Rottenberg, B. (2011). PhD Dissertation: Mothers’ Writing: Israeli Mothers’ Narrative and its Expressions in Blogs. Number of pages: 250, Language: Hebrew. Name of supervisors: Professor Shifra Schonmann and Professor Emanuel Berman.                         

University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel.

Articles in Refereed Journals


Rottenberg-Rosler, B., Schonmann, S., & Berman, E. (2008). Dear Diary: Catharsis and Narratives of Aloneness in Adolescents’ Diaries. Enquire 2(1): 133-156.


Rottenberg, B., Schonmann, S., & Berman, E. (2011). Catharsis and Narratives of Aloneness in Adolescent Diaries. In-between the Words, 5 (Hebrew)

Rottenberg, B., Schonmann, S., & Berman, E. (2017) ‘Rememory’ and Meaning: The Narrative of a Mother Giving Birth to Her Own Subjective Identity Through Weblog Writing. Journal of Poetry Therapy Vol 30(2). 84-94.

Rottenberg, B. (2017). A bibliotherapeutic reading of alice in wonder-mother-blogging land. Journal of Poetry Therapy, Vol 30 (3). 189-199. Clinical Psychology:

Rottenberg, B. (2017). Where the wild narratives of motherhood are: The maternal development of the capacity to narrate. Practice Innovations, 2 (2), 94.‏‏(New Journal)


Entries in Encyclopedias

Rottenberg-Rosler, B. (2010). “Suleiman, Susan Rubin.” In Encyclopedia of Motherhood. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage (refereed).

In Preparation

Authored Book:

Rottenberg, B. "Narrators of Maternal Subjectivity: Bibliotherapy and Relational Psychoanalysis." (estimated number of pages 200).

Conferences Lectures

Rotenberg - Rosler, b., Cathartic expressions of teenage diaries. The second conference Interdisciplinary Qualitative Research. June 2006 Tel Aviv, Israel.


Rotenberg - Rosler, b., The Umbilical research cord. Third Conference Interdisciplinary Qualitative Research. February 2008, University of Beer Sheva, Israel.

Rotenberg - Rosler, b., A Blog of your own: Maternal Narratives and their expressions in mothers' blogs in Israel. The second conference and gender discourse in Israel. February 2009, Bar Ilan University, Israel.

Rottenberg-Rosler, B., "Rememory" and Meaning: The Narrative of a Mother Giving Birth to her own Subjective Identity. 4th International Conference of the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy: The Shadow of Memory. June 2009, Tel Aviv.

Rotenberg - Rosler, b., Remembering, identity and meaning in the process of blogging mothers, The Conference: "Brain and Creation". the University of Haifa, School for the Creative Arts Therapies, Dec. 2009.

Rottenberg-Rosler, B. Motherhood in between the Virtual and the Real: Jewish Israeli Maternal Writing from the Bibliotherapeutic Perspective. Resident Fellow Seminar. May 2013, The Hall Center for the Humanities. University of Kansas.

Rottenberg-Rosler, B. The Paradoxes in the Research of Mothers' Blogs – The Need for a Playful Methodology. Ninth International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry. May 2013, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.



Rottenberg-Rosler, B. The Maternal Playground Under Fire. November, 2013. Center for global and International studies, University of Kansas.

Dr. Biri Rottenberg, Bibliotherapist and psychotherapist, Israel

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