Ruth Perednik is a psychologist who has specialized in child anxiety disorders and selective mutism for over two decades. She runs municipal and private clinics for the treatment of selective mutism.
She is the author of "The Selective Mutism Treatment Guide: manuals for Parents, Teachers and Therapists," which has been translated to several languages. She has developed an effective treatment for SM, which has helped hundreds of children overcome SM, both through direct intervention by parents, teachers and therapists, and utilizing her online treatment intervention. She is a sought after speaker and therapist internationally. She studied psychology at University College London, and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.