Dr. Smadar Ben-Asher, Educational psychologist.

She is a lecturer in Kaye Academic College of Education educational counselors program, a faculty member of the Mandel Leadership Institute in the Negev, and an adjunct lecturer at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev training programs for psychologists and counselors. She also teaches a variety of courses on therapy interview skills, stress situations, and various subjects in the sphere of educational psychology intervention. Her academic specialization is research of the social representations discourse of groups in Israeli society.

bsmadar@gmail.com


Orr, A., Ben Asher, S., Gorodetsky , M. (1997) Stability and change: pluralistic organization of the social representations of the educational system in the kibbutz. Papers on Social Representations, 6, 13-25

Ben-Asher, S. and Koren, B. (2002) Internal Sonar Meeting of Dance Movement Therapist with Injured Memory Cohesion, American Journal of Dance Therapy Vol. 24 (1) 27-44

Ben-Asher, S (2003) Hegemonic, Emancipated and Polemic Social Representations: Parental Dialogue regarding Israeli Marine Soldiers Training in Polluted Water. Journal of Social Representations Vol. 12 ,6.1-6.12.

Ben-Asher, S (2003) Hegemonic, Emancipated and Polemic Social Representations: Parental Dialogue regarding Israeli Marine Soldiers Training in Polluted Water. Journal of Social Representations Vol. 12 ,6. 1-6

Neumann, Y. & Ben-Asher, S., (2003) Collective and Individual Consciousness in Testimonies of Navy Divers. Social Semiotics, Vol. 13, No. 3

Ben-Asher, S., Wagner, W., & Orr, E..(2006) Thinking groups: A rhetorical enactment of collective identity in three Israeli kibutzim. Asian Journal of Social Psychology.9 (2), 112–122

Ben Asher , S, Goren, N. (2006) Projective Identification as a Defense Mechanism When Facing the Threat of an Ecological Hazard. J. of Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society, 11, (17-35)

Ben-Asher, S Lebel U. (2010) Social Structure Vs. Self Rehabilitation: IDF Widows Forming an Intimate Relationship in the Sociopolitical Discourse. Journal of Comparative Research in Anthropology & Sociology Vol. 1 (2) 17-38

Shalev, R., Ben- Asher, S. (2011) Ambiguous Loss: The Long-Term Effects of a Present-Absent Father on the Children of POWs. Journal of Loss and Trauma Vol. 16 Issue 6. Pages 511-528

Ben-Asher, S, Wolff, R. (2014) Privacy as a Social Mechanism for Maintaining Inconsistency between Identities. Papers on Social Representations Volume 23, pages 11.1-11.22

Ben-Asher, S, & Shalev ,R. (2015). Perceptions of the absence of a prisoner of war father from the perspective of his children as adults . Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma. November, 1-12

Ben-Asher, S., & Maree, W. (2016). Conciliation and comfort: Group work with Bedouin grandmothers. In G. Ofir (Ed.), A Bridge over troubled water: Conflicts and reconciliation in groups and society (pp. 69-90). Karnac Books

Ben-Asher, S. (2016 ) Bedouin children and their reality perceptions of the war Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs

Ben-Asher, S. Ben-Atar, E. (2016). The attitude of the local press to marginal groups: between solidarity and alienation. Israel Affairs, issue 22:2, 528-548

Ben-Asher, S. & Bokek-Cohen, Y (2017). Clashing identities in the military bereavement of a minority group: The case of Bedouin IDF widows in Israel. Papers on Social Representations, 26(1), 7-1.‏

Bokek-Cohen, Y., & Ben-Asher, S., (2018) The Israeli selective myopia and the missing culturally sensitive support for Bedouin IDF war widows. Journal of Social Work & Human Rights. (3) 17-28.

Bokek-Cohen, Y., & Ben-Asher, S., (2018) The Israeli selective myopia and the missing culturally sensitive support for Bedouin IDF war widows. Journal of Social Work & Human Rights. March 2018, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 17–28

Bokek-Cohen, Y. and Ben-Asher, S., (2018) The double exclusion of Bedouin war widows. International Journal on Minority and Group Rights 25, 125-131.

Ben-Asher, S., & Roskin , N. (2018) Capturing the moment: Developing a reflective narrative tool for training in the education professions. Asia Pacific Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy. Vol. 10. ISSN: 2150-7708 Published online: 11 Jun 2018