Hadar Naftalovich

הדר נפתלוביץ

PhD candidate

Lab Manager                                                                                                                                                               Email: hadar.naftalovich@mail.huji.ac.il






Hadar Naftalovich is a doctoral student studying clinical psychology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. She received her B.A. in Psychology and Visual Arts from Emory University, where she graduated summa cum laude, and her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.  She completed her clinical internship at the Clinic for the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in children and adolescents at Hadassah Hospital, and she is currently treating patients as part of two ongoing clinical studies treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Depression, respectively. Her research focuses on understanding the underlying mechanisms of psychopathology, as well as the factors underlying successful treatment outcomes. Her current project examines the relationship between alertness and symptom severity, specifically regarding how symptoms change in response to alertness changes throughout the day. 


Miron, S, Naftalovich, H., Kalanthroff, E. (2019). The effect of emotion on attentional focus in high vs. low depression. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics.

Naftalovich, H. (2014). Do you believe in magic? The use of forces in our perception of the occult (Honors Thesis, Emory University).

Akerman, A., Naftalovich, H., Akiva-Kabiri, L. Kalanthroff, E. (revised and submitted). Inhibiting intrusive thoughts: Evidence from involuntary music imagery. Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy