-Child Relationship in Middle Childhood. Art Therapy: Journal of the American Art Therapy Association, 32(2) 1-6.

    Gavron, T. (2017). The Joint Painting Procedure: Clinical implications. ATOL: Art Therapy OnLine, 8 (1),1-14.

    Gavron, T. & Mayseless, O. (2018) Creating Art Together as a Transformative Process in Parent-Child relationship; the Therapeutic Aspects of the Joint Painting Procedure. Psychol. 9, 2154.

    Gavron, T., Ito, T., & Inoue, T. (2020). Art-based psychosocial interventions in Japan: cross-cultural encounters. International Journal of Art Therapy, 26(4), 161-169.

    Gavron, T. (2020). The Power of Art to Cope with Trauma: Psychosocial Intervention after the Tsunami in Japan. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 1-

    Gavron, T. & Mayseless, O. (2020). Implicit Aspects of Relationships as Predictors of Adjustment in Middle Childhood; Mutual Recognition and Role Confusion. Journal of Child and Family Studies. 30(2), 575-589.

    Snir, S., Gavron, T., Maor, Y., Haim, N., & Sharabany, R. (2020). Friends’ Closeness and Intimacy From Adolescence to Adulthood: Art Captures Implicit Relational Representations in Joint Drawing: A Longitudinal Study. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 2842.‏

    Gavron, T., & Orkibi, H. (2021). Arts-Based Supervision Training for Creative Arts Therapists: Perceptions and Implications. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 75, 101838. 1-7.‏

     Published book

    Gavron, T. (2019). The Joint Painting Procedure -The Manual. Emily Sagol Research Center. University of Haifa

    Published in Hebrew

    Gavron, (2009). Art-based supervision. The academic journal of art therapies, University of Haifa. Vol 4 (1), 400-406.

    Yerushalmi, R., & Gavron, T., (2021. The therapeutic usage and transformational aspects of plaster Bandages. The academic journal of art therapies, University of Haifa. Vol 10 (2), 454-500.

    Gavron, T. (2010). Psychotherapy and Assessment of Parent-child relationship through joint painting. In: J. Harel, R. Pat- Avimeir & H. Kaplan (Eds.), Parent-child Psychotherapy. Haifa University Publication (Hebrew).

    Gavron, T. (2015). The Joint Painting. In: Berger (Ed.), Observing the art- Seeing the soul. Ach publication House (Hebrew).

    Gavron, T., (2016). Using art-based interventions with Tsunami survivors in Japan. In: T. Inoue, T. Ito, E. Oren. (Eds.), Potential of group expressive therapy and narrative for trauma care and PTSD prevention: developing a training program of international cooperation professionals and constructing research. Kazama Publishing Company (Japanese).

    Gavron, T (2020). Mutual Recognition in parent-child art psychotherapy. In H. Kaplan (Ed.), New inventions in parent-child psychotherapy. Pardes Publishing (Hebrew).