Dr. Tamar Icekson

Dr. Tamar Icekson

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement

Hellen Keller

Tamar is a senior staff member of the Organizational Development and Consulting Program in Peres Academic Center. Tamar holds an MA (summa cum laude) in Psychology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a PhD (including a postdoctoral degree) from Ben Gurion University of the Negev. Her research has been published in leading academic journals, and focuses on processes leading to growth and prosperity in the business world, such as optimism, occupational resilience, and significance. In the organizational field, Tamar specializes in promoting mental wellbeing among employees and managers in a changing business environment. In addition, Tamar is a qualified group facilitator, and has great experience in leading group processes and in training group facilitators in the organizational field.

Areas of study: Career management, organizational consulting, group facilitation, positive psychology