Lyla Schwartz

Job role: 
Psychology Director
Affiliation: 
Member type: 
Practitioner/Implementer
Researcher
Service User Representative/Advocate
Brief Biography: 

Lyla Schwartz is a clinical psychology practitioner and researcher with expertise in childhood trauma, gender-based violence, childhood abandonment, war-conflict trauma, emergency psychological interventions and behavioral health.

Since late 2018, Lyla has led POMA Global, a non-profit focused on delivering MHPSS in emergency settings.

Regions of interest: 
Africa
Middle East
Asia
Europe
Population: 
Children and adolescents
Families and carers
Humanitarian and conflict health
Disorders of interest: 
Child behavioural and developmental disorders
Depression/anxiety/stress-related disorders
Self-harm/suicide
Country: 
Afghanistan