Danny Horesh, PhD

Senior Lecturer and Head of the Trauma and Stress Research Lab

Department of Psychology, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

Adjunct Assistant Professor, NYU School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry

Licensed Clinical Psychologist



Dr. Danny Horesh is a licensed clinical psychologist, as well as a senior lecturer and head of the Trauma and Stress Research Lab at Bar-Ilan University’s Department of Psychology. He is also an adjunct assistant professor at New York University’s Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Horesh is both a practicing clinician and a researcher. His research focuses on factors associated with vulnerability and resilience to traumatic stress. Dr. Horesh studies a variety of trauma-exposed populations, including women following stillbirth and pregnancy loss, individuals with co-morbid PTSD and Autism Spectrum Disorder, and spouses of combat veterans. He also studies the narratives and discourse patterns of individuals and couples exposed to traumatic events. Finally, Dr. Horesh’s team conducts randomized controlled trials of mindfulness-based psychotherapy among a variety of populations suffering from stress-related disorders, including Israeli police officers and individuals diagnosed with fibromyalgia.


University location:

Bar-Ilan University

Ramat-Gan 5290002


Email: Danny.Horesh@biu.ac.il

Phone: 972-54-4332608

Lab Website: https://horeshd.wixsite.com/danny-horesh—lab

University website: https://psychology.biu.ac.il/en/node/999

ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Danny_Horesh

Research keywords: Trauma, PTSD, Stillbirth, Childbirth, Mindfulness, Stress, Fibromyalgia, Psychotherapy