Naomi L. Baum, Ph.D

Naomi L. Baum, Ph.D

Naomi L. Baum, a psychologist, who consults both in Israel and internationally in the field of trauma and resilience. She created the Building Resilience Intervention (BRI) an evidence based resilience model that has been applied widely in Israel and abroad. She headed up the Resilience Unit at the Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma-Metiv, for twelve years, and directed the International Course in Trauma and Resilience in cooperation with the Rothberg School of the Hebrew University. She trained with the Center for Mind Body Medicine (CMBM) from 2004-6 and is a member of their international faculty. In 2015 Naomi developed a multi-year post trauma intervention in collaboration with Tevel B’tzedek and helped to train staff and implement it in Nepal.

Recently she has worked with CMBM in Sonoma County, CA in the wake of the forest fires that swept that area. She is the author of professional articles on resilience building and trauma as well as two books, “Life Unexpected: A Trauma Psychologist Journeys through Breast Cancer,” and “Free Yourself from Fear: A Seven Day Plan for Overcoming Fear of (Recurrent) Cancer, both available on Amazon.

Her website is: http://www.naomibaum.com