Myra Giberovitch

Article: 8 Transcending Victimization through Empowerment

Myra Giberovitch is a consultant, educator, speaker and Adjunct Professor at the McGill School of Social Work. She is the author of Recovering from Genocidal Trauma: An Information and Practice Guide for Working with Holocaust Survivors (University of Toronto Press, 2014). In the 1980s, she started the first community-based social service program for Holocaust survivors in Canada and founded and managed Services for Holocaust Survivors and their Families at the Cummings Centre in Montreal. Myra conducts training workshops for healthcare and social service providers and offers clinical consultation and supervision. She is the daughter of Holocaust Survivors from the Lodz Ghetto and Auschwitz. Myra is the proud mother of three children and grandmother of six grandchildren. She lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.