Professor Pninit Russo-Netzer
Senior Lecturer, Head of the Education Department, Achva Academic College; Head of the Compass Institute for the Study of Meaning in Life; Head of the Logotherapy training program, Tel-Aviv University
Pninit Russo-Netzer, Ph.D. is a senior lecturer, researcher and the head of the Education Department at Achva Academic College. Her main research and practice interests focus on meaning in life, positive psychology, existential psychology, spirituality, positive change and growth. Dr. Russo-Netzer is the founder and head of the ‘Compass’ Institute for the Study and Application of Meaning in life, and the head of the Academic Training Program for Logotherapy (meaning-oriented psychotherapy) at Tel-Aviv University. She develops training and intervention programs on these topics, serves as academic advisor and consultant to academic and non-academic institutions, and the co-developer and co-instructor of the Mindfulness-Based Meaning Program (MBMP). She has published scholarly journal articles on these topics, and is the co-editor of the books Meaning in Positive and Existential Psychology, Clinical Perspectives of Meaning and Search for Meaning in the Israeli Scene.