Ofra Eshel

Ofra Eshel

Is a faculty member, and training and supervising analyst at the Israel Psychoanalytic Society, and a member of the International Psychoanalytical Association (IPA); co-founder, former coordinator and faculty member of the Program of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy for Advanced Psychotherapists at the Israel Psychoanalytic Society, and of the Israel Winnicott Center, and she is on the advisory board of the International Winnicott Association (IWA); founder and head of the post-graduate track “Independent Psychoanalysis: Radical Breakthroughs” (2016) at the advanced studies of the Program of Psychotherapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University. She is book review editor of Sihot-Dialogue, Israel Journal of Psychotherapy. Her papers were published in psychoanalytic journals and presented at national and international conferences. She was a visiting scholar at the Psychoanalytic Institute of North California (PINC, San Francisco, 2013), received the Leonard J. Comess Fund grant at the New Center for Psychoanalysis (NCP, Los Angeles, 2011), the David Hammond grant at the Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis (MIP, Boston, 2016), and awarded the 2013 Frances Tustin Memorial Prize, and the 2017 Symonds Prize in New York. She was featured in 2012 in Globes (Israel’s financial newspaper and magazine) as sixteenth of the fifty most influential women in Israel. She is in private practice in Tel Aviv, Israel.