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After more than 20 years as a psychotherapist I am still passionate about my work. I love working with people and am deeply moved by our ability to grow and change, throughout life. I feel privileged to be invited into your  world and to be able to offer assistance. I believe that working together we can find authentic and rewarding ways of resolving difficult issues, of living a good life and of being in relationships.

Irit Felsen, Ph.D.

PSYCHOTHERAPY

I work with individuals, families, couples, adults, adolescents and groups. My approach to treatment is based on the particular needs and the unique situation of each individual case. I use a variety of modalities for enhancing change in individuals and couples.

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PRESENTATIONS

I regularly present in professional conferences and training workshops for mental health professionals, as well as speak to students, teachers, schools and community organizations in the USA, Canada, Israel and Europe.

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RESEARCH

While focusing on my private practice, I have remained active in research. It is important to me to integrate current advances from research with my clinical experience and with a sensitivity to the uniqueness of each individual, couple and family, so that my clients can benefit from both.

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News

Reminder: Sun. Jan. 24 at 8 pm EST: Next Session in Second Cycle of 10-Part Webinar Series I Am Presenting for Children of Holocaust Survivors and Their Families

The next session of the second cycle in my series of 10 webinars for children of Holocaust survivors and their family members will take place Sun. Jan. 24/2021 at 8 pm EST. The topic will be “Grandchildren of Survivors (3G)” (see item #5 in the list below).  This webinar series is presented by NEXT GENERATIONS in partnership with the NOW… READ MORE>>

Are You as Kind to Yourself as You are Towards A Friend? Why Self-Compassion is Important, and How to Develop it

The Harvard Business Review posted a valuable article on January 12, 2021. The article, entitled “Be Kinder to Yourself”, by Alice Boyes, discusses what has been termed self-compassion, an attitude that has been shown in multiple psychological studies to be associated with resilience and other mental health benefits. Self-compassion means being as kind to ourselves when we fail, as we… READ MORE>>

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