Head of Victimology Track in M.A. Clinical Program

Prof. Keren Gueta

Building 213, Room 431


    1. Addictive behaviors and recovery.

    2. Crime and gender

    3. Family violence

    4. Qualitative research

    5. Victimology



    1. Psychopathology

    2. Therapeutic models in addiction

    3. Qualitative research methods


    1. Group facilitation

    2. Rehabilitation and Correction: Working with families and communities.

    3. Rehabilitation Practicum

    4. Sociotherapy: Theory and Methods




    1. Gueta, K., Abramson, Y., Caspi, N. & Adelson, M. & Ronel, N. (2012). Implementation of the 112-step Program in a methadone clinic: Reality or imagination? N. Ronel (ed.), Going with the spirit (pp.173-174). Ramat-Gan: Bar-Ilan University Press (Hebrew).

    2. Gueta, K., Chen, G., (2015). “Pulling Myself up by the Bootstraps”: Self-change of addictive behaviors from the perspective of positive criminology. N. Ronel and D. Segev (Eds.), Positive Criminology (pp. 221-233). New York and London: Routledge.

    3. Chen, G., & Gueta, K. (2015). Application of positive criminology in the 12-step program. In N. Ronel and D. Segev (Eds.), Positive criminology (pp. 208-220). New York and London: Routledge.



    1. Ronel, N., Gueta, K., Abramsohn, Y., Caspi, N. & Adelson, M. (2011). Can a 12-step program work in methadone maintenance treatment? International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 55, (7), 1135-1153.

    2. Gueta, K. & Addad, M. (2013). Moulding an emancipatory discourse: How mothers recovering from addiction build their own discourse. Addiction Research & Theory, 21 (1), 33-42.

    3. Gueta, K. (2013). Self-forgiveness in the recovery of Israeli drug-addicted mothers: A qualitative exploration. Journal of Drug Issues, 43(4) 450 –467.

    4. Gueta, K. & Addad, M. (2014). Recovering drug-dependent mothers’ perspective on gender-sensitive therapy: A qualitative study. Affilia- Journal of Women and Social Work, 29(1), 178-191.

    5. Gueta, K. & Addad, M. (2015). A house of cards: The long-term recovery experience of former drug-addicted mothers. Women's Studies International Forum, 48, 18-28.

    6. Chen, G., Gueta, K. (2015). Child Abuse, drug addiction and mental health problems of incarcerated women in Israel. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 39, 36-45.

    7. Peled, E., Gueta, K., & Sander-Almoznino, N. (2016). The Experience of mothers exposed to the domestic abuse of their daughters: “There’s no definition for it”. Violence against Women. 22(13) 1577–1596.

    8. Gueta, K., Chen, G., (2016). “I wanted to rebel, but there they hit me even harder”: Discourse analysis of Israeli women offenders’ accounts of their pathways to substance abuse and crime. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 60(7), 787-807.

    9. Chen, G., Gueta, K. (2016). Childhood abuse and mental health problems: Does gender matter? Psychiatric Quarterly, 87(1), 189-202.

    10. .Gueta, K, Peled, E., & Sander-Almoznino, N. (2016). “I used to be an ordinary mom”: The maternal identity of mothers of women abused by an intimate partner. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 86(4), 456-466.

    11. Gueta, K., Chen, G., (2016). Men and women inmates’ accounts of their pathways to crime: A gender analysis. Deviant Behavior, 37(12), 1459-1472.

    12. Chen, G., Gueta, K. (2016). Childhood abuse and drug addiction among Israeli male inmates. The Prison Journal, 96(5), 709–730.

    13. Chen, G., Gueta, K., (2016). Gender differences in child abuse and intergenerational transmission of crime and substance abuse among Israeli inmates. Journal of Family Violence, 31(6), 735–746.

    14. Chen, G., Gueta, K., (2019). Narrative Review of The benefits, challenges, and dilemmas of conducting qualitative research in prison. Israeli Criminology. (Hebrew).

