Ruth Perednik, Mrs.
Ruth Perednik is an Israeli-British child psychologist specializing in selective mutism. She has headed municipal and private clinics treating children and teens with selective mutism, and currently heads The Selective Mutism Treatment Center based in Jerusalem, treating children and teens throughout Israel and beyond. She has developed an empowering and effective treatment for selective mutism, based on cognitive-behavioral methods, that has helped thousands of children and teens overcome selective mutism. She has an online treatment course that has helped people overcome SM in all corners of the globe. She has developed a Selective Mutism treatment manual which has been published in English, and a Hebrew language treatment manual together with Professor Yoel Elitzur, of the Hebrew University. Her treatment manual is currently being translated into Chinese and Spanish.
She lectures and trains therapists and parents the world over.