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Shai Shorer, MSW, Ph.D., is a clinical counselor and member of the Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists (OACCPP). He served as the head of the Israel Defense Forces' Veterans Mental Health Clinic at Ha’Emek Medical Center in Israel, as well as the director of the Medical Center’s Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Service. Shai has a Masters degree in the field of clinical social work (MSW). He received his Ph.D. from the University of Haifa, Israel, where he studied the cross-cultural aspects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder among Muslim-Bedouin men and women. Currently, he is a postdoctoral fellow at Bar-Ilan University, Israel, where he is studying the long-term implications of traumatic loss and grief. He is also a research assistant at the IMPACT lab at Ryerson University in Toronto. Shai is a registered CBT therapist with the European Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (EABCT), and has substantial clinical experience in providing psychotherapy and counseling to people of diverse cultural backgrounds. He employs a variety of therapeutic approaches, including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, psychodynamic, group therapy, and adventure/wilderness therapy.