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Menachem Kiwak

Therapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC, LPC, NCC

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Menachem Kiwak's style

🧘 Calm 🥇 Empowering 🎯 Direct 💡 Solution-oriented

Why Menachem Kiwak chose to be in the helping profession

As a naturally empathic person, I genuinely enjoy assisting others. My main passions in this field are supporting clients dealing with anxiety, depression, and marital issues. Additionally, I'm deeply committed to helping parents of children with autism. I have significant experience in crisis intervention and am currently researching what drives people to make changes in their lives, especially when it involves breaking away from the patterns they were raised with.

Menachem Kiwak's approach

I use various methods in my practice, including Applied Behavioral Analysis, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic and Person-Centered Therapies, and The Gottman Method. With my diverse range of therapeutic methods, I offer a tailored approach to address your unique needs and goals in our sessions. My aim is to empower you with practical tools and insights, making our work together focused on your progress and well-being.

What you can expect from sessions with Menachem Kiwak

My clients frequently describe me as a therapist who is genuinely passionate and actively engaged. I wholeheartedly believe in the therapeutic process, and I'm dedicated to establishing a warm, secure, and collaborative environment for you. Together in our sessions, we will embark on a journey to explore your experiences and work towards achieving greater balance, fulfillment, and joy in your life, fostering personal growth and lasting positive change.

Menachem Kiwak's experience working with the Jewish community

I have extensive experience working within the Jewish community, being actively involved in both Lakewood, NJ, and Brooklyn, NY. In addition, I serve as an adjunct professor and Academic Fieldwork Coordinator in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program within the Department of Behavioral Science at Touro College School of Health Sciences. My deep roots within this community enable me to better understand and address your specific needs and challenges.

Languages spoken

English Yiddish

People I work with

Adolescents (13-18) Adults Individuals Couples Families

Personal religious affiliations

Frum open minded

Jewish community experience

Extensive

Licensed to work in

New Jersey, New York

10 years in practice

Licences

  • License Mental Health Counselor by State of New York 2017. License number 007664
  • License Professional Counselor by State of New Jersey 2019. License number 37PC00676800
  • CASAC-T, by State of New York, 2015,. License number CASAC-31478 Trainee

Degrees

  • License Mental Health Counselor by Long Island University 2015
  • Bachelors in Psychology by Touro College 2011
  • PhD Counselor Education & Supervision by University of the Cumberlands 2021

Awards

  • Excellence Award- Clinical Mental Health Counseling by Long Island University 2015
  • Jewish American Heritage Month by United States Senate 2017
  • Certificate of Achievement and Recognition by New York State Senator Martin J. Golden 2015

Affiliations

  • CO-Founder by SPARKS 2007
  • Member by American Counseling Association 2015
  • Member by CSI Counseling Academic & Professional Honor 2020
  • Member by Chi Psi Omega at University of the Cumberlands 2020
  • Professional Member by American College Counseling Association 2020
  • Professional Member by Asso. for Counselor Education & Supervision 2020

Average costs per session

$200 - $250

Payment Methods

  • Sliding Scale
  • Cash
  • Check

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