Mikbatz Journal


The Israel Journal of Group Psychotherapy



MiKBaTZ is an academic peer reviewed journal published by the Israeli Association of Group Psychotherapy. MiKBaTZ was founded in 1994 and appears twice a year. 


MiKBaTZ publishes innovative field works that describe the phenomena of the group's life: experiential, educational, instructional, therapeutic groups or any group in which structured or spontaneous processes take place under professional faciliation. In addition, the journal receives responses to articles published in MiKBaTZ, literary reviews and reviews of publications in Israel and abroad related to group work. The journal accepts articles in Hebrew, with abstracts in English.


MiKBaTZ volumes, starting with year 2013, are available online, excluding the most current issue. Just point your mouse cursor on the tab "מקבץ כתב עת" above and click on the desired issue, after which you can find the English abstracts in the right sidebar. Previous issues can be obtained through the National Library of Israel (at no cost) or at JSTOR (abstracts for free).


Hard copies of MiKBaTZ are available for purchase online:

• Last issue: Please contact us at [email protected].
• Previous issues: 40 NIS (85 NIS for organizations)
• Handling & shipping in Israel: 20 NIS for one issue + 5 NIS for each additional issue.


Editors: Daniel Weishut, PsyD   Tal Alon
Associate Editors: Yosi Polak
Idit Shani Adom
 Nir Wittenberg, PhD
Former Editors: Benni Rippa, PhD, dec.
Joshua Lavie
Stanley Schneider
Gila Ofer, PhD
Anca Ditroi
Prof. Smadar Ben Asher 
Advisory Board: Tali Aviv, PhD
Prof. Smadar Ben Asher
Gali Ben Shalom
Tsiky Cohen, PhD
Tamar Einy Lehman
Orit Even Shoshan-Reshef, PsyD
Yoram Galli, PhD
Bracha Hadar
Dov Hadari
Orit Harel, PhD
Shimrit Heiman, PhD
Hava Kadosh
Sarah Kazan, PhD
Tamar Lavi, PhD
Tzur Levin, PhD
Uri Levin
Inbar Levkovitz, PhD
Michaela Maoz, PsyD


Ronit Shira Niran
Mili Olinover, PhD
Pazit Oren
Yosi Polak
Efrat Roginsky, PhD
Yudith Rybko, PhD
Ronit Shalev, PhD
Hagit Shachar-Paraira, PhD
Idit Shani Adom
Lipaz Shamoa-Nir, PhD
Galia Shechter
Prof. Zipora Shechtman
Vered Shenaar-Golan, PhD
Silvia Silberman
Dorit Stange
Shlomit Tamari, PhD
Arnie Zacks
Judith Zamir, PhD
Efrat Zigenlaub, PhD


Language Editors:

Rachel Rokach, PhD (English)

Daphna Rosenbluth (Hebrew)
Omri Shapira (Hebrew)

Cover: Noga Friedman  


Rapidograph Ltd   
Publisher: Israeli Association of Group Psychotherapy  
All rights reserved to the Israeli Association of Group Psychotherapy
ISSN 2310-2063
For more information, please contact us at [email protected] or at tel. +972-54-524-8685.