Dr. Naama Katz

Assistant Dean of Students, Head of Mental Health, Lecturer in Dept. of Occupational Therapy


For the past 24 years, Dr. Naama Katz has accompanied people with psychiatric disabilities in various community and hospital services. She is a senior instructor at the Ministry of Health, engaged in the training of service managers and staff in the development of rehabilitation services. Dr. Katz coordinates the activities of the alumni organization of the Department of Occupational Therapy. She serves as the Assistant Dean of Students with responsibility over the Haifa Campus of Ono Academic College.


Faculty of Welfare and Health Sciences, Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Haifa (2015).
Occupational Therapy, Tel Aviv University (2003).
Occupational Therapy, University of Haifa (1993).

Teaching Areas

Occupational therapy in the field of mental health, training groups engaged in the development of professional identity accompanied by practical training, marketing and promotion of the profession, dilemmas in rehabilitation and recovery, communication skills, PBL (problem-based learning)

Research interests

Communication promotes recovery and personal well-being, communication with victims of crime