Joyce Fichtenbaum, PhD, is a Rehabilitation Psychologist with over 20 years of experience. She received her PhD degree from Columbia University, NYC. She currently works with individuals and families who have experienced a life-changing medical diagnosis, including spinal cord injury, cancer and disorders of consciousness, in an inpatient rehabilitation setting. The personal experience she shares about the health of her son, Myson, changes her understanding, empathy, and treatment of individuals and their families who are trying to cope with life-altering injuries.
The Journal for the Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer reviewed, multi-media journal using a collaborative model with rehabilitation professionals, patients and their families to gain a greater understanding of the human experience of disability through art, literature and narrative. The purpose of this interdisciplinary journal is to raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the rehabilitation sciences.
The Journal of Humanities in Rehabilitation offers a mailing list with periodic updates about new articles.