    15. Chen, G., & Gueta, K. (2017). Lifetime history of suicidal ideation and attempts among incarcerated women in Israel. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 9(5), 596-604.

    16. Gueta, K., (2017). A qualitative study of barriers and facilitators in treating drug use among Israeli mothers: An intersectional perspective. Social Science & Medicine, 187, 155-163.

    17. Gueta, K., (2018). The experience of prisoners’ parents: A meta-synthesis of qualitative studies. Family Process, 57 (3), 767-782.

    18. Gueta, K., Chen, G., (2019). Missed opportunities: Perspectives of women and men inmates on their unsuccessful desistance. Feminist Criminology, 14 (2), 241-262.

    19. Gueta, K., & Tam, S. (2019). Intensive‐invisible mothering: The experiences of mothers of adult children with dual diagnosis. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing.‏ 28, 997 1007.

    20.  Chen, G., & Gueta, K. (2019). Cognitive appraisal of child abuse among Israeli inmates: Does sex make a difference? International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 63(11), 2050-2068.

    21. Chen, G., Gueta, K., & Ronel, N. (2020). A mixed-methods study of self-change among severely substance-dependent Israelis: does gender make a difference?. Addiction Research & Theory, 1-11.

    ‏ 22.Chassid-Segin, M., Gueta, K., & Ronel, N. (2020). Toward a typology for normative functioning drug users: Justifications, types of abuse, and levels of functioning. Journal of Drug Issues, 50(3) 242–258.

    23.Chen, G., Gueta, K., & Ronel, N. (2020). Does self-change occur among severely dependent substance users? Journal of Psychoactive Drugs. https://doi.org/10.1080/02791072.2020.1767832

    24. Gueta, K., Eitan, S., & Yakimov, P. (2020). Between healing and re-victimization: The experience of public self-disclosure of sexual assault and its perceived effect on recovery. Psychology of Violence10(6), 626–637. https://psycnet.apa.org/doi/10.1037/vio0000309

    25. Gueta, K., (2020). Exploring the promise of intersectionality for advancing justice-involv women's health research and policy. Health and Justice.  https://doi.org/10.1186/s40352-020-00120-8 

    26.Chen, G., Gueta, K., (2020). Sense of coherence as a recovery capital in recovery from substance use disorders. Journal of Addictive Diseases. 10.1080/10550887.2020.1794494

    27. Gueta, K., Cohen, Y., & Ronel, N. (2021). “Even crap can become fertilizer”: The experience  volunteering at sexual assault crisis centers for women victims of sexual assault. Feminism & Psychology 31(2), 270-290.  https://doi.org/10.1177/0959353520955141 

    28. Gueta, K., Chen, G., & Ronel, N. (2021). Maintenance of long-term recovery from substance use: a mixed methods study of self-and treatment-changers. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 28(5), 511-522. https://doi.org/10.1080/09687637.2020.1800592

    29. Gueta, K., & Chen, G. (2021). “You have to start normalizing”: Identity construction among self-changers and treatment changers in the context of drug use normalization. Social Science & Medicine.‏    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.113828

    30.Gueta, K., Gamliel, S., & Ronel, N. (2021). “Weak is the new strong”: Gendered meanings of recovery from substance abuse among male prisoners participating in narcotic anonymous meetings. Men and Masculinities, 24(1), 104-126.https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1097184X19849449

    31. Chassid-Segin, M., Gueta, K., & Ronel, N. (2021). Maintaining normative functioning alongside. drug use: The recognition of harms and adoption of change strategies. International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0306624X211049180

    32. Gueta, K., Chen, G., & Ronel, N. (2021). Trauma-oriented recovery framework with offenders: A necessary missing link in offenders' rehabilitation. Aggression and Violent Behavior,  Free Access

    33. Gueta, K., & Shlichove, T. (2022). Barriers to and facilitators of help-seeking behavior among Israeli men who experience intimate partner violence: A Qualitative study. Psychology of Men & Masculinities. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/men0000384 











    Last Updated Date : 27/09/2023