"Trauma Specialist, Individual, Couple, Family Practice"
Why I chose to be in the helping profession
Jewish Trauma Specialist in NY, FL, and Israel
With over 25 years of experience in the U.S. and Israel, my therapy approach focuses on compassion and respect for my client. I aim to provide meaningful, comprehensive care based on the idea that we all come with our unique history, life views, culture, and values. I embrace the opportunity to work collaboratively with my clients to determine and achieve personalized goals. I wish to create a safe space and a holistic environment where one can feel comfortable and grow.
Considered a trauma specialist, I am trauma trained and have comprehensive experience with acute and complex trauma, abuse, sexual abuse, and psychological first aid.
I work with children, adolescents, and adult populations, families, and couples.
Although my primary treatment frame is cognitive therapy, I am a firm believer in holistic modalities. I incorporate Narrative Therapy and Mindfulness in counseling.
Living abroad has brought the opportunity to have worked in multiple cultural contexts. These opportunities, combined with theoretical knowledge have enriched my understanding of the complex nature of trauma (direct, acute, and post) and its life-long effects, particularly with vulnerable populations. I have experience working with foster care and on the front lines of war zones. I have also worked with the incarcerated and those with severe mental illnesses, which has inspired me to go beyond acute contexts and explore psychotherapeutic settings.
Counseling sessions are also offered in Hebrew.
TELETHERAPY SESSIONS IN NEW YORK AND FLORIDA
Trauma specialist serving the Jewish community in NY, FL, and Israel
- Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
- Compassion Focused
- Dialectical (DBT)
- Family / Marital
- Family Systems
- Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
- Motivational Interviewing
- Play Therapy
- Positive Psychology
- Anger Management
- Bereavement & Grief
- Career Issues
- Crisis Intervention
- Pregnancy loss
- Premarital counseling
- Religious Identity Issues
- School & academic challenges
- Sexual Abuse
- Social Skills
Languages spokenEnglish Hebrew
People I work withPreteens Adolescents Adults Elders (65+) Individuals Families Groups Couples
Jewish community experienceExtensive
New York, NY, USA
20 years in practice
LMSW, by New York, 2019,. License number 107640
Master's of Social Work (MSW) by New York Univerity 2019
Phi Alpha Honor Society by NYU 2019
Outstanding Volunteer by Orr Shalom, Foster Care 2014
CTI-Psychological Coaching by Tel Aviv University 2015
CBT Essentials by Beck Institute 2019
Trauma-Focused CBT by Child Help Partnership 2019
Dialectical Behavior Therapy DBT by Shalom Institute 2016
Board by Disastershock 2021
Board by MMCC Mosholu Community Center 2018
Board by ORR Shalom 2001
Board by Yeladim BeSikuy 2001