Shimshon Meir Frankel


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Shimshon Meir Frankel
"Free yourself from the foreign thoughts and unhealthy behaviors that have been keeping your true self at bay."

Why I chose to be in the helping profession

Hello and thanks for visiting!

I am a leadership and life coach with close to thirty years of experience in the field, offering breakthrough strategies to help you lead a productive and happy life at home and in the office.

As a leadership coach, I assist with the following:
-Improving your performance as a leader
-Developing and improving confidence
-Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
-Guiding you as you scale your business to the next level

A few other interesting facts about me:
-I have worked as a clinical psychologist and marriage and family therapist for close to thirty years. I am recognized for my work in developing short-term and outcome-focused psychotherapies for children, adult individuals, and couples, as I blend my psychotherapeutic training with coaching styles in my practice.
-I am a founding member of the Bar Papas band.
-I am the founder and director of the former Chedva Institute for Relationship Enrichment. The Chedva Institute was an online and Jerusalem-based family counseling and marriage enrichment organization, providing an online address for Israel’s foremost relationship experts.
-I received a Master of Arts in Humanistic and Clinical Psychology from the Michigan School of Psychology.
-I have Rabbinic semichah (Yoreh Yoreh) from Rabbi Zalman Nechemia Goldberg zt”l.

I look forward to working with you!


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Coaching
  • Compassion Focused
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Life coaching
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Reality Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Supervision Services
  • Transpersonal


  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bereavement & Grief
  • Bipolar
  • Career Issues
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Codependency
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Dating
  • Depression
  • Divorce/Separation
  • Drug Abuse
  • Family Dynamics
  • Infidelity
  • Mood Disorders
  • OCD
  • Oppositional defiance disorder
  • Parenting
  • Personality issues & disorders
  • Premarital counseling
  • PTSD
  • Relationships
  • Religious Identity Issues
  • School & academic challenges
  • Self-Harm
  • Social Skills
  • Substance Abuse
  • Transitions & Change
  • Trauma

Languages spoken


People I work with

Couples Adults Individuals

Personal religious affiliations


Jewish community experience


827 Eliyahu Golum

28 years in practice


MA by Michigan School of Psychology 1996
Rabbi by Rav Zalman Nechemia Goldberg 2007

Payment Methods

  • Credit Card
  • ACH Bank Transfer

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