Avi Benmordechai

Therapist, LCSW

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Avi Benmordechai's style

💭 Open minded 💙 Warm 💡 Solution-oriented

Why Avi Benmordechai chose to be in the helping profession

I became a therapist for a variety of reasons, one of the main reasons was to genuinely help people. I have a desire to make a positive difference in the lives of others, and becoming a therapist was a way to do that. Growing up I have always found fulfillment in being able to provide support and guidance to people who are going through difficult times. Additionally, I also enjoy the intellectual challenge of working with people to help them better understand themselves and their challenges. Finally, I am personally interested in the field of psychology and mental health, and wanted to be able to work in a profession that allows me to explore those interests.

Avi Benmordechai's approach

My approach as a therapist when working with clients is to be empathetic, non-judgmental, and respectful of the client's autonomy and boundaries. I strive to be attentive and actively listen to the client's concerns, and provide a supportive and safe environment for the client to discuss their thoughts and feelings. When working with clients my goal is to be knowledgeable and skillful in the use of therapeutic techniques, and be able to adapt my approach to the individual needs of the client.

What you can expect from sessions with Avi Benmordechai

During a therapy session, my clients can expect to work with a trained therapist to explore their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. My goal is to create a safe and supportive space for the client to talk openly and honestly about their experiences. I may use a variety of techniques and approaches to help the client gain insight, develop coping skills, and make positive changes in their life. The focus and goals of therapy will vary depending on the individual needs and goals of the client. Some common goals of therapy include reducing symptoms of anxiety and depression, improving relationships, and resolving conflicts. It is important for the client to be open and honest and to actively participate in the therapy process in order to get the most out of the sessions.


  • EMDR
  • Equine-Assisted Therapy
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Play Therapy


  • ADHD
  • Adoption & foster care
  • Aging-related concerns
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bereavement & Grief
  • Career Issues
  • Depression
  • Domestic Abuse/Violence
  • Family Dynamics
  • Insomnia & sleep issues
  • LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
  • Life coaching
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Phobias and fears
  • Relationships
  • Religious Identity Issues
  • School & academic challenges
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual health & dysfunction
  • Social Skills
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma

Languages spoken


People I work with

Children (6-12) Adolescents (13-18) Adults Individuals Families

Personal religious affiliations

Modern Orthodox

Where people can see me in person

New York, Five Towns, Woodmere

7 years in practice


  • EMDR 2022
  • Hypnosis 2019

Payment Methods

  • Cash
  • Check

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