Dr. Jacob Sagie, Ph.D
Dr. Jacob Sagie , Ph.D., Psychotherapist and enuresis specialist.
Director of Enuresis Clinics
Ph.D. in Psychophysiology, (May 1994) specializing in the Psychophysiology of enuresis.
Dissertation Title: "The importance of Psychophysiological factors (waking and reflex responses) in the etiology and behavioral management of Enuresis Nocturna"
Qualified Family Psychotherapist.
Practiced Family Psychotherapy from 1975 until 1988.
Since 1984 practicing enuresis treatment with over 30,000 patients (children and adults up to 35 years old).
Conducted comprehensive research with 257 enuretic patients with over 4800 enuretic episodes.
Developed a unique treatment model for enuresis which produces an over 90% success rate within 3-5 months.
Established and was director of the Enuresis Clinic in "Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel" 1994-2003.
Established and operated the first Enuresis Clinic for enuretic soldiers in the Israeli army
Established the first Enuresis Clinic in China, "Shanghai Children’s Medical Center (SCMC). A joint project of “Project Hope” and "Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel" and The Israeli Foreign Ministry
Director of 10 Enuresis clinics in Israel
Guest lecturer in academic institutions:
• Technion - School of Medicine, Sleep Laboratory
• Be’er Sheva University – School of Medicine
• Haifa University – School of Social Work, School of Education, School of Occupational Therapy and Educational Psychology Faculty
• Bar Ilan University – Psychology Faculty
• Long Island Jewish Hospital - Schneider Children's Hospital New York , U.S.A
Organized the First Scientific Conference on Enuresis in Israel
International Scientific Conference of the European SleepSociety, Oral presentation
National Scientific Conferences, oral presentations:
The first annual conference of The Israeli Sleep Society
The Psychology Society of Israel
The Israeli Society of Social Work
Conducts training seminars for senior nurses from Africa and Asia and the Far East
Lectures to pediatricians, family doctors, psychologists, social workers, teachers, mental health officers in the army and parents
Interviews and counseling on national and local television, radio and newspapers
Manager of "The Enuresis Forum" in "Ynet", the largest Medical Website in Israel
Military service: medical corps, rank: captain