Nancy Isseman, MSW, Ph.D.

Nancy Isseman, MSW, Ph.D.

Nancy Isserman, MSW, Ph.D. is the Director of Operation Home and Healing: Services for Veterans and Families (OHH); and Co-Director of Transcending Trauma Project (TTP) at Council for Relationships (CFR).  As part of the OHH services Dr. Isserman has developed and taught trainings and courses in military culture for clinicians, clergy, and others. She co-teaches a course on military culture and treatment for CFR’s interns and clinicians and for seminarians at United Lutheran Seminary on Military Culture, Behavioral Health, and Pastoral Care. Isserman is an adjunct lecturer at Gratz College in the master’s program, teaching a course on the Psychosocial Impact of the Holocaust on Survivor Families and in the PhD program teaching The Psychology and Sociology of Altruism and Rescuers. Dr. Isserman is also currently serving as secretary of the executive committee of the Delaware Valley Veterans Consortium.  She is a co-author of Transcending Trauma: Survival, Resilience, and Clinical Implications in Survivor Families (Routledge, 2012) and has published articles, book reviews, co-edited books, and lectured on topics relating to trauma and Holocaust survivors, military culture and the transmission of trauma in military families, marriage and family relationship education, and on tolerance in survivors. Dr. Isserman’s PhD from the Graduate Center, City University of New York, “I Harbor No Hate: Tolerance and Intolerance in Holocaust Survivors” received the 2004-2005 Randolph Braham Dissertation Award.

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