Emily Sagol logo

  • pracdemia final 4
  • kitcat final 4
  • lab final 4
  • ajcat final 4

Liat Ayalon, PhD

liat ayalon 2Liat Ayalon received her Ph.D. in Psychology from Tel-Aviv University. She completed her NIH postdoctoral program in Biological Psychiatry and Neuroscience at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) where she also served as a faculty member and lecturer. 

Dr. Ayalon's primary research topics included movement disorders, sleep and breathing disorders and biological rhythms. Using cognitive and neuropsychological assessment tools, as well as fMRI and additional advanced neuroimaging techniques, she studied the relationship between behavior and brain function and assessed brain plasticity in response to neural stress. 

Dr. Ayalon is trained in a variety of somatic/movement techniques including Body-Centered Psychotherapy and Rio Abierto. In her teaching, she integrates her knowledge about brain with dance and body-oriented approaches.

Contact Information: Office: University of Haifa, Art Center, Floor -1, Room 29| Phone: 972-4-8280-779 | Fax: 972-4-8280-784

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. |  publications   

Fields of Study: Dance-movement therapy; Interpersonal neurobiology- synchronization, attunement, empathy, and mirror neurons

Please publish modules in offcanvas position.