Nehama Grenimann art therapy teacher


Nehama Grenimann Bauch is a PhD student at Brunel University London, currently researching the topic of art psychotherapy with refugee and asylum-seeking children and their parents. She holds an MA in Art Therapy from the University of Haifa, Israel, and a BFA from the Academy of Fine Arts, Florence, Italy, as well as additional training in Mentalization-Based Arts Psychotherapy, Trauma-informed Expressive Arts Therapy and Arts-based Parental Guidance and Therapy. She worked for over seven years in Berlin, Germany, with at-risk children, children from migrant and refugee backgrounds, and with parents. She also worked as the professional coordinator for the IsraAID Germany e.V.’s Psychosocial specialists (PSS) team: responsible for organising training sessions and group supervision, and working on operational manuals and guidelines. Nehama is also an artist and designer, and has been involved in several artistic projects, including ongoing work with the Ellen Frank Illumination Arts Foundation (EFIAF) and its project Cities of Peace Illuminated. She currently provides MHPSS (Mental Health and Psychosocial Support) professional consultancy for NGOs working with refugees and is a research fellow at the Ernst-Ludwig-Ehrlich-Studienwerk (ELES) scholarship fund.

Grenimann Bauch, Nehama & Bat Or, Michal (2021). Exploring Paternal Mentalization Among Fathers of Toddlers through a Clay Sculpting Intervention. Frontiers in Psychology – Health Psychology.

Grenimann Bauch, Nehama. (2019). Parental gender roles in clay: Perceptions of gender-role issues among Israeli fathers to toddlers as expressed in a clay figure-sculpting task. In S. Hogan (Ed.) Gender Issues in International Arts Therapies Research. London: Routledge.

Bat Or, Michal & Grenimann Bauch, Nehama (2017). Paternal representations and contemporary fatherhood themes through a clay figure-sculpting task among fathers of toddlers. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 56, p. 19–29.