Fathy Flefel is the Director of the Palestine Red Crescent Society Resource center. He completed his graduate studies in Expressive Art Therapy at the European Graduate School in Switzerland. He works with populations living under ongoing political conflict in Palestine.
In addition, Flefel is an international trainer in psychosocial interventions during and post disasters, as well as an active member of the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies’ Roster of Psychosocial Experts.
His research interests include the relation between juvenile delinquency and family disorganization, substance abuse and addiction, applications of art therapy to the Palestinian culture, the role of traditional Palestinian games in increasing tolerance among children, and the evaluation of psychosocial programming for improving the quality of lives of disaster-inflicted populations.